James R. Larson has been named president and chief executive officer at Hi-Desert Memorial Hospital District, Joshua Tree, Calif. He had been executive vice president and chief operating officer at Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange, Calif.
John Botsko Jr. has been named chief executive officer at CPC Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Hospital. He had been administrator at Aspen Crest Hospital, Pocatello, Idaho.
Keith Alexander has been named chief executive officer at Jordan Valley Hospital, West Jordan, Utah. He had been assistant administrator at Mountain View Hospital, Payson, Utah.
Sharon DeRosa has been named chief operating officer at the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch at Columbus Hospital, Chicago. She had been administrator of the institute.
VPs, associates, assistants
Martha Bishop has been named vice president of patient-care services at Hi-Desert Memorial Hospital District, Joshua Tree, Calif. She had been an independent consultant in Alta Dena, Calif.
Robert E. Schimmel has been named corporate vice president for finance at Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Harvey, Ill. He had been managing partner of healthcare practice at KPMG Peat Marwick, Chicago.
Jackie Fife has been named vice president of APS systems at American Physicians Service Group, Dallas. She had been director of business and information services at Franciscan Family Care, Tacoma, Wash.
Mary Look has been named accounting manager at Down East Community Hospital, Machias, Maine. She had been staff accountant.
Jeffrey S. Aiken has been named director of finance at St. Barnabas Health System, Gibsonia, Pa. He had been assistant director of finance.
Matthew Fishman has been named director of community benefit programs at Partners HealthCare System, Boston. He had been director of the Center for Perinatal and Family Health, and administrator of the department of emergency medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.
Carol L. Droessler has been named director of human resources at Lucerne Medical Center, Orlando, Fla. She had been director of human resources at Winter Park (Fla.) Memorial Hospital.
Priscilla Ivler has been named emergency/urgent-care manager at Woodland (Calif.) Healthcare. She had been emergency nurse manager at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Van Nuys, Calif.
Thomas A. Quinn, D.O., has been named executive director/director of medical management for the Tampa Bay (Fla.) region at JSA Healthcare Corp., Columbia, Md. He had been medical director for the Tampa Bay region.
M. Candace Roney has been named director of communications at Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, Calif. She had been director of corporate communications at Good Samaritan Health System, San Jose, Calif.
Susan Rupp has been named director of claims at Inter Valley Health Plan, Pomona, Calif. She had been claims manager.
James H. Grendell, M.D., has been named chief of the digestive diseases division at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He had been associate professor of medicine and physiology at the University of California at San Francisco.
Walter L. George has been named administrator of human resources at Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Hospital. He had been vice president of human resources at Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Denver.
Joseph E. Rossano has been named director of risk management at Moses Cone Health System, Greensboro, N.C. He had been corporate risk manager at Santa Fe Health Care, Gainesville, Fla.