Movers and shakers: 11 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. New York City-based AMC Health, a telehealth company, selected Jack McGovern to serve as CFO May 1.  

2. Samuel Pierre-Louis, vice president and chief information security officer at Providence St. Joseph Health in Irvine, Calif., is leaving for a new job opportunity.

3. Children's Hospital Los Angeles selected Omkar Kulkarni to serve as chief innovation officer, a newly created role.

4. Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health hired Lety Nettles as its CIO.

5. The Health Care Cloud Coalition appointed Kristian Marquez executive director.

6. Nashville, Tenn.-based Ardent Health Services appointed Richard Keller to the roles of senior vice president and CIO.

7. Department of Veterans Affairs CIO Scott Blackburn resigned from the agency April 18.

8. MDLive selected Michael Farrell to serve as senior vice president and general manager of its hospitals and health systems business.

9. Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg, Miss., tapped Jesse Folds to serve as director of information technologies.

10. Tacoma, Wash.-based Sound Physicians, a physician-founded and led clinical services organization with 300-plus hospital partners, named Lisa Shah, MD, chief innovation officer.

11. UC San Francisco selected Aleksandar Rajkovic, MD, PhD, to serve as chief genomics officer of UCSF Health, a newly created position.

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