Health IT Hires and Appointments

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Brightside Health Appoints Matt Mohebbi as Head of AI and Research
Brightside Health (@withbrightside), a telehealth platform that delivers life-saving mental health care to individuals with mild-to-severe clinical depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders, announced the appointment of Matt Mohebbi as Head of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Research. In his new role, Mohebbi will substantially expand and accelerate Brightside Health’s AI and data efforts to further improve quality and efficiency for members, providers, and administrators on the company’s platform.

Talkspace Appoints Nikole Benders-Hadi, MD, as Chief Medical Officer
Talkspace (@talkspace), an online behavioral health company, announced the appointment of Nikole Benders-Hadi, MD, as Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Benders-Hadi will lead Talkspace’s clinical practice, partnering with providers to deliver the highest quality digital mental health care as Talkspace continues to grow and scale.

Stephanie Cutter Joins Equality Health Board of Directors
Equality Health (@EqualityHealth), a value-based care company, announced the appointment of Stephanie Cutter to its board of directors. Cutter is a highly respected communications and campaign strategist with a successful track record of creating and executing national campaigns to enhance brands and reputations, manage crises, and shape critical public policy issues. She has worked with top political figures and Fortune 500 corporations, and played key roles in high-profile national events.

ixlayer Expands Clinical Advisory Board with the Appointment of Walgreens Chief Medical Officer Kevin Ban
ixlayer (@ixlayer_), a provider of cloud-based platforms empowering diagnostic testing for greater operational efficiency, patient access, and improved outcomes announced it is expanding its clinical advisory board with the addition of Kevin Ban, M.D. Dr. Ban is Executive Vice President and Global Chief Medical Officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance, where he played a critical role in leading the company’s national pandemic response.

Pattern Bioscience Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Appointments
Pattern Bioscience, Inc. (@Patternbio), an innovator in rapid diagnosis and antibiotic susceptibility testing for bacterial infections, announced the appointments of Tim Skansi as Chief Financial Officer and Travis Davies as Vice President of Operations. Both highly accomplished individuals are joining the company as it completes development of its testing platform and transitions to clinical validation activities.

Vesica Health Announces the Appointment of Recognized Industry Leaders to Newly Formed Board of Directors
Vesica Health, Inc., a multi-omics, liquid biopsy company transforming the management of hematuria patients and improving the early detection of bladder cancer, announced the appointment of three accomplished industry veterans with proven executive leadership, strategic and commercial experience to its Board of Directors.

HeartBeam Appoints Richa Gujarati and Pooja Chatterjee to Senior Management Team
HeartBeam, Inc. (@HeartBeamInc), a cardiac technology company that has developed the first and only credit card-size 3D-vector electrocardiogram (VECG) platform for patient use at home, allowing for the creation of rich data for AI, has appointed Richa Gujarati as Senior Vice President, Product, and Pooja Chatterjee as Vice President, Clinical.


William Krenz Joins Cambia Health Solutions as Senior Vice President of Government Programs
Cambia Health Solutions (@Cambia) announces William Krenz as senior vice president of government programs. In this role, Krenz will set strategic direction, ensure operational and financial effectiveness, and drive sustainable growth for the company’s Medicare and Federal Employee Programs lines of business.

DataLink Hires New Vice President of Data Science
DataLink, a provider of data-driven healthcare solutions empowering better outcomes, announced Saurabh Bhargava as its new vice president of data science. Bhargava brings more than 20 years of experience providing vision, strategic direction, executional oversight, and leadership in data science and engineering. He has an impressive background in driving innovation through AI/ML initiatives, creating analytical models, and nurturing relationships to transform data into actionable insights.

AllerVie Health Announces Strategic New Corporate Hires and Internal Promotions
AllerVie Health, a provider of allergy and immunology services in the United States, announces the addition of several new key management hires and corporate promotions. These strategic moves come as AllerVie continues its company-wide integration and optimization efforts, reflecting the company’s commitment to enhancing patient care and strengthening its position as a leading national healthcare provider.

First Health Advisory Announces Rick LeMay as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Security & Technology
First Health Advisory, a digital health risk assurance firm, announced that Rick LeMay has joined the organization as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Security & Technology. As a specialist in leading enterprise-wide network builds and implementing information security programs within the Department of the Army and the healthcare industry, LeMay will be strategic in expanding First Health’s exceptional service offerings and furthering the company’s values and industry vision to a broader audience.

Awards & Recognitions

Harris Data Integrity Solutions’ Megan Pruente Receives AHIMA Triumph Award
Harris Data Integrity Solutions (@PatientMatching), a provider of best-in-class patient data integrity services and software, announced that its Director of Professional Services, Megan Pruente, MPH, RHIA, was honored by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) with its Community Service: Mentor Award. Part of AHIMA’s prestigious Triumph Awards, the Mentor Award honors those who have transformed the lives of new and emerging health information professionals and launched them toward new horizons.

Lumicell Co-Founder Moungi Bawendi Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Lumicell, Inc. (@LumicellSurg), a privately held company focused on innovative fluorescence-guided imaging technologies for cancer surgery, announced company co-founder Moungi G. Bawendi, PhD, is one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023 for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.

Infermedica CEO Piotr Orzechowski Accepted into Forbes Technology Council
Piotr Orzechowski, chief executive officer and co-founder of Infermedica (@Infermedica), a global digital health company specializing in AI-powered solutions for symptom analysis and patient triage, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.