23 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. Mike Anderson, CEO of Littlefork (Minn.) Medical Center, will leave his post in January to accept a position as executive director of Fair Oaks Lodge, a senior citizens care facility in Wadena, Minn.

2. Atlanta-based Emory University appointed Jonathan Lewin, MD, executive vice president for health affairs, effective Feb. 1. In addition to his executive vice president for health affairs role, Dr. Lewin will serve as executive director for Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center, president and CEO of Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare and chairman of the Emory Healthcare board.

3. Tampa, Fla.-based WellCare Health Plans — a private Medicare and Medicaid managed care company — terminated CMO Steve Goldberg, MD.

4. Mercy Health – Cincinnati named Michael Kramer, BSN, west market president and CEO.

5. San Diego, Calif.-based Scripps Health appointed Andy Crowder CIO and corporate senior vice president.

6. Dover, Del.-based BayHealth named Jonathan Kaufmann, DO, CMIO.

7. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey appointed Don Berwick, MD, former CMS administrator, to serve on the board of the state's Health Policy Commission.

8. American Fork (Utah) Hospital, part of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, named Jason Wilson as its new administrator.

9. Nancy Steiger, RN, was named president of hospital services for the PeaceHealth Columbia Network. In her new role, she will lead hospital services for the network, which includes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., and PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview, Wash. She will also oversee systemwide community benefit and advocacy activities for Vancouver-based PeaceHealth.

10. Cooperstown, N.Y.-based Bassett Healthcare Network named Andrew Manzer executive vice president and COO, effective March 1.

11. John Prout, president and CEO of Cincinnati-based TriHealth, is retiring. Mark Clement has been named president and CEO, effective, Jan. 1.

12. Memphis, Tenn.-based Baptist Memorial Health Care named Bill Griffin its new senior vice president and CFO.

13. El Paso (Texas) Children's Hospital appointed George Caralis interim CEO.

14. Patrick Anderson joined Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Orange County, Calif., as CIO and senior vice president.

15. Charles Sorenson, MD, president and CEO of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, will retire as CEO in October of 2016.

16. Royal Oak, Mich.-based Beaumont Health appointed Carolyn Wilson, RN, executive vice president and COO.

17. Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati appointed of David Billmire, MD, as the new chief of plastic surgery.

18. Tacoma, Wash.-based CHI Franciscan Health named Tony McLean market president for South King County in Washington.

19. Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Pa., made multiple changes to its leadership team. Cindi Hardesty, vice president and chief nursing executive, announced her retirement. Emily Bunnell, RN, was promoted to senior director of acute services and chief nurse overseeing the inpatient units and taking responsibility for the professional practice of nursing throughout Cole Memorial.

20. Bad Axe, Mich.-based Huron Medical Center appointed Bill Castle CFO and senior vice president of finance.

21. Dayton (Wash.) General Hospital offered Shane McGuire the CEO position. Hospital officials now intend to negotiate terms of Mr. McGuire's employment contract.

22. Lanham, Md.-based Doctors Community Hospital named Sunil Madan, MD, CMO and chief population health officer.

23. Longtime San Joaquin Valley (Calif.) regional healthcare administrator David Benn plans to retire in January.

 

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