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Lytle to step down as chairman of Cleveland Clinic's Heart & Vascular Institute
By Timothy Magaw / Crain's Cleveland Business | August 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Cleveland Clinic's world-renowned heart program is in need of a new leader. Dr. Bruce Lytle, 68, will continue to serve as the chairman of the Clinic's Heart & Vascular Institute—a role he's held for the past seven years—while his successor is identified and then will “pursue...
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Ascension Health names Leibold to top lobbyist post
By Bob Herman | August 25, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Ascension Health has appointed Peter Leibold chief advocacy officer, a position that will make him the top lobbyist for the largest not-for-profit health system in the country.
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Cushing tapped as Temple University Hospital's medical chief
By Bob Herman | August 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Herbert Cushing has been named chief medical officer of Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, effective Aug. 18.
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Summa CEO Strauss to retire
By 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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Molina Healthcare names new medical chief
By Bob Herman | August 19, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Managed-care insurer Molina Healthcare has named Dr. Keith Wilson chief medical officer. He has been with Long Beach, Calif.-based Molina since March 2013, serving as VP of clinical services for Molina's medical clinics and American Family Care, a subsidiary of the company.
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Katen-Bahensky to retire as UW Hospital and Clinics CEO
By Bob Herman | August 18, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Donna Katen-Bahensky said last week that she will retire this year as CEO of University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison.
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Optum exec leads UnityPoint's insurance arm
By Bob Herman | August 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
UnityPoint Health has named Troy Caraway senior VP of its insurance division and CEO of Physicians Plus Insurance Corp.
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Accretive Health hires Csapo as CFO
By Bob Herman | August 13, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Revenue-cycle firm Accretive Health has named Peter Csapo CFO and treasurer. He joins a company that is facing several financial challenges, including a delisting from the New York Stock Exchange and still-to-be-determined restatements of its finances.
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Mayo Clinic Florida names new CEO
By Bob Herman | August 12, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, 50, will take over as CEO of Mayo Clinic's Jacksonville, Fla., campus on Jan. 1, 2015.
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Lunn to become president of Altru Health System
By Bob Herman | August 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Eric Lunn will take the helm of Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., as president next year. Lunn, 55, serves as Altru’s chief medical officer and will assume the new role Jan. 1.
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Shaywitz tapped as first CMO of DNAnexus
By Bob Herman | August 08, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
DNA software company DNAnexus has appointed Dr. David Shaywitz chief medical officer, effective Aug. 4.
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O'Brien named first COO of PeaceHealth
By Bob Herman | August 05, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Not-for-profit Catholic system PeaceHealth has appointed Beth O'Brien as its first chief operating officer, effective Sept. 8.
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Health manager Welltok adds two C-suite execs
By Rachel Landen | August 04, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Social health-management company Welltok added two new executives to its Denver-based leadership team July 31—Brian Ancell as president and COO and Linda Fenton as CFO.
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Soon-Shiong to lead Providence Health's new cancer division
By Bob Herman | August 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Billionaire philanthropist and healthcare entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong has been named the global director for cancer services and bioinformatics at Providence Health & Services, Renton, Wash.
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Top Maryland health official heads to Johns Hopkins next year
By Paul Demko | July 31, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Dr. Joshua Sharfstein is stepping down as Maryland's top health official to take a position with Johns Hopkins University.
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CHE Trinity names new regional leaders
By Bob Herman | July 30, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
CHE Trinity Health, Livonia, Mich., has appointed two executives to lead the system's regional divisions, effective immediately.
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