13 latest hospital, health system CEO moves

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

1. Steven Altschuler, MD, was named senior vice president of health affairs at the University of Miami and CEO of UHealth-University of Miami Health System.

2. Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., appointed Todd Burch CEO.

3. Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., named LaRay Brown president and CEO.

4. Hutchinson (Kan.) Regional Healthcare System named Ken Johnson president and CEO.

5. Anthony Nasralla, president and CEO of Titusville (Pa.) Area Hospital, will retire from his post in July 2016.

6. Vibra Hospital of Sacramento, a 58-bed specialty hospital in Folsom, Calif., named Kimberly Horton, RN, NP, MSN, DHA, CEO.

7. Dana Weston was named CEO of Eden, N.C.-based Morehead Memorial Hospital.

8. Anthony "Tony" Spezia, president and CEO of Knoxville, Tenn.-based Covenant Health, will step out of his role March 31 to take on a new role as CEO emeritus.

9. Kendall Sawa, RN, CEO of Ilwaco, Wash.-based Ocean Beach Hospital, is leaving his post to take a new job as CEO of Providence Seaside (Ore.) Hospital.

10. St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., named Gabrielle Finley-Hazle CEO.

11. Bakersfield (Calif.) Heart Hospital appointed Michelle Oxford president and CEO.

12. Cincinnati-based UC Health is reshaping its management structure. As of Dec. 1, Richard Lofgren, MD, CEO of UC Health, will be the only UC Health executive to hold a CEO position. According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, Lee Ann Liska, UC Medical Center president and CEO and UC Health senior vice president, is leaving UC Health "to pursue other leadership opportunities."

13. Northwest Florida Healthcare named Michael Kozar CEO of Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley.


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