August 3, 2020
Austin, Texas-based virtual and on-demand care provider Remedy announced Dr. Ronald Dixon as its chief medical officer. Dixon, formerly the head of clinical affairs at Onduo and the president and CEO of Onduo Professionals (its provider staffing group), is expected to draw on his experience to help Remedy build out its virtual chronic care treatment services.
“Dr. Dixon’s experience in developing...
July 23, 2020
Consumer wellness and telehealth company Hims could be the next to throw its hat into the public markets.
According to a report from Reuters, the startup is weighing a potential sale to an unnamed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) – a "blank-check company" that uses the proceeds of an IPO to acquire or merge another business.
The deal would value Hims at over $1 billion, Reuters' sources...
June 11, 2020
Telehealth vendor MDLive has tapped Dr. Cynthia Zelis as its new chief medical officer. She comes from University Hospitals in Cleveland, where she actually handled the system's rollout of the MDLive's services while serving as VP of ambulatory operations and telehealth. That role tasked her with oversight of more than 50 ambulatory health centers and all of the system's telehealth efforts.
May 11, 2020
This morning, chronic-condition-management startup inHealth named digital health veteran Harry Kim as its next CEO and executive chairman. The company’s current CEO and original cofounder Aubrey Jenkins will move into a new role as president of the company.
“The healthcare professionals delivering care every day are front line warriors and heroes. In the fight to improve people’s health, we need...
April 23, 2020
Digital diabetes company Virta has named Dr. Robert Ratnerits next Chief Medical Officer. Ratner comes to the position following his tenure as Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for the American Diabetes Association. This news comes only a few months after the company announced its $93 million Series C funding round.
Ratner has been involved with the San Francisco-based startup for some time,...
March 24, 2020
Digital pediatric-behavioral-health company Cognoa announced today the appointment of David Happel as its new CEO. He comes from biopharmaceutical company Chrono Therapeutics, which he led as president, CEO and director, as well as stints at Horizon Therapeutics, Raptom Pharma, Allergen Research Corporation and others.
Brent Vaughan, Cognoa's cofounder and former CEO, will be serving in an...
February 25, 2020
LifeOmic, the maker of apps and other software for providers, has snagged former HHS CTO Ed Simcox as its new chief strategy officer. This role will task Simcox with development of the company’s health and security product strategies, as well as with the coordination of B2B partnerships and other relationships.
“Ed provides LifeOmic with invaluable experience helping change the way people...
February 17, 2020
Digital diabetes management company Glooko has announced the appointments of a new CCO and COO.
The first role went to Zach Henderson, formerly of LexisNexis Health Care and Elsevier, he will be in charge of key strategic partners and revenue generation for Glooko.
“As the leader in diabetes data management, Glooko is integrated with more diabetes and health devices than any other platform in the...
January 29, 2020
New York-based startup Nomad Health, a company that makes an online platform for healthcare job-seekers and employers, has appointed Liming Zhao as its first chief technology officer. Previously holding similar posts at Frontier Signal (which he cofounded) and Compass, Zhao will be heading up the employment marketplace’s engineering, data science, IT and security efforts, and will also be helping...
January 16, 2020
The Digital Therapeutics Alliance, an industry group advocating for the adoption and understanding of evidence-based digital health treatments, has named its new Board of Directors. Representing handful of different digital therapeutics stakeholders, those named are set to hold their positions for a two-year period.
Along with Megan Coder, the group’s executive director, the board consists of:...