• AcuNetx (Torrance, California) has named three new executives to lead its majority-owned subsidiary,VisioNetx (Boulder, Colorado): David Hunter, president/CEO; Collis Woodward, VP/CFO; and Douglas MacCarthy, VP/COO. Hunter previously worked for BI Incorporated. Prior to joining VisioNetx, Woodward was CFO for encryptX. MacCarthy worked for 31 years at IBM, during which he held various management and senior staff positions. AcuNetx makes diagnostic, analytical and therapeutic tools; VisoNetx makes ocular scanning technologies to determine fitness for duty through impairment testing.

David Ramsey has been named senior VP and chief information officer (CIO) for Kinetic Concepts (KCI; San Antonio). Prior to joining KCI, Ramsey was the CIO for PSS World Medical. KCI specializes in advanced wound care and therapeutic surfaces.

Paul Mirabella was named president/CEO and director of Naviscan PET Systems (San Diego). Previously Mirabella worked for 30 years with GE Healthcare. Naviscan, privately held, specializes developing in high-resolution positron emission tomography scanners.

• WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease (Washington) named Lisa Tate as the organization’s new CEO. Tate brings more than two decades of experience in health advocacy, including 14 years as VP of public affairs for the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions. WomenHeart bills itself as the only national patient advocacy organization with the mission to improve healthcare for women living with heart disease.