By Matt Skoufalos
AccuReg has named Jase DuRard its Chief Revenue Officer. DuRard, who is also co-owner and Chief Strategy Officer of GlassbrookRx, joins the company from Zelis Payments, where he was SVP of Enterprise Provider Solutions.
Interventional radiologist and Washington University professor of radiology and surgery Suresh Vedantham has been named president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). The SIR 2017-18 Executive Council also includes President-elect M. Victoria Marx of USC Medical Center, Los Angeles; Secretary Laura Findeiss of the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville; Treasurer Matthew S. Johnson of the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis; and Immediate Past-president Charles E. Ray, Jr.
Bureau Veritas has named Natalia Shuman its Executive Vice President of North America for its Commodities and Industry & Facilities division, effective April 10, 2017. Shuman is the first woman on the Executive Committee of the company, and joins the Group from Kelly Services, where she was SVP and GM of its EMEA and APAC regions. Shuman’s career includes 20 years of management and operational experience in HR services, outsourcing, and staffing industries. She holds a dual Global Executive MBA program from Columbia University and the London Business School.
KNOW Bio has launched its new medical device business, PhotonMD, Inc., which will be headed by President and CEO Nicholas Medendorp, Jr. Medendorp holds more than 80 U.S. patents in LED and lighting products, nearly 20 years of experience in the technology development industry, and joins the company from Novan, Inc., where he was Vice President of Medical Devices. Mendendorp was also VP of Research and Development and VP of Operations at Cree Inc.
Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) and Rush-Copley Medical Center of Chicago, Illinois (Rush-Copley) have reorganized under a common corporate parent as Rush academic health system (Rush). Larry Goodman will be its CEO while maintaining his position as RUMC CEO, Rush-Copley President Michael Dandorph will serve as President of the Rush system, and Rush-Copley President and CEO Barry Finn will also serve as a Rush executive officer. The Rush board of trustees will be led by RUMC Chairman William Goodyear, and RUMC, Rush Oak Park Hospital, and Rush-Copley will each maintain their respective leadership, hospital board and organizational structures.
Kit Check of Washington, D.C. has named Kristyn Reed-Salow its CFO. Reed-Salow was most recently CFO of Framebridge and has been the CFO of Fishbowl, Law.com, RealLegal, and Mantas, Inc.
The Joint Commission has named Heather Hurley executive director of its Laboratory Business Development. Hurley will lead the development and implementation of products and services for its Laboratory Accreditation Program, will lead its Laboratory Professional Technical and Advisory Committee, Advisory Council, and will serve as liaison to associations, collaborative partners, and accrediting and regulatory bodies in the laboratory field. Hurley was most recently director of sales for the Life Science Reagent Business Unit at Affymetrix Inc., and has worked as a laboratory technologist in the Department of Molecular Genetics at The Cleveland Clinic.
Zelis Healthcare has named Millie Tan its Chief Marketing Officer. Tan was most recently Chief Marketing Officer for Quintiles, and has worked at Monster.com and Monster Worldwide, Polaroid, and Gillette
Medline of Northfield, Illinois promoted Lesly Marban to Chief Marketing Officer from SVP of marketing for the U.S. post-acute care market. Marban has been with the company since 2011 and holds an MBA from DePaul University.
Signet Accel of Columbus, Ohio has named co-founder Peter Embi its Chief Medical Officer. Embi is also president and CEO of the independent healthcare research institute Regenstrief Institute at the Indiana University School of Medicine.