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Ting appointed chief quality officer at New York-Presbyterian
By Bob Herman | July 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan has named Dr. Henry Ting its new senior vice president and chief quality officer.
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Former Wal-Mart exec joins HHS
By Bob Herman | July 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced Wednesday that Leslie Dach, a former executive for Wal-Mart Stores, has joined the agency as senior counselor. Dach, 60, will assist with the health insurance exchanges' second open-enrollment period, and work with HHS staff and nongovernmental...
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Cox named CFO of Alameda Health System
By Bob Herman | July 23, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
David Cox has been appointed CFO of Alameda Health System, a safety net system in Oakland, Calif., effective July 14.
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Skogsbergh voted AHA's chair-elect
By Bob Herman | July 21, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Jim Skogsbergh, CEO of Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care, will be the next chair-elect of the American Hospital Association.
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Shrift named CMIO of Community Health Network
By Bob Herman | July 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Community Health Network, Indianapolis, has selected Dr. Michael Shrift to fill its chief medical information officer postion, effective July 7. He will also be a practicing consulting physician within CHN.
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Spectrum Health promotes two execs
By Bob Herman | July 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Mich., has appointed Tina Freese-Decker president of the health system's hospital group and Dr. Seth Wolk has been named chief medical officer for the system.
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Updox names new VP of development
By Bob Herman | July 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Michael Harris has been named vice president of development at Updox, a firm focused on technology solutions for healthcare providers.
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Desai appointed CEO of USC's medical group
By Bob Herman | July 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Amar Desai has been named CEO of USC Care and Ambulatory Care Services, the physician group of Los Angeles-based Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California.
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Catholic Health Association names new board leaders
By Bob Herman | July 14, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Alan Yordy has assumed his role as board chairman of the Catholic Health Association of the United States for fiscal 2014-15.
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Penn State Hershey CEO leaves for Aetna
By Bob Herman | July 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Harold Paz, CEO of Penn State Milton S. Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center, will step down and become chief medical officer of health insurer Aetna, effective July 28.
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Accretive Health turns to healthcare veteran to right its financial ship
By Melanie Evans | July 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Accretive Health, a troubled national revenue-cycle company based in Chicago, has named veteran healthcare consultant Dr. Emad Rizk president and CEO.
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Combs named CFO of KentuckyOne Health
By Bob Herman | July 09, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
KentuckyOne Health has selected Randy Combs, 57, as its new CFO, effective this month. Combs joins KentuckyOne, a Louisville-based subsidiary of Catholic Health Initiatives, from Chesterfield, Mo.-based Mercy Health.
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Corizon Health taps UnitedHealthcare exec as president
By Bob Herman | July 08, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Corizon Health, a for-profit provider of healthcare services at prisons, has named Scott Bowers president and COO, effective Aug. 4.
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Mentgen named CEO of Regional West Health Services
By Bob Herman | July 07, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Regional West Health Services, a standalone system in Scottsbluff, Neb., has named John Mentgen president and CEO, effective Aug. 1.Mentgen will replace Dr. Todd Sorensen, who will retire this year.
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Lunn named Tulane Medical Center CEO
By Bob Herman | July 03, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans has appointed Dr. William Lunn CEO, effective Aug. 11.
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AAMC taps Gusic to lead medical education
By Bob Herman | July 02, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Maryellen Gusic has been named chief medical education officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges.
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Palomar Health promotes Hemker to CEO
By Bob Herman | July 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Later this summer, Bob Hemker will leave his finance role and become the top leader of Palomar Health.
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