San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital taps Steven Barron as interim CEO: 4 things to know

San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital in Banning, Calif., named Steven Barron interim CEO, according to a Record Gazette report.

Here are four things to know:

1. Mr. Barron replaces Mark Turner, who resigned.

2. Hospital officials said Mr. Turner made the decision to step down months ago, and it was "completely voluntary;" however, the hospital has also recently been engaged in a quickly souring relationship with Highland, Calif.-based Beaver Medical Group, according to a previous a Record Gazette report. The physicians allege hospital administration has been "aggressive" towards them.

3. Mr. Barron formerly served as vice president of operations for Southern California at San Francisco-based Dignity Health.

4. He has 28-plus years of healthcare leadership experience and was one of three candidates interviewed for the role at San Gorgonio Memorial.

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