Diane Stewart has been named administrator at Sutter Mental Health, Sacramento, Calif. She had been administrator at The Oaks Treatment Center of the Brown Schools, Austin, Texas.
Steven W. Renner has been named president and chief executive officer at Gettysburg (Pa.) Health Care Corp. He had been executive vice president for finance and chief financial officer.
David J. Ward has been named president and chief executive officer at Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans. He had been senior vice president of continuing care and integrated delivery networks at St. Joseph's Health System, Atlanta.
M.L. Lagarde has been named chief operating officer at Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp.'s Houston region. He had been chief executive officer at HCA Center for Health Excellence, Houston.
J. Michael Philips has been named chief financial officer at University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia. He had been assistant executive director of financial services and controller.
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Don Doyle has been named senior vice president of managed care at St. Francis Health System, Pittsburgh. He had been president and chief executive officer at First Health Alliance, Pittsburgh.
Ronald L. Yoder has been named vice president of information systems at Resurrection Health Care, Chicago. He had been director of information services at Alverno Administrative Services, Beech Grove, Ind.
William L. Young has been named senior vice president of corporate marketing at PacifiCare Health Systems, Cypress, Calif. He had been president and chief executive officer at EMTRUST Corp., Washington.
Cathy Peterson has been named vice president of business development at Columbus-Cabrini Medical Center, Chicago. She had been vice president of strategic planning and corporate development at Arc Ventures, Chicago.
John N. Klees has been named vice president of materials management at Legacy Health System, Portland, Ore. He had been administrative director of materials management at Providence Medical Center, Seattle.
William L. Wagner has been named director of purchasing at St. Barnabas Health System, Gibsonia, Pa. He had been a marketing analyst at Pittsburgh Forgings Co., Coraopolis, Pa.
James Rickman Corn has been named chief information officer at Lake Hospital System, Painesville, Ohio. He had been director of information technology services at Cook-Fort Worth Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas.
Kevin S. Sheppard has been named corporate controller at ReLife Rehabilitation System, Birmingham, Ala. He had been coordinator of financial reporting at Drummond Co., Birmingham, Ala.
Debra D. Gilbreath has been named director of budget, risk management and financial analysis at ReLife Rehabilitation System, Birmingham, Ala. She had been manager of budgeting/strategic planning and senior accounting officer at Compass Bank, Birmingham, Ala.
Diane Haddock has been named manager of outpatient services at Woodland (Calif.) Healthcare. She had been manager of cardiovascular services at Woodland (Calif.) Memorial Hospital.
Lois Jacobs has been named manager of medical services at Woodland (Calif.) Healthcare. She had been the clinic coordinator of Woodland (Calif.) Clinic.
Lawrence Levine has been named regional director of communications at Sisters of Providence Health System, Portland, Ore. He had been a managed-care executive at the system.
Robert J. Clark has been named president and chief executive officer at Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, Pa. He had been administrator at Seaway Hospital, Trenton, Mich.
Edward W. Myers has been named chief executive officer at Medical Center Hospital, Houston. He had been vice president of operations at Columbia Healthcare Corp.'s Southwest division, Houston.
Linda B. Russell has been named chief executive officer at Woman's Hospital of Texas, Houston. She had been vice president of operations at Columbia Healthcare Corp.'s Southwest division, Houston.
Ronald Wolff has been named chief executive officer at Bay Medical Center, Panama City, Fla. He had been interim administrator at Quorum Healthcare, Nashville, Tenn.
Stanley Banaszak has been named chief operating officer at Lincoln West Hospital, Chicago. He had been vice president of administration at South Suburban Hospital, Hazel Crest, Ill.
John P. Criss has been named chief financial officer at Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock. He had been CFO at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Pine Bluff, Ark.
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Richard D. Levere, M.D., has been named senior vice president, medical affairs, at the Brooklyn (N.Y.) Hospital Center. He had been chairman of medicine at New York Medical College.
James R. Van Vorst has been named vice president of human resources at Saint Joseph Medical Center, Joliet, Ill. He had been a senior associate at Drake Beam Morin, Indianapolis.
Marshall Jones has been named vice president for human resources at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita, Kan. He had been assistant administrator of human resources, patient support services and business development at St. Joseph Hospital, Houston.
Cynthia Comeau has been named vice president and chief nursing officer at Aventura (Fla.) Hospital and Medical Center. She had been interim director of nursing.
Nancy A. Nowak has been named administrator of oncology services at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. She had been cancer program director at St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee.
Normandy Hamilton has been named director of managed care at University Medical Center, Lebanon, Tenn. She had been managed-care director at Lutheran Medical Center, St. Louis.