Eric Morgan was named president/CEO of AdvancedMD Software (Salt Lake City). Morgan previously was president/CEO of StatCom. AdvancedMD Software makes web-based medical practice management solutions.

• Bioheart (Sunrise, Florida) said that Doug Owens, director, clinical affairs, will assume responsibility for Bioheart's regulatory and clinical strategy for its investigational MyoCell therapy clinical trials. Owens has previously managed the MARVEL trial for the company. Bioheart makes intelligent devices and biologics that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and cardiovascular diseases.

Margaret Russell was named CFO of Biophan Technologies (Pittsford, New York). Russell previously was a partner, director and senior manager at Insero & Co. Biophan makes biomedical technology.

Steve Heniges has been named VP of sales and marketing for CompView Medical (Beaverton, Oregon). He most recently was senior VP of global marketing and clinical development for Viking Systems. CompView Medical specializes in professional audiovisual integration services.

• Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT (Santa Ana, California) said that Scott Peters will continue to serve as chairman/CEO of Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT following his resignation as president/CEO of Grubb & Ellis Co. As of June 30, Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT has made 36 geographically diverse acquisitions for a total of 109 buildings valued at roughly $790 million, based on purchase price.

• Inion (Tampere, Finland) reported that Ian Paling was nominated to its board of directors as a non-executive director and chairman-elect. Most recently, Paling was CEO of Corin Group. Inion makes biodegradable medical implants.

Dennis Meister was named president/CEO of Prenatek (Dublin, California). Meister, who brings more than 25 years of experience in leading product and market development of medical devices serving Women's Health, also will serve on the company's board of directors. Prenatek makes products for the detection and management of fetal well-being.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington) said that Meridith Mitchell was named deputy general counsel for legal policy and administrative practice. Mitchell fills the position previously held by Alexander Cohen, who recently became the SEC's deputy chief of staff.