75 hospital, health system executive moves in October

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

1. The new system formed by the merger of Baptist Health System and Brookwood Medical Center, both in Birmingham, Ala., named its executive management team. BHS CEO Keith Parrott will serve as CEO; former Brookwood Medical Center CFO Doug Carter will serve as CFO; Greg Johnston will serve as COO; Elizabeth Ennis, MD, will serve as CMO; Scott Fenn will serve as chief integration officer; Mark Williams, MD, will serve as chief physician executive; Teresa Shufflebarger will serve as chief business development officer; and Beth Francis will serve as chief human resources officer.

2. Cincinnati-based TriHealth named Gail Donovan COO.

3. Tanya Hoar, CEO and CFO of Manistique, Mich.-based Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital resigned.

4. Steamboat Springs, Colo.-based Yampa Valley Medical Center named two chief officers. Bryan Roach was named CFO, and Ken Lindsey, MD, will join YVMC as CMO.

5. Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare Health System named Yair Katz CFO of Long Beach (Calif.) Memorial, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Community Hospital Long Beach.

6. Houston-based CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center named William Brien, MD, vice president of medical operations and chief clinical officer.

7. Kettering (Ohio) Medical Center named Anita Adams COO.

8. Concord (N.H.) Hospital named Timothy Jones COO.

9. Moses Lake, Wash.-based Samaritan Healthcare appointed Theresa Sullivan president and CEO.

10. Matt Mathias was named COO of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, Texas

11. James Staten, executive vice president and CFO of Yale New Haven Health System in New Haven, Conn., was named CFO of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

12. Jack Weiner, PharmD, president and CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac, Mich., is retiring.

13. Kristi Henderson, DNP, chief telehealth and innovation officer with the Jackson-based University of Mississippi Medical Center, is leaving the hospital for a new position with Austin, Texas-based Seton Healthcare.

14. Kevin Erich, president and CEO of Feather River Hospital in Paradise, Calif., part of Roseville, Calif.-based Adventist Health, is retiring.

15. Jonathan Kaper, MD, was named CMO and patient safety officer of Beaumont Hospital-Trenton (Mich.).

16. Lars Houmann, president and CEO of Orlando-based Florida Hospital, and the Florida Division of the hospital's parent company, Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based Adventist Health System, was promoted within Adventist. Starting Dec. 1, he will be executive vice president of the Florida Division so he can be devoted to it full time.

17. The Granite Falls (Minn.) Municipal Hospital and Manor named Thomas Kooiman CEO.

18. Sam Kaufman was named CEO of Henderson (Nev.) Hospital, the yet-to-open facility part of Las Vegas-based The Valley Health System.

19. Spokane, Wash.-based Sacred Heart Children's Hospital named Keith Georgeson, MD, CEO.

20. Middleburg Heights, Ohio-based Southwest Community Health System — the parent organization of Southwest General Health Center and the Southwest Community Health Foundation — named William Young Jr. president and CEO.

21. Modesto, Calif.-based Memorial Medical Center named Bruce Laverty, MD, as its new chief medical executive.

22. Leitchfield, Ky.-based Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center named Kenneth Green, MD, its first CMO.

23. The Dayton (Ohio) Veterans Affairs Medical Center named Robert Gauder as chief of quality management services.

24. Sam Guild, CFO of Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington, Kan., tendered his resignation.

25. Murray (Ky.)-Calloway County Hospital appointed Jeffrey Eye, RN, MSN, CNO.

26. Lou Hochheiser, CEO of St. John's Medical Center in Jackson, Wyo., is retiring.

27. Shodair Children's Hospital in Helena, Mont., named Craig Aasved CEO.

28. Gerard van Grinsven, president and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, resigned.

29. Tacoma, Wash.-based CHI Franciscan Health named Ian G. Worden COO.

30. Lisa Colombo, DNP, RN, was named interim president of Clinton (Mass.) Hospital, part of Worcester, Mass.-based UMass Memorial Health Care.

31. Rich Osmus, CEO of Abbeville (S.C.) Area Medical Center, is retiring.

32. Vicki Darnell, president and CEO of Danville, Ky.-based Ephraim McDowell Health, resigned.

33. Stefan Strein, CIO of the $2.7 billion Annie E. Casey Foundation, is leaving his current position to become CIO of the $12.6 billion Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

34. Odette Bolano, BSN, was named president of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho.

35. South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, N.Y., named Adhi Sharma, MD, senior vice president of medical affairs and CMO. 

36. Randy Moresi, CEO of North Hills Hospital in North Richland Hills, Texas, intends to retire.

37. Chicago-based Northwestern Memorial HealthCare named Julie Creamer, MS, BSN, president of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Howard Chrisman, MD, president of Northwestern Medical Group, effective Oct. 12.

38. CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, N.M., named Patrick Carrier president and CEO, effective Nov. 2.

39. Orange Park (Fla.) Medical Center, part of Nashville, Tenn.-based Hospital Corporation of America, added several new executives to its leadership team. Daphne David was named COO. Joseph Parra, MD, was named CMO.

40. Citizens Medical Center in Victoria, Texas, named Mike Olson CEO.

41. The four-hospital University of Vermont Health Network in Burlington appointed Adam Buckley, MD, CIO.

42. Indianapolis-based Indiana Blood Center, a part of Versiti, named Charles C. Miraglia, MD, president and CEO.

43. Layfayette (La.) General Health named Ziad Ashkar, MD, CMO.

44. The Children's Hospital of Michigan, part of Detroit Medical Center, appointed Eric Hess COO.

45. El Segundo, Calif.-based Avanti Hospitals appointed Steven Blake CFO. Avanti Hospitals owns and operates Memorial Hospital of Gardena (Calif.), Community Hospital of Huntington Park (Calif.), Coast Plaza Hospital in Norwalk, Calif., and East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital.

46. Jameson "Jamie" Smith was named president of Denver-based Saint Joseph Hospital, effective Nov. 16.

47. Jim Krauss, corporate vice president of Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare and president of Harrisonburg, Va.-based Sentara RMH Medical Center, is retiring.

48. Atlanta-based Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital named Heather Dexter CEO.

49. Tim McGill was named CEO of Livingston (Tenn.) Regional Hospital, part of Gallatin, Tenn.-based HighPoint Health System.

50. Randy Hoover, interim CEO of Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville, Ga., resigned.

51. Dan Wolterman, president and CEO of Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System, is retiring.

52. Melvyn Patashnick, president and CEO of Morrisville, Vt.-based Copley Health Systems, is retiring.

53. Jim Angle, CEO of Boise, Idaho-based St. Luke's East Region, resigned.

54. Pecos County Memorial Hospital in Fort Stockton, Texas, hired Sharon Hunt to serve as part-time interim CFO.

55. Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care named Preston Simons CIO.

56. Bob Sutton, president and CEO of Avera Saint Mary's Hospital in Pierre, S.D., was promoted to executive vice president and chief human resources officer for the hospital's parent company, Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera.

57. Dennis Kelly, CEO of Bayonne, N.J.-based CarePoint Health, is leaving his post.

58. Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System appointed Kyle Stanzel vice president of operations at Memorial Hermann Cypress (Texas) Hospital, which is currently under construction.

59. The Queen's Health Systems in Honolulu appointed Jason Chang as its new executive vice president and COO.

60. The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., named George Sprinkel CFO.

61. Denver-based HCA-HealthONE appointed Dan Miller president and CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora (Colo.).  

62. John Prout, CEO of Cincinnati-based TriHealth, has begun a three-month medical leave after undergoing heart surgery. During Mr. Prout's leave, TriHealth President Mark Clement has been named interim CEO.

63. James "Jim" Davidson will become CEO of Russellville, Ark.-based Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, part of Franklin, Tenn.-based Capella Healthcare, at the beginning of November.

64. Robert "Bob" Mayo, co-founder of Cancer Treatment Centers of America and vice chairman of its board of directors, announced his retirement from his post.

65. Bryan, Texas-based St. Joseph Health System named Rick Napper market president.

66. Chris Bjornberg, CEO of Friend (Neb.) Community Healthcare System, turned in his resignation.

67. Rockledge, Fla.-based Health First made several key leadership changes. Sean Gregory, who joined Health First in November 2012 as president of Health First's Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Fla., will become CEO of Holmes Regional. He also will become the service line leader for orthopedics and neurology. Aaron Robinson, who joined Health First in July 2014 as system vice president of outpatient and wellness, will become CEO of Health First's community hospitals. He will continue to be the service line leader for oncology services. 

68. Ken Krakaur, president of Third Core and long-time executive with Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare, will retire Jan. 1, 2016.

69. Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany, Ind., named Daniel Eichenberger, MD, CEO.

70. Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford named Jim Shmerling president and CEO.

71. Gene Green, MD, was named president and CEO of South Shore Health and Educational Corp., the charitable health system that comprises Weymouth, Mass.-based South Shore Hospital, South Shore Physician Ambulatory Enterprise, Health Provider Services Organization and South Shore Hospital Charitable Foundation.

72. Mike Olson, administrator of American Fork (Utah) Hospital, part of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, is leaving his position.

73. Miguel Treviño Jr., CEO of Laredo, Texas-based Gateway Community Health Center, is retiring after 48 years of service.

74. Royal Oak, Mich.-based Beaumont Health appointed Susan Grant, RN, BSN, executive vice president and CNO.

75. Loma Linda (Calif.) University Children's Hospital named two new officials. Scott Perryman was named senior vice president and administrator, while Richard Chinnock, MD, became CMO of the children's hospital Aug. 25.


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