Jody Hatcher has been appointed interim president of the Irving, Texas-based healthcare contracting-services company Novation, according to a news release. The appointment is effective immediately.
Hatcher, 42, replaces Joellyn Willis, 47, who is leaving to pursue other interests, company official said. Hatcher was senior vice president for the company prior to the announcement. He has worked for Novation and its group-purchasing member organizations VHA and the University HealthSystem Consortium for the past 20 years. -- by Shawn Rhea