Transcarent Appoints CMO, Carium, Tegria, Swift Medical, GoCheckKids, Others –
Transcarent appoints Dr. Randy Hawkins as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and will report to Transcarent Chief Executive Officer, Glen Tullman. As CMO, Dr. Hawkins will oversee the organization’s clinical quality initiatives and support the organization’s health analytics strategy.
Swift Medical has appointed Brian Litten as it’s new Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Litten brings decades of healthcare leadership experience across health plans, provider organizations, regulatory agencies, and technology solution providers, with a proven track record of transforming and growing health technology pioneers. Previously, Litten held various leadership positions in transformational, value-based healthcare companies, including Tabula Rasa HealthCare (clinical pharmacy), StationMD (emergency telehealth), Pearl Health (risk-based primary care), PathForward (medical oncology), and Blue Cross Blue Shield. His passionate outlook for access to quality care and diverse background positions him well as the company pushes for growth and continued enhancements to its wound care technology solutions.
GoCheck Kidsthe leading digital vision screening platform for children, has named Naveen Kathuria as its new Chief Executive Officer. Kathuria brings deep experience leading healthcare organizations that serve vulnerable populations to his leadership role at GoCheck Kids, which is helping children thrive and pediatricians succeed by streamlining vision screenings into one efficient solution.
Deara Care Experience Platform (CXP) appoints David McCormick as Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective Feb. 2023. As newly appointed COO, David McCormick will provide leadership and insights into company operations, leading the sales and customer success teams.
In addition to this appointment, the company also announced the promotion within its leadership team of Julie Cloud to Chief Marketing Officer and Jessica Shandrowski to Vice President of Product & Customer Success.
Dr. Bill Roberts ACSM Chief Medical Officer
The American College of Sports Medicine® (ACSM) has named William Roberts, M.D., FACSM, as the organization’s new chief medical officer. In his new role, Roberts will develop strategy, provide guidance and lead collaborative efforts that address the professional needs of ACSM’s clinical membership and help grow, engage and cultivate clinical members and leaders. He also will provide clinical guidance on a variety of member and industry stakeholder issues related to ACSM’s sports medicine and clinical activities.
Healthcare technology consulting and services firm Tegria appoints Raymond A. Gensinger, Jr., MD, FHIMSS as senior vice president and chief medical officer. A former chief information officer (CIO) and recognized expert on healthcare data analytics, Dr. Gensinger will take a leadership role in Tegria’s work to help provider and payer clients optimize and advance care through clinical transformation initiatives.
HHAeXchange has named Scott Schwartz as Chief Revenue Officer. After serving as Vice President and Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at HHAeXchange for six years, Schwartz’s next role will be instrumental in driving the company’s continued growth in the homecare market.
In his new role as Chief Revenue Officer, Schwartz will lead HHAeXchange’s provider sales, business development, and marketing organizations. He will also continue to lead the company’s innovative Partner Connect program, enabling customers to directly connect their HHAeXchange platform with complementary solutions that drive efficiency and visibility.
Verato names Avi Mukherjee as chief product officer. Avi comes to Verato from Alphabet’s Verily where he served as head of customer solutions. He’s held positions across the healthcare and technology ecosystem including chief product officer at HealthGrades (acquired by WebMD), CTO at MAP Health Management and advisor at Redesign Health.
CentralReach appoints SaaS finance expert, Rick Russo, as Chief Financial Officer. With over 30 years of experience in the technology space, Rick will be leading the company’s financial operations during this time of growth and will be a strategic thought partner to the leadership team as the company continues to meet the unprecedented demand for its market-leading Autism and IDD Care Platform.
Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. (“Tactile Medical”; the “Company”) (Nasdaq: TCMD), a medical technology company providing therapies for people with chronic disorders appoints Elaine Birkemeyer as Chief Financial Officer, effective March 20, 2023. Ms. Birkemeyer will succeed Brent Moen, who is retiring.
AI-powered Patient Experience & Growth platform Steer Health announces two new team members: Greg Silvey as SVP of Growth and Beth Fleming as the VP of Customer Success. Greg has a successful career as a healthcare executive with leadership roles in start-ups and large multinational organizations. Beth is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 25 years of experience working in management teams of healthcare organizations and health tech startups. In their new roles, both will help Steer Health expand and deepen its partnerships with healthcare organizations across the U.S.
OFFOR Health appoints Shawn Nason as CEO, replacing CEO Saket Agrawal. Nason brings more than 25 years of experience in executive management, customer service and healthcare innovation to his role as CEO, including direct experience improving healthcare access and outcomes in rural communities.
Clinical-stage biopharma company Clene, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLNN) along with its subsidiaries “Clene” and its wholly owned subsidiary Clene Nanomedicine, Inc. appoints Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S. as Head of Medical. An internationally recognized expert in treating disorders of the central nervous system, Dr. Greenberg brings extensive clinical and research experience to Clene as the company continues its development of CNM-Au8® as a potential treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple sclerosis (MS). Gemini BioProducts Holding, Inc. (“GeminiBio” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, LLC (“BelHealth”), a Florida-based healthcare private equity firm appoints Cory Stevenson as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors