December 7, 2021

Health IT Appointments and Hires

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Kaufman Hall Announces New Senior Hire
Lisa Goldstein, former Associate Managing Director of Moody’s Investors Service and a leading expert in not-for-profit healthcare, is joining Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC (@KaufmanHall), a healthcare and higher education management consulting and advisory services firm, as a Senior Vice President effective Monday, Dec. 13, the company announced.

GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer Hires Joelle Fathi, DNP as Chief Healthcare Delivery Officer
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer (GO2 Foundation) (@GO2Foundation) has hired Joelle Fathi, DNP to serve as Chief Healthcare Delivery Officer. In this position Fathi will lead GO2 Foundation’s Excellence in Screening and Care department, which includes the GO2 Foundation Centers of Excellence, a network consisting of more than 850 primarily community- based medical facilities providing excellence in lung cancer early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship.

Graphite Health Hires Senior Intermountain Healthcare Executive as Chief Operating Officer
Graphite Health (@graphite_health), a new member-led company intent on transforming digital healthcare to improve patient outcomes and lower costs, announced that Ryan Smith, vice president and chief information officer of Intermountain Healthcare, will become its new chief operating officer. Intermountain was one of the first three health systems to join Graphite Health as an organizing member along with SSM Health and Presbyterian Healthcare Services.

OncoHost Welcomes UC Davis Professor, David Gandara, M.D., to Scientific Advisory Board
OncoHost (@OncoHost), a next-generation precision oncology for improved personalized cancer therapy company, announced that Professor David R. Gandara, director of the Thoracic Oncology Program at University of California Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCDCCC), professor of medicine and senior adviser to the cancer center director, has joined the company’s scientific advisory board.

Greenway Health names Pratap Sarker as Chief Executive Officer
Greenway Health (@greenway) announced that its Board of Directors has named Pratap Sarker as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2022. Mr. Sarker, who has served as President of Greenway Health since August 2020, succeeds Richard Atkin who has served as CEO since 2018. Mr. Atkin will transition to the role of Executive Chairman of the Greenway Health board.

Equality Health Appoints Garrett E. Black as Chief Operating Officer
Equality Health (@equalityhealth), a provider of value-based physician networks uniquely equipped to address the needs of diverse and historically underserved populations, announced the appointment of Garrett Black as chief operating officer. Mr. Black joins Equality Health after spending more than a decade at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (BCBSMN), where he served most recently as president of Stella Diversified, a portfolio of innovative healthcare companies. As a member of the Equality Health executive team, Mr. Black will report to Founder and CEO Hugh Lytle.

BCBS Board of Directors Elects Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Vines as Chair
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (@BCBSAssociation) announced that Tim Vines, president and chief executive officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, has been elected chair of the BCBSA Board of Directors.

LaShawn Fergus Joins Axuall as Director of Implementation, Joey Blogna Joins as Director of Talent Acquisition & Development
Axuall (@AxuallProof) announced that LaShawn Fergus joined the company as its Director of Implementation. LaShawn will be responsible for leading client implementations and its team as Axuall continues to develop cutting-edge healthcare workforce intelligence solutions. They also announced that Joey Blogna joined the company as its Director of Talent Acquisition and Development. Joey will be responsible for leading Axuall’s growth strategy with primary focus on acquiring Top Level Talent for our organization as well as helping expand our teams capabilities through ongoing development.