Movers and shakers: 9 latest leadership changes affecting health IT

Becker's Hospital Review reported the following health IT executive moves affecting hospitals, companies and federal agencies during the past month:

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

1. Denise Hines joined the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society as its chief Americas officer.

2. Providence St. Joseph Health appointed Microsoft's former cloud and artificial intelligence executive B.J. Moore as its next CIO.

3. Mark Hirschhorn resigned from Teladoc Health as executive vice president, COO and CFO.

4. Livongo Health, a wearables company aimed at chronic disease management, tapped former president of Cerner Zane Burke as its CEO.

5. Cohealo, a provider of a medical equipment tracking and sharing platform, selected Todd Rothenhaus, MD, to serve as CEO.

6. Access Healthcare, a healthcare revenue cycle management and IT services provider, appointed David Tassoni president of U.S. operations.

7. Best Buy promoted Asheesh Saksena, the lead of its strategic growth office, to president of Best Buy Health. The company also appointed Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health President and CEO Eugene Woods to its board, and added Cindy Kent, a former president and general manager of 3M's infection and prevention division, to its team.

8. Livongo Health named former Allscripts President Lee Shapiro to serve as CFO.

9. The Senate confirmed James Gfrerer as CIO and assistant secretary of IT for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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