Alan Brass has been named president and chief executive officer at ProMedica Health System, Toledo, Ohio. He had been executive vice president at BJC Health System, St. Louis.
Jerry Brumitt has been named president and chief executive officer at Saint John's Health System, Anderson, Ind. He had been interim CEO.
Rex Conger has been named president and chief executive officer at Iroquois Memorial Hospital and Resident Home, Watseka, Ill. He has been chief operating officer at St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur, Ill.
Sharon Roush has been named chief executive officer at Columbia Hospital, West Palm Beach, Fla. She had been chief operating officer.
Robert Senneff has been named chief executive officer at DeWitt (Iowa) Community Hospital. He had been CEO at Salem Hospital, Hillsboro, Kan.
Administrators, executive directors
Ted Cheatham has been named executive director at Phoenix Healthcare of Mississippi, Jackson. He had been director of sales and marketing at South East Managed Care Organization, Jackson.
Peggy Cribbs has been named executive director at Coventry Park, San Francisco. She had been vice president of operations at Brookside Hospital, San Pablo, Calif.
Bob McMullen has been named executive director at Covenant Health, Springfield, Ohio. He had been administrator at Ohio State University Managed Health Care Systems, Columbus.
CFOs, CIOs, COOs
Mark Chamblee has been named chief financial officer at Memorial Health System, Savannah, Ga. He had been vice president of finance at Regional Medical Center at Memphis (Tenn.).
Leonard Couture has been named chief information officer at Veterans Integrated Service Network, Boston. He had been information services director at Optima Health, Manchester, N.H.
Jerry Schneider has been named chief financial officer at Fresenius Medical Care, Lexington, Mass. He had been CFO and executive vice president at GranCare, Atlanta.
Bernadette Mikell Smith has been named vice president and chief operating officer at Seton Medical Center, Daly City, Calif., and Seton Medical Center Coastside, Moss Beach, Calif. She had been acting COO.
VPs, associates, assistants
Robert Ciesielka has been named vice president of marketing at Presbyterian Homes, Camp Hill, Pa. He had been director of sales and marketing at Keswick Pines Lifecare Community, Wilmington, Del.
Eben Fetters has been named vice president of marketing and business development at Touro Infirmary, New Orleans. He had been vice president of planning and marketing at United Healthcare System, Newark, N.J.
Robert Epstein, M.D., has been named senior vice president and chief medical officer at Merck-Medco Managed Care, Montvale, N.J. He had been vice president of outcomes research and performance assessment.
Barry Zaiser has been named vice president of operations at Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh. He had been director of fiscal planning.
Karen Burris Lombardi has been named director of community relations at White Plains (N.Y.) Hospital Center. She had been director of volunteer services.
Gayle Ellis has been named area manager at RehabVisions, Omaha, Neb. She had been a board member at the Nebraska Speech, Language and Hearing Association, Omaha.
Kate Fornal has been named director of employee relations in the human resources division at Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Conn. She had been manager of employee relations.
Michael Geller, M.D., has been named regional quality medical director at Aetna U.S. Healthcare's West Central Region, Dallas. He had been vice president of medical management and medical director at Healthsource South Carolina, Charleston.
Jane Gusmano has been named director of financial reporting and analysis at Holy Cross Health System Corp., South Bend, Ind. She has been director of finance at SSM Health Care of Missouri, St. Louis.
C. Peter Hackett, D.O., has been named director of emergency services at Central Suffolk Hospital, Riverhead, N.Y. He had been medical director for emergency medical services at Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Yaphank, N.Y.
Lauren Malone has been named director of development at Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, N.Y. She had been director of development at Jawonio Foundation, New York.
Carol Reznik has been named director of benefits and rewards in the human resources division at Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Conn. She had been benefits manager.
Theron Simpson has been named director of work-force development in the human resources division at Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Conn. He had been director of human resources at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford.
Jerry Sklar has been named sales director for government programs at Accord Health Plan, Westchester, Ill. He had been director of Medicaid sales at United HealthCare, Chicago.