Health IT Appointments and Hires

handshake-200The following are announcements made from companies and organizations on the hiring and appointments in the healthcare and health IT industry.

Health Catalyst Appoints Visionary Healthcare CFO Duncan Gallagher to Board of Directors
Health Catalyst® (@HealthCatalyst), a leader in healthcare data analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, announced that Duncan Gallagher has accepted an appointment to the company’s Board of Directors, and officially joined the Board of Directors on May 12.

EHNAC Appoints Three New Commissioners to Governing Body
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (@EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, announced the appointment of three new commissioners to assist in the management and control of the Commission. Joining a team of 13 existing EHNAC commissioners from both private and public organizations, the following three industry leaders will serve EHNAC for two-year terms: Bill Alfveby, vice president and chief information security officer, Surescripts; Priscilla Holland, senior director, NACHA; and Karly Rowe, vice president of product management, fraud & identity management, Experian Health.

Amendola Communications Brings Healthcare Journalist Brandon Glenn Onboard the A-Team
Amendola Communications (@AmendolaComm), a nationally recognized, award-winning healthcare and healthcare technology public relations and marketing agency, welcomes Brandon Glenn to the “A-Team.” In his role of account director, Glenn will obtain media coverage and produce top-tier content for the agency’s healthcare and health IT clients. Glenn’s hire signals the agency’s continued commitment to build a roster of talent with deep ties to healthcare IT and business media.

AMC Health Names David Ott Chief Revenue Officer
AMC Health (@AMCHealth), the leading provider of proven real-time virtual care solutions announced that David Ott has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Ott, a seasoned business executive brings over 25 years of experience in business development as well as a solid track record in building Board, Investor and C-Level relationships.

Buffkin / Baker Names Mark Farrington Partner in HT Practice
Buffkin / Baker (@BuffkinBaker), a leading national retained search firm, is pleased to announce that Mark Farrington – a well-known Health Information Technology (HIT) Industry executive and entrepreneur – has joined the firm as partner in its health care technology practice.

Avizia Hires Tycene Fritcher as Chief Marketing Officer
Avizia (@AviziaHealth), powering system-wide telehealth, announced the hire of Tycene Fritcher as chief marketing officer. As CMO, Fritcher will position the company to expand the reach of its industry-leading telehealth technology solutions that empower the delivery of care across the healthcare continuum.

PointClear Solutions Welcomes Atkins, Lisenby to Leadership Team
Digital health consulting company PointClear Solutions (@PointClearHIT) recently announced the appointment of two key, vice president-level team members. Michael Atkins, vice president of Technical Services, will be based out of the company’s Nashville Innovation and Development Center, while Jared Lisenby, senior vice president of Business Development, will call PointClear’s Atlanta headquarters home.