People on the Move – November 5, 2018

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By Matt Skoufalos

Select Medical Holdings Corporation of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania named Marilyn Tavenner to its board of directors. Tavenner has nearly 20 years of experience in health care. She was the president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under President Barack Obama, and Secretary of Health and Human Resources for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Tavenner was also a senior executive of the Hospital Corporation of America, Chippenham Medical Center and Johnston-Willis Hospital.

 

The Manassas, Virginina-based Notal Vision will see CEO Quinton Oswald retire at the end of 2018, to be replaced by the company’s current chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs, Susan Orr, OD. Oswald will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors. Grace Chang, a board-certified ophthalmologist and practicing vitreoretinal surgeon, will assume the CMO role.

 

Dean L. Smith

GlobalMed of Washington, D.C. has added Dean L. Smith as its chief medical information officer (CMIO) and senior vice president of government relations. Smith, a licensed, board-certified physician, spent the past 18 years with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Medical Services. Previous to that, he worked in ambulatory, acute and intensive, emergency medicine, and was a Lt. Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service.

 

Rockwell Medical Inc. of Wixom, Massachusetts has appointed Angus Smith as its CFO. Smith joins the company from Pernix Therapeutics.

 

Gerry Zack

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics & Health Care Compliance Association (SCCE & HCCA) of Minneapolis, Minnesota has named Gerry Zack its CEO. Founder and outgoing CEO Roy Snell will transition to special projects.

 

United Therapeutics Corporation of Silver Spring, Maryland has added Nilda Mesa to its board of directors. Mesa is the former director of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, was an adjunct professor at Columbia University, where she directed the urban sustainability and equity planning program at the university’s center for sustainable urban development at the Earth Institute.

 

Catalia Health of San Francisco, California has added Pat Basu to its board of directors. Basu is a partner at Chicago Pacific Founders, a former White House advisor under the Obama administration, and went on to co-found the Doctor on Demand telehealth service.

 

City Line Behavioral Healthcare of Boca Raton, Florida has named Andrew Rothermel its president and CEO as well as that of Life of Purpose-Florida, with Kerry Coyle as the executive director of the latter organization. Coyle has spent 15 years in behavioral health care.

 

Vascular Insights of Quincy, Massachusetts has named James “Chip” Draper its president and CEO. Outgoing CEO James P. Ott has been named executive chairman of the board of directors.

 

Sister Carol Keehan

The Washington, D.C.-based Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) will search for a new president-CEO, as Sister Carol Keehan announced her pending retirement at the end of June 2019.

 

Lark Health of Mountain View, California has named Sharon Rapoport its vice president of data science. Rapoport joins Lark from TripAdvisor; previously, she was the first data scientist at Plaid.

 

Ron Linares

Sentry Data Systems, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, Florida has named Ron Linares its CFO. Linares has been CFO for several companies, including OmniComm Systems Inc.

 

Cricket Health of San Francisco, California has added former Fresenius Medical Care executive Robert Sepucha as chief administrative officer; former longtime digital health engineering leader Sam Mankiewicz as chief technology officer; and clinical expert and veteran Sound Physicians executive Dianna Budgeon as head of clinical operations.

 

Christopher S. Ennis

The Virginia Beach-based Urology of Virginia named Christopher S. Ennis as its CEO. Previously, Ennis has been senior administrator at the University Of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

 

University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio has named Peter J. Pronovost as its chief clinical transformation officer. Pronovost was senior vice president for clinical strategy and the chief medical officer for UnitedHealthcare, and has worked at Johns Hopkins Medicine for 20 years.

 

International Medical Group of Indianapolis, Indiana has named Glenn Maykish as global head of products and strategy. Maykish was previously the chief commercial officer for AXA Assistance USA.

 

McKesson Corporation of San Francisco, California has promoted president and COO Brian Tyler to CEO, succeeding retiring chairman and CEO John H. Hammergren. Tyler will also remain as president. Lead independent director Edward Mueller succeeds Hammergren as an independent chairman of the Board. All changes are effective April 1, 2019.

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