Five-hospital UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester, named John O'Brien, 52, as its president and CEO. O'Brien currently is CEO of Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance, which has two campuses and a total of 260 beds. He will assume leadership of UMass in September, replacing Marianne Felice, M.D., who has been interim CEO since November. UMass lost $25 million in fiscal 2001 and laid off approximately 300 employees, a spokeswoman said. -- by Ed Lovern
UMass system names new CEO
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