Health IT Appointments and Hires

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PatientKeeper Appoints Philip Meer CEO
PatientKeeper®, Inc. (@PatientKeeper) announced the appointment of Philip Meer as Chief Executive Officer. Meer brings to PatientKeeper 20 years of experience in customer-facing leadership roles at enterprise software and healthcare IT organizations, and a career-long focus on ensuring customer success and operational excellence.

AMPS Promotes Jonathan Jeffress To Chief Operating Officer
Advanced Medical Pricing Solutions (AMPS), the pioneer in cost containment for the self-insurance industry, announced that Senior Vice President Jonathan Jeffress has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, assuming responsibility for operations, implementation and integration, client advocacy, adjudication and professional services, and information technology (IT) operations.

Cardiac Dimensions Hires Gretchen Gary As Vice President Of Global Therapy Development
Cardiac Dimensions® (@Carillon_CDI), a company that develops innovative, minimally invasive treatments for functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) in patients with heart failure (HF), announced the hiring of Gretchen Gary as Vice President of Global Therapy Development. Ms. Gary brings more than 17 years of structural heart sales, training and market development experience and will be responsible for implementing the Company’s commercial strategy for the Carillon Mitral Contour System ®.

Phoenix Children’s Hires Gregory Martin, MD, as Newborn Intensive Care Unit Division Chief
Neonatology at Phoenix Children’s (@PhxChildrens), ranked among the nation’s top programs by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals,” announced that Gregory Martin, MD, FAAP, will serve as Division Chief of Neonatology for Phoenix Children’s Hospital East Valley.

viLogics Hires Rawlinson Rivera as Chief Technology Officer
viLogics (@vilogics), a hybrid cloud managed service provider specializing in enterprise data management platform services and VMware Cloud Foundation, announced that Rawlinson Rivera has joined the company as chief technology officer (CTO). Rivera will lead the overall technology vision and strategy for viLogics and its clients. He will work closely with leadership, product teams, and clients to provide strategic hybrid cloud solutions with defined TCO and ROI objectives.

The HCI Group Hires Ed Marx As Chief Digital Officer
The HCI Group (HCI) (@TheHCIGroup), a global company in healthcare IT managed services and Digital Transformation, hires Ed Marx as Chief Digital Officer. Ed was Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Cleveland Clinic, an $11B health system with facilities in Ohio, Florida, Nevada, Toronto, Abu Dhabi and London. His responsibilities included digital solutions, as well as information technology. Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic, Ed served as the CIO for The Advisory Board, Texas Health Resources and University Hospitals.

Jeff Lin, host of Payment Matters on HealthcareNOW Radio, spoke to Edward Marx and discussed the digital transformation in healthcare and it’s impact on providers and patients. Take a listen below.

Curation Health Announces Significant Customer Growth and New Executive Hire
Curation Health (@curationhealth) — an emerging company that has created an advanced clinical decision support platform for value-based care — announced significant customer momentum and a new chief product officer. More than six new healthcare provider organizations and health plans, including Devoted Health and AdventHealth, have adopted the Curation Health platform to drive more accurate risk adjustment and quality program performance. Curation Health has also brought on new senior leadership — Nick Reding as Chief Product Officer — to drive platform expansion and further support customers that are balancing the transition from fee-for-service to value-based care.

Tandigm Health Announces Leadership Transition
Tandigm Health (@TandigmHealth), a population health services organization, announced that Frank Ingari, President and Chief Operating Officer will be promoted to Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2020. Dr. Anthony Coletta M.D., M.B.A., will transition from his current position as CEO to the role of Executive Chairman.

Former HHS CTO Ed Simcox named LifeOmic’s Chief Strategy Officer
LifeOmic (@LifeOmic), the maker of apps and other software for providers, has hired former HHS CTO Ed Simcox as its new chief strategy officer. This role will task Simcox with development of the company’s health and security product strategies, as well as with the coordination of B2B partnerships and other relationships.

Bill Keyes Joins i2i as New Chief Growth Officer
i2i Population Health (@i2iPopHealth), a premier KLAS population health solutions platform, welcomes Bill Keyes as the new Chief Growth Officer.

Verana Health Appoints Veteran Cardiologist and Clinical Researcher, Dr. Matthew Roe, as Chief Medical Officer
Verana Health (@veranahealth) announced the appointment of Matthew Roe, MD, MHS, as Chief Medical Officer. A cardiologist and clinical researcher, Dr. Roe joins Verana Health after spending over two decades at the Duke University School of Medicine and the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), the world’s largest academic clinical research organization. At Duke, he focused on research initiatives leveraging real-world data and patient engagement.

Saw it on LinkedIn

Matthew Quinn starting a new position as Science Director at Army Telehealth & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC).

Holly Arends starting a new position as Consultant at Health Tech Solutions.

Josh Gray starting a new position as Vice President, Academic and Foundation Partnerships at Health Data Analytics Institute.

Lori Schultz, CLSSBB starting a new position as Director, Population Health Operations at VillageMD.

Jacob Rich starting a new position as Technical Implementation Manager at MediQuant.

Meredith McHale (Howard) starting a new position as Vice President, Business Development at Visible Body.

Ron McClure starting a new position as Independent Consultant>Former CIO at Functional Wellness.

Also on LinkedIn, from our Harlow on Healthcare host, David Harlow…
We are hiring — I’m looking for someone with some medical device Open Payments and other compliance experience now; we have numerous other openings too. Please share as appropriate, and if interested, please apply on line.