Cleve Lee Killingsworth Jr. has been named president of the Ohio region at Kaiser Permanente, Cleveland. He had been senior vice president of the healthcare operations group at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of the Rochester (N.Y.) Area.
Brian C. Robinson has been named chief executive officer at Chippenham Medical Center, Richmond, Va. He had been president and CEO at Spring Branch Medical Center, Houston.
Farideh Walter has been named chief operating officer and executive vice president at Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Ill. She had been vice president of patient-care services.
VPs, associates, assistants
Robert McKenna has been named vice president of property management and development at Columbus-Cabrini Health System, Chicago. He had been director of hospital construction.
Robert I. Bender, M.D., has been named senior vice president at FHP Health Care, Cerritos, Calif. He had been regional vice president.
Matthew J. Lambert III, M.D., has been named vice president of medical affairs at Saint Joseph Hospital and Health Care Center, Chicago. He had been medical director at Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, Va.
Peter G. Koury has been named senior vice president of fiscal services at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson, Miss. He had been chief financial officer and controller at Greenwood (Miss.) Leflore Hospital.
Karen Hutcheson has been named vice president at National Medical Enterprises, Santa Monica, Calif. She remains chief operating officer at National Health Plans, Modesto, Calif.
William F. Groneman has been named executive vice president and system leader at Bethesda Hospital, Cincinnati. He had been a core area leader for health services and physician services.
Suzette Mahneke has been named vice president of patient-care services at Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Harvey, Ill. She had been director of nursing for medical/surgical services.
Jack A. Turesky has been named senior vice president of the inpatient division's operations at National Health Care Affiliates, Buffalo, N.Y. He had been vice president of the northern division's operations.
David R. Taber has been named senior vice president of finance at National Health Care Affiliates, Buffalo, N.Y. He remains chief financial officer.
Lisa C. Driscoll has been named vice president of business development at National Health Care Affiliates, Buffalo, N.Y. She had been vice president and executive assistant to the president.
Lloyd Chapman has been named vice president of medical services at Lake Hospital System, Painesville, Ohio. He had been corporate director of strategic development and vice president of professional services.
Martin E. Hickey, M.D., has been named chief medical officer at Lovelace Health Systems, Albuquerque, N.M. He had been executive director of managed-care services at University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque.
Tamara Conway has been named director of volunteer services at MedCenter Hospital, Marion, Ohio. She had been administrative secretary.
Peter I. Juhn, M.D., has been named director of special studies at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Oakland, Calif. He had been a senior fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Clarence H. Wise has been named administrator at Mountainside Medical Center, Jasper, Ga. He had been assistant administrator at Stephens County Hospital, Toccoa, Ga.