Jim Houser has been named president and chief executive officer at Methodist Hospital, Lubbock, Texas, and Lubbock Methodist Hospital System. He had been vice president for system development at St. Joseph Health System, Orange, Calif.
Ron Davis has been named chief executive officer at Washington (Iowa) County Hospital. He had been division director of patient and family services at Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa.
Terry Whittington has been named chief executive officer at Bogalusa (La.) County Medical Center. He had been CEO at Saline Memorial Hospital, Benton, Ark.
Richard Clarke has been named chief executive officer at Emanuel County Hospital, Swainsboro, Ga. He had been director of healthcare plans at the Department of Defense, Augusta, Ga.
Ed Andersen has been named president and chief executive officer at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, Ill. He had been chief financial officer.
Norman O.L. Deets has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, Ill. He had been vice president of support services.
Jeffrey G. Allspaugh has been named chief information officer at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, Ill. He had been director of managed care.
Laurie Tidor has been named chief financial officer at Meditrust, Needham Heights, Mass. She had been a partner at Coopers & Lybrand, Boston.