Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton (N.J.) named three people to senior management positions. Francisco Javier Villota was named vice president of medical affairs; Paul Pernice, senior vice president and chief financial officer; and Mike Long, executive director of ambulatory care.
Villata joined RWJ Hamilton last year as physician adviser. Pernice joined the hospital in February 2006 as executive director of finance, then became vice president of finance. Prior to that he served in various finance and leadership positions at Virtua Health System in Marlton, N.J.; the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia; and Memorial Health Alliance in Mount Holly, N.J. Long joined RWJ Hamilton in 1997 as director of rehabilitation services. -- by Cinda Becker