Nov. 20, 2006 -- Epocrates, an online healthcare information firm, has named Rick Van Hoesen as its new CFO, the company said today. 

The San Mateo, Calif.-based firm was ranked no. 176 on this year's Inc. 500 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, posting revenue of $35.7 million in 2005.

Van Hoesen was previously CFO at NetIQ, a publicly held enterprise software firm that was acquired by Attachmate earlier this year.

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