Conifer Health Solutions Appoints Chief Compliance Officer
Conifer Health Solutions announced that Daniel Feldman has joined its senior leadership team as SVP and chief compliance officer. Prior to joining Conifer Health, Feldman held various leadership positions at Dean Foods Co. in Dallas, serving most recently as VP, chief litigation counsel and chief compliance officer.
GE Healthcare Appoints CTO for Imaging
Amit Phadnis has been appointed VP, CTO- Imaging, GE Healthcare. In this role, Amit will drive digitization, software and cross modality initiatives across the Imaging business. Amit joins GE from Cisco Systems where, most recently, he was the India Site Leader and SVP of Engineering for the Core Software Group.
Quality Systems Announces Principal Accounting Officer Changes
Quality Systems, provider of industry-leading health IT software for medical and dental clients, announced that John K. Stumpf will resign as the company's EVP, Finance and Principal Accounting Officer. Stumpf is leaving to join another local company. The Board appointed James R. Arnold, the company's EVP and CFO, to serve in the additional role of the company's Principal Accounting Officer.
Cotiviti Appoints SAP Exec to Board of Directors
Cotiviti Holdings announced that Mala Anand, President of Analytics at SAP SE, was elected to Cotiviti’s Board of Directors to serve as an independent director.
athenahealth Announces Board and HR Leadership Changes
athenahealth announced Ed Park, its EVP and COO, has been appointed to the company’s board. Park will be stepping down from his current role this month. In preparation for Park’s transition, he has worked closely with Kyle Armbrester, SVP and Chief Product Officer of athenahealth, to ensure a seamless transition. Armbrester will take on responsibility for direction and delivery of core services and will continue to lead the hospital division.
Blackbaud Appoints Allscripts Exec as President of its Healthcare Solutions Group
Blackbaud appointed Russ Cobb as president of its Healthcare Solutions group. Prior to joining Blackbaud, Cobb spent the last five years with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions in various executive marketing roles, including VP of global marketing & communications. Cobb also served in marketing, sales and professional services roles with Siemens Healthcare and he began his career at IBM as part of the team that developed and launched Websphere Business Integration globally.
Alibaba Health Information Technology Announces Retirement of Executive Director and Executive Vice Chairman
Alibaba Health IT announced that Chen Xiao Ying, 53, retired from office as an executive Director and the executive vice chairman of the company. Ying has been the Executive Chairman at the Pollon Group, a private investment group, since 1989. Chen served as the CEO of Alibaba Health Information Technology Limited 2014.
McKesson and Change Healthcare Creates New Healthcare IT Company; Announces Leaders
McKesson and Change Healthcare Holdings announced the creation of a new healthcare IT company. The entity will combine substantially all of Change Healthcare’s business and the majority of McKesson Technology Solutions (MTS) into a new company. Chairman, president, and CEO of McKesson John H. Hammergren will serve as chairman. CEO and President at Change Healthcare Neil de Crescenzo will serve as CEO, joined by an experienced management team comprised of leaders from both McKesson and Change Healthcare.
athenahealth Bifurcates Chief Financial and Chief Administrative functions; Appoints New CFO
As athenahealth bifurcates the Chief Financial and Chief Administrative functions. Kristi A. Matus, EVP and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) of the company, announced her intention to step down, to pursue new challenges. The company appointed Karl Stubelis, to serve as the company's SVP and CFO. Stubelis has served as the company's VP and Corporate Controller, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, interim CFO. Prior to joining the company, he served as VP, corporate controller, and chief accounting officer at Sapient Corporation.
GE Healthcare Appoints Digital Chief and General Counsel
Charles Koontz, joins GE as VP and chief digital officer for GE Healthcare. Before joining GE, Koontz served as the VP and general manager of healthcare at CSC.
Cerner Names SVP of Population Health
Cerner announced that John Glaser will assume the role of SVP of Population Health and Global Strategy. He joined Cerner in 2015 as a part of the Siemens Heath Services acquisition, where he was CEO. Prior to Siemens, he was VP and CIO at Partners HealthCare; he also previously served as VP of information systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
athenahealth Names CTO from Kaseya International
athenahealth appointed Prakash Khot as CTO. Most recently, Khot was CTO at Kaseya International. In 2006, he co-founded Dimdim, a web-based platform that let users host or attend live online meetings, demos and webinars, and served as its CTO and EVP of Product Development. Dimdim was acquired by Salesforce in 2011 where he became their SVP of Engineering for the Collaboration Cloud platform. Previously, Khot led the CA RFID Group in the Office of CTO. He joined CA in 2001 upon its acquisition of Boston-based AIM, which he co-founded and served as CTO.
Veeva Systems Appoints Board Member with Excellence in Financial Strategy and Technology Banking
Veeva Systems appointed Paul Chamberlain to serve as a member of the board. Veeva Systems provides cloud-based software solutions for the life sciences industry in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Chamberlain works as an advisor, board member, and investor in technology companies. He was with Morgan Stanley for more than 25 years. He served as managing director for 18 years, during which time he was the co-head of Global Technology Banking for 10 years.
Allscripts Promotes CFO to President
Allscripts promoted CFO Rick Poulton to President, responsible for day-to-day operational leadership. The Company has commenced a search for a new CFO, and Poulton will maintain the CFO title and responsibilities until a new CFO is appointed.