Health IT Hires and Appointments

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SyTrue Appoints Healthcare Technology Leader Chad Wege as Vice President of Product, Healthcare Technology Veteran Steven Lang as Senior Vice President of Sales
SyTrue, a company modernizing payer workflows to reduce costs and increase efficiencies, announced the appointment of Chad Wege as vice president of product and also announced the appointment of Steven Lang as senior vice president of sales.

Transcarent Appoints Tim Rosa as Chief Marketing Officer
Transcarent (@transcarent), a new, different, and better health and care experience company for employees of self-insured employers and their families, announced the appointment of Tim Rosa as Chief Marketing Officer. Rosa is the latest in a series of strategic senior hires to support the company’s continued growth and market expansion.

Dr. Mary Naylor Joins Dina’s Board of Directors
Dina (@dinacare_inc) announced the appointment of Mary D. Naylor, PH.D., RN, FAAN, to its board of directors. Dr. Naylor is the Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology and Director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.

Curebase Hires Healthcare Technology Veteran Scott Garcia as Vice President of Finance
Curebase (@CurebaseDCT), a company committed to democratizing access to clinical studies, announced the appointment of Scott Garcia as vice president of finance. In his new role, Garcia will guide Curebase’s strategic financial and operational direction, centralize its financial and accounting functions while implementing industry standard internal controls, and deliver communications to financial stakeholders.

emocha Health Announces Appointment of New Executives
emocha Health (@emochaHealth), a digital medication adherence company, announced the appointment of four new executives positioned to drive corporate growth. Thomas McMahon, JD, has been named Chief Operating Officer; Jordan Hadas, MBA, has been promoted to Chief Product Officer; Amy Cummings, MBA, MSN, RN, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Development & Client Success; and Steven Cutbirth, MBA, MSHCT has been appointed as Vice President of Marketing & Communications.

Upward Health Hires Chief Information Officer
Upward Health (@UH_Cares), an in-home multidisciplinary provider for high-risk patients, announced that it has hired Scot Ward as its new Chief Information Officer. Ward is the first person to serve in this role and will oversee the company’s Clinical Applications and Product Development, Data Integration and Analytics, and Infrastructure teams.

RxBenefits Names Wendy Barnes Chief Executive Officer
RxBenefits (@RxBenefits), the employee benefits industry’s first technology-enabled pharmacy benefits optimizer (PBO), announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Wendy Barnes Chief Executive Officer. Barnes succeeds Bryan Statham, who served as the company’s president from 2013 to 2016 and CEO for the past six years. Statham has transitioned to the role of Vice Chair of the Board, assisting in overseeing the company’s strategic vision.

Gainwell Appoints Karen Shields as Chief Client Engagement Officer
Gainwell Technologies LLC (@GainwellTech), a provider of technology solutions for health and human service programs, announced that Karen Shields has joined the company as Chief Client Engagement Officer. An experienced leader in both the public and private sectors, Karen brings over thirty years of expertise in navigating the intersection of technology and healthcare in serving vulnerable populations – further strengthening Gainwell’s commitment to helping clients improve health outcomes.

Teladoc Health Names Physician Innovator Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella as Chief Medical Officer
Teladoc Health (@TeladocHealth), the global leader in whole-person virtual care, has named Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella as chief medical officer to lead enterprise clinical strategy, quality and research. Dr. Raman-Tangella will focus on a number of critical areas for the company including health equity, clinical evidence and best practice, and physician training.

MDLIVE Appoints Jonathan Salon as President to Drive Company’s Next Chapter of Growth
MDLIVE (@MDLIVEInc), an Evernorth company and leading provider of virtual care services in the U.S., announced the appointment of Jonathan Salon as President. In his new role, Salon will focus on expanding MDLIVE’s virtual care capabilities while collaborating with Evernorth on new solutions to bring a more connected patient care experience for the diverse needs of health plans, employers, and government organizations – and the people they serve.