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The Healthcare IT Talent Demand Continues: Recent Reshaping of Executive Positions Featured

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ManTech Names CIO for its Federal Health IT Business Unit

ManTech International Corporation has named John Dorman VP and CIO for ManTech Health, the company's federal health IT business unit. Dorman joins ManTech Health from Acentia, where he served as a VP for defense health services. Prior to Acentia, Dorman held CIO, CTO, and other IT management positions at Planned Systems International, Cogenz International, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Lockheed Engineering and Management Services Company.

Source Medical’s New Leadership Comprised of Former Allscripts, Dell, NextGen Execs

Source Medical assembled a team of top talent from the healthcare IT industry bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience in the healthcare information field. Kareem Saad joins Source Medical as the new EVP of Strategy and Business Development. Previously Saad served as a Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences Solutions Sales with Dell. Prior to that, Saad served as Business Segment Executive overseeing IBM's clinical genomics and translational medicine solutions business.

Dennis Martineau joins as EVP of Product Development. Martineau previously served with Allscripts Healthcare in several senior leadership capacities, including most recently as VP of Payer and Life Sciences Solutions Development.

Jonathan Isaacs joins as EVP and GM of the Surgery Division, bringing over 20 years of technology experience across hardware, software, and services businesses. Prior to joining Source Medical, Isaacs was SVP and GM for NextGen Healthcare’s Hospital Solutions Division. Isaacs also worked at Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences.

Matthew Phillips is the new SVP, Partnerships and Business Development. Prior to joining Source Medical, Phillips spent the last 15 years at Dell in a number of roles across the K-12, Higher Education, Federal and Healthcare industries.

Dan Trott joins as the new VP of Surgery Sales. Previously Trott served as Worldwide Medical Imaging Leader at Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences. Prior to joining Dell, he was the Medical Archiving Director for IBM; VP of Sales and Marketing for Kodak’s first PACS subsidiary; starting as a Physician’s Assistant in Diagnostic Imaging.

Britt Denning joins as VP of Commercial Operations. Most recently he served as Senior Director of Operations for NextGen’s Hospital Solutions Division. Prior to that, he was at Dell for 14 years, most recently being the Finance Director for the Dell Healthcare Division. He started his career at Motorola holding various finance and accounting roles.

Connecture Announces Two EVP Appointments

Connecture, a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, appointed two executives: William "Bill" Spehr, a veteran executive with extensive health insurance and employee benefits expertise, will serve as EVP of sales and marketing. In addition, David Sockel, a proven leader and 15-year veteran of the company, will serve as EVP of strategy and corporate development.

Spehr joins Connecture from WebMD Health Services, where he served as chief sales officer and led teams that generated record new sales growth. Prior to his work at WebMD Health Services, he was SVP for sales and account services at CVS Caremark. Earlier in his career, he held sales positions with MetLife and United Health Group, and was a consultant with Buck Consultants.

Sockel co-founded Connecture in 1999 after working for eight years in health care consulting for Cap Gemini/Ernst & Young and prior to that the Lewin Group. At Connecture, Sockel has held a number of roles since co-founding the company, including chief revenue officer and SVP, corporate and sales development.

par8o Elects Former WebMD Exec to Board of Directors

par8o, Healthcare’s Operating System, added Fred C. Goad, Jr., 73, to its Board of Directors. Goad founded Voyent Partners, a private investment company, in August 2001, and is currently a partner. He served as co-CEO of the transaction services division of WebMD, from June 2000 through March 2001. Goad was a senior advisor to the office of the president of the transaction services division of Quintiles Transnational, co-CEO and chairman of Envoy until Envoy was acquired by Quintiles in 1999; president and CEO of Envoy.

COR Medical Technologies Appoints CTO with Extensive Technical and Network Products Experience

COR Medical Technologies appointed John Scott as its CTO. COR Medical Technologies offers CORcare™, a comprehensive instant decision support system for rapid and accurate diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up management of patients. Prior to joining COR, Scott was Group President at Andrew Corporation in Chicago, responsible for BD, creating a network products division through the purchase and management of various technology companies. In addition, he did extensive work in both China and Russia with The Peoples Bank of China and Nanjing Radio Company. He was also an electrical engineer at International Communications Corporation, where he worked with the United States Department of Defense. 

Shareable Ink Names Board Member as New CEO

Shareable Ink, a health-tech startup that moved from Boston to Nashville in 2010 to follow TNInvestco money and other investment opportunities, has named Hal Andrews as new CEO. He replaces Laurie McGraw, a former Allscripts executive who joined the company after an investment round led by Lemhi Ventures.

Hal Andrews was most recently VP & GM, Hospital Solutions at Availity. Andrews has led and sold multiple health care companies such as revenue cycle management firm RevPoint Healthcare Technologies, which Availity bought in May 2014. He had a stint as CEO of Data Advantage, which was acquired by Press Ganey, as well as executive positions at Cogent Healthcare and Essent Healthcare. He has been a member of Shareable Ink's board of directors since 2010.

Date Range: March 22nd - April 27th 

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