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. Michael Stephens, CEO of Mercy Health-Cincinnati's WestHospital, will step down later this month to join Lewisville, Texas-based Adeptus Health.

2. Lafayette (La.) General Health announced the appointment of Karen O. Wyble as CEO of Breaux Bridge, La.-based St. Martin Hospital.

3. W. Trent Crable was appointed to serve as CEO of UP Health System – Marquette (Mich.), effective Oct. 19.

4. Michael Bartell was named CEO of Phenix City, Ala.-based Regional Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture between Birmingham, Ala.-based HealthSouth and Columbus (Ga.) Regional Health.

5. UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco and Walnut Creek, Calif.-based John Muir Health have named Chris Willrich CEO of Bay Health, a new development company that is jointly owned and operated by UCSF and John Muir as part of the affiliation between the two organizations.

6. Claus von Zychlin, CEO of Columbus, Ohio-based Mount Carmel Health System, has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare type of blood cancer, and will take a three-month medical leave for treatment starting in October. In his absence, Roger Spoelman, CEO of the western Michigan region for the system's parent company, Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health, will serve as interim CEO.

7. Barlow Respiratory Hospital in Los Angeles hired Amit Mohan as CEO.

8. John Votto, DO, will retire Oct. 1, 2016, after 18 years as president and CEO of New Britain, Conn.-based Hospital for Special Care.

9. Paul Skowron was named permanent CEO of Clinton, Ill.-based Dr. John Warner Hospital.

10. Jeff Lingerfelt, CEO of Heart of America Medical Center in Rugby, N.D., was named CEO of Geneseo, Ill.-based Hammond-Henry Hospital.

11. Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare Services hired Linda J. Grass as CEO of Lower Bucks Hospital in Bristol, Pa.

12. Boston-based Joslin Diabetes Center named Peter Amenta, MD, PhD, president and CEO.

13. Timothy J. Walsh, president and CEO of Oak Bluffs, Mass.-based Martha's Vineyard Hospital, will retire in April.

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