As tech giants the likes of Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google push further into healthcare, they've gotten good at poaching talent from health systems and health IT vendors.
|The revolving door|
|As healthcare organizations look to beef up their technology talent, they're also tapping into the tech and digital expertise found at big consumer products companies. Novant Health hired Rent-A-Center CIO Angela Yochem to serve as the health system's chief digital and technology officer. CommonSpirit tapped former Kimberly-Clark Corporation CIO Suja Chandrasekaran as its first chief information and digital officer.|
Not to be outdone, healthcare organizations looking to create a deep bench in analytics, innovation, and digital strategy have snapped up executives from Silicon Valley's most prominent tech firms.
From leading doctors and healthcare leaders like David Feinberg, M.D., and Atul Gawande, M.D., taking the helms at Google Health and Haven, respectively, to Amazon executive Aaron Martin shifting over to Providence St. Joseph Health, a number of executives seem to be moving through a revolving door between healthcare and tech.
Here are 19 executives who jumped from healthcare organizations to tech firms, or vice versa, in the last five years.
We tell you why they're the leaders to watch in the growing intersection between healthcare and tech.