24 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. Rome (N.Y.) Memorial Hospital President and CEO Basil J. Ariglio, who is known as "Buzz," resigned Aug. 18 after 23 years of service.

2. The Wrangell (Alaska) Medical Center Board of Directors hired Robert Rang as the new hospital CEO.

3. Stephen Pitts, CEO of Morehouse General Hospital in Bastrop, La., is leaving his position.

4. Jim Horton, administrator and CEO of Fort Stockton, Texas-based Pecos County Memorial Hospital, is leaving the system Sept. 15.

5. John Moore, CEO of Hiawatha (Kan.) Community Hospital, intends to retire next year.

6. Gene Meyer, president and CEO of Lawrence (Kan.) Memorial Hospital, plans to retire in May 2016.

7. Davide Carbone, CEO of West Palm Beach, Fla.-based St. Mary’s Medical Center, stepped down just two days after the hospital closed its troubled pediatric cardiothoracic surgery program.

8. Pam Brier, longtime CEO of Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Maimonides Medical Center, will retire later this year.

9. Regional One Health, based in Memphis, Tenn., named Jackie Lucas senior vice president and CIO.

10. USMD Health System, a physician-led integrated healthcare system in Irving, Texas, announced the appointment of Jim Berend as CFO and executive vice president.

11. Karen Metz, CEO of Knoxville, Tenn.-based Physicians Regional Medical Center, resigned.

12. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., named Keith Perry CIO.

13. Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, based in Milwaukee, named William Showalter senior vice president and CIO.

14. Carol Gore, BSN, RN, was appointed CNO of Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, Ark., effective Aug. 31.

15. Mercy Health-Cincinnati named Justin McGoldrick, MD, CMO.

16. In July, the Hanover (Pa.) Hospital Board accepted the retirement of James E. Wissler as president, CEO and board member. Michael Gaskins, CFO of Hanover Hospital, is now interim president and CEO.

17. Chicago-based Presence Health, the largest Catholic healthcare system in Illinois, selected Michael Englehart as president and CEO.

18. Grant, Neb.-based Perkins County Health Services named Derick Lorentz CFO.

19. Bryan Health in Lincoln, Neb., named Rebekah Mussman president and CEO of Crete (Neb.) Area Medical Center, effective Aug. 3.

20. Dean M. Carucci was named CEO of Portsmouth (N.H.) Regional Hospital.

21. Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth hired Elizabeth "Liz" Dunne as president and CEO.

22. Ash Gokli, MD, will be leaving his position as CEO of Memorial Hospital Los Banos (Calif.), part of Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health, to take a new job as Sutter Health's CMO in the Central Valley.

23. Mary Shehan, DNP, RN, was named CNO of Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

24. Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., named Richard G. Azizkhan, MD, president and CEO, effective Oct. 19.

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