12 latest hospital, health system executive moves

Kelly Gooch - Print  | 

The following hospital and health system executive moves were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

1. Gifford Health Care in Randolph, Vt., named Dan Bennett president and CEO, effective Oct. 3.

2. John O'Malley was appointed president of St. Joseph Mercy Livingston in Howell, Mich., effective Sept. 12.

3. Mission Trail Baptist Hospital in San Antonio named Eric Schmacker president.

4. CHI St. Luke's Health named Roland Cruickshank president of The Vintage Hospital in Houston, effective Sept. 12.

5. Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems promoted Tim Hingtgen to president and COO, effective Sept. 1.

6. Maria Parham Medical Center in Henderson, N.C., named Bert Beard CEO, effective Aug. 22.

7. HCA Virginia's Chippenham Hospital in Richmond named Jeremy Gray COO, effective Aug. 16.

8. Cincinnati-based TriHealth named two veteran healthcare executives to oversee regions for Good Samaritan and Bethesda North hospitals. Jason Niehaus will lead the Bethesda North Region. Rob Cercek will be responsible for the Good Samaritan Region.

9. Robert "Bob" Copeland was hired as CEO of Covenant Health Plainview (Texas).

10. Valley View Medical Center in Fort Mohave, Ariz., named Feliciano Jiron CEO. Mr. Jiron replaces Fred Capozello, who decided to step down from his position.

11. Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro, N.H., named Jeremy Roberge president and CEO.

12. Gregg Davidson, president and CEO of Mount Vernon, Wash.-based Skagit Regional Health, stepped down amid an inquiry that could leave Skagit Valley Hospital without Medicare funding.

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