* Alice Baker has been named president and chief executive officer of Christus St. Mary Hospital, Port Arthur, Texas. She had been assistant administrator and chief operating officer.
* Byron Schweigert has been named chief executive officer of Long Beach (Calif.) Memorial Medical Center. He had been senior vice president of administration.
* James Thaw has been named president and chief executive officer of Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center. He is CEO.
* Joy Bloomer has been named administrator of Somers (N.Y.) Manor Nursing Home. She had been assistant administrator.
* Peggy Gustafson has been named site administrator of St. Anthony North Hospital, Westminster, Colo. She had been director of orthopedic services.
* Kimberly Sciacca has been named administrator of Sharon (Mass.) Senior Care Center. She had been an administrator at Baypointe Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center, Brockton, Mass.
CFOs, CIOs, COOs
* Thomas Chan has been named vice president of finance and chief financial officer of FSC Health, Fresno, Calif. He had been assistant vice president at Northwestern Healthcare Network, Chicago.
* Brett Spenst has been named vice president and chief information officer of Adventist Health, Roseville, Calif. He had been chief financial officer of Adventist Health/Central California.
VPs, associates, assistants
* John Collins Jr., M.D., has been named senior vice president of clinical affairs at VHA, Irving, Texas. He had been senior vice president of physician integration at Centura Health, Englewood, Colo.
* Scott Downing has been named vice president of service delivery at Novation, Irving, Texas. He had been a senior director of the service delivery group at VHA in Irving.
* Robert Riney has been named corporate vice president of human resources at Henry Ford Health System, Detroit. He had been vice president of human resources at Henry Ford Wyandotte (Mich.) Hospital.
* Todd Whitney has been named executive vice president of Arden Hill Senior Health System, Goshen, N.Y. He had been vice president of finance and administration at Arden Hill Life Care Center, Goshen.