11 latest hospital, health system CEO moves

Becker's Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system CEO moves in the last week.

They are listed below, in alphabetical order.

1. Crystal River, Fla.-based Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center CEO Austin Brown departed for a new role at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg (Fla.), effective April 20.

2. Petersburg (Alaska) Medical Center selected Phil Hofstetter to serve as CEO, effective this summer.

3. Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Adventist Health System selected Sam Huenergardt to serve as CEO for Shawnee (Kan.) Mission Health as well as CEO of its Mid-America Region, effective May 28.

4. Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System named Mark Kimball CEO of Erlanger Murphy (N.C.) Medical Center, effective June 4.

5. Barbara W. Lay, CEO of Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye, W.Va., is retiring, effective Oct. 1.

6. Chippewa County Montevideo (Minn.) Hospital hired Brian Lovdahl to serve as CEO.

7. Victor Politi, MD, the CEO and president of East Meadow, N.Y. based-Nassau University Medical Center, was fired April 18 by the board that oversees the hospital.

8. Peter Savoy, CEO of Eureka Springs (Ark.) Hospital, is resigning for a new job opportunity in May.

9. The Hospitals of Providence in El Paso, Texas, selected Nicholas Tejeda to serve as market CEO.

10. Portland-based Oregon Health & Science University Healthcare CEO Mitch Wasden resigned after a little over a year into his tenure.

11. Brown County Hospital in Ainsworth, Neb., named John W. Werner CEO.

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