6 latest hospital, health system executive resignations

Becker's Hospital Review reported on the following hospital and health system executive resignations in the last week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

1. Boston-based Massachusetts General Physicians Organization Chairman and CEO Thomas J. Lynch, Jr., MD, is leaving to join New York City-based Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.

2. Henderson, Ky.-based Methodist Hospital President and CEO Gary R. Colberg resigned due to "increasing family responsibilities requiring his full attention."

3. Rapid City (S.D.) Regional Hospital's Interim President Dennis Millirons is leaving after completing his contract, effective March 16, 2017.

4. Sterling (Colo.) Regional MedCenter CEO Jeff Shelton abruptly stepped down, according to an emailed statement from the hospital.

5. Harrisburg, Pa.-based PinnacleHealth President and CEO Michael Young unexpectedly resigned.

6. Manchester, Iowa-based Regional Medical Center CEO Lon Butikofer resigned, after the hospital's board of trustees discovered that Mr. Butikofer had submitted "improper travel expense reimbursement."

More articles on executive moves:
Heath Evans is South Georgia Medical Center's interim CEO: 4 points
PinnacleHealth names Philip Guarneschelli CEO: 5 notes
Methodist Hospital CEO Gary Colberg resigns 11 months into tenure

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