Health IT Hires and Appointments

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Pivot Point Consulting Names Ryan Sousa Vice President of Data & Analytics
Pivot Point Consulting (@pivotpc), a Vaco Company, announced it has named Ryan Sousa as Vice President of Data & Analytics. Sousa will lead the four-year-old Data & Analytics practice and partner with clients to accelerate their data, analytics and AI journey offering strategy, implementation, operations and staffing services that build on other Pivot Point’s services, including EHR, ERP, virtual care and IT strategy.

Carium Welcomes Rich Steinle as New CEO
Carium (@cariumcares), a virtual care platform, is thrilled to announce that Rich Steinle has joined as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective June 2022. As newly appointed CEO, Steinle will steward the company’s people, story and growth.

Dr. Reza Alavi joins DispatchHealth as President of Advanced Care
DispatchHealth (@DispatchHealth), the nation’s first comprehensive in-home medical care provider, is elevating its commitment to growth and innovation with the addition of a new executive leader. Dr. Reza Alavi has joined as president of Advanced Care, the organization’s hospital substitution model.

Venu Mallarapu named Vice President of Global Strategy and Operations
eClinical Solutions (@eClinical_Sol), a global provider of digital clinical software and services, announced the appointment of Venu Mallarapu as the company’s Vice President of Global Strategy and Operations, a new role for the organization. Mallarapu has over two decades of experience in business and IT advisory, strategic consulting, and relationship and delivery management to global life sciences research and development organizations.

CVS Health names Violetta Ostafin Chief Strategy Officer
CVS Health® (@CVSHealth) announced that Violetta Ostafin will join the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, effective July 11. She will lead strategy development across the core businesses and identify new market opportunities and product innovations that accelerate growth and further the company’s vision.

Virtual Mental Health Platform Sesh Hires Lauren Sumrell as Vice President of Clinical Operations
Virtual mental health support company Sesh (@seshgroups) is pleased to announce that Lauren Sumrell, a 10-year healthcare industry veteran, has joined the company as vice president of clinical operations. In her new role, Sumrell will oversee clinical programming, network quality control and member service utilization and satisfaction.

epocrates Appoints New Leaders to Guide Commercial Strategy, Consulting, and Customer Experience Amidst New Wave of Growth
epocrates (@epocrates), an athenahealth, Inc. company that delivers digital clinical decision support to prescribers, announced the expansion of its commercial leadership team to drive the enhancement and development of the company’s commercial product offerings and customer success model. The group recently brought on Andrew Johnson to serve as executive director, commercial strategy, and Bridget Seay to serve as executive director, customer experience & commercial consulting.

MobileSmith Appoints Joel French to Strategic Advisory Board
MobileSmith (@TheMobileSmith) announces that Joel French is joining their Advisory Board. Joel’s healthcare and company growth experience will be fundamental in helping MobileSmith Health navigate the healthcare ecosystem. He brings a unique business lens as a healthcare economist to help us see where the “puck” is going.

VIP StarNetwork Makes Key Hires to Executive Team to Expand Its Healthcare Services
VIP StarNetwork, a provider of mobile and onsite health services, has made several key additions to its executive team. These new hires will play a crucial role in the expansion of the company’s COVID-19 support services, as it prepares to vaccinate children between the ages of 6 months and 4 years of age.

The Bloc Recruits Dora Rivera as EVP, Integrated Strategy
In its latest addition to its team of health creative all-stars, The Bloc has recruited Dora Rivera as its newest EVP, Integrated Strategy. Rivera is the third major executive hire made by The Bloc since April, and her hire bolsters The Bloc’s mission to redefine what health creative is capable of.

Duo Health Advances Kidney Care Through Appointment of Chief Technology Officer
Duo Health (@myduohealth), a new type of medical group for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage kidney disease (ESKD) announces the appointment of Bryan Adams, PhD, as Chief Technical Officer. Adams is a seasoned technology leader in developing solutions for medical devices, remote patient monitoring and passive analytics that drive improved care models for complex and aging populations.