Irving B. Sawyers Jr. has been named chief executive officer at Charter Real Behavioral Health System, San Antonio. He had been CEO at St. Claude Medical Center, New Orleans.
Robert J. Turner has been named chief executive officer at United Community Hospital, Grove City, Pa. He had been executive director and CEO at Bossier Medical Center, Bossier City, La.
VPs, associates, assistants
David F. Grams Jr. has been named vice president and treasurer at Quorum Health Group, Brentwood, Tenn. He had been vice president for healthcare capital markets at First Union Corp., Charlotte, N.C.
Karl D. Hittle has been named vice president of operations at RHD Memorial Medical Center, Dallas, and Trinity Medical Center, Carrollton, Texas. He had been vice president at Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Waco, Texas.
Karolee Sowle has been named vice president of patient care at Desert Hospital, Palm Springs, Calif. She had been assistant administrator at St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, Wis.
Mark J. Rappaport has been named senior vice president of operations at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, N.J. He had been senior vice president and chief operating officer at Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains, N.J.
Stanley T. Urban has been named executive vice president at Eastern Mercy Health System, Radnor, Pa. He had been president and chief executive officer at Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston.
Jeanne Ruane Moore has been named director of public relations at Genesis ElderCare, Towson, Md. She had been vice president at MMA Public Relations and Advertising, Baltimore.
Robert Yates has been named director of physician services at Children's National Medical Center, Washington. He had been director of practice management at Inova Health System, Alexandria, Va.