Community Health Systems, Franklin, Tenn., has made two operations leadership promotions.
Maureen Swick was named CEO of the American Hospital Association’s American Organization of Nurse Executives affiliate and senior VP of nursing at the AHA.
David Entwistle was appointed president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, an academic medical center in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Michael Garfield has been named senior VP and CEO at Mercy Health Cincinnati. He takes over for John Starcher, who last month was named incoming president and CEO for parent system Mercy Health, also in Cincinnati.
Eric Dishman, 48, was named director of the National Institutes of Health's Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, a research study of 1 million Americans that aims to find new insights into the biological mechanisms of disease.
Dr. Harsh Trivedi was named president and CEO of Baltimore-based Sheppard Pratt Health System, a mental-health system, effective July 1. He takes over for Dr. Steven Sharfstein, who is stepping down after serving more than 30 years at the system.
David Dunlap, president and CEO of Roper St. Francis, announced he's retiring at the end of the year.
NYC Health & Hospitals has named two new CEOs among recent leadership appointments.
Greg Simon was named executive director of the Cancer Moonshot Task Force, an initiative President Barack Obama announced during this year's State of the Union address, and led by Vice President Joe Biden, aiming to accelerate gains in cancer prevention and treatment.
Eric Evans has been named president of hospital operations at Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. He takes over for Britt Reynolds, who took a job outside the organization.
Rulon Stacey, 55, will be a managing director in Navigant's healthcare segment.
Charles Stokes begins as chairman-elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and other news makers
Charles Stokes, 62, executive VP and COO at Memorial Hermann Health System, based in Houston, has begun his term as chairman-elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives.