24 latest hospital, health system executive moves

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

1. Hartford, Conn.-based Trinity Health-New England selected Elizabeth O'Brien, RN, to lead as interim president of Mercy Medical Center and its affiliates, based in Springfield, Mass.

2. Waco, Texas-based Providence Healthcare Network President and CEO Brett Esrock is leaving for a new job.

3. Mountain Home, Ark.-based Baxter Regional Medical Center appointed David R. Fox COO.

4. Galax, Va.-based Twin County Regional Hospital announced its CEO Jon Applebaum is departing for a new role.

5. Dignity Health St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff, Calif., hired Jordan Wright to lead as president, effective April 23.

6. Melissa Memorial Hospital in Holyoke, Colo., named Wes White CFO.

7. Plantation (Fla.) General Hospital selected Madeline Nava to serve as CEO.

8. Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth appointed Richard DeCarlo has been named executive vice president and COO, effective May 30.

9. Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic Health System's Randall Linton, MD, president and CEO of its northwest Wisconsin region, is around two weeks away from retiring.

10. Marietta, Ga.-based WellStar Health System appointed Jon-Paul Croom president of WellStar North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, Ga.

11. Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital appointed Madelyn Pearson, MSN, RN, senior vice president of patient care services and CNO, effective June 12.

12. North Kansas City (Mo.) Hospital selected Doug Abel to serve as CIO.

13. Texas Medical Center in Houston is losing its CEO Robert C. Robbins, MD, to the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Robbins will take on the role of university president on June 1.

14. La Porte (Ind.) Hospital tapped Ashley Dickinson to serve as CEO.

15. Philadelphia-based Einstein Healthcare Network named Gina Marone, MSN, RN, vice president of healthcare services and chief nurse executive.

16. Plano, Texas-based Community Hospital Corp. appointed Jim Kendrick president and CEO, effective April 17.

17. Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth appointed Eric Brettner CFO of its Northwest network, which includes facilities in Washington and Alaska.

18. Chicago-based Presence Health tapped Kenneth Preston Jones to lead as president of Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Ill.

19. Mujtaba Ali-Khan, DO, is transitioning into the role of Kingwood (Texas) Medical Center CMO full-time.

20. Webster, Texas-based Bay Area Regional Medical Center CEO Tim Schmidt is leaving his post to focus on his health.

21. Irving, Texas-based Medical City Healthcare named Zach Mueller, DNP, RN, chief nursing executive.

22. Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen, Wash., named Melanie Brandt, BSN, CNO, effective May 26.

23. Gastonia, N.C.-based CaroMont Health eliminated its chief legal officer role, and the move forced Maria Long, currently in the position, to depart.

24. Lowell, Mass.-based Circle Health appointed Joseph White CEO of Lowell (Mass.) General Hospital as well as Circle Health.

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Brigham and Women's Hospital hires Madelyn Pearson as CNO: 4 takeaways

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