Presidents, CEOsJohn Cox, D.O., was named president and chief of staff of Freeman Health System in Joplin, Mo. He had been president-elect.
Chief medical officers, VPsGordon C. Hunt Jr., M.D., was named senior vice president and chief medical officer for Sutter Health in northern California. He had been vice president for clinical integration at Sutter in the greater Sacramento area.James P. Scott, M.D., was named vice president for healthcare improvement, process support of PeaceHealth in Bellevue, Wash. He had been project director for the Community Health Record at PeaceHealth.David S. Memel, M.D., was named vice president for healthcare improvement, process improvement of PeaceHealth in Bellevue, Wash. He had been a leader of the effort to integrate imaging services and information systems at Intermountain Health Care in Salt Lake City.Ronald Atkins, M.D., was named chief medical officer of Heritage Southwest Medical Group in Dallas. He had been vice president and chief medical officer at Empire BlueCross BlueShield, New York.Barton R. Wald, M.D., was named chief medical officer and senior vice president of medical affairs at UniMed Management Company in Burbank, Calif. He had been the Southern California regional medical director for Health Net.David Pate, M.D., was named senior vice president at St. Luke's Episcopal Health System and medical director at St. Luke's Health Network in Houston. He had been vice president for primary care development and director for the St. Luke's Health Network.Martin Schimmel, M.D., was named senior vice president of medical affairs at PinnacleHealth System in Harrisburg, Pa. He had been senior vice president of clinical affairs and medical director of Allegheny University Hospitals in Warminster and Elkins Park, Pa.Robert L. Braham, M.D., was named vice president of ambulatory care and medical director of Beth Israel's Phillips Ambulatory Care Center in New York. He had been medical director at Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y.
Medical directorsGlenn H. Perelson, M.D., was named medical director of Community Health Group in San Diego. He had been director of health services at Great American Health Plan in San Diego.
Department headsDaniel Shine, M.D., was named director of medicine at Monmouth Medical Center, an affiliate of the Saint Barnabas Health Care System, in Long Branch, N.J. He had been director of the internal medicine residency program at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in Bronx, N.Y.John F. Moran, M.D., was named director of cardiology in the Cardiovascular Institute of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill. He had been associated with Midwest CardioVascular Institute and Midwest Heart Specialists and was a part-time faculty member at Loyola.Louis Benjamin Harrison, M.D., was named chairman of radiation oncology for Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He was also named associate director of the Beth Israel Cancer Center. He had been chief of the brachytherapy service and leader of the head and neck cancer disease management team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.Susan Berliner Bressman, M.D., was named chair of neurology at Beth Israel
Medical Center in New York. She had been director of clinical neurogenetics at Presbyterian Hospital in New York.Joseph R. Wagner, M.D., was named physician-in-charge of urologic oncology at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He had been urology fellow and researcher at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md.