Bryan Roberts, a managing general partner at Cambridge’s Venrock Associates, will resign as a member of Athenahealth Inc.’s board of directors, according to a filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
President Barack Obama tapped Harvard Medical School’s David Blumenthal, director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute for Health Policy, to lead his effort to upgrade the nation’s health information technology infrastructure.
As National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Blumenthal will help decide how to spend the $19.5 billion allocated by Congress to modernize HIT in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
MedAptus tapped its lead investor for another round of financing aimed at growing its suite of handheld products that help physicians more efficiently code procedures for reimbursement.
The Reading-based healthcare information technology software and service provider said the deal expands its footprint to the West Coast, where r3 has its Santa Ana, Calif. base. Vitalize also has operations in Kennett Square, Pa.
Former r3 managing principal John Dal Poggetto will join Vitalize as a senior vice president.