People on the Move – November 20, 2017

By Matt Skoufalos

RedBrick Health of Minneapolis, Minnesota has added SVP of Sales Ryan Schoenecker. Schoenecker has spent 15 years in sales planning, strategy and leadership, most recently with Best Doctors; he has also worked for Pitney Bowes Management Systems and Hallmark Insights.

Ryan Schoenecker and Kurt Cegielski

Geisinger of Danville, Pennsylvania, has added Huntington F. Willard as the inaugural director of its recently launched National Precision Health Initiative. A former President of the American Society of Human Genetics, Willard is the founding director of the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, an elected member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine, Willard will also be professor of precision health and associate chief scientific officer at Geisinger. Willard has chaired the Geisinger Scientific Advisory Board since 2011.

Huntington F. Willard

Peyton Elliott has been named CEO of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division-affiliated Park Plaza Hospital. Elliott was most recently VP of operations and finance at Houston Methodist West Hospital; he’s worked at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist Hospital System, and Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler.

Peyton Elliott

MemorialCare Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach of Long Beach, California has named Graham Tse its associate chief medical officer. Tse has worked in the hospital’s pediatric ICU for 17-plus years. He is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care, is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada.

Graham Tse

eHealth Technologies of Rochester, New York has developed an expert clinical advisory panel. It includes John Julian Fung, who is chief of Transplant Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine Transplantation Institute; Vanderbilt University oncologist Travis Osterman; University of Rochester Medical Center cardiologist and clinical associate professor of medicine Thomas A. Rocco; Bassett Healthcare endocrinologist Amy Freeth; Duke Cancer Institute Susan Blackwell, a hematology physician assistant; and John McMichael, associate CMIO for the Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.

Donald L. Kramer retired from the board of directors of Nobilis Health Corp. of Houston, Texas. CEO Harry Fleming has been named Chairman of the Board, “and will serve in an executive chairman capacity,” according to a statement from the company.

Privia Health of Arlington, Virginia promoted senior physician executive Keith Fernandez to National Chief Clinical Officer and board of governors chair Fred Taweel to Chief Medical Officer, Mid-Atlantic Region.

Eric Zwisler, chairman of Cardinal Health China, will retire amid the $1.2-billion sale of the company’s business to Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding Co., Ltd.

Hanger, Inc. of Austin, Texas will see the longest-serving members of its board of directors retire at the end of 2017: chairman of the board Thomas P. Cooper and Cynthia L. Feldmann. Cooper will become a director emeritus, while director Christopher B. Begley will assume the role of non-executive Chairman. Thomas C. Freyman, the recently retired EVP of finance and administration at Abbot Laboratories, and John T. Fox, CEO and President of Beaumont Health in Michigan, will replace Cooper and Feldmann.

The American Osteopathic Association of Chicago, Illinois named David J. Pugach SVP of public policy. Pugach had most recently been VP of federal relations, for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network; he was also deputy director of the Office of Government and Congressional Relations at the National Cancer Institute. Pugach holds a juris doctorate from the Rutgers University School of Law, and is a member of the Maryland state bar.

Eli Lilly and Company of Indianapolis, Indiana promoted VP of investor relations Philip Johnson to SVP of Finance and company treasurer. Johnson has been with the company for 22 years, as VP and SVP of finance and CFO for Global Manufacturing and Quality. Prior to joining Lilly, Johnson worked for six years in investment banking and management consulting.

Millennium Health of San Diego has named Dave Henderson its CIO. Most recently, Henderson was CIO for GenomeDx Biosciences; he has also been CIO at Sequenom Inc.

ConcertoHealth of Kalamazoo, Michigan has added Richard L. Brown as market medical director for West Michigan. Brown was most recently professor of family medicine and director of the Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and CEO and CMO for Wellsys, LLC.

Beacon International of Phoenix, Arizona, has named Mike Kane its Business Development Manager. Kane joins the company from DLL, where he spent 18 years, most recently as part of a joint venture with Philips Medical Capital.

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