Health IT Hires and Appointments


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Leading Health Care Expert Named AHIP Chief Health Equity Officer
AHIP (@AHIPCoverage) is pleased to announce that LaShawn McIver, MD, MPH, has been named Chief Health Equity Officer, effective immediately. In this position, Dr. McIver will lead AHIP’s health equity initiatives, setting and driving strategies to improve health equity for underrepresented and medically underserved communities. Dr. McIver reports to Matt Eyles, AHIP President and CEO.

Cherilyn Cecchini, M.D., Named Partner, FINN Global Health Practice
FINN Partners (@FINNPartners) announced that Cherilyn Cecchini, M.D., a board-certified pediatrician, author and influencer with more than a decade of experience in health and communications, has joined FINN as Partner in the New York Health Group. With her hire, FINN continues in its initiative to bring broader real-world expertise and depth of experience to its team of communications professionals to benefit client services and offerings. She reports to Tom Jones, managing partner, Head, New York Health and Pharma Sector.

Luna to Expand Strategic Health Plan Relationships as RaeAnn Grossman Joins as Chief Growth Officer
Luna (@getlunacare), a provider of in-home, in-person physical therapy, announced that RaeAnn Grossman will join as its Chief Growth Officer to expand Luna’s strategic relationships with health plans and providers, and in-home physical therapy growth opportunities.

Stuart Goldblatt Joins CenExel as CEO
The CenExel (@CenExel) Board of Directors is delighted to announce that Stuart Goldblatt has joined CenExel as our new CEO effective July 17, 2023. Tom Wardle will transition to the role of Executive Chairman, CenExel Board of Directors.

RestorixHealth Welcomes Dr. William H. Tettelbach as New Chief Medical Officer
RestorixHealth (@RestorixHealth), the nation’s leading wound care solutions company, has announced that Dr. William H. Tettelbach, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FUHM, MAPWCA, CWSP has been named Chief Medical Officer (CMO). He comes to RestorixHealth from HCA Healthcare, where he served as the Executive Medical Director, Wound & Hyperbaric Medicine Services for the Mountain Division.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Announces Brian Bauer as New Vice President of Application Solutions
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) (@BCBSAssociation) announced Brian Bauer as its new vice president of application solutions. In his role, Bauer is responsible for implementing and managing all BCBSA information technology systems that connect across the 34 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

Chris DeRosa, President, U.S. Government, Cigna Healthcare Assumes Leadership of Medicare and Individual & Family Plan Businesses
The Cigna Group (@Cigna) announced Chris DeRosa, President, U.S. Government, will assume leadership of Cigna Healthcare’s Medicare and Individual & Family Plan (IFP) businesses, as Chuck Berg, Senior Advisor, announces his departure.


symplr Appoints Hugo Doetsch as Chief Financial Officer
symplr® (@symplr), a provider of enterprise healthcare operations software, has announced the appointment of Hugo Doetsch as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Former CFO Jordan Copland is transitioning from full-time duties and will continue to support Doetsch and the finance team to ensure a smooth transition.

CVS Health appoints Scott Kirby to Board of Directors
CVS Health® Corporation (@CVSHealth) has appointed J. Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines Holdings, Inc., to serve on the Board of Directors of CVS Health, effective October 1.

UCI Health Appoints Anne Marie Watkins as Chief Nursing Executive
UCI Health (@UCIrvineNews) has appointed Anne Marie Watkins, DNP, MSHCA, RN, CENP, as chief nursing executive to oversee all aspects of patient care and nursing practice at Orange County’s only academic health system. Watkins will also serve as assistant dean of nursing education for the UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing. She joined UCI Health on July 24.

CenTrak Announces Leadership Team Realignment to Drive Product Innovation and Support Business Growth
CenTrak (@CenTrak) announces a transformation of its leadership team as the organization grows to meet market demand and adopts a continuous improvement (CI) model. The planned organizational changes will enhance CenTrak’s offerings to bring the most efficient, cost-effective, innovative, and high-quality solutions to market. See the new appointments.

Better Health Group Announces The Appointment of Meghan Speidel As Its New Chief Growth Officer
Better Health Group, a value-based management services organization, announced that Meghan Speidel has joined the organization as Chief Growth Officer. Ms. Speidel will be a member of Better Health Group’s Executive Leadership Team, leading the organization’s Business Development, Marketing, and Clinic Expansion teams and reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Mike Polen.

GoodRx Appoints Dorothy Gemmell as Chief Commercial Officer
GoodRx (@GoodRx), a resource for healthcare savings and information, announced the appointment of Dorothy Gemmell as Chief Commercial Officer, effective July 3, 2023. Gemmell will work closely with Aaron Crittenden, newly appointed Chief Revenue Officer, and together they will lead the company’s Pharma Manufacturer Solutions business, which provides solutions for pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Vytalize Health Adds New Board Members
Vytalize Health (@VytalizeHealth), a provider enablement platform, is proud to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors: Mr. Dave Wichmann, Co-founder of Jory Capital and former CEO of UnitedHealth Group, and Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, President and Chief Clinical Officer of Press Ganey and previous President of Clinical Operations at Providence Health.