Dallas-based national healthcare technology firm Systeem Medical Information Systems recently expanded its leadership team, hiring Mark Gaines as Director of Sales and Marketing. Gaines is now responsible for all aspects of sales and marketing, including hiring, training, developing and working with the company’s sales representatives. He will also assist with the sales and marketing of managed IT services as well as the launch of new products currently under development. Gaines comes to Systeem with close to 15 years of healthcare sales experience, including launching products and increasing client bases and sales in both new and existing markets.
ZeOmega Inc., a market leader in population health solutions, today announced Christopher A. Brown as the company’s new senior vice president of sales and marketing. Brown, who has more than 20 years of healthcare experience, will focus on further expanding ZeOmega’s presence among providers as well as ZeOmega’s already strong position with payers. He will support continued growth of ZeOmega’s flagship Jiva™ population health platform while helping accelerate adoption of health information exchange (HIE) solutions ZeOmega added by acquiring HealthUnity earlier this year. Brown joins ZeOmega from Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, where as vice president of sales, he helped develop… Full Story
Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery (THCDS) announced today that it has hired Kristie Clinard, RN, BSN, CNOR, as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). Clinard recently served as the clinical manager in perioperative services at Children’s Health in Dallas. She holds an Associate Nursing Degree from South Florida Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Phoenix. She’s currently enrolled in the MBA program at Texas Women’s University.
Questcare Medical Services, PA (“Questcare”), a leading provider of integrated patient care services, has named Boris Beckert, MD, MBA, its Chief Medical Officer for Primary Care and Urgent Care Services. Dr. Beckert will provide clinical oversight for a network of Questcare primary, specialty, and urgent care clinics throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Dr. Beckert’s 21-year career as a family physician and physician executive has encompassed a variety of practice settings. Most recently, as Market Medical Director for JenCare in Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Beckert led a physician group specializing in caring for high-risk seniors with Medicare Advantage. Dr. Beckert holds undergraduate… Full Story
In late June, Methodist Health System hired Jan Arrant as the Director of Community and Public Relations for Methodist Richardson Medical Center. Arrant worked as a producer at WFAA for 12 years. Arrant was the executive producer for Texas Cable News. She also oversaw election night coverage and served as field producer.
Calvert Collins will be joining the team on July 27 as PR Manager for Methodist Health System. Collins has been a nightside reporter at Fox-4 since 2012, and she previously worked as a reporter in Las Vegas and Omaha. Collins will oversee public relations efforts for the four main Methodist campuses in Dallas, Richardson, Mansfield, and Charlton.
USMD Hospital at Arlington has named a new chief nursing officer. Laurie Lewis will begin immediately and will take over from CEO Marcia Crim, who was also overseeing all nursing operations. Lewis comes with more than 22 years of clinical experience, including a decade in roles dedicated to nursing leadership. She comes from Dallas’ Acuity Healthcare, where she worked as vice president of clinical and quality services. She managed the clinical operations of eight hospitals, managing nursing, pharmacy, rehab, respiratory, quality, and education. She’s also worked at UT Southwestern’s Zale Lipshy University Hospital, St. Paul University Hospital, and at Kindred… Full Story
The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) welcomes Monica L. Mullins as the new Director of Student Services who began June 1, 2015. In her new role at LHSON she will provide leadership and administration for the Student Services Department. Ms. Mullins is responsible for a professional team that provides student services including admissions, financial aid, career placement, alumni relations, campus ministry, student activities, and general student life. She will also develop and implement academic and learning assistance programs for the LHSON Barnabas Success Center. She will develop, implement and manage administrative support for student relations activities such… Full Story
Jarvis Archibald has been promoted to assistant vice president, physician and provider relations for the HCA North Texas Division. In his new role, Archibald will lead a team supporting eleven major service lines from trauma to cardiology in all HCA North Texas hospitals. Archibald has more than 15-years in the health care industry, ranging from sales specialist for Fortune 500 health care companies to hospital market development and physician relations. For the past five years, he has served as director of physician and provider relations at The Medical Center of McKinney. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University… Full Story
Health Wildcatters, a mentorship-driven healthcare seed accelerator, announced today that Fiona Schlachter will join the team as vice president of programming. Schlachter has been a leader within the Dallas-Ft. Worth startup community, co- founding House of Genius Dallas and helping organize the inaugural Dallas Startup Week. She also recently launched the Oak Cliff Open Coffee Club to bring together local entrepreneurs, developers and investors in an informal setting. “I could not be more excited to join Health Wildcatters,” Schlachter said. “I have watched them grow over the last two years and am honored to be part of the next phase.”… Full Story