QuantHealth, an Israeli AI-based clinical trial design startup, has announced that David Dornstreich will join the company as Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of US Operations, marking its entry into the US market.
Dornstreich previously served as senior vice president of business development at a healthcare data company ConcertAIvice president of strategic initiatives and data partnerships at a health informatics company All Scripts (now Veradigm) and Chief Commercial Officer of medical intelligence platform Dr. Evidence.
Along with the management team, Dornstreich will work to expand QuantHealth’s business globally and oversee the company’s operations in the United States.
QuantHealth offers clinical trial simulation software that uses AI-enabled drugs development data software. Its clinical simulator helps researchers predict how individual patients in a clinical trial will respond to treatment.
“Joining QuantHealth is the culmination of my life sciences career, where I have had the chance to play a critical role in scaling businesses that touch every corner of the industry – from payers to data and analytics companies,” Dornstreich said in a statement. . “After three years advising Arnon and Orr, I am thrilled to join them in transforming QuantHealth from an Israeli startup into a global company.”
Rural Hybrid Care Provider Return adds Centene executive Brent Layton to its board.
Layton has worked for Medicaid’s managed care organization Centene in a variety of roles, including president and chief operating officer, business development manager, and overseer of provider network development and health plan market expansion. He retired from Centene this year and joined Homeward to help with its expansion from Medicare beneficiaries to those in Medicaid, ACA and commercial networks.
Back home, who launched last year with an investment of $20 million of General Catalyst, provides health services to rural communities through its mobile roving units, in patients’ homes or virtually.
“Brent brings extensive expertise in managed care, having supported the development and scale of business units that were important to Centene’s growth strategy and Fortune 100 position,” said Dr. Jennifer Schneider, co-founder and CEO of Homeward, in a statement.
“He adds another dynamic element to Homeward’s world-class team and further validates our leadership in the industry and the opportunities ahead. Now, more than ever, we are in a strong position to continue advancing our mission. while providing the best possible care experience for our members.”
Bend Health, a virtual pediatric behavioral care provider, announced that it had promoted Dr. Amit Parikh to chief medical officer.
Parikh will focus on scaling the company’s pediatric digital behavioral health services and growing the care team and infrastructure to implement a pediatric collaborative care model.
“Providing children and their families with access to high-quality pediatric behavioral health care is an urgent and unmet health care need in our country,” Dr. Parikh said in a statement. “Bend’s Pediatric Behavioral Health Virtual Platform helps those in need of services access behavioral health care quickly, and I am committed to extending this lifeline to more families.
“The current mental health crisis is also affecting providers, and we are actively addressing the drivers of burnout, promoting growth, streamlining tasks and providing the resources needed for exceptional care.”