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Summa CEO Strauss to retire
Bob Herman | August 19, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Summa Health System CEO Tom Strauss will retire by the end of this year, the Akron, Ohio-based system announced Tuesday. Strauss, 61, has led Summa for 15 years. Summa's board is creating a CEO search committee to find Strauss' replacement.

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A hospital by any other name … still needs a marketing plan
Bob Herman | July 24, 2014
A large Ohio-based healthcare organization joins a host of hospitals and health systems that have been hoping to encapsulate the right combination of branding, familiarity and patient care in a new name.

Catholic Health Partners posts positive 2013 despite lagging admissions
Bob Herman | June 04, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Catholic Health Partners, Cincinnati, witnessed what many other systems have seen in 2013—admissions down nearly across the board—but it still reported a higher operating surplus and total revenue.

R. Edward Howell to retire as VP & CEO of University of Virginia Medical Center and other moves
Modern Healthcare | October 26, 2013 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
R. Edward Howell plans to retire in July 2014 as VP and CEO of the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.

University Hospitals, Summa part of four-hospital alliance in Ohio
Timothy Magaw, Crain's Cleveland Business | September 06, 2013
Four of Ohio's healthcare powerhouses — including University Hospitals and Summa Health System — have forged an alliance designed to allow the institutions to share best practices as they brace for the health industry's dramatic shift from a system that pays hospitals for the amount of...

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Mercy Health names Roth CMO
Ashok Selvam | August 01, 2013
Mercy Health, a division of Cincinnati-based Catholic Health Partners, has named Dr. Dan Roth chief medical officer.

Four health systems, IBM join Premier data analytics venture
Joseph Conn | June 13, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Four healthcare systems and technology giant IBM have joined the Premier healthcare alliance in a data analytics venture, making the second announcement this week of healthcare providers going in with a big-data partner.

Mercy Health names Ahmad CEO
Modern Healthcare staff | May 22, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Yousuf Ahmad is set to become the market president and CEO of Mercy Health, the Cincinnati division of Cincinnati-based Catholic Health Partners, effective June 15.

Feeling the pressure | Hospitals slash spending as they adjust to latest cuts
March 16, 2013 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Many hospitals that expect to see less from Medicare starting next month will spend less themselves under efforts to slash costs. Executives say they'll have no choice as pressure to curb healthcare spending grows.

Regional News/Midwest: LifePoint acquires third hospital in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and other news
Modern Healthcare | March 09, 2013 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
ISHPEMING, Mich.—LifePoint Hospitals, Brentwood, Tenn., forged its second deal in Michigan in less than a week as the company seeks to build a presence in the state's Upper Peninsula. The publicly traded system made its first purchase in Michigan last year when it acquired Marquette...



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