Wanda Moebius was named VP of policy communications of AdvaMed (Washington). Moebius most recently served as senior director of communications at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). AdvaMed member companies produce the medical devices, diagnostic products and health information systems that are transforming health care through earlier disease detection, less invasive procedures and more effective treatments.

Gary Strong was named chief administrative officer of Allina Hospitals & Clinics (Minneapolis). Strong comes to Allina from Fairview Health Services, where he was COO since 2005. Allina Hospitals & Clinics is a not-for-profit health care system of hospitals, clinics and other patient care services that provides care to communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

• HealthTronics (Austin, Texas) reported an update on the condition of its CEO, Sam Humphries, who was hospitalized May 21 as a result of a cardiac event. At this time, Humphries remains in the hospital and continues to recover. While Humphries is still expected to recover, it is difficult to assess when he might be able to return to the company, the company said. James Whittenburg, president of the company’s urology services division, continues to serve as acting president/CEO. HealthTronics is a urology company providing a suite of healthcare services and technology including urologist partnership opportunities, surgical and capital imaging equipment, maintenance services offerings, and clinical and anatomical pathology services.

Tim Gregory was named regional VP for TruFuse sales of Clearwater-based minSURG (Clearwater, Florida). Gregory comes to minSURG with 13 years of experience as regional VP for EBI medical systems. MinSURG is a subsidiary of Orthopedic Development Corporation.

Adrienne Lamm was named senior public relations and communications specialist of Precision Dynamics (San Fernando, California). Lamm was formerly a public relations, media and marketing manager/director at Turning Point Communications. Precision Dynamics makes wristband identification solutions.

Ron Lipstein was named president/CEO ofThe Sagemark Companies (New York). Lipstein was also appointed to the company’s board of directors. Lipstein comes to Sagemark from Ortec International, a publicly owned life sciences company which he co-founded and was involved with in various capacities for the past seventeen years. Sagemark is a national owner and operator of out-patient positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/CT medical diagnostic imaging centers.