By Matt Skoufalos
Signify Health of Dallas, Texas has named Joseph Jasser its chief medical officer and executive vice president of complex care management. Prior to Signify Health, Jasser was president of Humana’s Care Delivery Organization.
Nurx of San Francisco, California has added former U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin to its board of directors. Benjamin has received the Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights and the 2000 National Caring Award; she was the first female African-American president of a state medical society in the United States (Medical Association of the State of Alabama). She is founder and CEO of BayouClinic Inc. and of the Gulf States Health Policy Center, and serves on several boards, including those of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan and Ascension.
Astellas of Northbrook, Illinois has named Eloiza Domingo-Snyder its executive director of diversity and inclusion. Previously, Domingo-Snyder served as deputy chief diversity officer and senior director of diversity and inclusion at Johns Hopkins Medicine and Health System.
The Glenview, Illinois-based American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) has promoted COO Robert A. Musacchio to executive vice president and CEO.
Pharmaceutics International Inc. (Pii) of Hunt Valley, Maryland has named Hank Nowak vice president of business development. Nowak most recently was head of global business development at Metabolon Inc.
Cedar Gate Technologies of Greenwich, Connecticut has named physician executive Lee Bernard Sacks to its board of directors. Sacks was most recently chief medical officer of Advocate Aurora Health.
Pediatric Specialty Care of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania named Mary L. Hoffman its COO. A a registered nurse and a licensed nursing home administrator with more than 30 years of experience in leading care facilities for vulnerable populations, Hoffman had been regional director of operations for PSC’s Point Pleasant, Quakertown, Doylestown, Lancaster, and Hopewell facilities.
National community oncology network OneOncology of Nashville, Tennessee has named Erich Mounce its first COO. Mounce was most recently CEO at West Cancer Center.
USP of Rockville, Maryland has named Susan C. Winckler chair of its board of trustees. Winckler, president of Leavitt Partners Solutions, has been a member-at-large on the USP board since 2015.
Empiric Health of Salt Lake City, Utah has added David Heath as vice president of business development. Heath has held leadership roles at Premier Inc. and at MedAssets Inc. (now Vizient).
Ultimate Medical Academy of Tampa, Florida has named Lisa McClure its associate provost of programs and academic affairs. McClure was most recently senior director of academic operations in the private pay business unit at K12 Inc.
Simione Healthcare Consultants of Hamden, Connecticut has named Claudia Baker as a senior manager. Baker has more than 25 years of diverse expertise in consulting and progressive field and management roles. A registered nurse, she began her home health career in 1992 as a patient care coordinator for Total Care in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The Austen Riggs Center of Stockbridge, Massachusetts has named Eric M. Plakun as medical director/CEO, replacing Andrew J. Gerber, who has left to pursue other opportunities.
SomaLogic of Boulder, Colorado has named Roy Smythe its CEO. A trained surgeon and former translational scientist, Smythe joins SomaLogic from Royal Philips, where he was chief medical officer (CMO) for strategy and partnerships.
Integrated Behavioral Health, Inc. of Costa Mesa, California has named David Sockel its chief commercial officer. Sockel was most recently executive vice president of corporate and product strategy and chief revenue officer at Connecture Inc.
Getinge has named Stéphane Le Roy president of business area surgical workflows and a member of its executive team. Le Roy most recently was regional president of southwest Europe; in his latest role, he succeeds Paul Marcun, who departs the company.