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.

Medial EarlySign Expands U.S. Footprint With Appointment of Senior Executives
Medial EarlySign (@MedialEarlySign), a machine learning-based solutions to improve disease management company, announced the appointment of two senior executives in its Boston-area office to meet growing U.S. demand for its predictive analytics solutions. Patrick Wells, formerly with IBM Watson Health, has been appointed Chief Customer Success Officer, and veteran Brandon Wilcher has been hired as Vice President of Sales in the North American Region.

CynergisTek Appoints New Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
CynergisTek (@cynergistekannounced that it has appointed Jon Hilfiger as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Hilfiger brings more than twenty years of experience in global sales and business development to this role where he will lead client retention initiatives and drive new client acquisitions. Hilfiger will also provide strategic insights to support CynergisTek’s expansion of cybersecurity and managed services that meet the needs of the company’s clients.

Health Catalyst Expands Senior Team with Health System and Industry Veterans
Health Catalyst, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst) announced four new members of its leadership team, adding decades of experience in driving positive transformation at some of the nation’s largest health systems, and building on Health Catalyst’s strengths in healthcare outcomes improvement. The new hires are: William Caldwell, MD, MBA, former senior vice president of clinical integration at Novant Health; Cathy R Menkiena, MBA, BSN, RN-BC, former senior director of EHR Solutions at Encore Health Resources, an emids company; Ryan Smith, MBA, former chief information officer (CIO) at Banner Health; and Steven Vance, MBA, FHFMA, former regional chief financial officer and compliance officer at Intermountain Healthcare.

Calgary Scientific names Barry Allen as new CEO and President
Calgary Scientific Inc. (@calsci) announced Barry Allen has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President. The company also announced its corporate re-branding as PureWeb Inc. to reflect the companies cloud based product line up and global reach beyond healthcare.

GetWellNetwork Names Sameer Siraj as First Chief Product Officer
GetWellNetwork (@GetWellNetwork), a Precision Engagement health care company, announced the appointment of Sameer Siraj as chief product officer, a new role for the company. Siraj will oversee the development and growth of GetWellNetwork’s portfolio of cross-continuum patient experience solutions.

Clarify Health Appoints Kara Dennis SVP and GM of Life Sciences
Clarify Health Solutions, Inc. (@ClarifyHealth), a pioneer in machine learning-enabled care optimization, announced that Kara Dennis has been appointed SVP and GM of Life Sciences. Dennis will be responsible for spearheading the Company’s new business division, leading the development of new offerings to provide insight for biopharmaceutical companies as they develop and market new therapies and treatments.

One Drop Hires Brian Kemper As VP Of Integrated Care
Demonstrating a continued commitment to making diabetes management and support tools available to everyone, One Drop (@onedroptoday) announced the addition of Brian Kemper as Vice President of Integrated Care. Kemper will expand One Drop’s offerings by bringing the industry leading virtual integrated diabetes, diabetes prevention and weight loss, and hypertension programs to more employers, insurers, and healthcare provider organizations.

Lumina Health Partners Welcome Marty Manning as Principal, William K. Faber as Managing Principal & CMO
Lumina Health Partners (@LuminaHP) announces that Marty Manning has joined Lumina Health Partners as principal. Marty specializes in advising healthcare organizations on the transition to value-based care. They also welcome William K. Faber, MD, MHCM, as managing principal and chief medical officer. Dr. Faber specializes in population health management, medical group management, physician engagement, quality improvement, and the optimization of health information technology. Appoints Matt O’Connor Senior Vice President, Sales for Care@Work (@CareDotCom), the world’s largest online platform for finding and managing family care, announced that Matt O’Connor has joined the Company as Senior Vice President, Sales for Care@Work, its enterprise arm.