Health IT Appointments and Hires

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VisitPay Names Chief Technology Officer, Appoints Chief Financial Officer
VisitPay (@VisitPay) announced the addition of two senior executives to its leadership team: David P. Smith has joined as chief technology officer and Tom Ryden has joined as chief financial officer. Both bring extensive experience and success in growth stage companies which will support VisitPay’s consistent year-over-year expansion.

LexaGene Appoints Dr. Eleanor Kolossovski to Director of Product Marketing
LexaGene Holdings, Inc., (@lexa_gene), a biotechnology company that develops genetic analyzers for rapid pathogen detection and other molecular markers, announced the appointment of Dr. Eleanor Kolossovski to the role of Director of Product Marketing.

Futuro Health Announces Six New Partners to Tackle Health Worker Shortage Worsened by Coronavirus
Before COVID-19, California had a projected need of approximately 500,000 allied healthcare workers by 2024, according to Public Policy Institute of California. The pandemic has exacerbated this need. To ramp up efforts to address this critical demand, Futuro Health (@futuro_health) announced six new partners in its quest to produce more credentialed healthcare workers for the state and nation.

DarioHealth® Announces Key New Hires Expanding Its Management Depth in the Employer and Managed Care Markets
DarioHealth Corp. (@my_dario), a pioneer in the global digital therapeutics market, announced the appointment of Omar Manejwala, M.D to the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer, and Barbara Stark as Senior Vice President and Head of Managed Markets. These two appointments provide decades of industry and clinical experience to the managed care and clinical support teams.

NORD Welcomes Vice President of Information Technology Prashant Goel, Who Joins to Lead a Team of IT Innovators in Rare Disease
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) (@RareDiseases) is pleased to welcome Prashant Goel as the new Vice President of Information Technology, based in the Danbury, CT office. Prashant, who joined NORD in February, leads a team of professionals with extensive knowledge of developing scalable enterprise-level systems, portals, and services that process millions of transactions daily across a variety of industries.

Scipher Medicine Welcomes Chief Technology Officer
Scipher Medicine (@ScipherMedicine), developer of a molecular technology platform used to ensure patients are prescribed most effective therapy, announces the addition of Slava Akmaev, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer to the growing leadership team. As CTO, Dr. Akmaev will oversee the data science and technology teams, ensuring efficient data on-boarding, quality control and rapid analytics to enhance Scipher’s pipeline of precision diagnostics.

RLDatix Acquires Transparent Health Consulting; Appoints Patient Safety & Risk Management Expert Dr. Tim McDonald to Executive Team
RLDatix (@RLDatix), a global provider of intelligent patient safety solutions, announced that it has acquired Transparent Health Consulting, a firm that focuses on the implementation of communication and patient safety resolution programs in order to respond to and prevent patient harm.

Genprex Bolsters Board of Directors, Appoints Three Biotechnology and Healthcare Industry Leaders
Genprex, Inc. (@genprex), a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing potentially life-changing technologies for patients with cancer and diabetes, announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. The new appointments are designed to strengthen the Company as it executes on its key clinical programs, continues to build its pipeline, and evaluates future license or corporate partnership agreements. The new Board members include Brent Longnecker, Chief Executive Officer of Longnecker & Associates, Jose A. Moreno Toscano, Chief Executive Officer of LFB USA Inc, and William R. (Will) Wilson, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wilson Land & Cattle Co.

Primary Care Advocate Paul Grundy, MD, Named Interim President of GTMRx Institute
The multi-stakeholder Get the Medications Right Institute (GTMRx) (@GTMRxInstitute) elected Paul Grundy, MD, primary care thought leader and one of the Institute’s founding board members, to lead the organization as interim president. Grundy assumes leadership from co-founder Terry McInnis, MD, MPH, outgoing president of the Institute.

MDsave Appoints Former Amazon Leader as Company President and COO
MDsave (@MDsave), the world’s first online marketplace providing patients the ability to shop, compare and instantly purchase their healthcare services, announced the appointment of Greg Born as company president and chief operating officer. Born, a former global strategy leader for Amazon, brings extensive experience in strategic and operational leadership and will oversee MDsave’s daily operations.

PatientPing Adds CommonWell Health Alliance’s Executive Director to Lead Strategic Partnership Initiatives
PatientPing (@PatientPing), the nation’s leading care collaboration platform, announced that it has named the former Executive Director of CommonWell Health Alliance, Jitin Asnaani, as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. Jitin will leverage his deep understanding and expertise of the healthcare interoperability environment to create an ecosystem of partners that builds upon PatientPing’s nationwide network of connected providers.

Check Out Who Is Hiring

DaVita Kidney Care

CVS Health

South Dakota Health Link
Dakota State University’s Center for the Advancement of Health Information Technology (CAHIT) is accepting applications for an HIE System Specialist. The HIE System Specialist provides technical support in planning, install, interfacing, maintaining, programming, testing, and implementing the Health Information Exchange (HIE) software suite with internal and external clients to ensure efficient integration and functioning of HIE service offerings. This position serves as a consultant to internal and external clients, providing expert technical leadership, guidance, and project coordination.

Saw it on LinkedIn

Patty Gray, RN, starting a new position as Cheif Nursing Officer at CarePlus Hospice.

Dan Reber starting a new position as Director, Business Intelligence Solutions at LUMEDX.

Brent Wright, MD, MMM starting a new position as Chairman Of The Board at Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Adam S. starting a new position as Founder & CEO at COVIDvent.

Sanjeev Saxena starting a new position as Founder and Chief Executive Officer at DxMe Inc.

Nancy Lawson Beech starting a new position as Marketing Operations at Vocera.

Jessica Kasirsky starting a new position as Senior Clinical Informaticist at NextGen Healthcare.