BioImagene (Cupertino, California) reported the appointment of four new senior executives: Vivek Pathak as CFO, Steven Barbee as VP of sales, Greg Loney as VP of instrumentation, and Himanshu Ubale as VP of engineering. Pathak has served on the management teams of Cast Iron Systems, Coreon and Cummins. Barbee has held executive and sales management positions with Trestle Corporation, Zyan and AT&T. Loney has held technical leadership positions in Affymetrix, GSI Lumonics, and MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Ubale has held management positions at Surgical Information Systems, Computer Vision, and Tata Consultancy Services. BioImagene provides image informatics solutions for life sciences research, drug discovery and development, and digital pathology.

• Charles Jaffe, MD, PhD, has been named CEO of Health Level Seven (HL7; New Orleans). Jaffe has been an active HL7 member for the past 14 years and has served in leadership roles and on technical and operational committees. Intel, where Jaffe serves as senior global strategist for the digital health group, will continue to support his commitment to HL7. Health Level Seven is a not-for-profit ANSI-accredited standards developing organization dedicated to electronic health information and support of clinical practice and health service.