Keith Crain has been named chairman of Crain Communications, which publishes MODERN HEALTHCARE.
Crain, who had been vice chairman, becomes the third chairman in the company's 81-year history. Founder G.D. Crain Jr. served until 1973, followed by his wife, Gertrude R. Crain, who died last July.
Rance Crain remains president.
The company publishes 30 business, trade and consumer publications and operates two radio stations from 16 offices worldwide.