Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, named Nancy Formella COO.
Formella, a registered nurse, most recently served as executive adviser to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock boards of trustees, according to a news release
. She is a former president of Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and co-president of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock hospital in Lebanon, N.H. Her age was not immediately available.
Marsha Maurer, who has served as interim COO for the past year, will return to her role as senior vice president of patient-care services and chief nursing officer, Beth Israel Deaconess said in the release.
The hospital last week announced plans to acquire Jordan Health Systems
, a not-for-profit organization that owns a 155-bed hospital in Plymouth, Mass.