Philly Tech News People News 5/27/2012

Scott Fraser, former CTO & co-founder of healthcare IT firm Portico Systems of Blue Bell, now Vice President, Software Development at McKesson Health Solutions, which acquired Portico last year for $90 million, tweeted last week that it was co-founder & CEO Ned Moore's last day at McKesson. Moore, who recently joined the board of Core Solutions, another healthcare IT firm based in Wayne, has something else local lined up which should be announced soon, Fraser also tweeted.

Rise of the Tech Bandits: John Gruber & Josh Topolsky, the Cool Kids (ReadWriteWeb)

Safeguard Scientifics Appoints Dr. Keith B. Jarrett to Board of Directors (Business Wire via MarketWatch)

Janney Strengthens Equity Capital Markets Business & Expands Leadership Team (Business Wire)

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC Launches (PR Newswire)

Michael Days back as editor of Daily News; Larry Platt steps aside (Dave Davies/NewsWorks)

Storeroom Solutions Names Walter DeSouza CIO(PR Web)

Ted Bockius: “I bet on RJMetrics and Philadelphia and my ability to help grow the company and the Philadelphia tech scene” [Entrance Exam] (Technically Philly)

GPTMC Announces New Vice President Of Communications, Paula Butler (PR Newswire)

Cheryl Klear promoted to senior vice president at Harmelin Media (Philly Ad Club News)

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Pennsylvania closes in on health IT network (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Doing battle with Comcast and Verizon (Philadelphia Inquirer: Opinion)

Curt Schilling’s dream died quite quickly at 38 Studios (Boston Globe)