• Digirad (Poway, California) reported the appointment of president/CEO Todd Clyde to its board. Clyde replaces Mark Casner, who had resigned as president/CEO and a director. Clyde joined Digirad as CFO in November 2002. Digirad makes medical diagnostic imaging systems and services to physicians' offices, hospitals and imaging centers.

Stephen Murray has been named head of manufacturing for DxS (Manchester, UK). Murray previously was quality control manager at Trinity Biotech. DxS makes companion diagnostics.

• NewCardio (Santa Clara, California) reported the hiring of three key executives to complete the company's client services team. Greg Sadowski was named senior VP of client services, Kathleen Walsh VP of product management and Gilbert Molina director of corporate systems. Sadowski previously was senior VP of electronic patient reported outcomes at eResearchTechnology (eRT). Walsh also joins NewCardio from eRT, where she was VP of project management, while Molina most recently was IT manager there. NewCardio makes 3-D electrocardiography products.