UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford announce new president

UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford, both in Pennsylvania, promoted COO Jan Fisher to president of both hospitals, effective Jan. 14, according to the Altoona Mirror.

The promotion came as Jerry Murray, the hospitals' former president, became vice president of special projects for the central region of Pittsburgh-based UPMC. He had led UPMC Altoona and the former Altoona Regional Health System since 2008.

Ms. Fisher previously served as COO at Williamsport, Penn.-based UPMC Susquehanna and CEO of Wellsboro, Penn.-based Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital.

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