The New York eHealth Collaborative, a health information technology policy not-for-profit, named David Whitlinger to succeed Rachel Block as executive director, effective Nov. 2.
Whitlinger, whose age was not available, joins the collaborative from Intel Corp., where he was director of healthcare policy and standards in the digital health group. Block was appointed deputy commissioner for the New York State Health Department's Office of Health Information Technology Transformation. John Corwin, an interim not-for-profit executive and principal of Corwin Consulting, New York, was named as interim executive director.
New York also awarded the collaborative $35 million under an effort to boost patient-centered medical homes supported by health IT.