CFOs, CIOs, COOs
Dorman Fawley has been named chief operating officer and executive vice president at Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati. He had been executive vice president at Carilion Health System, Roanoke, Va.
Edwin French has been named president and chief operating officer at Physician Reliance Network, Dallas. He had been a consultant.
Robert Gimpel has been named chief operations officer at Partners HMO, St. Louis. He had been director of provider contracting at United HealthCare of North Carolina, Greensboro.
Tomi Hadfield has been named chief operating officer at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. She had been administrator at Riverside (Calif.) General Hospital-University Medical Center.
Cordel Musch has been named chief financial officer at Shannon Health System, San Angelo, Texas. He had been a consultant at Rockford (Ill.) Clinic.
Laura Patterson has been named chief information officer at Partners HMO, St. Louis. She had been director of information services at First Commonwealth, Chicago.
Tim Ryan has been named chief financial officer at Partners HMO, St. Louis. He had been CFO at Memorial Sisters of Charity Health Care Plan, Houston.
VPs, associates, assistants
Stephany Ander has been named vice president of physician service at BJC Health System, St. Louis. She had been chief operating officer and senior vice president of national accounts at Health Directions, Chicago.
Kathy Blackburn has been named vice president of public affairs at the California division of Kaiser Permanente, Oakland. She had been director of communications at Kaiser's Northern California division.
Sharon Coulter has been named vice president of patient-care services at ViaHealth, Rochester, N.Y. She had been chair of patient-care operations at Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
William Osheroff, M.D., has been named vice president and chief medical officer at Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, New York. He had been medial director at PacifiCare Health Systems, Cypress, Calif.
Timothy Bernett, M.D., has been named medical director of the emergency department at St. Joseph's Hospital, Elmira, N.Y. He had been an emergency staff physician.
Kenneth Green has been named director of network management at Accord Health Network, Westchester, Ill. He had been director of provider services at United Healthcare, Chicago.
Louis Orban has been named director of managed care at Southeastern Regional Medical Center, Lumberton, N.C., and executive director at Southeastern Health Network, Lumberton. He had been director of strategic planning and managed care at Bossier Medical Center, Bossier City, La.
Mindy Nestampower, M.D., has been named associate director of the pain management center at Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, N.J. She had been a fellow at Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, New York.
Cora Tellez has been named president of the Western division at Prudential Insurance Company of America, Woodland Hills, Calif. She had been senior vice president and regional chief executive of the Bay region at Blue Shield of California, Oakland.
Dee Waller has been named director of pediatric intensive care at Pomona (Calif.) Valley Hospital Medical Center. She had been director of pediatrics at City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, Calif.
Deborah Zimmerman, M.D., has been named medical director at Partners HMO, St. Louis. She had been associate medical director at Group Health Plans, St. Louis.