Health IT Appointments and Hires

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Dr. John Halamka Joins MedAware as Strategic Advisor to Advance Standard of Health Information Technology for Patient Safety
MedAware (@MedAwareRx), a developer of AI-based patient safety solutions, announced the appointment of Dr. John Halamka, MD, MS, as its newest scientific advisory board member. Dr. Halamka currently serves as Executive Director of Beth Israel Lahey Health Technology Exploration Center. He also leads innovation for Beth Israel Lahey Health, serves as Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), is the International Healthcare Innovation professor at Harvard Medical School, and is a practicing emergency physician.

Deputy National Coordinator Transition
Donald W. Rucker, MD congratulates Jon White, ONC’s (@ONC_HealthIT) Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, who has accepted a leadership position as the Associate Chief of Staff of Research at the Veterans Administration Salt Lake City Health Care System. In this position, along with leading a research program, he will provide medical care for our Nation’s Veterans. Also announced, Steve Posnack (@HealthIT_Policy) to take over as Deputy National Coordinator, effective Monday, August 19 once Jon has departed ONC.

EHNAC Appoints New Commissioners to Governing Body
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) (@EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, announced Edward Hafner of Change Healthcare Operations, LLC and Jason Wallis of Availity, LLC have joined the organization’s governing body. Hafner and Wallis, whose terms run through 2022, join a team of 13 EHNAC commissioners from both private and public organizations to assist in the governance of the Commission.

CynergisTek Appoints New Director of Managed Security Services
CynergisTek, Inc. (@cynergistek) announced that it has appointed Carrie Whysall as the company’s Director of Managed Security Services, reporting to the Vice President of Security Services. In this new position, Whysall will be responsible for executing strategic business initiatives and driving the company’s growth strategies for security services including, Vendor Security Management (VSM), Managed Security Service (MSS) and Medical Device Security.

Klick Health Hires Former Network Agency CEO Daniel Drexler as a Managing Director
Klick Health (@klickhealth) announced that Daniel Drexler, M.D., has joined the company as a Managing Director as the independent agency continues to grow at an unprecedented rate.

Health Monitor Network Adds Three World Class Senior Executives to Its Management Team
Health Monitor Network, the leading direct-topatient (DTP)/patient engagement company in the United States, has added three new nationally recognized and accomplished executives to its management team: Paul Wituschek, Chief Commercial Officer; Joseph DiCarlo, Chief People Officer, and David Zuern, Senior Vice President, Operations. These executive additions reinforce Health Monitor Network’s aggressive growth plans and commitment to excellence.