Sam Odle, the former chief operating officer of Indiana University Health, has been named senior strategic policy advisor of AvaSure, a Michigan-based company that provides software for remote observation of patients at risk of falls and other injuries. Odle retired from IU Health in June 2012. Odle joined Indianapolis-based Bose Public Affairs as a senior policy adviser in October 2012 and then was elected to the board of the Indianapolis Public Schools in November 2012. He joined Methodist Hospital in 1981 as vice president of operations and stayed with the organization through its 1996 merger with Indiana University Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children, which formed what is now IU Health.
WellPoint Inc. named Dr. Martin Silverstein chief strategy officer. Beginning on April 28, Silverstein will oversee WellPoint’s enterprise marketing, corporate development and strategy functions. Silverstein was a managing director at Boston Consulting Group, where he worked for more than 25 years. Silverstein holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and natural sciences from the University of Pennsylvania, a medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and an MBA from Harvard Business School.