8 executive exits in 10 days

Nearly one month into 2023, executive exits continue at hospitals and health systems.

These hospital and health system executives announced plans to step down between Jan. 17 and Jan. 27, Becker's reported. 

1. John Snow resigned as CEO of Oxford, N.C.-based Granville Health System after more than four years in the role. 

2. David Elgarico resigned as CEO of Framingham, Mass.-based MetroWest Medical Center to return home to Oregon and be with his family. He assumed the role in July after serving three years as CEO of Quorum Health's McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center, based in Springfield, Ore.

3. Julie Miller-Phipps will retire in July as president of Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente's Southern California and Hawaii markets. She has served as president of its Southern California market since 2016 and president of the Hawaii region since 2020.

4. Doug Arvin, CFO of Grand Forks, N.D.-based Altru Health System, plans to resign, effective Feb. 3. A spokesperson for Altru told the Grand Forks Herald that Mr. Arvin accepted a position with Essentia Health in Fargo, N.D.

5. Scott Phillips and David Pierce resigned as acting CEO and acting CFO of El Centro (Calif.) Regional Medical Center. The two were managing directors for the hospital's management firm, Healthcare Management Partners, and stepped down after the firm issued the hospital a termination notice. 

6. Daniel Cancelmi will retire as executive vice president and CFO of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare at the end of 2023. He has led a decadeslong career at Tenet, transitioning to its corporate office in 1999 and holding various leadership positions. His retirement is one of nine executive changes taking place at the health system this year. 

7. Stan Holm is no longer president and CEO of Olathe (Kan.) Health now that the health system has become part of the University of Kansas Health System. Olathe Health, a two-hospital system, said the majority of its senior leadership team has transitioned to Kansas City-based University of Kansas Health System, and Mr. Holm and the health system "mutually agreed he will not continue with the new combined organization."

8. Daniel Wright, BSN, RN, resigned after nine months as chief nursing officer for Framingham, Mass.-based MetroWest Medical Center. He is the third chief nursing officer to leave the Tenet-owned health system since 2018. 

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