30 latest hospital, health system executive moves

Anuja Vaidya (Twitter | Google+) - Print  | 

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. Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Health named Larry Antonucci, MD, president and CEO.

2. Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health appointed Tony Farah, MD, executive vice president, chief medical and clinical transformation officer, a newly established role.

3. New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian selected Rosemary Ventura, BSN, DNP, RN, to serve as its inaugural chief nursing informatics officer.

4. Akron, Ohio-based Summa Health System Interim CEO Cliff Deveny, MD, announced significant changes to top executive positions. These include:

•    The elimination of both the COO and CMO roles held by Valerie Gibson and Vivian von Gruenigen, MD, respectively.
•    Summa naming David Custodio, MD, president at Summa Health System-Akron Campus.
•    Summa appointing Michael Hughes, MD, president at Summa Health System-Barberton Campus.

5. Portland-based OHSU Healthcare CMO Charles Kilo, MD, is leaving his role.

6. Parker County Hospital District in Weatherford, Texas, selected Randy Bacus to serve as CEO.

7. Pasadena, Calif.-based Huntington Hospital President and CEO Steve Ralph is retiring, ending a 22-year tenure as leader of the hospital.

8. Doug DiVello, president of the University of Vermont Health Network-Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone, N.Y., stepped down, effective May 3.

9. Seattle Children's Hospital named Myra Gregorian senior vice president and chief people officer, effective July 24.

10. Petersburg, Va.-based Southside Regional Medical Center tapped Trent Erik Nobles to serve as its permanent CEO.

11. Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) Medical Center CEO Jeff Welch is leaving his post for a new position with Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, the medical center's parent.

12. TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tenn., hired Brian Marger to serve as CEO, effective June 1.

13. Oswego (N.Y.) Health selected Michael Harlovic, BSN, MSN, RN, to serve as its new president and CEO.

14. West Des Moines, Iowa-based Mercy Health Network named Bob Ritz CEO, effective July 1.

15. Baltimore-based LifeBridge Health, parent company of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, appointed Johnathan Ringo, MD, president and COO.

16. Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint's Central Group named Joe Koch market president of Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville, Ky., and Fleming County Hospital in Flemingsburg, Ky.

17. Burbank, Calif.-based Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center appointed Kelly Linden CEO.

18. Phoenix-based Banner Health named Hoyt Skabelund CEO of Sterling (Colo.) Regional MedCenter.

19. Fort Myers-based HealthPark Medical Center's Chief Administrative Officer and Lee Health's Chief Patient Care Officer Donna Giannuzzi is retiring, effective June 1.

20. Fort Myers-based Golisano Children's Hospital Chief Administrative Officer Kathy Bridge-Liles plans to retire, effective July 28.

21. Charles A. Krivenko, MD, Lee Health's CMO for clinical services and chief patient safety officer, is retiring, effective June 1.

22. West Hills (Calif.) Hospital & Medical Center hired John Neidenbach to serve as vice president and COO.

23. Coliseum Medical Centers in Macon, Ga., named Stephen Daugherty its permanent CEO.

24. Greensburg, Ind.-based Decatur County Memorial Hospital appointed Rex McKinney president and CEO, effective June 1.

25. Columbia-based University of Missouri Health Care CFO Brian Steines is leaving for a new role, effective June 30.

26. Gastonia, N.C.-based CaroMont Health tapped Chris Peek to serve as permanent president and CEO, effective May 15.

27. Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, stepped down from her roles as senior vice president for health sciences, medical school dean and CEO of University of Utah Health Care in Salt Lake City, after a high-profile controversy involving the director of the university's cancer center.

28. Toby Cosgrove, MD, president and CEO of Cleveland Clinic, revealed plans to transition out of his executive roles later this year.

29. Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, hired Annie Garcia, BSN, to serve as CNO, effective June 5.

30. Lake Huron Medical Center in Port Huron, Mich., appointed Jay E. de los Reyes CEO, effective in June.

More articles on executive moves:
Alice Hyde Medical Center President Doug DiVello resigns, soon after staff layoffs: 6 things to know
Summa Health System eliminates COO, CMO positions amid a slew of leadership changes: 8 notes
OHSU Healthcare CMO Dr. Charles Kilo steps down: 4 takeaways

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2019. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.