People on the move: Jan. 1-17
January 17, 2014 in Medical Technology
Leon Rodriguez will be vacating his post as HHS Office for Civil Rights director to assume a new position as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director at Homeland Security, leaving a vacancy open for the job of HIPAA’s chief enforcer.
Brian Dietz will continue as president and CEO of Saint Francis Healthcare, Wilmington, Del., following eight months of interim leadership in this role. Saint Francis Healthcare is a member of CHE Trinity Health.
Scott Dunton has been named national sales director for Medical Informatics Engineering’s enterprise health division. In his new role at MIE, Dunton will be responsible for expanding the Enterprise Health footprint among Fortune 1000 companies.
Douglas Hawthorne, the longtime CEO of Texas Health Resources will retire from his role at the not-for-profit health system in Arlington by the end of the year. The health system will launch a national search for his successor.
Keith Williams has been named senior vice president of human resources at Wisconsin health insurer WPS. Andrew Baker takes the reins as vice president of business development for Woburn, Mass.-based Culbert healthcare Solutions.
AHIMA members elected Angela Kennedy president and chair of the 2014 AHIMA Board of Directors. Kennedy has been serving in this role since June 29, 2013, following the death of president and chair Kathleen A. Frawley.
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