CFOs, CIOs, COOs
Gary Mervak has been named vice president and chief financial officer at JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, Fla. He had been CFO at North Ridge Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Michael S. McCoy has been named chief operating officer at Baptist Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo. He had been administrator at Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lexington, Mo.
David Blom has been named chief operating officer at U.S. Health Corp., Columbus, Ohio. He had been president at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.
VPs, associates, assistants
Sherry K. Taunt has been named executive vice president at MidMichigan Regional Medical Center-Gladwin. She had been vice president.
Paul Pretsch has been named senior executive vice president for marketing and business development at Saint Joseph Hospital, Omaha, Neb. He had been senior vice president for marketing and development at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham, Ala.
Laura J. Nosek has been named associate director/nurse executive at Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines Jr. Hospital, Hines, Ill. She had been vice president of nursing and patient services at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington.
Julie Stark Manas has been named acting/interim director at Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines Jr. Hospital, Hines, Ill. She had been associate director.
Carolyn Schneider has been named director of executive recruitment at OrNda HealthCorp, Nashville, Tenn. She had been director of executive recruitment at Healthtrust, Nashville.
Larry Freni has been named corporate controller at Prism Health Group, Boston. He had been division controller at Vanguard Health Services, Braintree, Mass.
Thomas E. Heenan has been named director of business development at Frontier Rehabilitation, Boston. He had been regional director of operations at Golden Care, Indianapolis.
K. Kwang Soo, M.D., has been named director at Aurora Behavioral Health Services, Milwaukee. He had been associate medical director at Milwaukee Psychiatric Hospital.
William M. Thompson, M.D., has been named medical director at Beech Street Corp., Irvine, Calif. He had been chief executive officer at AMDL, Irvine, Calif.
Michael P. Fitzgerald has been named managing director at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston. He had been deputy managing director.
Drew Santee has been named sales manager at Cigna HealthCare of St. Louis. He had been regional director at PCS Health Systems, Dallas.