Google to hire Geisinger Health ‘s CEO to lead healthcare efforts | Tech Industry
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Google has reportedly picked David Feinberg, CEO of US-based health services organisation Geisinger Health, to lead the company’s healthcare efforts.
While Google has not officially confirmed the move, Geisinger Health, in a statement on 8 November, said that Feinberg was leaving Geisinger on 3 January 2019, to assume a leadership role at Google.
Among the Geisinger Health groups
interested in health care are Google’s core search team, its Cloud business, the Google Brain artificial intelligence team, the Nest home automation group and the Google Fit wearables team, the report added.
Feinberg is leaving Geisinger after leading the company for nearly four years.
“It has been a great privilege to lead Geisinger Health during the past nearly four years. Together, we have improved patient and member experience, along with our quality of care, employee engagement and physician and nurse recruitment, and our legacy of innovation has blossomed,” Feinberg said in a statement.
Geisinger Health announced the appointment of Jaewon Ryu as the company’s interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 December 2018.