Health IT Appointments and Hires

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Cerner Announces Appointment of David Feinberg, M.D. as President and Chief Executive Officer
Board of Directors has appointed David Feinberg, M.D., MBA, as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2021. He succeeds Brent Shafer, who previously announced his decision to transition from chairman and CEO. Dr. Feinberg will serve as a member of the Board of Directors. Cerner’s current President, Donald Trigg, will leave Cerner. Cerner’s Board of Directors also announced that it will separate the roles of chairman and Chief Executive Officer and has appointed William Zollars as independent chairman, also effective October 1, 2021.

Alveo Technologies Appoints Veteran Biotech and Diagnostics Leader to Board of Directors
Alveo Technologies, Inc. (@AlveoTech), an infectious disease testing company, announced biotechnology, diagnostics and medical device executive Neil Gunn has accepted an appointment to its board of directors.

Eagle TeleSpecialist, Dr. Richard Prokesch, Assumes Infectious Disease Medical Director Role
Eagle Telemedicine (@EagleTelemed) announces the appointment of Dr. Richard Prokesch as Infectious Disease Medical Director. In his new role, Dr. Prokesch will provide oversight of Eagle’s infectious disease program, including specialists providing telemedicine services. He will also consult with hospital administrators and medical directors on using telemedicine, specifically Infectious Disease.

Digital Health Leader Maulik Majmudar, MD, Joins Biofourmis as Chief Medical Officer to Accelerate Company’s Move to Become the Most Comprehensive Care-at-Home Platform
Biofourmis (@biofourmis), a Boston-based global company in virtual care and digital therapeutics, has named Maulik Majmudar, MD, a cardiologist and leader in digital health transformation, as its chief medical officer. Dr. Majmudar will lead the expansion of the company’s clinical care services—including near-term plans to offer in-home provider services that complement its robust care-at-home technology platform.

Cytel Announces New VP Scientific Strategy & Innovation to Further Drive Bayesian Innovation
Cytel Inc. (@cytel) is pleased to announce that renowned Bayesian clinical trial design specialist Dr Kyle Wathen has joined Cytel as Vice President of Scientific Strategy and Innovation. Dr Wathen has over 20 years’ experience in innovative adaptive clinical trial design, and was a major contributor to the first adaptive platform trial – I-SPY2 – which established a new paradigm for how clinical trials can be run.

Cambia Health Solutions welcomes Amadou Yattassaye as Executive Vice President of Market Growth and Sam Yamoah as Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer
Cambia Health Solutions (@Cambia) is pleased to welcome two new leaders to its senior leadership team to further advance strategy, innovation and the growth of its regional health plans. Amadou Yattassaye will join the company as executive vice president of market growth, leading branding, sales and marketing efforts. Sam Yamoah will join Cambia as Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, charged with driving the company’s strategic framework to serve customers through innovative solutions in health care.

Michael Alkire, New CEO of Nationwide Healthcare Group
Michael J. Alkire, an Akron native and president of health care improvement company Premier Inc. (@PremierHA), is adding chief executive officer to his duties effective May 1.

Lumeon Announces the Appointment of Cindy Gaines, MSN, RN, as Clinical Transformation Executive
Lumeon (@Lumeon_), the care journey orchestration company, announced the appointment of Cindy Gaines, MSN, RN, as clinical transformation executive, effective April 19, 2021. This newly created position will expand Lumeon’s commitment to driving impact and success for customers, helping them realize the benefits of efficient care operating models enabled by Lumeon’s care orchestration platform. Cindy will lead Lumeon’s clinical and operational experts team to support digital care transformation efforts across Lumeon’s customer base, driving clinical, financial, and human outcomes.

TAGNOS Announces Sheila Minton as New Chief Executive Officer and the Launch of the TAGNOS Re-Imagined Campaign
TAGNOS (@Tagnos_Official), an emerging Southern California Medical Technology software company, that empowers hospitals to orchestrate healthcare with increased situational intelligence, workflow optimizations, and improved asset utilization, is excited to announce the appointment of Sheila Minton as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Minton, who succeeds Founder Neeraj Bhavani, previously served as the Chief Operating Officer for TAGNOS and brings more than 15 years of successful healthcare consulting, project management and leadership experience.

HSBlox names John Schwartz as Chief Revenue Officer
HSBlox (@blox_hs) named healthcare industry leader John Schwartz as its chief revenue officer, the company announced. HSBlox enables Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) risk-stratification, care coordination and permissioned data sharing through its digital health platform. HSBlox builds bridges among payers, providers and community care networks to address the challenges of health equity to empower patients to lead healthier lives.

Teladoc Health Names Technology Leader Claus Jensen as Chief Innovation Officer
Teladoc Health, Inc. (@TeladocHealth), a whole-person virtual care company, has named Claus Jensen as chief innovation officer to lead the research and development team. With more than 20 years of experience leading digital transformation at enterprise healthcare and technology organizations, Jensen has successfully built and scaled teams across product innovation, information systems, health informatics and data products.

AdvaMed Welcomes Kim Zimmerman as Senior Vice President, Head of Federal Government Affairs
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) (@AdvaMedUpdate) announced that Kim Zimmerman has joined the association as its senior vice president and head of federal government affairs.

MedTech Veteran Rich Ferrari Joins BIOMODEX as First U.S. Board Member
BIOMODEX® (@BIOMODEX), a pioneering digital health company that offers advanced 3D printed solutions for patient-specific rehearsal and physician training, announced the appointment of Rich Ferrari to its Board of Directors. Ferrari is the first U.S. board member for Biomodex.

Eon Announces Appointment of First Chief Medical Officer – 4/22
Denver-based healthtech leader Eon (@eonhealth) announced that Dr. Scott Skibo has joined the company as Chief Medical Officer to further advance its mission to make patients healthier and healthcare affordable.

Cotiviti Appoints RaeAnn L. Grossman as Executive Vice President of Risk Adjustment and Quality
Cotiviti (@Cotiviti), a data-driven healthcare solutions company, bolstered its executive team with the appointment of one of the nation’s premier health plan experts to the role of executive vice president, risk adjustment and quality. RaeAnn L. Grossman brings more than two decades of deep industry experience to the role to support the ongoing success of these key lines of business.

CereHealth Corporation Names James Chomas, Ph.D., as New CEO
CereHealth Corp., a data analytics technology company that provides Medical Analytics as a Service, announced the addition of James Chomas, Ph.D. as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Chomas will work closely with John Kelley, who has served as CereHealth’s CEO since 2009 and driven the company’s evolution from a single site brain imaging clinic to a nationwide neurodiagnostic network and leader in advanced CNS data analytics and technologies.

AMC Health, Superior Leader in Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and Telehealth Adds Dean Panovich as Chief Revenue Officer
AMC Health (@AMCHealth), a telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) company, providing access to care for Payers, Providers, and the largest telehealth provider in the world, the Veterans Affairs, announced that Dean Panovich has joined as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).