Presidents, CEOsHenry T. Harbin, M.D., was named president and chief executive officer of Atlanta-based Magellan Health Services. He had been CEO of Green Spring Health Services in Colombia, Md.Paul Katz, M.D., was named chief operating officer at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. He will continue to serve as chairman of the Department of Medicine, Anton and Margaret Fuisz Professor of Medicine and as an active clinician.Peter Panton, M.D., was named president of the medical staff at Oak Park Hospital, Oak Park, Ill. He had been been vice president of the medical staff from 1996 to 1997 and a member of the medical staff since 1986.Jeffrey L. Quartner, M.D., was named president of the medical staff at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Md. He will continue to serve as director of Sinai's Helen Dalsheimer Division of Cardiology.
Chief medical officers, VPsDavid M. Bowen was named senior vice president of information management and chief information officer for Catholic Healthcare West, San Francisco. He had been senior vice president of information systems and chief information officer, Baptist Health System, Birmingham, Ala.Robert Crocker, M.D., was named vice president and medical director for Care Management Services, Costa Mesa, Calif. He had been chief medical officer of Cost Care, an Orange County-based subsidiary of John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company.Pamela Germain was named vice president of Managed Care and Outreach for Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y. She had been chief operating officer and director of network development and operations for Millard Fillmore Health System, Buffalo.Barry K. Herman, M.D., was named senior vice president and chief medical officer of Case Assessment Review and Evaluation, Austin, Texas. He had been vice president and corporate medical director of FirstCare Southwest Health Alliances.Michael Richards, M.D., was named chairman of the board for Des Moines, Iowa-based Integra Health, a primary care physician group affiliated with Iowa Health System. Richards also was named chief medical officer of Iowa Health System, Iowa's largest integrated delivery system. He was president and CEO of Integra Health.
Medical directorsAndrew M. Casden, M.D., was named associate director of The Spine Institute at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. He had been chief of the Spine Service in the Department of Orthopaedics and assistant professor of orthopaedics in the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.Bruce Allen Chernof, M.D., was named medical director at Health Net, Woodland Hills, Calif. He is a clinical assistant professor of medicine and director of the MD/MBA program at the UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles.James D. Eason, M.D., was named director of Abdominal Organ Transplantation at Ochsner Clinic and Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans. He had been a surgeon on the Wilford Hall Medical Center transplant team, San Antonio.Armin Green, M.D., was named assistant medical director of the Lake/University Ireland Cancer Center, Lake County, Ohio. He is chairman of the Cancer Committee at Lake Hospital System and has been on staff there since 1973.Phillip G. Helding Jr., M.D., was named executive medical director of Saint Margaret Mercy Healthcare Center's Behavioral Health Center, Dyer, Ind. He was president of the Psych Associates of Dupage in Hinsdale and Naperville, Ill., and medical director of Columbia/HCA Riveredge Hospital, Forest Park, Ill.Joann Richards was named senior director of medical services for OmniCare Health Plan, Detroit. She had been assistant vice president at the National Committee for Quality Assurance, Washington, D.C.