Deaconess Health System names new CEO, president: 5 notes

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Evansville, Ind.-based Deaconess Health System tapped Shawn McCoy as CEO and James Porter, MD, as president.

Here are five notes:

1. Both Mr. McCoy and Dr. Porter succeed Linda E. White, who retired as president and CEO on June 30.

2. Mr. McCoy, worked at Deaconess for 26 years, most recently as the health system's executive vice president and COO.

3. Mr. McCoy is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

4. Dr. Porter previously served as the health system's senior executive vice president of physician enterprise and CMO.

5. Dr. Porter is an adult and pediatric hospitalist who joined Deaconess 17 years ago.

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