11 latest hospital, health system executive moves

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. James Atkins, PharmD, was named CEO of Rutherfordton, N.C.-based Rutherford Regional Health System, a Duke LifePoint Healthcare facility, effective Feb. 8. 

2. Annette Phillips, president of ProMedica Monroe (Mich.) Regional Hospital, is resigning.

3. David Wanger, CEO of Green Valley (Ariz.) Hospital, is leaving his post.

4. Pikes Peak Regional Hospital in Woodland Park, Colo., named Kim Monjesky CEO.

5. Cleveland-based MetroHealth System appointed Bernard Boulanger, MD, executive vice president and chief clinical officer, effective March 1.

6. Vishal Bhatia, MD, was appointed senior vice president and CMIO for Franklin, Tenn.-based Capella Healthcare, effective Jan. 1.

7. Cynthia Moore-Hardy, president and CEO of Painesville, Ohio-based Lake Health, was elected board chairwoman of the Ohio Hospital Association for 2016.

8. David Koontz was named CEO of St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga., the 376-bed facility recently acquired by Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health.

9. Alecto Healthcare Services, the management company of Lancaster, Calif.-based Antelope Valley Hospital, appointed John Rossfeld CEO of the facility.

10. Children's Health in Dallas made multiple leadership changes. David Biggerstaff was promoted to president of system clinical operations. Michele Chulick will become president of the newly formed Children's Health Ventures. Robert Morrow, MD, will become president of physician organizations and academic relations, in addition to his role as chief clinical officer. Peter Roberts will become president of population health and insurance services.

11. USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Calif., named Keith Hobbs CEO.

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