Health IT Appointments and Hires

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SonarMD Founder Dr. Lawrence Kosinski Appointed to HHS Advisory Committee on Value-Based Payment
SonarMD (@SonarMD), a value-based care coordination solution for complex chronic diseases company, announced the recent appointment of Founder and Chief Medical Officer Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC). Dr. Kosinski was among three new members selected to help develop bold, new payment models in Medicare.

VisualDx Announces Additions to Executive Team to Meet Demand to Improve Health Outcomes
VisualDx (@VisualDx), a global company in web-based clinical decision support, announced that it has added three healthcare veterans to its executive team to support the company’s unprecedented growth. The three longtime C-suite health leaders will draw on their expertise to enhance and scale the company’s portfolio of educational resources and clinical decision support solutions to overcome knowledge gaps and, in turn, improve diagnostic accuracy and patient outcomes—especially among underserved groups. JT Finnell, MD, joins as the company’s Chief Medical Officer; Sri Juvvadi as the Vice President of Product Management; and Bernie Mangano as the Vice President of Sales and Business Development.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Names New Chief Clinical Transformation Officer and Chief Financial Officer
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (@BCBSAssociation) has announced Dr. Adam Myers as its new senior vice president and chief clinical transformation officer, effective Sept. 30, and Christina Fisher as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer, beginning Nov. 1. These announcements mark six BCBSA executive officer appointments since President and CEO Kim Keck took the helm in January of this year.

Availity Selects Veteran Healthcare Leader Jim McNary as Chief Operating Officer
Availity (@Availity), one of the nation’s largest real-time health information networks, announced that Jim McNary has joined the company as chief operating officer. As COO, McNary is responsible for leading cross-departmental operations, refining business processes, and maintaining alignment throughout the company for both organic and inorganic initiatives.

CVS Health names Dr. Joneigh S. Khaldun as Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer
CVS Health (@CVSHealth) announced that Joneigh Khaldun, M.D., MPH, FACEP has joined the company as Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer. She will report to Kyu Rhee, M.D., MPP, Senior Vice President and Aetna Chief Medical Officer.

Veta Health Names James Sutcliffe As CEO To Lead And Scale Mission To Improve Patient Health Outcomes
Veta Health (@veta_health), a global provider of digital solutions for remote patient care and chronic condition monitoring, is pleased to announce that James Sutcliffe has been named chief executive officer. Sutcliffe will guide the strategic direction of the company with an emphasis on key commercial dynamics. Founders Tanvi Vattikuti Abbhi and Dr. Nora Zetsche will assume the roles of chief strategy officer and chief medical officer, respectively.

John Shufeldt, M.D., Joins Tesis Labs Board of Directors
Tesis Labs (@TesisLabs), a targeted genetic sequencing company, announced the addition of John Shufeldt, M.D., to its company board of directors.

ConsejoSano Welcomes Health Tech Veteran Josh Siegel as New CTO
ConsejoSano (@ConsejoSano_US), a health equity-focused engagement company specializing in culturally and linguistically-aligned outreach, has tapped Josh Siegel, a veteran health IT executive as its new chief technology officer. He will lead ConsejoSano’s product development strategy and execution to deliver the next generation of technology to the patients and health plan members who need it most.

Beth Houck Now CEO at SonarMD
Congrats to Beth Houck, who is now CEO of SonarMD (@SonarMD). Check out her LinkedIn Profile for her thoughts.

ECG Names Collins as President
ECG Management Consultants (@ecgmc), a national consulting firm that works exclusively with healthcare organizations, has named Christopher T. Collins as president, effective October 1, 2021.