Amazon Halo leader jumps ship for job at Biofourmis; former Livongo exc. advises CareCentrix

Also: Santosh Mohan leaves MassGen Brigham for Moffitt Cancer Center and Zipari names C-suite hires.
By MobiHealthNews
03:18 pm

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Dr. Maulik Majmuda has joined Boston-based virtual care and digital therapeutics company Biofourmis as its chief medical officer, the company announced this week. 

Prior to this new role, Majmudar served as medical office at Amazon, where he led the development and launch of Amazon Halo. He also completed a stint at Massachusetts General Hospital as an associate director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab, and was an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. 

Majmudar has a history with Biofourmis. He joined the company’s clinical advisory board in 2015 and has served on its board of directors since 2019. 

As CMO, he will work to expand the company’s clinical care services, oversee product management, data science and clinical affairs. 

Care Angel, maker of virtual nurse assistant technology, named Bud Flagstad as its new CEO. 

Flagstad joins Care Angel after serving as the senior vice president of research and development at UnitedHealth Group. 

He is taking over the CEO role from Wolf Shlagman, the founder of Care Angel, who is transitioning to a new position as chief product and innovation officer. 

“After working with Bud as an investor and advisor to Care Angel for over a year, we are excited to welcome him to the Care Angel family as CEO,” Shlagman said in a statement. “The timing couldn’t be better to have him lead our revenue acceleration ramp and make sure we have the right partners to help fund our exponential growth. Bud has a proven track record and experience with some of the largest players in the market using transformative healthcare products that have impacted tens of millions of lives. I look forward to scaling the organization in collaboration with him.”

At-home healthcare company CareCentrix has added Dr. Jennifer Schneider to its advisory board as a strategic advisor. 

Schneider’s most recent prior position was as President of Livongo Health. She helped oversee the company as it made its initial public offering and through Teladoc’s acquisition of Livongo. In addition to her work at Livongo, Schneider also previously served as CMO and vice president of strategic analytics at Castlight Health. 

“Over the past decade, Dr. Jennifer Schneider has expertly led companies that have changed our view on how and where we can deliver high-quality healthcare,” John Driscoll, CEO of CareCentrix, said in a statement. “Her experience implementing new technology to improve health outcomes will be especially impactful to our emerging product offerings. She shares our values and is a great addition to our team.”

As a board member, Schneider will help guide CareCentrix in its mission to leverage technology to deliver more healthcare in the home setting. 

Last week Santosh Mohan announced on LinkedIn he was leaving MassGen Brigham to serve as vice president of digital at the Moffitt Cancer Center. He will be the first to serve in this newly created position at Moffitt and will be focused on implementing new digital capabilities to advance cancer care and treatment. 

According to a release from Moffitt, Mohan will be leading the effort to establish a digital organization in Moffitt’s Center for Digital Innovation. 

Mohan previously served as the managing director of digital health innovation at Brigham and Women's Hospital’s Innovation Hub. 

“We are thrilled to have Santosh join the Moffitt team,” Dr. Edmondo Robinson, senior vice president and chief digital innovation officer, said in a statement. “His experience in leading collaborative teams to usher in new and innovative digital technologies will help Moffitt deliver the care of the future for patients with cancer.”

Consumer engagement platform Zipari named Matthew Crumley as its next chief financial officer, and Julie Coviello as the future chief customer officer. 

Crumley has a background in enterprise-class software companies and healthcare services. Meanwhile, Coviello previously served as the senior vice president in client experience at Casenet, LLC and the vice president of client services at Change Healthcare. 

“We’re thrilled to welcome Julie and Matthew to Zipari during this pivotal moment in Zipari’s growth,” Mark Nathan, CEO of Zipari, said in a statement. “Julie brings 30 years of healthcare payer experience and over 15 years leading services to Zipari,” Nathan added. “We are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service, and Julie is the perfect executive to lead our client delivery teams and develop a world-class professional services culture.”

Digital therapeutic startup Big Health named Juliette McClendon its next director of medical affairs. This position was designed to focus on communicating information about Big Health’s products and services to clients and the public. 

McClendon comes from a clinical background. She is a trained psychologist with a speciality in the research of mood, anxiety and personality disorders. Previously McClendon served as an assistant professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and as a psychologist at the National Center for PTSD in the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare Systems. 

“My role at Big Health offers me the opportunity to have a rapid, large-scale impact on the mental health of individuals and to advance the company’s commitment to bringing millions back to good mental health,” McClendon said in a statement. “I join Big Health in its commitment to expanding treatment options and improving outcomes with affordable, accessible, and culturally relevant mental health solutions.”



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