Stephen Williams, the longtime CEO of Norton Healthcare, will retire at year-end. He will be succeeded by Russell Cox effective Jan. 1.
Donald Jernigan, 71, is retiring as President and CEO of Adventist Health System, headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Fla., effective at year-end.
Cassie Sauer has been named CEO of the Washington State Hospital Association, effective in January.
Steve Tucker, 61, has been named CEO of Conemaugh Health System based in Johnstown, Pa., part of Duke LifePoint.
Ruth Lefton has been appointed COO of Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia.
Tim Hingtgen has been names COO of Community Health Systems, effective Sept.1.
Beth Killoran has been named CIO of HHS, a cybersecurity and privacy protection position she's held in interim capacity for eight months.
Andrei Soran is the new CEO of Verity Health System, formerly the Daughters of Charity. He replaces Mitchell Creem, who assumed the role of chief administrative officer for the six-hospital system based in Redwood City, Calif.
Dr. Norvell Coots is now the president and CEO of Holy Cross Health, a two-hospital system based in Silver Spring, Md., part of Trinity Health.
Heather Rohan has been promoted to president of HCA’s TriStar Division, which includes 16 hospitals in Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Nancy Howell Agee, 64, is the chair-elect designate of the American Hospital Association. She will assume chairmanship in 2018.
Michael Williams, 62, is retiring as the founding CEO of Community Hospital Corp., an organization that owns, manages or consults with nearly 30 hospitals in the U.S., most of which are rural.