10 latest hospital, health system executive resignations

Becker's Hospital Review reported on the following latest hospital and health system executive resignations. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

1. Akron, Ohio-based Summa Health System eliminated the COO and CMO roles, held by Valerie Gibson and Vivian von Gruenigen, MD, respectively.

2. Portland-based OHSU Healthcare CMO Charles Kilo, MD, is leaving his role to move back "into community and entrepreneurial work."

3. Doug DiVello, president of the University of Vermont Health Network-Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone, N.Y., stepped down, effective May 3.

4. Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) Medical Center CEO Jeff Welch is leaving his post for a new position with Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, the medical center's parent.

5. Columbia-based University of Missouri Health Care CFO Brian Steines is leaving for a new role, effective June 30.

6. Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, stepped down Friday from her roles as senior vice president for health sciences, medical school dean and CEO of University of Utah Health Care in Salt Lake City, after a high-profile controversy involving the director of the university's cancer center.

7. Hopewell, Va.-based John Randolph Medical Center CEO Suzanne Jackson is leaving to take on a new opportunity within the Nashville, Tenn.-based Hospital Corporation of America network.

8. Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth announced the departure of Gary Chiodo, its system vice president of organizational integrity and compliance officer; as well as Terri Nichols, its system director of risk management.

More articles on executive moves:
NewYork-Presbyterian names 1st chief nursing informatics officer
Summa Health System eliminates COO, CMO positions amid a slew of leadership changes: 8 notes
OHSU Healthcare CMO Dr. Charles Kilo steps down: 4 takeaways

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