Health IT Appointments and Hires

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Cerner Names New Chief Technology Officer
Cerner Corporation (@Cerner) announced that Jerome Labat has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. With more than 30 years’ experience in technology and product development leadership at other global Fortune 500 companies, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. and Oracle, Labat brings extensive experience in cloud automation, product portfolio strategy, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployment and other critical engineering expertise that are well aligned with Cerner’s technology strategy.

Kuma Welcomes Theodora Wills
Kuma’s privacy team continues to expand and is pleased to welcome Theodora Wills to the Kuma Family. Theodora, also known as Theo, has been in the information privacy arena for 20 years having previously served as the State of South Carolina Chief Privacy Officer. She has had the pleasure of establishing federal and state inaugural privacy programs from the ground up and is always looking for opportunities to help leaders get started on their privacy journey.

MDLIVE Expands Leadership Team with Appointment of Cynthia Zelis, MD, MBA, as Chief Medical Officer
MDLIVE Inc. (@MDLIVEInc) announced the appointment of Cynthia Zelis, MD, MBA, as chief medical officer. A board-certified family physician and former executive with University Hospitals in Cleveland, she brings to the virtual healthcare provider more than 20 years of clinical and business leadership experience with a focus on transforming the delivery of value-based care through physician collaboration, change management, and the development and adoption of innovative technologies.

Lirio’s BReLL Attracts Top Researchers in AI and Behavioral Science
Lirio (@lirio_llc), a behavior change AI company helping health systems and large employers move patients and employees towards better health outcomes, has added Justin Beaver, PhD, Suzanne Blazek, PhD, Raju Vatsavai, PhD, and Clayton Webster, PhD to its Behavioral Reinforcement and Learning Lab (BReLL).

Saykara drafts health IT executive, Joy Efron, as Vice President Marketing
Saykara, developer of an AI-powered assistant for physicians, announced that industry veteran, Joy Efron, has joined its executive team as Vice President Marketing. Efron is responsible for the company’s corporate marketing, product marketing, communications and public relations programs.

Current Health Appoints Health Tech Veteran John McLean as Chief Growth Officer and CFO
Current Health (@HeyCurrent) announced that it has appointed John McLean as its Chief Growth & Chief Financial Officer. McLean will provide strategic and financial leadership to support Current Health’s efforts to scale its remote patient management (RPM) technology and enable better, more proactive healthcare delivery worldwide.

Advarra Strengthens Leadership Team with the Announcement of Two New Key Executives
Advarra (@advarra), a premier provider of institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee (IBC), research technology solutions, and quality and compliance consulting services, announced the addition of two senior executives: Jivan Achreja as Chief Technology Officer and President, Technology Solutions and Bryan Spielman as Chief Growth Officer.

Surgical Notes Names John M. Carradine Chief Financial Officer
Surgical Notes (@SurgicalNotes), a nationwide provider of revenue cycle services and solutions for the ambulatory surgery center (ASC) and surgical hospital markets, announces that John M. Carradine, who held financial and operational leadership positions at A-LIGN, HealthAxis, Micrografx, and Intellicall, has been named chief financial officer.

Healthwise Announces Landon Reese as Chief Product Officer
Healthwise (@Healthwise), an evidence-based health education, technology, and services company, announced that Landon Reese has been named chief product officer of Healthwise, effective immediately. Reese has served as vice president of product since November 2019.

PatientKeeper Appoints John M. Kelly Chief Technology Officer
PatientKeeper®, Inc. (@PatientKeeper) announced the appointment of John M. Kelly as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As CTO, Kelly will lead PatientKeeper’s engineering organization, comprising the software development, quality assurance, dev-ops, and UI/UX teams.

Tivity Health Appoints Healthcare Industry Veteran Richard Ashworth President and CEO
Tivity Health®, Inc. (@TivityHealth), a provider of fitness, nutrition and social engagement solutions, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Richard Ashworth as President and Chief Executive Officer effective June 1. Ashworth most recently served as the president of Walgreens, where he was responsible for developing the strategies and plans for all Walgreens operations including leadership, development and management of the business. He will also serve on Tivity Health’s Board of Directors.

Lumeon Appoints Industry Veteran Ray Wolski as Chief Revenue Officer
Lumeon (@Lumeon_), a care delivery automation company, announced that it has appointed Ray Wolski as Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Wolski’s appointment comes as the company sees a surge in demand for the orchestration and automation of care delivery models.

Saw it on LinkedIn

John Berg starting a new position as Assistant Vice President of Marketing at UF Health.

Michael Popovec, MBA starting a new position as Senior Program Manager at AmerisourceBergen.

Sam Rubinzstain starting a new position as President and co-founder at ChronWell, Inc.

Adam S. starting a new position as Founder & CEO at XpandCare.

Chad Fritz starting a new position as Patient Account Representative at Conifer Health Solutions.

Lena Matyas MSN, BSN, RN, DSW starting a new position as Nurse Care Manager at BayMark Health Services.