14 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. Brian Kellar was named CEO of Page (Ariz.) Hospital, part of Phoenix-based Banner Health.

2. Barbara S. Dember, president and CEO of Verde Valley Medical Center in Cottonwood, Ariz., has resigned.

3. Richard Hammett has been named president and CEO of HealthONE's Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo.

4. Guthrie Corning Hospital in Corning, N.Y., named Garrett Hoover president and CEO, effective in August.

5. Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin, Texas, appointed Kyle Swift CEO, effective July 27.

6. Andrew L. Davis was named interim CEO of United Medical Center in Washington, D.C., effective July 18.

7. Jeffrey Grossman, MD, was selected to serve as interim CEO of Madison, Wis.-based UW Health.

8.  Panama City, Fla.-based Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart Health System named Steve Grubbs president and CEO.

9.  Kathy Krusie, CEO of St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan, Texas, is stepping down after five years at the helm.

10. Daniel Wolcott, president and CEO of Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville, Tenn., will step down from that position at the end of July to accept a position in California.

11. Sheila Daly, RN, longtime leader of Clinton (Mass.) Hospital, will retire at the end of the year.

12.  St. Louis-based SSM Health picked Kate Becker, to serve as president of Saint Louis University Hospital.

13. Jani L. Johnson, RN, was appointed CEO of Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City (Mo.), effective July 27.

14. Children's Hospital Los Angeles named Paul S. Viviano president and CEO.


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