26 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, in alphabetical order.

1. Bret Barr stepped into the CEO role at Conway (S.C.) Medical Center.

2. Phoenix-based Banner Health appointed Marjorie Bessel, MD, chief clinical officer.

3. St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo., appointed Mike Cafasso as permanent CEO.

4. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health's board of commissioners voted Jan. 31 to make Beverly Capasso, the system's interim president and CEO, the permanent head of the system.

5. Marriottsville, Md.-based Bon Secours Health System selected Amy Carrier to serve as COO of Richmond-based Bon Secours Virginia, a newly created leadership role.

6. Russ Collier, CEO of Christus Good Shepherd Medical Center-Marshall (Texas), is retiring, effective Jan. 31.

7. Slidell (La.) Memorial Hospital CEO Bill Davis decided not to renew his contract when it expires at the end of 2018.

8. Olathe (Kan.) Health System President and CEO Frank H. Devocelle is retiring, effective Dec. 31.

9. Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital in Townshend, Vt., a critical access hospital, selected Douglas F. DiVello to serve as CEO, effective Feb. 12.

10. Mesquite, Nev.-based Mesa View Hospital CEO Patty Holden is retiring, effective Feb. 15.

11. Bart Hove, the former CEO of Kingsport, Tenn.-based Wellmont Health System who was slated to serve as CEO of the merged Ballad Health organization, unexpectedly retired Feb. 1.

12. Hillsboro, Ore.-based Tuality Healthcare, a Portland-based Oregon Health & Science University partner, named Lori James-Nielsen president.

13. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego President and CEO Donald Kearns, MD, announced plans to retire.

14. Thomas Kmetz, president of Louisville, Ky.-based Norton Children's Hospital, retired Jan. 31.

15. Cartersville (Ga.) Medical Center tapped J. Christopher Mosley to serve as CEO, effective March 1.

16. Indianapolis-based Indiana University Health named Ryan Nagy, MD, permanent president of the adult academic health center, comprising IU Health Methodist and University hospitals, both located in Indianapolis.

17. Louisville-based KentuckyOne Health appointed John Petrov senior vice president and chief human resources officer.

18. Jim Raggio, CEO of Lompoc (Calif.) Valley Medical Center, is retiring after serving 20 years at the helm of the hospital.

19. Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica named Jack Randolph chief information technology officer, effective March 1.

20. Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo., selected Jon Riggs to serve as vice president of finance and CFO.

21. Little Rock-based University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center CFO Dan Riley tendered his resignation Jan. 26.

22. UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass., selected Jeff Smith, MD, to serve as interim president.

23. Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare selected Jack Tillman to serve as vice president and chief of real estate.

24. Visalia, Calif.-based Kaweah Delta Health Care District selected Malinda Tupper to serve as CFO.

25. Brent VanConia, president of SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Jefferson City (Mo.), resigned, effective Feb. 12.

26. Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., selected Chris Whitby to serve as vice president and permanent CFO.

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