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.

Just in time for Nurses Week, Members Of The NY State Nurses Association Ratify New Contracts With Mount Sinai, Montefiore And New York-Presbyterian Health Systems
Members of the New York State Nurses Association (@nynurses) announced the ratification of a four-year agreement with Mount Sinai, Montefiore and New York-Presbyterian hospital systems. The contract was ratified by a large majority and expires on December 31, 2022. The agreement includes staffing ratio language calling for the initial hiring of 1,500 new nurses. The initial hires will include nurses to fill current vacancies, and will also include an additional $100 million dollars to hire nurses for newly added full-time positions.

Apprio Appoints Healthcare Leader Donny Zamora to Spearhead Commercial Health Division
Apprio (@apprioinc), a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, for the health, defense and homeland security markets, announced it has appointed Donny Zamora as president of its newly formed commercial healthcare division.

SDoH Advocate Lori Petersen Joins SIREN Gravity Project Development Team
Alliance for Better Health (@Alliance_PPS), engaging medical and social service providers in promoting the health of people and communities, announced that senior business analyst Lori Petersen, a vocal advocate for improving how social determinants of health (SDoH) contribute to health decisions, has joined the SIREN Gravity Project as a committed member of the development team.

OptimizeRx Strengthens Executive Leadership with Appointment of Chief Commercial Officer
OptimizeRx Corp. (@OpRxTweets), a leading platform for digital health messaging in the pharmaceutical industry, has appointed Stephen Silvestro to the new position of chief commercial officer. Silvestro will be responsible for driving OptimizeRx’s platform revenue growth, including enterprise level direct-to-patient and direct-to-provider product adoption to improve patient outcomes.

Clinical Innovations Hires Carl Rickenbaugh as VP of Business Development and Strategy
Clinical Innovations (@ClinInnovations), one of the world’s largest medical device companies focused on labor and delivery, as well as neonatal intensive care, announced it has hired Carl Rickenbaugh as vice president of business development and strategy.

Gateway Health Adds Healthcare Industry Veterans to Executive Leadership Team
Gateway Health (@AbetterGateway), a managed care organization focused on the total health of its members, announced the addition of four executives to its senior leadership team. The new hires bring decades of substantive industry experience from healthcare companies such as Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna.

HASA HIE Promotes Phil Beckett, PhD, to Chief Executive Officer
Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA) (@HASA_TX), the non-profit, community HIE for North, South and West Texas, recently announced that it has promoted Dr. Phil Beckett to CEO of the organization. Gijs Van Oort, PhD, recently stepped down as CEO.

Saw it on LinkedIn

Congratulate Edmond Banayan for starting a new position as Accelerator, Startup Advisor at Founder Institute.

Brian Ahier is now the Health IT Expert at MITRE.

Sarah (Peterson) Bennight promoted to Director of Product Marketing at Stericycle.

Jonathan Wallach starting a new position as Compliance Manager at Ashion Analytics.