69 hospital, health system executive moves in December

The following hospital and health system CEO moves were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in December. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

1. Janiece Zauner, MSN, RN, took over her new role as COO and CNO of Providence Seaside (Ore.) Hospital.

2. John Flanders, CEO of St. Mary's Hospital in Streator, Ill., won't stay with the organization replacing the hospital in January.

3. Fort Smith, Ark.-based Sparks Health System named Michael Stevenson information security officer.

4. San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center named Michael Bell COO.

5. Jeff Buckley was named interim CEO of Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton, Ky.

6. Hancock County Health System in Britt, Iowa, named Jeff Stampohar administrator and CEO, effective Jan. 11.

7. Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, Mo., added three people to its senior leadership team. Philip Fracica, MD, was named CMO, Steve Davis was named CFO, and Rose McMullin was named director of patient services and interim CNO.

8. Tunkhannock, Pa.-based Tyler Memorial Hospital named Ann Marie Stevens CEO.

9. Fort Smith, Ark.-based Sparks Health System named Nichole Dykes assistant CFO.

10. Michael Martz, CIO of Wheeling, W.Va.-based Ohio Valley Health Services and Education Corp., was named to the policy steering committee of the College of Health Information Management Executives.

11. Mark Minick, CEO of Van Wert (Ohio) County Hospital, is leaving his post.

12. Louisville, Miss.-based Winston Medical Center named Octavius Ivy COO.

13. Lisa Carter, MSN, RN, was named CEO of Johnson City, Tenn.-based Niswonger Children's Hospital, part of Mountain States Health Alliance, also in Johnson City.

14. Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare appointed Peter Kalmey president of its hospital division, effective Jan. 1.

15. Milledgeville, Ga.-based Oconee Regional Medical Center named Michael Vaughn interim CFO.

16. Cleveland-based MetroHealth System promoted Melissa Kline, MSN, RN, to vice president of nursing and CNO.

17. Indianapolis-based Indiana University Health appointed three executive leaders. Al Gatmaitan was named executive vice president and COO, Ryan Kitchell has been named executive vice president and chief administrative officer, and Kevin Armstrong has been appointed chief mission and values officer.

18. Steve Salyer, COO of Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach, Fla., left his position.

19. John Grah, CEO of St. Louis-based Des Peres Hospital, is leaving his post in mid-January.

20. Craig Marks, president of Mark Twain Medical Center in San Andreas, Calif., resigned.

21. James Flaherty, MD, was appointed chief of surgical oncology at Hartford, Conn.-based Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center as a member of Saint Francis Medical Group.

22. Christine Cassel, MD, president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, will leave her post March 1 to join the leadership team designing the new Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine in Southern California.

23. Nathan Olson, president and CEO of St. Peter's Hospital in Helena, Mont., plans to resign from his post next year.

24. Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo., promoted Ed Clayton, its current CFO and COO, to the hospital's CEO post.

25. Dave Tigue was appointed president of Irvine, Calif.-based ConcertoHealth's Michigan operations.

26. Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System named Peggy Sebastian, MSN, president and CEO of HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill.

27. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia named Douglas Hock executive vice president and COO, effective Feb. 1.

28. John Kastanis, president and CEO of Philadelphia-based Temple University Hospital, will leave his post by March 1 to pursue an opportunity to serve as president and CEO of University Hospital, a 519-bed academic medical center in Newark, N.J.

29. John Rodis, MD, was named president of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn., effective Jan. 1.

30. Takeisha Davis, MD, was named CEO of New Orleans East Hospital, effective Jan. 11.

31. Robert Deininger was named CEO of Orange City-based Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, effective Jan. 11.

32. Lesley Ogden, MD, COO of Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln City, Ore., was promoted to CEO, effective Jan. 1.

33. Thomas Graham, MD, who has served as chief innovation officer of Cleveland Clinic Innovations since 2010, will step down from his position to take a new job at a Florida medical research and treatment facility.

34. Daniel Morissette was named senior executive vice president and CFO of San Francisco-based Dignity Health.

35. Franklin, Tenn.-based Capella Healthcare named Dana Rice, RN, senior vice president and chief quality officer.

36. Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant (S.C.) Hospital named Anthony Jackson CEO, effective mid-January.

37. Memphis, Tenn.-based Baptist Memorial Health Care named Beverly Jordan vice president and chief information and transformation officer.

38. Mike Anderson, CEO of Littlefork (Minn.) Medical Center, will leave his post in January to accept a position as executive director of Fair Oaks Lodge, a senior citizens care facility in Wadena, Minn.

39. Atlanta-based Emory University appointed Jonathan Lewin, MD, executive vice president for health affairs, effective Feb. 1. In addition to his executive vice president for health affairs role, Dr. Lewin will serve as executive director for Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center, president and CEO of Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare and chairman of the Emory Healthcare board.

40. Tampa, Fla.-based WellCare Health Plans — a private Medicare and Medicaid managed care company — terminated CMO Steve Goldberg, MD.

41. Mercy Health – Cincinnati named Michael Kramer, BSN, west market president and CEO.

42. San Diego, Calif.-based Scripps Health appointed Andy Crowder CIO and corporate senior vice president.

43. Dover, Del.-based BayHealth named Jonathan Kaufmann, DO, CMIO.

44. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey appointed Don Berwick, MD, former CMS administrator, to serve on the board of the state's Health Policy Commission.

45. American Fork (Utah) Hospital, part of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, named Jason Wilson as its new administrator.

46. Nancy Steiger, RN, was named president of hospital services for the PeaceHealth Columbia Network. In her new role, she will lead hospital services for the network, which includes PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., and PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview, Wash. She will also oversee systemwide community benefit and advocacy activities for Vancouver-based PeaceHealth.

47. Cooperstown, N.Y.-based Bassett Healthcare Network named Andrew Manzer executive vice president and COO, effective March 1.

48. John Prout, president and CEO of Cincinnati-based TriHealth, is retiring. Mark Clement has been named president and CEO, effective, Jan. 1.

49. Memphis, Tenn.-based Baptist Memorial Health Care named Bill Griffin its new senior vice president and CFO.

50. El Paso (Texas) Children's Hospital appointed George Caralis interim CEO.

51. Patrick Anderson joined Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Orange County, Calif., as CIO and senior vice president.

52. Charles Sorenson, MD, president and CEO of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, will retire as CEO in October 2016.

53. Royal Oak, Mich.-based Beaumont Health appointed Carolyn Wilson, RN, executive vice president and COO.

54. Shriners Hospital for Children – Cincinnati appointed of David Billmire, MD, as the new chief of plastic surgery.

55. Tacoma, Wash.-based CHI Franciscan Health named Tony McLean market president for South King County in Washington.

56. Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Pa., made multiple changes to its leadership team. Cindi Hardesty, vice president and chief nursing executive, announced her retirement. Emily Bunnell, RN, was promoted to senior director of acute services and chief nurse overseeing the inpatient units and taking responsibility for the professional practice of nursing throughout Cole Memorial.

57. Bad Axe, Mich.-based Huron Medical Center appointed Bill Castle CFO and senior vice president of finance.

58. Dayton (Wash.) General Hospital offered Shane McGuire the CEO position. Hospital officials now intend to negotiate terms of Mr. McGuire's employment contract.

59. Lanham, Md.-based Doctors Community Hospital named Sunil Madan, MD, CMO and chief population health officer.

60. Longtime San Joaquin Valley (Calif.) regional healthcare administrator David Benn plans to retire in January.

61. Great Plains Health in North Platte, Neb., appointed Ivan Mitchell senior vice president of development.

62. Albert Wright was named COO of Morgantown-based West Virginia University Medicine.

63. Colt Hatcher was named CEO of Weatherford (Texas) Rehabilitation Hospital.

64. The University of Connecticut named Andrew Agwunobi, MD, executive vice president for health affairs and CEO of Farmington-based UConn Health.

65. Kerry Watson, president of Newton (Mass.)-Wellesley Hospital, stepped down from his position Nov. 30.

66. Al Campbell was named COO of Oxon Hill, Md.-based Nexus Health and Fort Washington (Md.) Medical Center.

67. Rome (N.Y.) Memorial Hospital named Wendy Goetz administrator of its skilled nursing facility.

68. John Rossfeld, CEO of The Memorial Hospital at Craig (Colo.), submitted his resignation.

69. CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn., named Larry Schumacher, MSN, CEO, effective Jan. 4.


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