John Bigalke, currently a partner with Deloitte & Touche USA, has been named U.S. health sciences and government leader, a new role. Bigalke, 53, also will serve as Deloittes U.S. health plans leader, which provides services to HMOs, PPOs and indemnity insurance companies. Bigalke will continue as vice chairman and a board member of Deloitte & Touche USA.
On the Move
Colleen Mitchell has been named president of Evanston (Ill.) Northwestern Healthcares ENH Foundation. Mitchell, 47, previously was vice president of marketing in the American sales division of GN Store Nord, a Denmark-based manufacturer of phone headsets. She also has worked as executive director and then president of the Whirlpool Foundation. She replaces Ronald Spaeth, former president and CEO of the three-hospital systems Highland Park (Ill.) Hospital, who is retiring. The City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., has named Elizabeth Dunne as CEO of the medical center. Previously, Dunne, 51, was senior vice president and COO of Anaheim (Calif.) Memorial Medical Center. Virginia Opipare, executive vice president and COO of City of Hope, said in a news release that Dunne will help the hospital deliver outstanding quality and service in the most cost-effective manner, in the newly created position. Michael Stenger has been named CEO of St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo., effective Sept. 4. He replaces G. Philip Shaw, who had been serving since February as interim CEO at St. Mary-Corwin, part of Catholic Health Initiatives-affiliated Centura Health system. Stenger, whose age was unavailable from Centura at deadline, most recently worked as the Illinois regional vice president of Hospital Sisters Health System, Springfield, Ill. John Quinlivan has been named as CEO of Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Duluth, Ga., the newest healthcare facility co-owned by HCAs TriStar Health System and Emory Healthcare. Quinlivan, 46, most recently served as COO for HCAs North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. He replaces Tom Gilbert, who left in July.
John Arnott was appointed CEO of Alpine Biomed Corp., Fountain Valley, Calif., a maker of diagnostic devices for the gastroenterology and neurology clinical markets. Water Street Healthcare Partners, a Chicago-based private-equity firm focused exclusively on healthcare and a majority owner in Alpine Biomed, recruited Arnott to the position. Arnott, 47, was senior vice president of global commercial operations for hospital supply company Hospira.
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