Carefx Corporation has named Qi Li, MD, MBA, as vice president of clinical strategies, a newly created position focused on evolving the company’s clinical workflow offerings and bridging the gap between evidence based medicine and information technology for the providers in healthcare organizations. Additionally, Li will work to establish the company’s clinical advisory board to help the company focus marketing and development efforts on products that reduce medical errors, improve clinician productivity, and enhance care quality. At Li’s previous position at Partners HealthCare, he led the internal development of the Longitudinal Medical Record (LMR) adopted enterprise-wide by 5,000-plus physician users at all primary care and specialty clinics. The LMR is now the foundation of Partners’ ambulatory clinical data standards, clinical record and workflow toolset.
David J. Lenihan has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Hx Technologies Inc. Lenihan will work to advance the company’s efforts in cross enterprise exchange of imaging and other forms of medical data. His background includes the launch of CareGain, a leader in information technology for the design and administration of consumer-directed health plans, growing the company from its birth in 2001 to its sale last year to Fiserv.