Chicago-based Huron Consulting Group has hired two new managing directors in its Huron Healthcare practice.
Deven McGraw, 51, will become deputy director of the health information privacy division at HHS' Office for Civil Rights.
Michael Blaszyk is retiring as executive VP and CFO of Dignity Health in San Francisco, effective at year's end, capping a 40-year career.
La Sharndra Barbarin named CEO of the Medical Center of Lewisville in northern Texas, and other news makers
La Sharndra Barbarin has been named CEO of the Medical Center of Lewisville, an HCA facility in northern Texas, effective July 6.
Dr. Andrew Gurman, 63, is president-elect of the American Medical Association.
Dr. David Shulkin, the Obama administration's nominee for Veterans Affairs undersecretary for health, was approved last week by a voice vote of the Senate Veterans Affairs' Committee. His nomination now goes before the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
San Francisco-based Dignity Health has tapped Stephen Foerster to serve as chief strategy officer for its Bay Area service area.
Dr. Regina Benjamin, 59, has become a board member for the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals.
Dr. Francis “Jay” Crosson named chairman of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, and other news makers
Dr. Francis “Jay” Crosson has been named chairman of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, which advises Congress on Medicare spending.
Delvecchio Finley, 38, will become CEO at Alameda Health System, a safety net provider based in Oakland, Calif., effective in August.
Madeline Bell has been named CEO of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, effective July 1. She'll succeed Dr. Steven Altschuler, who is retiring after 15 years.
R. Craig McCoy has been named CEO at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, S.C., effective June 8.