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.

Stephen C. Schimpff, M.D. FACP Appointed to Patient Safe Inc. Board of Directors
Patient Safe, Inc., announced that Stephen C. Schimpff, M.D., FACP has joined the Company’s Board of Directors. Dr. Schimpff is the retired Chief Executive Officer of the University of Maryland Medical Center and the former Chair of the Board of Governors of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center and the founding Director of the University of Maryland’s Greenebaum Cancer Center.

Cylance® Expands Executive Team to Support Rapid Company Growth
Cylance® (@cylanceinc), the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity through the use of artificial intelligence to proactively prevent advanced persistent threats and malware, has announced the expansion of its senior executive team, naming veteran Silicon Valley technology and venture capital lawyer Brady Berg as its General Counsel and veteran human resources executive Vina Leite as its Chief People Officer.

Digital Health Authority Monique Levy Joins PatientsLikeMe
PatientsLikeMe (@patientslikemeannounced the appointment of Monique Levy as Senior Vice President, Head of Customer Strategy and Value Delivery. In the newly-created role, Levy will use her extensive experience to shape how PatientsLikeMe’s life science partners leverage patient-centered strategies and technologies to transform their operations and meet emerging patient needs. Levy reports to Executive Vice President Ed Godber, General Manager, PatientsLikeMe Health.

Vermont Information Technology Leaders Appoints Senior Solutions Specialist
Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) (@VITLVT) has named Andrea De La Bruere as its new senior solutions specialist. In this position, De La Bruere is responsible for promoting VITL’s health information exchange and technology products, and custom solutions to Vermont health care organizations.

Stephen Bonner – Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School and the Former CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America – Joins BluStor™ as Medical Security Adviser
As the need for safeguarding private healthcare information reaches a critical level, BluStor™ (@BluStorSecurity) – a leader in multi-factor biometric authentication, authorization and mobile data security solutions – has announced that Stephen Bonner will serve as the company’s medical security adviser.

ONC Announces New Staff
From an email Dr. Karen DeSalvo sent to ONC (@ONC_HealthIT) staff announcing new staff. The responsibility for ONC’s ethics function recently transitioned to the Deputy National Coordinator for Operations and they have asked Chartése Day to join the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO) as an Office Director to provide senior leadership and program direction for the ONC ethics program. The OPAC team will continue to lead ONC media and communications activities under Meghan Roh, who will join them as the new OPAC Director on Monday, March 14th. Meghan joins them from Senator Tammy Baldwin’s office, where she has served as Deputy Communications Director since January 2015.

DigiSight Technologies Expands Senior Management Team To Support Paxos™ Mobile Health Platform Launch And Future Development
DigiSight Technologies, Inc., (@digisight_tech) a digital health company developing mobile solutions to empower patients and help physicians improve care and clinical outcomes, announced the addition of three new members to its senior management team, including Carol Hoang as vice president of medical affairs, Chet Kumar as vice president of sales and support, and Allen Jones as vice president of product management.

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