MGMA-ACMPE hired Garth Jordan as COO. Jordan previously served as director of marketing and business development for the Englewood, Colo.-based Medical Group Management Association from 1997 to 2000. Jordan, 47, most recently was VP of operations at Educause, a not-for-profit whose mission is to advance higher education. … The Association of American Medical Colleges named Diana Bourke CIO and Constance Filling chief learning officer. Bourke will continue the organization's work on a long-term information technology strategic plan and governance process when she takes over as CIO this month from Jeanne Mella, who is retiring after 14 years with the AAMC. Bourke joins the AAMC from LifeCare, a company that provides work life and personal assistance services, where she most recently served as senior VP of operations and technology. Filling's position as chief learning officer is a new one for the association. She previously was chief education officer of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Their ages were not provided.
Garth Jordan hired as COO by MGMA-ACMPE and other moves
Rhode Island Hospital named Dr. Latha Sivaprasad senior VP and chief medical officer, effective Sept. 1. Sivaprasad, 38, succeeds Dr. John Murphy. Murphy, 62, is now executive VP for physician affairs for the hospital's parent system, Lifespan. Sivaprasad is an internal medicine physician and comes to the Providence hospital from New York, where she served as associate CMO and chief patient experience officer of Beth Israel Medical Center. … The board of directors at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, Calif., placed its chief executive, Larry Anderson, on paid administrative leave and appointed executive VP and COO Casey Finch as interim CEO.
PatientPoint, which provides patient and physician engagement programs at the point of care, named Dr. Geeta Nayyar chief medical information officer, effective Sept. 1. Nayyar, 34, is a board-certified practicing rheumatologist with experience in healthcare information technology, most recently as CMIO for AT&T. There, she was responsible for providing a clinical perspective to the AT&T ForHealth strategy and portfolio. In her new role at the Cincinnati-based company, she will be bringing a similar outlook to the physicians, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and accountable care organizations on PatientPoint's platform. ... Casenet, a developer of care-management software, announced that CEO Kevin Brown plans to retire and that former MedQuist CEO Peter Masanotti will succeed him. Masanotti was CEO of medical transcription company MedQuist from 2008 to 2011, when the company acquired M-Modal. Masanotti led MedQuist's initial public offering that year. The company, since renamed M-Modal, went private last year. Brown came to Bedford, Mass.-based Casenet in 2008 after serving as president, CEO and chairman of the board of Amisys Managed Care Systems, a Rockville, Md.-based provider of health insurance and managed-care information systems. Casenet did not provide executives' ages.
(A previous version of this article included an incorrect photo for Casenet CEO Kevin Brown.)
Andy Bhugra was named president of Molina Healthcare's new Illinois subsidiary. Bhugra joined Molina in August 2012 as plan president of Molina Healthcare of Wisconsin. He was a regional VP and CFO for AmeriHealth Mercy. His age was not provided. Molina Healthcare of Illinois offers Medicare Advantage plans and was chosen to participate in the state's demonstration project coordinating the care of residents eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.
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