25 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. La Paz Regional Hospital in Parker, Ariz., named Kevin Brown CEO.

2. Greensboro-based Women's Hospital President Cindy Farrand, MBA, will become the new president of Reidsville, N.C.-based Annie Penn Hospital, while Annie Penn Hospital President Debbie Green Cunningham, DNP, MSN, RN, will become the new president of Women's Hospital.

3. St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Calif., named Derek Drake, DNP, RN, CNO.

4. LaGrangeville, N.Y.-based Health Quest tapped current President Robert Friedberg to also serve as CEO.

5. St. Louis-based Ascension Healthcare CEO Robert J. Henkel is retiring, effective June 30, 2017, ending a five-year stint as leader.

6. Asheville, N.C.-based Mission Health named Jacqueline Medland, PhD, RN, president and CNO of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in Franklin, N.C.

7. Cincinnati-based UC Health appointed Tom Daskalakis permanent chief administrative officer and vice president at West Chester (Ohio) Hospital.

8. Nacogdoches (Texas) Memorial Health CEO Scott Street resigned.

9. Norman (Okla.) Regional Health System named John Manfredo COO.

10. Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, Idaho, selected Michael Patmas, MD, as its new CMO.

11. Marlton, N.J.-based Virtua health system CEO Richard P. Miller plans to retire at the end of 2017, ending a 21-year stint as the organization's leader.

12. Chicago-based Presence Health appointed Yolande Wilson, RN, president of Presence Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines, Ill.

13. Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Lutheran Health Network selected Brent Parsons to serve as permanent CEO of Bluffton (Ind.) Regional Medical Center.

14. Potsdam, N.Y.-based St. Lawrence Health System named David Bender CEO of Gouverneur (N.Y.) Hospital.

15. Syracuse, N.Y.-based Upstate University Hospital CEO John McCabe, MD, is leaving his post to "pursue professional and personal interests."

16. Cleveland-based Sisters of Charity Health System tapped Thomas J. Strauss to serve as its new president and CEO.

17. Olympia, Wash.-based Capital Medical Center CEO Jim Geist is leaving his post after seven years.

18. Middletown, Ohio-based Atrium Medical Center's president Carol Turner retired at the end of 2016.

19. Lewiston-based Central Maine Medical Center's President Tina Legere and Vice President of Nursing and CNO Sharron Chalke, RN, MSN, resigned.

20. Warrenton, Va.-based Fauquier Health selected Chad Melton as its new CEO, effective Feb. 13, 2017.

21. Fernandina Beach, Fla.-based Baptist Medical Center Nassau appointed Ed Hubel president.

22. Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif., named Dave Cheney CEO.

23. Chicago-based Swedish Covenant Hospital appointed Bruce McNulty, MD, vice president/CMO.

24. Medical City Arlington (Texas) announced CEO Winston Borland will retire, effective March 31, 2017.

25. Springfield, Ore.-based PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend COO Shannon Surbur is leaving her post, effective Feb. 3, 2017.

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