Presidents, CEOsBruce E. Spivey, M.D., was named president and chief executive officer of Columbia-Cornell Care in New York. The ophthalmologist had been president and CEO at Northwestern Healthcare, a Chicago-based network.
Chief medical officers, VPsMichael A. Berman, M.D., was named chief medical officer of New York and Presbyterian Hospitals, parent corporation of New York Hospital and Presbyterian Hospital in New York. He had been professor and chairman of the department of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.John T. Hinton, D.O., was named chief medical officer for ChoiceCare/Humana, Cincinnati. He had been vice president of medical management and senior medical director.Russell LaBeau, M.D., was named vice president, medical affairs, at Foote Hospital in Jackson, Mich. He had been corporate director of medical management for John Deere Health Care, a multistate managed-care organization.William J. Osheroff, M.D., was named chief medical officer and vice president of Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, New York. He had been medical director at PacifiCare of California.William R. DeWolf, M.D., was named chief medical officer at Hill Physicians Medical Group, San Ramon, Calif. He had been vice president of clinical services.
Chief operating officersCynthia Henderson, M.D., was named chief operating officer at Oak Forest (Ill.) Hospital of Cook County. She had been the hospital's medical director.
Medical directorsStuart Rothenberg, M.D., has been named medical director of the Center for Chronic Disorders in Dallas. A founder and board member of the Physicians' Association for Eradicating Chronic Disease, he previously served as national director of a training program in natural medicine for more than 1,000 doctors in the U.S. and abroad.
Department headsMichael Y. Divon, M.D., has been named director of obstetrics and gynecology at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. He had been chief of obstetrics and perinatology at Weiler Hospital of Montefiore Medical Center in New York.Richard L. Weinberg, M.D., was named chief of the division of internal medicine of Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh. He had been chief of internal medicine for HealthAmerica in Pittsburgh.