eClinical Solutions Company Promotes Finance Exec to CFO
DATATRAK appointed Jennifer Mabe Fox as CFO. She has been serving as the VP of Finance and Quality at DATATRAK since 2011, and will continue to lead the Company's finance, quality and investor relations functions in her new role. She was previously the CFO and VP of Finance and Quality Control for ClickFind, which was acquired by DATATRAK in 2006. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Former ADP Exec Joins DataMetrix as CEO
Gary G. Twigg was appointed CEO of DataMetrix, a health care audit and data-mining company. Twigg brings over twenty years’ experience in strategic business processes, sales and marketing, entrepreneurial growth, and strategic decision-making. His career focus has been in the healthcare IT field, coming to DataMetrix from executive leadership roles like CEO at Bloodhound Technologies, EVP at Automatic Data Processing (ADP and VP, Scientific Information Services at Technassociates.
PeraHealth Names Performance Improvement Leader as CEO
PeraHealth, formerly known as Rothman Healthcare, has named a new leadership team headed by healthcare performance improvement pioneer Stephanie Alexander who has been named CEO, as the company expands beyond acute-care hospitals into new markets with leading-edge software that leverages Electronic Health Records to illuminate often-undetected trends in patients’ health. Ms. Alexander, a 27-year veteran in the healthcare industry, served as Executive Sponsor of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Quality Improvement Demonstration (HQID) project and built the Premier Inc. healthcare alliance’s healthcare informatics business.
National eHealth Collaborative Appoints Chairman and Treasurer
Dr. Janet Corrigan, former president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, has been appointed chair of the of National eHealth Collaborative, a public-private partnership aimed at promoting health IT. Dr. Corrigan was Senior Board Director at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and Executive Director of the President’s Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry.
Paul Uhrig, General Counsel, EVP of legal and finance, and Chief Privacy Officer at Surescripts, an electronic prescribing network , has been appointed treasurer of NeHC's board.
Social Interest Solutions’ Co-Founder to Leave
Claudia Page, co-founder of Social Interest Solutions, a not-for-profit organization focused on leveraging technology to help consumers access health and social services, has announced that she will leave the organization in 2013.
NuPhysicia Appoints Sales & Marketing VP with Prior Medical Information Systems Experience
Michael Szafron, former Global Products Sales Manager at Tesco, a provider of oilfield technology and services, has been named VP of Sales and Marketing for NuPhysicia, a telemedicine provider. Prior, he also served as Commercial Sales Manger and Global AMSS Commercialization Manager at Tesco. Szafron’s prior successes include key business development roles at Egton Medical Information Systems (EMIS) in the UK, and RISE Health Systems (now MedAccess) of Canada.
Compressus Hires COO with Consulting Expertise
Compressus, a medical software company offering a proven interoperability and workflow platform to the healthcare IT market, named Joe Lavelle as COO. Lavelle's experience at industry leading consulting firms -Cap Gemini, Accenture, First Consulting Group, has given him unprecedented access and insights into the strategic needs of healthcare systems. He has a track record of building teams to create and deliver solutions for those needs with maximum return on investment. Lavelle is also a career coach, published author and blogger, and social media expert who has been dedicated to increasing the career growth and opportunities for his teams, customers and clients.
Former Motorola Mobility Exec Named CIO at HealthFitness
HealthFitness, a proven leader of population health management, named Teri Lonergan as CIO. She comes to HealthFitness with 20 years' experience as a programmer, business analyst and IT executive. She most recently served as senior IT director for Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility. In that position, her responsibilities included accountability for corporate IT investments, as well as development and execution of long-term IT strategies. At HealthFitness, Lonergan will be responsible for a diverse health IT team that manages internal systems, as well as for development and support of an eHealth platform accessed by the millions of employees who use HealthFitness health management programs.
Jardogs Strengthens Leadership Team with the Addition of Two Seasoned Healthcare Execs
Jardogs, a leading provider of patient engagement and health management solutions, named Ken Mikesh joins as SVP of Strategy & BD and Brenda Stewart joins as SVP of Marketing.
Formerly SVP of Client Development at MyHealthDIRECT, Mikesh specialized in corporate strategy, client acquisition and partnership development. Previously, he held leadership roles at RelayHealth, Allscripts and OptimusEMR. Mikesh is an active member of multiple industry groups and associations; as well as several state Health Information Exchanges (HIEs).
Stewart previously held leadership positions at Merge Healthcare, where she directed the company's internal and external communication activities; Modern Healthcare, where she was responsible for the publication's strategic branding, market research and analysis, special events and advertising; and Allscripts, where she managed media activities, trade shows, public relations and communication.
Cloud-Based Health IT Company Names VP, Ops
CareCloud, a provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR), revenue cycle management and medical billing software and services, hired Ralph Catalano as its new VP of Operations. He comes to CareCloud from athenahealth, where he was VP of Client Development, VP of Client Operations and VP of Operations.
Happtique Appoints Senior Leaders in Preparation for mHealth Growth
Happtique, the digital platform for the curation, certification, and prescribing of mobile health apps, named Lois Drapin as Chief Verticals Officer and Tammy Lewis as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer.
Drapin has been working strategically with Happtique for the past 18 months. She previously advised pharmaceutical and emerging digital and mobile health companies in the areas of social media, big data, medical education, market research, and remote patient monitoring. Drapin has provided strategic guidance to Johnson & Johnson , United Healthcare, Physicians Interactive, Skyscape, and Healthline Networks. Additionally, Drapin served as the first member of the Innovation Group at Wyeth and as SVP of Strategic Development at Synetic, CareInsight, Medical Manager, and ultimately for WebMD.
Lewis most recently served as CMO at Skanz, the first QR-coded social network, CMO at Prematics (now NaviNet), a provider of mobile care management solutions, and was the founding CMO at Surescripts, operator of the nation's largest health information exchange. Additionally, Lewis served as SVP of Marketing at Medscape and Marketing Director of the HIV Franchise at Hoffmann La Roche, where she launched the first protease inhibitor.
Date range: November 12th - December 9th