72 hospital, health system CMO moves in the last 12 months

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Becker's Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system CMO moves in the past year. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

1. Irving, Texas-based Christus Health appointed Sam Bagchi, MD, senior vice president, CMO and chief medical information officer, effective April 24.

2. Eastern Shore Rural Health in Onancock, Va., named Tom Hollandsworth, MD, CMO, effective May 1.

3. Dignity Health Woodland (Calif.) Memorial Hospital named Sarada Mylavarapu, MD, CMO.

4. New London, Conn.-based L+M Healthcare appointed Oliver Mayorga, MD, CMO.

5. Michael Zinaman, MD, was named acting CMO of New York City-based NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi.

6. Langhorne, Pa.-based St. Mary Medical Center named Lawrence Brilliant, MD, vice president and CMO.

7. Brentwood, Tenn.-based Duke LifePoint Healthcare selected Harry R. Phillips III, MD, to serve as CMO.

8. Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center in Panama City, Fla., selected George A. Helmrich, MD, to serve as CMO, effective March 1.

9. Boca Raton Regional Hospital appointed Cristina Mata, MD, as its new vice president and CMO.

10. Baltimore-based Saint Agnes Healthcare tapped Nancy Hammond, MD, to serve as CMO.

11. Portland-based Maine Medical Center promoted Joel Botler, MD, to senior vice president and CMO.

12. Richmond-based Hospital Corporation of America Virginia selected Jake O'Shea, MD, to serve as CMO of Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond, a newly created position.

13. Noblesville, Ind.-based Riverview Health named Eric Marcotte, MD, to serve as CMO, effective June 30.

14. Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., part of Kansas City-based Hospital Corporations of America Midwest Health, selected Olevia M. Pitts, MD, to serve as CMO.

15. Hastings, Neb.-based Mary Lanning Healthcare CMO Michael Skoch, MD, is leaving his post, effective March 31.

16. North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison appointed John T. Leslie, MD, CMO.

17. Simi Valley (Calif.) Hospital appointed John Dingilian, MD, CMO.

18. St. David's Round Rock (Texas) Medical Center named Michael Craun, MD, CMO.

19. Medical City Denton (Texas) selected Howard Shaw, MD, to serve as CMO.

20. Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, Idaho, selected Michael Patmas, MD, as its new CMO.

21. Chicago-based Swedish Covenant Hospital appointed Bruce McNulty, MD, vice president and CMO.

22. Boston-based Steward Health Care System selected Joseph Weinstein, MD, to serve as CMO.

23. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System selected Gerald Maloney, DO, to serve as CMO of Geisinger Hospitals.

24. Lubbock, Texas-based Covenant Health named Brian D. Schroeder, MD, CMO of Covenant Medical Center as well as vice president for medical affairs at Covenant Women's and Children's, both based in Lubbock.

25. Cox Medical Center Branson (Mo.) appointed James Duff, MD, its new CMO.

26. Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado, Kan., has named Paige Hatcher Dodson, MD, as its first CMO.

27. Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. promoted Octavio Diaz, MD, to the CMO role, effective Dec. 1.

28. Beaumont Hospital-Dearborn (Mich.) selected Paolo Marciano Agostinelli, MD, to serve as CMO.

29. McLaren Macomb in Mount Clemens, Mich., named Dennis J. Cunningham, MD, CMO.

30. Cleveland-based University Hospitals' CMO Michael Anderson, MD, left to take over as president of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in San Francisco, effective Dec. 31.

31. Methodist Dallas Medical Center appointed Leslie Cler, MD, CMO.
32. OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton, Ill., tapped Dennis Sands, MD, to serve as vice president and CMO.

33. Rockville, Md.-based Indian Health Service named Mechele M. Peterson, MD, CMO of the IHS Great Plains Area.

34. Alden Roberts, MD, departed from his job as CMO of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., effective Oct. 31.

35. Reading, Pa.-based Penn State Health St. Joseph appointed Chris Newman, MD, vice president of medical affairs and CMO.

36. Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, Calif., added Kingman Ho, MD, to serve as vice president of professional services and CMO.

37. Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health named Darryl Elmouchi, MD, CMO of its hospital group.

38. Tacoma, Wash.-based CHI Franciscan Health appointed Michael H. Anderson, MD, a retired rear admiral, as CMO.

39. Tampa, Fla.-based Hospital Corporation of America West Florida named Frank Biondolillo, DO, CMO of Palms of Pasadena Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., and St. Petersburg (Fla.) General Hospital.

40. Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Health appointed Timothy Regan, MD, president of LRH Medical Center and CMO of all Lakeland Regional Health's enterprises.

41. Johnson City, Tenn.-based Mountain States Health Alliance tapped Matthew Loos, MD, to serve as vice president and CMO of its Washington County (Tenn.) Market.

42. Daytona Beach, Fla.-based Halifax Health's CMO Donald Stoner, MD, will retire in 2017.

43. Saint Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, Calif., added W. Eugene Egerton, MD, as CMO.

44. Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Ind., named Nancy Kennedy, MD, CMO, a newly formed position.

45. Chattanooga, Tenn.-based CHI Memorial added Helen Kuroki, MD, as senior vice president and CMO.

46. St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Calif., a part of Redwood City, Calif.-based Verity Health System, appointed Rahul Dhawan, DO, CMO.

47. Bedford, Mass.-based VA New England Healthcare System named Ganga Hematillake, MD, CMO.

48. Troy, Ohio-based Upper Valley Medical Center named Jennifer Hauler, DO, vice president of medical affairs and CMO.
49. Saint Louis University Hospital named Nirav Patel, MD, its permanent CMO.

50. Timothy Ranney, MD, was named CMO of Daly City, Calif.-based Seton Medical Center and Seton Coastside in Moss Beach, Calif.

51. Fall River, Mass.-based Saint Anne's Hospital named John Conlon, DO, CMO.

52. Alameda (Calif.) Health System added Ghassan Jamaleddine, MD, as its new CMO.

53. Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan., named James A. Cheray, MD, CMO.

54. Craig Walls, MD, PhD, became Natividad Medical Center's new CMO.

55. Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives appointed Robert J. Weil, MD, senior vice president and CMO.

56. North Valley Hospital in Whitefish, Mont., selected Jason Cohen, MD, as CMO.

57. Kris D. Gray, MD, became the new CMO of Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla.

58. West Park Hospital in Cody, Wyo., named Gary Hart, MD, CMO.

59. Kris D. Gray, MD, became the CMO of Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla.

60. Howard County General Hospital hired Mohammed Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, as its vice president of medical affairs and CMO.

61. Joseph E. Bisordi, MD, executive vice president and CMO of New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System, retired Sept. 1, 2016.

62. Andrew Fink, MD, director of physician services at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital in New Port Richey, Fla., was named CMO of Clearwater, Fla.-based BayCare Medical Group.

63. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System named Jaewon Ryu, MD, executive vice president and CMO of the organization.

64. Memorial Hospital of Martinsville (Va.) and Henry County, part of Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health, named Tooba A. Kazmi, MD, CMO.

65. Penn State Milton S. Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center named Thomas Tracy Jr., MD, CMO, effective Aug. 15, 2016.

66. Mujtaba Ali-Khan, DO, joined Conroe (Texas) Regional Medical Center as its first-ever CMO.

67. UP Health System - Marquette (Mich.) appointed Wael Khouli, MD, CMO.

68. Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Memorial Health System named Scott Nygaard, MD, as CMO.

69. Cari Ogg, MD, was named CMO of Mercy Health Physicians in April 2016.

70. Mercy Health in Cincinnati appointed Randall Curnow, MD, CMO of Mercy Health and president of Mercy Health Select, the system's ACO.

71. Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis., named Gary Collins, MD, CMO.

72. Stockbridge, Ga.-based Piedmont Henry Hospital has named Lily Henson, MD, as its CMO.

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