By Matt Skoufalos
Brainlab AG of Munich, Germany has announced that CFO Joseph A. Doyle plans to retire after nearly 20 years with the company. Doyle joined Brainlab as VP in 1998, and two years later was promoted to CFO; he was also the company’s COO from 2001 to 2009. A U.S. Navy veteran, Doyle has a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, a Stanford MBA, and a master’s in manufacturing systems engineering, also from Stanford. After his retirement, Doyle will remain with Brainlab as an advisor.
Joseph A. Doyle
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) of Downers Grove, Illinois, has named Karen L. Woods its president. Woods, an ASGE Fellow who works with Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates, of Houston, Texas, has also been the ASGE VP and President-elect since becoming a member of the organization in 1991. Her term will last until June 2018.
PatientPoint of Cincinnati, Ohio has made named Traver Hutchins its Chief Growth Officer. Hutchins, a longtime entrepreneur, founded Remedy Health Media (originally called MediZine), in 1994, and in 2011, launched ASAP Urgent Care, a chain of care centers in Connecticut.
Kno2 of Boise, Idaho, has named Erica Neher its SVP of partner success. Neher most recently ran EMR Support Consulting Services, a health care consultancy, has managed inpatient clinical systems at SSM Health of Wisconsin, and was a clinical systems architect at Wisconsin Integrated Information Technology and Telemedicine Systems (WIITTS). She has a master’s degree in communication research & leadership from Illinois State University, where she also taught, and a bachelor of arts in communication Studies from St. Norbert College.
The Parkinson’s Foundation of New York, New York added five members to its People with Parkinson’s patient Advisory Council. It will be chaired by Daniel Novak of Fort Worth, Texas, and includes retired health care marketing executive Caryn Balaban of Phoenix, Arizona; psychologist Daniel DeWitt of Grand Rapids, Michigan; veterinary pathologist David Malarkey of Cary, North Carolina; animal welfare specialist Dana Seyfried of Roslyn, New York; and retired business development and program manager Robert “Kelly” Sweeney of Portland, Oregon. Each member is elected for a three-year term.
Remedy Partners of Darien, Connecticut, has named Jason Rose its Chief Product Officer. Rose formerly worked at Inovalon, where he was EVP and Chief Strategic Development Officer. Rose has a master’s degree in Health Services Administration (MHSA) from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Radford University.
Accuray Incorporated of Sunnyvale, California, has promoted eight-year employee Stan Gee to VP of Revenue Management. Gee will report directly to CFO Kevin Waters, and will manage global revenue forecasts for the company.
DaVita Kidney Care of Denver, Colorado named Eric Severson its chief people officer. Severson joins the company from Gap Inc., where he was co-chief human resources officer and SVP of global talent solutions; he also spent a decade at Macy’s in employee and labor relations and store operations. Severson holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Penn State University and a master’s in English from Arizona State.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has made Joseph Rossano its Chief of Cardiology. Rossano is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CHOP and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; he has also been Associate Chief of Cardiology, Executive Director of the Cardiac Center, and Medical Director of the Heart Transplantation Program and the Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Program. He is a Core Faculty Member of the CHOP Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and a Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Care Economics at Penn. Rossano was on the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine for several years before joining CHOP and Penn in 2011.
Senscio Systems of Boston, Massachusetts, made Gary M. Janko its COO. In his 35-year career, Janko launched Bay State Health Care, established health care management, billing, and consulting firm Access Partners Inc., and most recently spent a decade as COO at a Pain Solutions Management Group. He has been President of the New Hampshire chapter of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and Chair of the Physician Practice Management Committee of the MA-RI Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Janko has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MPA from Cornell University.
MedNet Solutions of Minnetonka, Minnesota has made Richard Murg its Chief Revenue Officer. Murg was most recently VP of Sales for BioClinica, where he spent 11 years leading a startup division. Murg has a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Military Academy and an MBA from the University of Texas at El Paso.
CCRM of Denver, Colorado made Steve Rask its new CFO. Rasnk joins the company from CoorsTek LLC, is a certified public accountant, and has a bachelor’s degree in accounting Northern Illinois University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International.