Health IT Hires and Appointments


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Jefferson Names Baligh R. Yehia, MD, MPP, MSc, FACP New President of Jefferson Health
Jefferson’s CEO Joseph G. Cacchione, MD announced that Baligh R. Yehia, MD, MPP, MSc, FACP will become the President of Jefferson Health (@TJUHospital) effective January 17, 2023. Dr. Yehia is a talented physician leader with a proven track record of promoting exceptional quality, safety and patient experiences and leading operations across large integrated systems of care in competitive markets.

AbsoluteCare Announces Hiring of Rob Posner as Chief Technology Officer
AbsoluteCare (@AbsoluteCAREMed) is pleased to announce that Rob Posner, an experienced healthcare technology leader, has joined AbsoluteCare as Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, Rob will lead the overall technology strategy for the company.

Altoida Announces Key Hires To Accelerate Development of Digital Phenotypes Platform for Alzheimer’s Disease
Altoida, Inc. (@altoida), a precision neurology company pioneering non-invasive brain health measurement and neurological disease diagnostics with AI and augmented reality (AR), announced key appointments across clinical affairs, marketing, and operations to support the continued advancement of its digital phenotypes and programs. The recent appointments include: Brooks Kenny, Vice President of Marketing, Frances Quevenco, Ph.D., Senior Clinical Medical Manager, Florencia Iulita, Ph.D., Clinical Operations Manager, Alberto Ferrari, Ph.D., Biostatistician, Shawn Fitzgerald, Head of Quality Management.

Cleerly Hires Udo Hoffmann, MD, MPH as Chief Scientific Officer
Cleerly (@cleerly_inc), the company creating a new standard of care for heart disease, announced it has appointed Udo Hoffmann, MD, MPH, as chief scientific officer. In this role, Dr. Hoffmann will oversee Cleerly’s large-scale research efforts, including its multicenter clinical trials, as well as Cleerly’s relationships with other leading healthcare industry partners.

Podimetrics Closes Out Strong Growth Year with Two Executive Hires, New Board Member
Podimetrics (@podimetrics), creator of the FDA-cleared SmartMat™ and integrated clinical and patient support services that can help save the limbs and lives of complex patients living with diabetes, announced two new additions to their executive team and a new board member. Sid Rao joins Podimetrics as chief information officer (CIO); Dr. Gary Rothenberg joins as director of medical affairs; and Sukanya Soderland joins Podimetrics’ board of directors.


Emily Cook Appointed to Lead SCAN Group’s Welcome Health
SCAN Group, whose holdings include SCAN Health Plan, one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, announced that Emily Cook will take the role as chief executive officer of Welcome Health, SCAN’s primary care in-home geriatric medical group.

Panoramic Health Expands Executive Management with Three Key Appointments
Panoramic Health℠ (@PanoramicHlth), an integrated value-based kidney care platform in the U.S., continues its expansion and growth delivering better outcomes for CKD patients and driving benefits for providers and payers in the renal space. To support this continued growth and strategic vision, the company has announced three key additions to its Executive Management Team. Michael Holland as Chief Development Officer, Sampath Narayanan as Chief Information Officer, and Kimberly Shreve as Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer.

CORA Physical Therapy Appoints Kurt Baumgartel as its new CEO
CORA Health Services, Inc., doing business as CORA Physical Therapy (CORA) (@CORAPTherapy), a top-10 national operator of outpatient physical therapy clinics, announced the appointment of Kurt M. Baumgartel, MPT as Chief Executive Officer.

Maternova Grows Product Leadership Team with Two Strategic Hires
Maternova, Inc. (@maternova), accelerating advances in maternal and infant health through innovative, accessible solutions, announced the expansion of their product leadership team with the appointment of Molly Baab as Chief Product Officer and head of digital growth and Juan Rafael Lopez as Director of Product.

Discovery Behavioral Health Announces Appointment of Dr. Joseph Garbely as Medical Director of Brookdale Premiere Addiction Recovery
Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc. (@DiscovBeHealth), an expanding network of evidence-based mental health, substance use and eating disorder treatment centers, has announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph Garbely, D.O., DFASAM, FAPA as Medical Director of Brookdale Premiere Addiction Recovery, a DBH treatment center in Scotrun, Penn.

Bright Harbor Healthcare Announces Appointment of Chief Operations Officer
Bright Harbor Healthcare (@Bright_Harbor) has announced that Ms. Kathy Greene, MBA, MSW, LCSW, will assume the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer, effective December 1, 2022. Ms. Greene began her career at Bright Harbor Healthcare, formerly Ocean Mental Health Services, in 1998 as a Residential Services Case Manager and currently serves as the Director of Adult Residential and Community Outreach Services.