Health IT Hires and Appointments

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Hallmark Health Care Solutions Appoints Bill Naughton as President
Hallmark Health Care Solutions (HHCS), one of the fastest growing U.S. healthcare technology firms, has announced Bill Naughton as the new company president. An accomplished business leader with proven success throughout his 30+ year career, Naughton brings a wealth of expertise in growing and scaling technology firms. His background includes serving as CEO-Founder, COO, CIO, and CTO for several multi-billion-dollar firms.

AIROS Medical Hires Two Board-Certified Clinical Advisors to Enhance Lymphedema Education and Awareness Efforts
AIROS® Medical, Inc. (@AirosMedical), a medical technology manufacturer and designer specializing in compression therapy products that treat lymphedema and venous disorders, announced it has hired Adrien Grey MacKenzie, LMT, PTA, CLT-LANA and Kelly Sturm, DPT, CLT-LANA as clinical advisors.

PeriGen Adds Accomplished Physician and Quality Leader to Consult on Programs on Remote Patient Monitoring, Product Development and Physician Engagement
PeriGen Inc. (@PeriGen), a FDA-cleared computerized maternal-fetal early warning systems company announced that Kimberlee McKay, MD F.A.C.O.G. is joining PeriGen as a physician consultant. Dr. McKay currently serves as the Clinical Vice President OB/GYN Service Line at Avera Health, an integrated health system based in Sioux Falls, SD, and serving patients across five states in the upper Midwest.

IllumiCare Welcomes Ralph Keiser to Leadership Team as Chief Strategy Officer
IllumiCare, a pioneer in point-of-care healthcare information technology, announces that Ralph Keiser has officially joined the company’s leadership team as Chief Strategy Officer. Keiser had been serving as a Board Advisor to IllumiCare for the past year and prior to that served as Chief Executive Officer of EPSi, a business division of Allscripts, Inc. from 2016 until its sale to Roper Technologies in October 2020.

Hint Connect Furthers Commitment to Network Growth Strategy for the DPC Industry, Appoints Seasoned Industry Leaders to Drive Expansion
Hint Connect (@HintHealth), a nationwide primary care network that brings together innovative plan sponsors, provider-led networks, and employers with direct primary care providers from across the country, announced the appointment of David Cameron, MD, as Chief Medical Officer to provide clinical oversight as the network expands nationally. Additionally, Beth Holmes as Head of Network Development will help forge the relationships between DPC practices and employers, third party administrators, and other entities to unlock DPC benefits for members.

Michelle Jaeger Appointed President of DAS Health
DAS Health Ventures, LLC (DAS Health), a health IT and business solutions services company, announced that Michelle Jaeger has been appointed as the company’s President, in addition to her role as Chief Operating Officer.

AMA Names New Editor-in-Chief of JAMA and JAMA Network
The American Medical Association (@AmerMedicalAssn) announced the hiring of Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.S., as the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and JAMA Network™. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo is the Lee Goldman, M.D,. Endowed Professor of Medicine and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the UCSF School of Medicine. She was also the inaugural vice dean for population health and health equity at the UCSF School of Medicine, and co-founded the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo will begin her tenure on July 1, 2022 succeeding Phil Fontanarosa, M.D., who has served as interim editor-in-chief since March 2021.

Compass Health Hires First-Ever Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer, Marking a Major Milestone in Its New Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Strategy
Compass Health recently welcomed Connie Summers, the organization’s first-ever chief human resources and diversity officer. As CHRDO, Summers oversees all aspects of human resource management and is key to fostering a culture that celebrates and supports diversity and inclusion.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Names New Vice President of Network Solutions
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (@BCBSAssociation) announced Erin Barney as its new vice president of network solutions, effective immediately. Barney will lead collaboration with the 34 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to develop, deliver and maintain creative and innovative network programs that fit members’ health care needs nationwide. She’ll oversee BCBS initiatives that deliver high-value products and solutions, measure the quality and cost of programs, and promote value-based care.

Kyruus Welcomes Gail Airasian as General Manager of Emerging Markets
Kyruus (@kyruus), a provider search and scheduling solutions company for healthcare organizations, announced that Gail Airasian has joined the company as General Manager of Emerging Markets. The addition of this newly created role follows a year of record growth and underscores an expanded strategy beyond the provider and payer markets that Kyruus has traditionally served. Airasian will oversee Kyruus’ business development strategy, including existing partnerships as well as new channels for data distribution and online appointment scheduling, such as search engines. She will also lead mergers and acquisitions for the company.

Greenway Health Appoints Industry Leader, Tiffani Misencik, as Chief Revenue Officer
Greenway Health (@greenway), a health information technology services provider, announced Tiffani Misencik as its new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Misencik joins the Greenway Executive Leadership Team and will have overall responsibility for the Greenway Health Sales, Client Success, and Marketing organizations.