An 18-member board of directors is in place to oversee the American Hospital Association's latest for-profit company.
The San Francisco-based company, Health InfoSource, was created Sept. 1 by the merger of two AHA subsidiaries and the San Francisco-based Healthcare Forum (Aug. 31, p. 2).
The new company is led by Kathryn Johnson, its president and chief executive officer, and by Jonathan Lord, M.D., chairman of the board. Johnson was president and CEO of the Healthcare Forum, and Lord is the AHA's chief operating officer.
The remaining 16 board members, named last week, are:
George Bennett, chairman and CEO, Fairview Medical Services, Boston.
K. James Ehlen, M.D., president, Allina Health System, Minneapolis.
Kevin Fickenscher, M.D., senior vice president and chief medical officer, Catholic Healthcare West, San Francisco.
Carl Fisher, a New York-based independent consultant.
Spencer Foreman, M.D., president, Montefiore Medical Center, New York.
Patrick Hays, president and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago.
Cleve Killingsworth, CEO, Health Alliance Plan, Detroit.
Catherine Mecker, director, sales and marketing, Eli Lilly & Co., Indianapolis.
Leigh Morris, president and CEO, LaPorte (Ind.) Hospital.
Philip Newbold, president and CEO, Memorial Health System, South Bend, Ind.
Steven Orr, chairman and CEO, Lutheran Health System, Fargo, N.D.
Michael Pugh, president, Foundation Health Systems' west division, Pueblo, Colo.
Carolyn Scanlan, president and CEO, Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg.
Cheryl Scott, president, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound; senior vice president, Kaiser/Group Health, Seattle.
Norman Smith, system vice president and chief information officer, Henry Ford Health System, Rochester Hills, Mich.
Michael Wiley, vice president of corporate and investor relations, Quorum Health Group, Brentwood, Tenn.