Gary Fingerhut no longer head of Cleveland Clinic Innovations

Gary Fingerhut is no longer with Cleveland Clinic as head of the clinic's innovation and business development unit, following a report from the FBI stating he made financial transactions violating the health system's policies, according to a Crain's Cleveland Business report. 

Mr. Fingerhut allegedly engaged in financial transactions with the one of the Clinic's spin-off companies, according to the report. It has not been confirmed or denied if the FBI is investigating Mr. Fingerhut.

Mr. Fingerhut joined Cleveland Clinic Innovations as general manager of IT commercialization. He stepped into the executive director role in 2013. Innovations has been responsible for commercializing a number of IT products within the health system, according to the report.

Thomas Graham, MD, the chairman of Innovations, will assume Mr. Fingerhut's responsibilities as the Clinic seeks to find a replacement.

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