Kaiser Permanente, headquartered in Oakland, Calif., has appointed Julie Miller-Phipps president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia, effective Nov. 3.
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To paraphrase Mark Twain, news of Dr. Karen DeSalvo's departure from the top job at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has been somewhat exaggerated.
Dr. Gary Gottlieb, CEO of Partners HealthCare, the largest healthcare provider in Massachusetts, will be leaving that position next year to join not-for-profit medical services provider Partners in Health as its new CEO, Partners HealthCare confirmed Saturday.
Frank Nask will retire as president and CEO of Broward Health, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in March, the company has announced.
Leadership changes took effect Wednesday for the American Academy of Family Physicians during the 115,900-member organization's Congress of Delegates meeting in Washington. Dr. Robert Wergin has been installed as president of the AAFP; immediate Past President Dr. Reid Blackwelder has taken over as...
Christine Candio has been named president and CEO of St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. She will replace Gary Olson, who is retiring after 36 years at St. Luke's. Her appointment is effective in January.
Dr. Michael Williams has been named the first chief medical information officer at the University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, effective immediately. The move is representative of the industry trend in which hospital systems are turning to physicians and other clinicians to help make...
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology announced Tuesday that Lucia Savage, formerly a lawyer with insurer UnitedHealthcare, will become the office's new chief privacy officer. She will join the agency Oct. 20.
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has named Robert I. Bonar as its next chief executive officer. Bonar will replace retiring CEO Dr. Alan L. Goldbloom. The leadership change will be effective on December 8.
Lifespan, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Providence, R.I., has named Dr. Margaret Van Bree president of Rhode Island Hospital, also based in Providence.
Karen Westervelt will become senior VP and COO at New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System on Oct. 20, the system announced. Westervelt will replace Wayne Osten, who is retiring.
Quest Diagnostics, a diagnostic laboratory company headquartered in Madison, N.J., has hired Dr. Franklin Cockerill III as chief laboratory officer, effective Oct. 1. Most recently, Cockerill, 62, was the chairman of Mayo Clinic's department of laboratory medicine and pathology and CEO of Mayo...