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.

Auxillio and CynergisTek assume business operation under CynergisTek name
Mac McMillan, a co-Founder of CynergisTek (@cynergistek) will be assuming the role of CEO for the new, combined entity (now CynergisTek). The company also announced that Joe Flynn, former CEO of Auxilio, has stepped down to pursue another opportunity. They have also tapped David Finn, as its first Executive Vice President of Strategic Innovation. In this new role, Finn will drive the company’s thought leadership and provide overall strategic direction for CynergisTek, with an emphasis on ensuring superior client service and overseeing business initiatives.

Matthew Hawkins, Proven Healthcare and Technology Executive, Named to Lead Navicure-ZirMed Combination
Healthcare revenue cycle management technology leaders Navicure® (@Navicure) and ZirMed® Inc. (@zirmed), which revealed plans to join forces earlier this month, announced that the combined company will be led by proven healthcare and technology executive Matthew Hawkins. Hawkins will assume the role of President and CEO upon the closing of the transaction, which is expected by early November. Jim Denny, current President and CEO of Navicure, will serve as Chairman of the Board.

Health Catalyst Names Patrick Nelli Chief Financial Officer
Health Catalyst (@HealthCatalyst), a leader in healthcare analytics, decision support and outcomes improvement, has named Patrick Nelli its Chief Financial Officer. Nelli, a key business leader within Health Catalyst since 2013, will lead finance for the company as it continues to grow and expand operations to support healthcare transformation. Previous Health Catalyst CFO Dan Strong will remain with the company in an advisory role through 2019.

Tamara StClaire named Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Nick van Terheyden to serve as Chief Medical Officer
BaseHealth (@basehealth), the creator of the first predictive, evidence-based, and data-driven population health management solution, announced the appointments of Tamara StClaire (@drstclaire) as Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Nick van Terheyden (@drnic1) as Chief Medical Officer. These strategic additions to the executive team build on recent momentum at the company.

CynergisTek Announces New Appointments to Leadership Team
CynergisTek, Inc. (@cynergistek), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information management, announced that it has appointed two executives to its leadership team. Judy Krandel, CFO of SNAP Interactive, Inc., has joined the company’s Board of Directors, and Angela Rivera was named Executive Vice President of Operations. Both executives bring valuable experience from publicly held companies and have deep knowledge of the technology services industry. Krandel and Rivera will tap into their collective experience to support CynergisTek as it continues to deliver the most robust cybersecurity and information management portfolio to the healthcare market.

Spectralink Promotes Andrew Duncan to Vice President of Product Management and Technology Solutions
Spectralink Corporation (@SpectralinkCorp), the global leader in enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare, retail, manufacturing and hospitality industries, announced the promotion of Andrew Duncan to Vice President of Product Management and Technology Solutions.

GlobalMed Taps Telehealth Expert, Gigi Sorenson, to Lead Clinical Integration
GlobalMed (@GlobalMed_USA), an international provider of telehealth solutions, announced that Gigi Sorenson has joined the company as Director of Clinical Integration. Sorenson’s three decades of experience implementing new care delivery solutions, including telehealth, will strengthen GlobalMed’s ability to enhance product and business process delivery with even greater clinical intent.

BridgeHead Software Expands Global Product Marketing Team
BridgeHead Software (@BridgeHeadHDM), a leader in healthcare data management, announced the addition of Rob Quinn to lead Global Product Marketing. He brings more than 15 years’ experience in healthcare IT product marketing and will be instrumental in driving BridgeHead’s solution strategy and go-to-market initiatives.