Joe Mullany, CEO of Detroit Medical Center for the past four years, was replaced last week. He has been succeeded by Dr. Tony Tedeschi, former CEO of Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s four-hospital Chicago market. Tenet is DMC's parent company.
Dr. Shantanu Agrawal has been named president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan organization that aims to improve healthcare through quality metrics. He replaces Helen Darling, who was interim CEO since March 2016.
Thomas Strauss has been named president and CEO of Sisters of Charity Health System based in Cleveland. He replaces Terrence Kessler, who retired at the end of 2016 after serving as president and CEO of the system since 2013.
Retiring as: CEO of Virtua, a south New Jersey-based health system, effective at the end of 2017. Virtua operates three hospitals and seven urgent-care centers.
Chief medical officer of Ascension's Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Northwest Hospital and Seton Southwest Hospital, all in Austin, Texas. She replaces Dr. David Martin, who was promoted to CMO of Ascension Texas in August.
Richard Liekweg has been promoted to president of BJC HealthCare based in St. Louis. Steve Lipstein, who was president and CEO of BJC, will continue to serve as CEO.
C. Duane Dauner, longtime president and CEO of the California Hospital Association, is retiring at the end of 2018. A nationwide search for his replacement will begin in early January.
President and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society H. Stephen Lieber expects to retire at the end of 2017.
Dr. Gerald Maloney has been promoted to chief medical officer of Geisinger Hospitals. He will lead CMOs and oversee clinical programs at hospitals throughout Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System.
Terry Shaw, 54, has been named President and CEO of 46-hospital Adventist Health System, based in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
Retiring as President and CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, New Hampshire's only academic medical center, Dr. James Weinstein will step down in June.
He replaces Dr. Jerome Strauss, who served as dean for 11 years.