Health IT Appointments and Hires

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MobileSmith Health Announces New Addition to Executive Team
MobileSmith Health (@TheMobileSmith), a leader in the digital health and mobile development sector that is reshaping traditional healthcare, announced the appointment of Bruce Kennedy to its executive team. A healthcare marketing strategist with more than 20 years’ experience in multiple care delivery environments, including surgical patient safety and quality and digital hospital product development, Kennedy joins MobileSmith Health as vice president of provider development.

David Harlow’s Next Chapter
Attorney David Harlow and host of Harlow on Healthcare is joining Insulet Corporation effective August 19. He will be in the newly-created position of healthcare compliance counsel, with a broad range of responsibilities in the healthcare, data and compliance domains. Read about his next chapter.

Healthline Hires Vice Presidents of Communications and Consumer Insights
Healthline Media (@Healthline), publisher of two of the world’s four largest consumer health and wellness information sites with 200 million monthly visitors, has appointed Steve Swasey as vice president of Communications and Laurie Dewan as vice president of Consumer Insights. Both are new roles for the media company and report to Senior Vice President of Marketing Tracy Rosecrans.

AbleTo Stresses Clinical Innovation with Addition of Renowned Psychiatrist Dr. David Whitehouse
AbleTo, Inc. (@AbleTo_Health), a leading provider of virtual behavioral health care proven to improve clinical outcomes and lower health care costs, announced that Dr. David Whitehouse, a widely recognized leader in innovative behavioral health care, has joined the company as Medical Director.

Navigant Strengthens Health IT and Revenue Cycle Capabilities with Two Senior Hires
Navigant (@Navigant) announced the addition of a pair of former health system executives with broad health IT and revenue cycle operations experience to its Healthcare segment. Subra Sripada has joined Navigant as a managing director and technology effectiveness leader, where he will focus on expanding the firm’s health IT capabilities across payer and provider settings. Ian Stewart has joined Navigant as a senior vice president, supporting the firm’s revenue cycle consulting, business process management, and customer contact center solutions and services.

Blink Health Hires Former Compass & Microsoft Executive Eytan Seidman as Head of Product
Blink Health (@blinkhealth), the app that lets people get their prescription medication at much lower prices, announces that Eytan Seidman has joined the company as Head of Product.

Iora Health Hires New Chief Operating Officer, Suzanne Hansen
Iora Health (@iorahealth) announced that Suzanne Hansen joined as Chief Operating Officer. Hansen will be a key member of Iora’s Executive Team, reporting directly to Iora’s co-founder and CEO, Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, MPP. Hansen replaces Zander Packard who was promoted to President earlier this year. Hansen will partner with Iora’s Chief Medical Officer, Tyler Jung (who joined the company in January 2019) to support Iora’s market leaders in delivering the highest quality clinical care and experience for patients, while also achieving Iora’s growth and performance objectives.

Microsoft welcomes new Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Rhew
David Rhew, M.D., has joined Microsofts’ Worldwide Commercial Business (WCB) Healthcare leadership team as the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Healthcare.

Surterra Wellness Appoints Stevens J. Sainte-Rose as Chief Human Resources Officer and to its Executive Leadership Team
Surterra Wellness (@Surterra), one of the fastest growing health and wellness companies in the United States (U.S.), announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Stevens J. Sainte-Rose as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and as a member of its Executive Leadership Team.

Gates Foundation snaps up top Apple Health researcher to run a new digital health group
Apple’s Dr. Andrew Trister is headed to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a first-of-its-kind role to invest in digital health ventures that aim to have a global impact.

PipelineRx Names Michael Myers as Chief Operating Officer
PipelineRx (@PipelineRx), a leading medication management and telepharmacy company powered by clinical expertise and cloud technology, announced the appointment of Michael Myers to the role of Chief Operating Officer.

CureMatch Hires Associate Vice President of Clinical Operations
CureMatch (@CureMatch) is pleased to announce the hire of Yekaterina Khotskaya as vice president of clinical operations. As head of CureMatch’s clinical operations, Dr. Khotskaya will bring her experience in research, software development, project management, and molecular diagnostics to work hand in hand with clinicians to bring CureMatch’s algorithm to a wider patient base.

Teladoc Health Names Health Tech Veteran David Sides as Chief Operating Officer
Teladoc Health announced that it has named David Sides as chief operating officer. A former corporate CEO and a longtime Cerner Corporation executive, Sides brings an impressive track record within the health tech sector to oversee the company’s worldwide commercial, technology and operations teams.

Saw it on LinkedIn

Asba (AT) Tasneem is starting a new position as Program Manager, Images and Algorithm Program at Project Data Sphere, LLC.

Cindy Paul is starting a new position as Nurse Navigator at Group & Pension Administrators.

Mac McMillan was promoted to CEO Emeritus at CynergisTek at CynergisTek, Inc.