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Healthcare Strikes: A Month-to-month Abstract of Hires and Layoffs

Healthcare Strikes: A Month-to-month Abstract of Hires and Layoffs

This roundup shall be printed month-to-month. It’s meant to spotlight a few of healthcare’s latest hiring information and isn’t meant to be complete. When you’ve got information about an government appointment, resignation or layoff that you just wish to share for this roundup or the MedCity Strikes podcast, please attain out to strikes@medcitynews.com.


Healthcare AI firm Anumana welcomed Maulik Nanavaty as its new CEO. He joined the corporate after 18 years at Boston Scientific, the place he most not too long ago served because the senior vp and president of neuromodulation.

Jeff Smith took the helm as the brand new CEO of healthcare know-how firm Bamboo Well being. Earlier than Bamboo, Smith held a number of management positions at Lumeris, a value-based care managed providers operator for well being programs. Earlier than that, he spent greater than six years in management positions at CVS, together with vp of accountable care and inhabitants well being and vp of M&A and company technique.  

Etherna, a biotech firm advancing RNA drugs, named Bernard Sagaert as its everlasting CEO — he had been interim CEO for greater than a 12 months.

Goodbill, a startup targeted on serving to sufferers pay much less for care, appointed Andy McGarvey as its chief income officer. Previous to becoming a member of Goodbilll, McGarvey most not too long ago served as government vp of strategic account administration at healthcare fee firm Zelis. Earlier than that, he was vp of strategic accounts at UnitedHealth Group.

Well being Assurance Transformation Company (HATCo), which was launched by Common Catalyst this month, chosen Marc Harrison as its CEO. Beforehand he served because the CEO of Intermountain Well being and the chief of worldwide enterprise at Cleveland Clinic.

Humana appointed Jim Rechtin to take over as CEO after Bruce Broussard steps down from the position within the second half of subsequent 12 months. Retchin at the moment serves because the CEO of nationwide medical group Envision Healthcare.

LCMC Well being in New Orleans welcomed Anthony Cunningham as its new chief income officer. He joined LCMC from North Carolina-based Advocate Well being, the place he held varied income cycle management roles.

NewAmsterdam Pharma named Ian Somaiya as its new CFO. He most not too long ago served as CFO and chief enterprise officer of Elucida Oncology. Previous to that, he was CFO of TCR2 Therapeutics.

Tim Wentworth took over as Walgreens’ CEO following the departure of Rosalind Brewer. He’s a seasoned healthcare chief — a few of his earlier roles embody founding CEO of Evernorth and CEO of Specific Scripts.


Centene named Wade Rakes as chief development officer. He’s being promoted from his position as plan president and CEO of Peach State Well being Plan, which is Centene’s Georgia subsidiary. 

Hackensack Meridian promoted Jose Lozano to the position of chief development officer. Earlier than, he had been serving because the New Jersey-based well being system’s senior vp of strategic enterprise partnerships. 

Intermountain Well being promoted Clay Ashdown to the place of CFO. He has been working on the Utah-based well being system for 23 years.

UnitedHealthcare promoted Colleen Van Ham to CEO of the corporate’s dental and imaginative and prescient divisions, and it promoted Marcus Robinson to CEO of its particular person and household plans enterprise. Each leaders have been with UnitedHealthcare for almost 20 years.


Two executives left Centene’s C-suite after lower than a 12 months of their positions. Mark Brooks, the insurer’s former chief know-how and transformation officer, exited his position to grow to be the brand new CIO of Reinsurance Group of America. Centene’s former chief buyer expertise officer, Anika Gardenhire, left her place to grow to be the primary chief digital and knowledge officer at Ardent Well being Providers.

Clay Holderman, the previous CEO of Midwest-based well being system UnityPoint Well being, introduced that he was exiting his position the identical day the group referred to as off a deliberate merger with Presbyterian Well being Providers. Scott Kizer, UnityPoint’s former chief authorized officer, has taken over the CEO place.


Nomad Well being, a platform for journey nurses, lower its workers by 25%. This comes after a spherical of layoffs that eradicated 17% of its workforce in February.

North Carolina-based Novant Well being laid off 160 workers who have been largely in administration and administrative positions. 

Plume, a startup that gives on-line healthcare providers to trans individuals, laid off greater than two dozen employees.

ProMedica introduced plans to put off 122 workers who work at its dwelling well being company in Sylvania, Ohio. 

Reata Prescribed drugs, a uncommon illness drugmaker not too long ago acquired by Biogen, mentioned it would get rid of 113 positions in late November.

Sana Biotechnology laid off almost 30% of its workforce. This follows a spherical of layoffs that eradicated 15% of the corporate’s workers final November.


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