Michael M. Fencel has been named chief executive officer at Palm Beaches Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Fla. He had been executive director at the Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio, Texas.
Chester A. Wynn has been named president and chief executive officer at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, Ill. He had been chief financial officer.
Robert Fraschetti has been named chief operating officer and executive vice president at St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, Calif. He had been chief operating officer at Corona (Calif.) Regional Medical Center.
VPs, associates, assistants
John J. Burke Jr. has been named vice president for patient care at St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, Mont. He had been interim director of nursing at Boston City Hospital.
Lisa Cunningham has been named vice president, planning and physician services, at Mercy Hospital Hamilton/Fairfield, Hamilton, Ohio. She had been vice president, planning and business development, at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, Wis.
Ralph B. DeCristoforo has been named vice president of human resources at Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Conn. He had been vice president of human resources at Norwalk (Conn.) Hospital.
Trudy Land has been named vice president at HCA Medical Center of Plano (Texas). She had been vice president of professional services at Proctor Community Hospital, Peoria, Ill.
Bradley King has been named associate administrator of managed care and chief information officer at Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, Calif. He had been associate administrator of finance.
Paul Keller has been named vice president, human resources, at Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago. He had been director of human resources at Hackensack (N.J.) Medical Center.
Karen C. Teitelbaum has been named vice president of physician and business development at Highland Park (Ill.) Hospital. She had been division director of physician and business development.
David A. Olson has been named vice president of administrative services at Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, Wis. He had been vice president, rehabilitation and support services, at St. Luke's Methodist Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
John Yeatman has been named vice president for patient care at Baton Rouge (La.) General Health Center. He had been vice president of medical services at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, N.C.
Cesar A. Perales has been named senior vice president for community health services at the Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York. He had been New York City deputy mayor for health and human services.
Paul Primeau has been named associate vice president for healthcare system development at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago. He had been vice president and administrator of suburban medical centers at Henry Ford Health System, Detroit.
Kathy Sachtschale has been named director of surgical services at EHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, Ill. She had been manager of the operating and recovery rooms.
Alain Jourdier has been named director of marketing at St. Jude Medical Center, Fullerton, Calif. She had been in marketing at Corona (Calif.) Regional Medical Center.
Thomas McAfee has been named director of oncology services at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He had been assistant vice president at Franklin Hospital, Philadelphia.
Roy Johnson has been named administrator, oncology services, at Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Ill. He had been executive administrator, department of pediatrics, at the University of Chicago Hospitals.