Hospital and Health System Executive Moves (February 2012)

James K. Beckmann was appointed president and CEO of Tucson, Ariz.- based Carondelet Health Network.

Jim Brexler, CEO of Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, Tenn., announced plans to retire.

Ruth W. Brinkley was named CEO of KentuckyOne Health, the organization created from the merger of Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System after University Hospital in Louisville was barred from a previously planned three-system merger.

Eric Buehrens, COO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, stepped down for unknown reasons.

Sister Agnelle Ching retired as CEO of Honolulu-based St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii.

Naples, Fla.-based Health Management Associates named Mike Fencel CEO of its North Florida Division, which includes 11 affiliated hospitals in North Florida.

Mark A. Frey was named president and CEO of the Alexian Brothers Health System, based in Arlington Heights, Ill.

Sandy Gomberg, president and CEO of Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, stepped down.

Conrad Mallett, president of Detroit Medical Center’s Sinai-Grace Hospital, was promoted to the health system’s chief administrative officer. As a result of Mr. Mallett’s promotion, Reginald Eadie, MD, will step down as president of Detroit Receiving Hospital to become president of DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, and Iris Taylor, chief business officer for DMC, will succeed Dr. Eadie at Detroit Receiving Hospital.

President and CEO Mark J. Moran of MetroHealth in Cleveland, Ohio, announced he will not renew his contract, which expires in March.

James O’Loughlin, CEO of Carolinas Hospital System in Florence, S.C., will be stepping down.

Barry H. Ostrowsky assumed the position of president and CEO of Barnabas Health, based in West Orange, N.J.

Keith Parrott was promoted to the newly created position of executive vice president and COO of Birmingham, Ala.-based Baptist Health System.

Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corporation appointed Britt T. Reynolds president of hospital operations.

Paul Rothman, MD, was appointed dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, effective July 1.

Thomas Royer, MD, was named interim CEO at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas.

Tucson-based Carondelet Health Network named Dorothy L. Sawyer senior vice president and CEO for Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital, also in Tucson.

Ted Shaw was named CFO and associate vice president for medical financial affairs for University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and UHealth-University of Miami Health System.

Mark Stensager, president and CEO of Guthrie Healthcare System and co- CEO of Guthrie Health, both based in Sayre, Pa., announced his retirement.

Catholic Healthcare West appointed Michael Taylor to be senior vice president of operations for the Greater Sacramento-San Joaquin Service area.

Anthony Tersigni, president and CEO of Ascension Health, will step down to lead the new holding company Ascension Health Alliance. Robert Henkel, president of healthcare operations and COO of Ascension Health, will succeed Mr. Tersigni as CEO.

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