Medicare's Straube joins NxStage board
Former Medicare official Barry M. Straube has been named to the board of directors at Lawrence medical device company NxStage Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM).
In February, Straube retired as chief medical officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Previously, he had served as director of the CMS Office of Clinical Standards & Quality. Straube had been vice president of quality improvement at health management organization Health Net, and he was CMS regional chief medical officer for California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and far Pacific Territories.