Lyn Ketelsen has been named HCA's first chief patient experience officer.
Dr. Atul Butte, 45, will be director of the University of California at San Francisco's new Institute for Computational Health Sciences.
Dr. Jeff Thompson plans to step down this year as CEO of Gundersen Health System, La Crosse, Wis. Thompson, 62, has been with Gundersen for three decades, serving the past 14 years as CEO. He'll stay on in his role until the hospital system finds a new leader.
Dr. A. Eugene Washington, 64 will be president and CEO at Duke University Health System and chancellor for health affairs at Duke University, Durham, N.C., effective April 1.
David Strong has been named president and CEO at Orlando (Fla.) Health, effective in April.
John Fox has been named president and CEO of eight-hospital Beaumont Health, Troy, Mich. Fox, currently president and CEO of Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare, will replace Beaumont CEO Gene Michalski in March.
Larry Anstine, CEO of University Hospital at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, will retire in March, and other news makers
Larry Anstine, CEO of University Hospital at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, will retire in March after more than 25 years with OSU in Columbus.
Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, 52, has been named board chairman for St. Louis-based Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic health system and the largest U.S. private not-for-profit health system.
Kenneth Burdick, 56, will be CEO of WellCare Health Plans, effective Jan. 1.
Richard Cordova plans to retire as president and CEO of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. No retirement date has been set.
Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health has appointed Dr. Mark Froimson chief clinical officer and Dr. Barbara Walters the system's first chief population health officer.
Karen Rohan, 51, will be president of Aetna, effective Jan. 1.