Paul S. Kramer has been named president and chief executive officer at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He had been executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Paul S. Cohen has been named chief executive officer and administrator at Peninsula Hospital Center, Far Rockaway, N.Y. He had been associate administrator and chief operating officer.
Mark Marley has been named chief executive officer at Galion (Ohio) Community Hospital. He had been director of business development at BJC Health Services, St. Louis.
Robert I. Bonar Jr. has been named president and chief executive officer at Children's Health System, Norfolk, Va. He had been administrator of integrated services at the Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center, Charleston.
Ronald G. Hersch has been named president at AccessCare, Tampa, Fla. He had been director at Private HealthCare Systems, Waltham, Mass.
George Sugawa has been named chief operating officer of ambulatory-care services at Columbia Healthcare System, El Paso, Texas. He had been COO at Columbia Medical Center West, El Paso.
G. Edward Alexander Jr. has been named chief financial officer at Team Health Group, Knoxville, Tenn. He had been vice president and treasurer at Medaphis Corp., Atlanta.
J. Richard Stanko has been named chief operating officer and executive vice president at Saint Joseph Hospital, Omaha, Neb. He had been COO and executive vice president at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, N.J.
Robert E. Schimmel has been named chief financial officer and corporate vice president for finance at Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Harvey, Ill. He had been managing partner of healthcare practice at KPMG Peat Marwick, Chicago.
VPs, associates, assistants
John Bimonte has been named vice president of human resources at St. Joseph Medical Center, Stamford, Conn. He had been director of human resources at Park City/Bridgeport (Conn.) Hospital.
Mary Ogrinc has been named vice president of diagnostic services at Lake Hospital System, Painesville, Ohio. She had been corporate director of clinical services.
Marc D. Smith has been named vice president of research affairs at Jewish Hospital of St. Louis and vice president of research, education and public policy analysis at BJC Health System, St. Louis. He had been vice president of strategic planning at BJC.
Michael S. Varadian has been named senior vice president of the managed-care division at First Health Services Corp., Richmond, Va. He had been a principal at Advocates for Human Potential, Sudbury, Mass.
Shirley J. Hughes has been named vice president of human resources at Mercy Health Services, Farmington Hills, Mich. She had been vice president of human resources and administrative services at Ceridian Corp., Bloomington, Minn.
Jeffrey R. Klein has been named assistant vice president at National Medical Enterprises, Santa Monica, Calif. He remains chief administrative officer at National Health Plans, Modesto, Calif.
Paul Knopick has been named director of public relations at FHP International Corp., Fountain Valley, Calif. He had been director of media relations at ICN Pharmaceuticals, Costa Mesa, Calif.
Gordon C. Hunt Jr., M.D., has been named medical affairs director for continuing-care services at Sutter Community Hospitals, Sacramento, Calif. He had been chief of staff and chief of the department of medicine.
Anita Tinsley has been named manager of the physician-hospital organization at EHS Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Ill. She had been corporate manager of network development at Premier Health Alliance, Westchester, Ill.
Susan Albano has been named director of communications at Inter Valley Health Plan, Pomona, Calif. She had been manager of communications.
Mary Ann Crawford has been named director of clinic operations at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, Calif. She had been associate director of clinic operations.
Michael J. Lauria has been named director of biomedical engineering at Episcopal Health Services, Uniondale, N.Y. He had been director of biomedical engineering and central sterile supply at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.
Harry J. Rohrer has been named director of finance at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami. He had been vice president of finance at Johns Hopkins Medical Services Corp., Baltimore.
Rober Schweikert, M.D., has been named medical director at Health Net Management, Nashville, Tenn. He had been in private practice in Nashville.
Maud H. White has been named executive director of the physician-hospital organization and the physician organization at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y. She had been assistant vice president of marketing at the hospital.
Lee D. Yoseloff, M.D., has been named medical director at Los Altos Hospital and Mental Health Center, Long Beach, Calif. He had been in private practice.
Ralph D. Aarons, M.D., had been named idrector of neonatology at North Shore Medical Center, Salem, Mass. He had been attending neonatalogist and a research fellow at Stanford (Calif.) University Hospital.
Jay Jones has been named marketing director at Lakeshore Rehabilitation Network, Birmingham, Ala. He had been administrator in the management services division at National Medical Enterprises, Santa Monica, Calif.
Margot Buttimer-Vaughan has been named director of marketing at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. She had been vice president of marketing at Citiba