Health IT Appointments and Hires

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

4medica Taps Brian Keefe as New VP Over Company’s Lab Orders Management Solutions
4medica (@4medica) welcomes medical lab informatics executive Brian Keefe to the most customer-focused team in the industry, company leaders announced. Keefe brings over 20 years of experience using a “consultative” approach to marketing and selling to Clinical, Anatomic Pathology, and Genomics laboratories, where solutions are delivered according to a medical lab’s unique operational, financial and clinical needs.

VisitPay Announces New Chief Revenue Officer, Expands National Sales Team
VisitPay (@VisitPay), a patient financial engagement company, has named Conrad Coopersmith its new Chief Revenue Officer. Coopersmith, who will be based in Nashville, TN, brings more than 20 years of healthcare sales experience and will lead VisitPay’s expanded national sales team.

Rhinogram Announces Appointment of New President to Guide Expansion into Medical Practice Market
Rhinogram (@rhinogram), a cloud-based, HIPAA-compliant, telehealth communications company, announced the appointment of Kathy Ford as president. Ford, who has spent more than 20 years driving strategic business development and solution commercialization in the global healthcare IT and medical device sectors, will be joined by Shannon Hastings who will lead the company’s technology architecture, integration, methodologies, engineering and operations as chief technology officer.

Pivot Point Consulting Announces Janice Wurz as Vice President, Advisory Services
Pivot Point Consulting (@pivotpc), a Vaco Company is pleased to announce the addition of Janice Wurz as Vice President, Advisory Services to help lead Pivot Point Advisory Services continued growth and to complement the existing Advisory Services leadership team.

ActiveRADAR Expands Leadership Team to Support Industry Demand, Company Momentum
ActiveRADAR (@ActiveRADAR) (formerly known as RxTE Health), a company specializing in pharmacy cost reduction programs for employers, announced the addition of three healthcare executives to its leadership team. Dr. Ward Godsall, a seasoned executive with years of clinical and financial healthcare operations experience, is joining the company as the Medical Director; Todd Simenson brings 30 years of healthcare information system development experience to the role of Vice President of IT; and Charlotte Hitchcock will leverage her extensive legal expertise as the company’s new General Counsel.

Amazon Hires a Star Cardiologist to Help its Push into Health
Amazon (@amazon) has hired star cardiologist Maulik Majmudar. Majmudar did not disclose the team he would be joining at Amazon, but did say he’s take on an “exciting and challenging role.” Amazon is far from alone in hiring cardiologists, which are a hot commodity for technology companies.

Nazir Rostom Returns to GetWellNetwork as Chief Financial Officer
GetWellNetwork (@GetWellNetwork), the Precision Engagement healthcare company, announced that Nazir Rostom, CFA, CPA, has rejoined the company as chief financial officer. As CFO, Rostom will be responsible for corporate financial planning and analysis, M&A strategy and execution, risk management and financial reporting.