31 latest hospital, health system executive moves

Becker's Hospital Review reported on the following hospital and health system executive moves in the last week.

The moves are listed below, in alphabetical order by the executive's last name.

1. Cook Children's Health Care System in Fort Worth, Texas, appointed Tony Bagwell senior vice president and chief investment officer.

2. Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo., appointed Leslie Barnes to serve as CEO.

3. Donald Boyd will serve as Buffalo, N.Y.-based Kaleida Health's new executive vice president and COO.

4. Bentonville, Ark.-based Northwest Health appointed Jermaine Bucknor CFO of Northwest Medical Center-Bentonville and Northwest Health Physicians' Specialty Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark.

5. Piedmont Columbus (Ga.) Regional tapped Laura Drew as COO of its Northside campus.

6. Jamestown, N.Y.-based UPMC Chautauqua appointed Brian Durniok interim president.

7. Piedmont Columbus (Ga.) Regional named Chris Edwards, MD, CMO of its Midtown and Northside campuses.

8. O'Fallon, Mo.-based Mercy hired Terence Farrell to serve as president of Mercy Hospital Ada (Okla.), effective Feb. 25.

9. Medical City Denton (Texas) tapped Brandy Farrer, RN, to serve as chief nursing officer, effective March 1.

10. Teri Fontenot, president and CEO of Baton Rouge, La.-based Woman's Hospital, is retiring in the summer.

11. Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare appointed Antonio Garcia, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer of Long Beach (Calif.) Medical Center and Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach.

12. Craig Hillemeier, MD, the CEO of Hershey, Pa.-based Penn State Health and dean of its affiliated medical school, announced plans to resign from his roles later this year.

13. Boston-based Partners HealthCare named Anne Klibanski, MD, interim CEO.

14. Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio, named Ronda Lehman interim president.

15. Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare appointed Greg Lowe president of the newly created North Carolina Division, effective April 1.

16. Stony Brook (N.Y.) University Hospital selected Julie Mirkin, DNP, RN, to serve as the chief nursing officer, effective Feb. 7.

17. Russell (Kan.) Regional Hospital CEO Rob Nahmensen is no longer employed at the hospital.

18. Centura Health's St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City, Colo., selected Kristi Olson to serve as interim CEO.

19. Springhill (La.) Medical Center named Mike Patronis CEO.

20. The Ohio State University in Columbus named Harold L. Paz, MD, executive vice president and chancellor for health affairs, effective in the spring.

21. Donna Poduska, chief nursing officer of UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colo., is retiring at the end of February.

22. Amita Health Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale (Ill.) President and CEO Steve Province suddenly resigned Feb. 14.

23. Logan (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center dropped 'interim' from CEO Simon Ratliff's title, effective immediately.

24. St. Johnsbury-based Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital appointed Michael Rousse, MD, as CMO.

25. Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System selected Kelly Sager, MSN, to serve as president and CEO of HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, Ill.

26. Rick Shumway, vice president and chief administrative officer of University of Cincinnati Medical Center, is leaving the role for a new opportunity, effective April 18.

27. Renton, Wash.-based Providence St. Joseph Health tapped Greg Till to serve as executive vice president and chief people officer, effective immediately.

28. Piedmont Columbus (Ga.) Regional selected Bill Tustin to serve as COO of its Midtown campus.

29. Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare named Terence van Arkel CFO of the newly created North Carolina Division.

30. Christus St. Vincent Health System in Santa Fe, N.M., tapped Hope Wade to serve as COO.

31. Patrick Wardell, CEO of Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance, is planning to retire in July.






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