Talent Tuesday: Health IT Hires and Who’s Hiring

See all of our Talent Tuesday and Health IT Appointments and Hires posts.

NextGen Healthcare Appoints David Sides President and Chief Executive Officer
NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (@NextGen), a provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, announced that David Sides has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 22.

Jonathan Stein, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), joins Tesis Labs as Chief Science Officer
Tesis Labs (@TesisLabs), a leader in targeted genetic sequencing, has named life sciences lab veteran Jonathan Stein, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), as the company’s first chief science officer and medical director.

Xenter, Inc. Appoints Mark Turco, MD as President of Xenter’s Medical Technologies Business Unit
Following the formation of the Xenter Therapeutics business unit, Xenter, Inc. (XenterMD.com), the first purpose-built medical device-data-drug technologies company, announced the appointment of Mark Turco, MD, as President of Xenter Medical Technologies (formerly Xenter Hospital Technologies). Xenter’s Medical Technologies business unit is developing a new global platform of smart medical devices, initially focusing on vascular imaging and physiology technologies for interventional medical procedures.

Curebase Hires Wayne Bowden as Vice President of Business Development
Curebase (@CurebaseDCT), a company committed to democratizing access to clinical studies, has named clinical trial veteran Wayne Bowden as Vice President of Business Development.

Al2 Appoints Medical Device Veteran David Chersky as VP of Operations
Algorithmic Intuition (Ai2) (@algointinc) welcomes David Chersky as the new VP of Operations. Chersky brings 18 years of progressive experience designing manufacturing systems, global sourcing, supply chain optimization, regulatory compliance, and product design to Ai2. In this role, Chersky leads manufacturing, compliance, and quality management systems to ensure timely, FDA-compliant delivery of products.

Cambia Health Solutions hires Jack Quinn as Vice President of State Affairs
Cambia Health Solutions (@Cambia) is pleased to announce Jack Quinn is joining the Public Affairs and Policy team as Vice President of State Affairs. Quinn will lead Cambia’s State Government and Regulatory Affairs teams in support of health care transformation through legislative engagement, advocacy, and coalition building.

Gray Matter Analytics Appoints 6 Prominent Healthcare Leaders to New Advisory Board
Gray Matter Analytics (@GrayMatterData), a value-based care healthcare Analytics as a Service (AaaS) company, announced the appointment of six initial members to a newly created Advisory Board that will provide strategic guidance and advice on developing product, solutions and services to the Gray Matter Analytics team.

Matt Revis Joins Health Catalyst Leadership Team
Health Catalyst, Inc. (@HealthCatalyst), a provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, announced Matt Revis will join the Health Catalyst leadership team. Revis will report directly to Health Catalyst Chief Operating Officer Paul Horstmeier.

Former State HIT Coordinator for Health and Human Services Joins NextGate as Director of Product Management
NextGate (@NextGate), a global company in healthcare enterprise identification, announced that accomplished health informatics state leader Minakshi Tikoo, PhD, MBI, MS, MSc has joined the company as Director of Product Management. Dr. Tikoo is a veteran health IT trailblazer with decades of experience driving digital transformation as part of a strategic plan to improve value-based, person-centered care.

Kaia Health Hires Former Teladoc, Microsoft, and Allscripts Execs to Support Market Growth and Product Innovation
Kaia Health (@KaiaHealth), the world’s most popular digital musculoskeletal (MSK) care platform with 60 million lives covered worldwide, announced the appointment of industry leaders to its senior team to support market growth and product innovation. Drawing upon seasoned talent from the digital health and technology industries, Kaia Health has recently onboarded Gemma Wenstrom as Chief Operations Officer, CJ Mark as Chief Revenue Officer, Manu Diwakar as Chief Financial Officer, Sanid Khilnani as Vice President of Product, and Justin Yang, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer, US Commercial.

Kit Check Hires New Chief Technology Officer
Kit Check (@kitcheck) announced the addition of Vijay Venkatesh as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Venkatesh brings vast expertise leading technology teams that have used new data sets and business models to improve lives.

IntelyCare Adds Renowned Nursing Advocate, Entrepreneur Rebecca Love to Executive Leadership Team
IntelyCare (@IntelyCare), the largest staffing platform for nursing professionals seeking per-diem positions, announced that it has added Rebecca Love as chief clinical officer. The founder of HireNurses.com, Love is regarded as a pioneer in developing technology solutions that benefit nursing professionals. She is also one of the country’s most prominent advocates for nurses, with her 2018 TEDx Talk marking the first address by a nurse to be featured on the main TED.com platform.

Motient Names Darren Thompson as Director of Operations
Motient, a pioneer in patient movement solutions, announced that Darren Thompson has joined as the Director of Operations.

Holon Solutions Fuels Commitment to Client Success with New Chief Customer Officer
Holon Solutions (@HolonSolutions), healthcare’s precision information delivery company, announced that it has named Scott Tatro to the role of Chief Customer Officer. Tatro was previously Holon’s Chief Digital Commercial Officer focused on developing the digital foundation for the company’s market operations. The move demonstrates the company’s increased commitment to driving maximum success for all of its clients.

Lucira Health Hires Ghazi Kashmolah as Chief Quality Officer and EVP Regulatory Affairs
Lucira Health, Inc. (@LuciraHealth), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of transformative and innovative infectious disease test kits, announced life science professional Ghazi Kashmolah has joined the company as Chief Quality Officer and Executive Vice President Regulatory Affairs.

Albert Wu, M.D. Joins Dollar General in Newly Created Chief Medical Officer Role
Dollar General (@DollarGeneral) announced the appointment of Albert Wu, M.D. to the newly created position of Vice President, Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Wu will help to develop DG’s new health care services efforts by establishing and strengthening relationships with current and prospective healthcare product and service providers to build a comprehensive network of affordable services for DG customers.

Who’s Hiring

Looking for a new position, career, challenge? Predictions show the health IT industry is expected to witness a 37.1% spike in growth in 2021 and thereafter will continue to grow and reach $508.8 billion by the year 2027.  All this can’t happen without companies seeking top talent. So who is looking for what these days? Here is what we have found.