Health IT movers and shakers: 13 latest leadership changes affecting health IT

In the last month, Becker's Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system CIO and chief technology officer moves as well as other executive moves affecting health IT companies and federal agencies.

Editor's note: The executive moves are listed in the order they were reported on.

1. The American Medical Informatics Association named Suzanne Bakken, RN, PhD, editor-in-chief of its peer-reviewed journal, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

2. Outcome Health — the Chicago-based health technology company that became wrapped up in a legal battle when advertisers and investors claimed they were mislead about the company's performance  — hired Matt McNally of communications firm Publicis Health as CEO.

3. Availity named Damien Creavin its new chief technology officer.

4. Cleveland Clinic appointed Adam Myers, MD, chief of population health and director of Cleveland Clinic Community Care.

5. Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal, the founders of embattled Outcome Health, resigned from the company's board, nearly six months after they stepped down from the CEO and president roles, respectively.

6. AristaMD, a health IT provider, appointed Adam Darkins chief strategy officer.

7. Microsoft Healthcare revealed the names of two new executives: Jim Weinstein, DO, and Joshua Mandel, MD.

8. Innovaccer added former CMO of IBM's healthcare and life sciences division Paul Grundy, MD, to the company's team as a distinguished fellow and healthcare leader.

9. Alphabet's Google named Karan Bhatia, former president of government affairs and policy at General Electric, its head of policy

10. Indianapolis-based Indiana University Health named Sulabh Srivastava vice president of IT and innovation.

11. Medial EarlySign, a provider of artificial intelligence- and machine learning-based solutions, appointed Jeremy Orr, MD, CMO.

12. Chelsea Clinton joined the board of San Francisco-based telemedicine startup Nurx.

13. Genevieve Morris, the principal deputy national coordinator for HHS, will lead the Department of Veterans Affairs newly established Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization, which will be responsible for oversight of the VA's $10 billion, 10-year EHR overhaul.

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