Digital business owner and previous Health 2.0 staffer Jean Luc Neptune announced on Twitter that hed be leaving his position as Accelerator Director at Plan Health at the end of the month. He said, however, hed remain a partner in Blueprint Health LLC and its investment fund.
This one is, undoubtedly, a stretch for a list of recent digital health departures, however vital: At the end of April Walter De Brouwer revealed in a post on Scanadus site that he was stepping down as CEO of the tricorder company he established. Now, it’s time to scale our operations rapidly and begin the next chapter of Scanadu. 2 years earlier, I recruited Jaime Tenedorio to Scanadu. Jaime has a long track record of driving the successful commercialization of items in the medical gadget and cordless healthcare sectors. He has actually acted as COO, CTO and SVP at a number of start-ups supervising fast growth. He also spent years at Samsung and Flextronics driving innovation and scaling operations of high volume consumer items and was VP of Engineering at the iconic global design and innovation firm frog design. Walter will stay on the companys board.
As part of its financing anouncement today, Talkspace announced a new hire, Dr. Linda Sacco, who will sign up with as Vice President of Behavioral Health Service. Dr. Saccor concerns Talkspace after a six-month stint at New york city nonprofit carrier Brightpoint Health. Before that she spent 10 years as the behavioral health services administrator at the Jersey City Medical Center.
Envera Health worked with Dr. Madhu Sasidhar, an internist and section head at the Cleveland Center, as its brand-new chief medical information officer.
Zillion has actually worked with Brent Wilkinson as its brand-new chief operating officer. The company also hired Joel Sangerman as VP of Sales, Managed Markets.
Biotricity, a company establishing medically relevant biometric remote tracking gadgets, named Thomas Nelson and J. Bernard Rice to its new board of consultants. Nelson is the previous chief operating policeman at AARP and Rize is an innovation and financing authority. The other consultants are John Rother and Dr. Danny Sands.
Constant Therapy, which provides brain rehabilitation therapy through its mobile app, included 3 brand-new advisors to its scientific board. The new consultants are Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD, Sarah Thomas and Hari Sundram, MD. The trio boasts expertise in various fields, including noninvasive cognitive treatments, the aging market and consumer data and analytics.
According to a report in Fortune, HR software benefits platform company Zenefits is going to lay off 106 staff members, which is 9 percent of its existing workforce. Previously this year the business laid off 250 employees.