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CHE Trinity names new regional leaders

By Bob Herman
Posted: July 30, 2014 - 12:15 pm ET

CHE Trinity Health, Livonia, Mich., has appointed two executives to lead the system's regional divisions, effective immediately.

Rick O'Connell, 61, has been named executive VP of CHE Trinity's East Group, overseeing hospital operations in some of the organization's largest markets. Sally Jeffcoat, 61, has been appointed executive VP of the West/Midwest Group.

O'Connell, who has spent 35 years in healthcare, previously was executive VP of the West/Midwest Group. Jeffcoat most recently was CEO of St. Alphonsus Health System, a CHE Trinity system based in Boise, Idaho, and within the group she now oversees.

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Sally Jeffcoat
CHE Trinity is the second-largest Catholic health system in the country by net patient revenue. It was formed last year through the merger of Catholic Health East and Trinity Health.

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