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. Imprivata tapped Wes Wright to serve as chief technology officer.

2. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society appointed two executive members to its international team: Charles Alessi, MD, as chief clinical officer of HIMSS International and Bruce Steinberg as managing director and executive vice president of HIMSS International.

3. Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Medical Center selected Anne Wellington to serve as managing director of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator, which offers mentoring and financial support for early-stage healthcare companies.

4. Blink Health, a health technology company focusing on prescription drug pricing, named Susan Lang chief strategy officer.

5. HHS Chief Technology Officer Bruce Greenstein resigned from his post after nearly one year on the job.

6. Larry O'Toole, an associate vice president at Meditech, joined the CommonWell Health Alliance's board of directors.

7. Outcome Health, a health technology company, selected four new members to serve on its board of managers.

8. OpenNotes added Karen DeSalvo, MD, former national coordinator for health IT, to its advisory board.

9. Alphabet's life sciences business Verily recently added two seasoned healthcare executives to its advisory board and leadership team: Former CEO of Oric Pharmaceuticals Ashraf Hanna, MD, PhD, will serve as COO and Vivian Lee, MD, a radiologist and the former CEO of Salt Lake City-based University of Utah Health, will serve as president of health platforms.

10. Athenahealth co-founder Jonathan Bush resigned as president, CEO and member of the company's board.

11. Steve Wretling joined the Health Information Management and Systems Society as its new chief technology and innovation officer.

12. Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health selected Ben Patel to serve as CIO.

13. Protenus named former IBM Security Systems CFO Brian Holtmeier its CFO.

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