33 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. Memphis, Tenn.-based Le Bonheur Children's Hospital president and CEO Meri Armour is retiring in 2019.

2. Wael Barsoum, MD, will become president and CEO of the entire Cleveland Clinic Florida region.

3. Rodolfo Blandon, MD, will serve as president of the Cleveland Clinic Florida medical center in Weston.

4. St. Anthony Summit Medical Center in Frisco, Colo., named Lee Boyles CEO, effective Nov. 26.

5. Naperville, Ill.-based Edward-Elmhurst Health dropped 'interim' from CFO Denise Chamberlain's title.

6. Albuquerque-based University of New Mexico Hospital selected Michael Chicarelli, DNP, RN, to serve as COO.

7. Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System selected Betty S. Chu, MD, to serve as chief quality officer and associate chief clinical officer.

8. New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian selected Mary Beth Claus to serve as group senior vice president, chief legal officer and general counsel, effective in March 2019.

9. Eric Evans, Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare's president of hospital operations will step down at the end of the year.

10. Scottsbluff, Neb.-based Regional West Health Services appointed Allen Gamble interim CEO of Chadron (Neb.) Community Hospital, effective Dec. 10.

11. Flemington, N.J.-based Hunterdon Healthcare System appointed Patrick Gavin president and CEO, effective in early January.

12. Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville, Texas, promoted Bob Gillespie to the CEO role.

13. Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain, Mich., tapped Jeanne M. Goche to serve as interim CEO.

14. Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, tapped Ryan Heyborne, MD, to serve as CMO.

15. San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare appointed Christopher Howard president and CEO, effective Jan. 31, 2019.

16. Sisseton, S.D.-based Coteau des Prairies Health Care System selected Craig Kantos to serve as CEO.

17. Machias, Maine-based Down East Community Hospital appointed Steve Lail CEO.

18. Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital in Maryland Heights, Mo., appointed Ken Marx CFO permanently.

19. StoneSprings Hospital Center in Dulles, Va., selected Matt Mathias to serve as CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

20. West Hills Hospital & Medical Center in Los Angeles appointed Mark Miller CEO, effective Dec. 1.

21. Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital in Maryland Heights, Mo., tapped Brett Moorehouse to serve as permanent president and CEO.

22. Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center selected Al Patin, RN, to serve as senior vice president and COO.

23. Gregory Rosencrance, MD, will assume the president role at Vero Beach-based Indian River Medical Center, which will become a part of Cleveland Clinic's Florida region, pending regulatory review and approval.

24. Blessing Health System in Quincy, Ill., named Irshad A. Siddiqui, MD, chief health information officer.

25. Anchorage-based Providence Health & Services Alaska named Preston M. Simmons CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

26. Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain, Mich., named Dennis H. Smith chief restructuring officer.

27. Saline Health System in Benton, Ark., named Michael Stewart CEO, effective Nov. 30.

28. Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare appointed Saumya Sutaria, MD, COO of the company in a newly created enterprise role.

29. Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health System named Emory Wayne Tibbs Jr., president and CEO, effective in January 2019.

30. Gifford Health Care in Randolph, Vt., appointed Joshua White, MD, to the CMO role, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

31. Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health selected Lindy White to serve as president of the its Kingsport, Tenn., operations, effective Jan. 14, 2019.

32. West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell, Idaho, tapped Roger Winslow, PhramD, to serve as COO.

33. Jamestown, N.Y.-based UPMC Chautauqua President and CEO Betsy Wright is retiring Dec. 31, ending a 35-year career in healthcare.



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