Samsung CMO jumps ship to Microsoft

Jackie Drees - Print  | 

Microsoft selected David Rhew, MD, to serve as its new CMO and vice president of healthcare, according to an Aug. 13 company blog post.

Dr. Rhew formerly served as CMO and vice president for enterprise healthcare at Samsung for the past six years. Currently, Dr. Rhew is an adjunct primary care and population health professor at Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine.

A computer scientist, Dr. Rhew holds six U.S. patents related to clinical decision support systems and EHR interoperability and data integration.

At Microsoft, Dr. Rhew will oversee commercial healthcare business and partnerships, which the technology giant has forged with more than 168,000 healthcare organizations.

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