CompuGroup Medical USA, a Bostonbased subsidiary of Germany’s CompuGroup Medical, made several changes to its executive team. Norbert Fischl,
who was appointed CGM’s senior VP for North America in April, will now move into the position of CGM USA’s CEO, previously occupied by
Fischl had served as CGM’s senior VP for Northern Europe for two years before moving to the North American role. who
Kent Broström, has been at the forefront of CGM’s European strategy and operations since 2011, joins CGM USA as COO. Most recently, Broström served as the company’s country manager for Sweden. The executives’ ages were not provided. … Chicago-based Valence Health, which helps healthcare providers with clinical integration, population health and financial risk management, named two new executives to its team: Bruce Brandes
as executive VP for growth and innovation and
as VP of corporate and business development. Brandes, 46, joined Valence on July 8 from digital health company AirStrip, where he was executive VP and chief strategy officer. In his new role, he will be opening an office for Valence in Nashville and will be in charge of initiatives to drive the company’s growth. Kirshner, 55, joined Valence on June 24. He most recently was a director with Warbird Consulting Partners and previously was VP, CFO and treasurer at Boston Children’s Hospital. … Healthcare information technology company Socrates Analytics hired as its first
Jim Evans CEO. Evans is a former executive at McKesson Health Solutions, most recently its VP of network and financial management in Malvern, Pa. Socrates Analytics, launched last October with funding from Clevelandbased University Hospitals Case Medical Center, designs software that helps hospitals and physicians collect and analyze hospital billing, administrative and operating room data.