Health IT Appointments and Hires

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Caravan Health Names New Chief Information and Digital Product Officer
Caravan Health (@CaravanHealth), an accountable care company, announced that Tom Hawkes will fill the organization’s newly created role of Chief Information and Digital Product Officer. Hawkes, who joined Caravan Health in 2017, will continue his role as the head of product, infrastructure, and info-security while adding data and analytics along with accountable care organization (ACO) production information and strategic planning and leadership.

Sweetch Adds Global Digital and Remote Health Trailblazer Prof. Joseph Kvedar as New Advisory Board Member
Sweetch, a digital therapeutics innovator and creator of the hyper-personalized engagement platform for chronic conditions, announced that Prof. Joseph Kvedar has joined its advisory board. Prof. Kvedar brings a deep understanding of remote health, digital therapeutics and reimbursement to Sweetch, and will focus on accelerating the commercial rollout and demonstrated positive clinical impact of the company’s hyper-personalized platform, as well as building connections with strategic partners to further the company’s success.

MOBE Expands National Presence with Additions to Commercial Sales Leadership Team
MOBE, a company combining advanced data analytics with one-to-one personalized health guidance, announced the expansion of its operations serving the self-insured employer markets nationally, with the additions of Jean Hallem and Christine Berndt as Regional Sales Managers along with Sandra Barbella as Customer Success Manager. Hallem, Berndt, and Barbella will report to Denise Vance-Rodrigues, GBA, Chief Commercial Officer – Employer.

physIQ Expands Leadership Team to Advance Digital Health Innovation and Strategic Global Growth
A company in digital medicine, physIQ (@PhysIQ) announced the hiring of Gary Manning as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Healthcare Delivery, and John Varaklis as Chief Strategy Officer. Both new hires play a critical role in the company’s expansion strategy and reflect its commitment to providing solutions to healthcare and life sciences organizations worldwide.

Immunicom Hires Former FDA Clinician and Medical Device Reviewer to Rapidly Progress Launch of Novel Cancer Immunotherapy
Immunicom, Inc. (@immunicom), a clinical stage biotech pioneering non-pharmaceutical immunotherapies, hires Dr. Christian Shenouda as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs to develop and execute regulatory strategy to integrate the Immunopheresis® therapy into standard medical practice.

Equality Health Appoints Andy Slavitt to Board of Directors
Equality Health (@equalityhealth), a provider of value-based physician networks uniquely equipped to address the needs of diverse and historically underserved populations, announced the appointment of Andy Slavitt to its board of directors, further catalyzing the company’s commitment to providing the Medicaid population with access to quality care.

Verana Health Hires New Talent to Accelerate Growth
Verana Health (@veranahealth), a digital health data company that delivers insights from unfiltered healthcare data with integrity to connect the dots between patient care and clinical research, announced several additions to its leadership team who bring experience in technology, science, and business.

Cleerly Expands Executive Team With Appointment of New Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer
Cleerly, the company creating a new standard of care for heart disease, announced it has appointed Brandon Atkinson as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Nick Nieslanik as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Lumeon Announces Appointment of Breht Feigh as Chief Financial Officer as Company Shows Strong Momentum
Lumeon (@Lumeon_), a company in care journey orchestration, announced the appointment of Breht Feigh as chief financial officer. This hire follows accelerated growth from multiple new health system clients in the US.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces Lisa J. Pino as Director for Office for Civil Rights
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (@HHSGov) announced the appointment of Lisa J. Pino as Director of the Office for Civil Rights. OCR enforces federal civil rights, conscience and religious freedom laws; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules; and the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act and Patient Safety Rule – which together protect individuals’ fundamental civil rights and medical privacy.

Curebase Hires Katri Langel as Senior Director of Program Development for Europe
Curebase (@CurebaseDCT), a company committed to democratizing access to clinical studies, has named international IT and clinical trial veteran Katri Langel as senior director of program development for the European market.

Koa Health Names Jennifer Gendron U.S. Chief Commercial Officer
Koa Health (@KoaHealth), a digital mental healthcare provider offering personalized mental health solutions backed by science, announced that Jennifer Gendron has joined the company as its U.S. Chief Commercial Officer. Gendron will oversee all commercial efforts in the United States, including sales, marketing, client success and partnerships.

Robert Shepardson of Morgan Stanley to Join Amwell’s Leadership as CFO and Head of M&A
Amwell®, (@Amwell) a national telehealth company, announced the appointment of Robert Shepardson to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). Mr. Shepardson will join the company as CFO on October 31st and will work together during a transition period through the end of 2021 with current CFO Keith W. Anderson.

NextGen Healthcare Appoints David Sides President and Chief Executive Officer
NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (@NextGen), a provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, announced that David Sides has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 22.