Bon Secours Health System promoted Valinda Rutledge, chief executive officer of its St. Francis Health System, to market leader of Bon Secours South Carolina and Kentucky operations, effective immediately. Rutledge will continue as CEO of Greenville, S.C.-based St. Francis, a position she has held since 2003. In her new role, Rutledge will also act as a physician network development consultant for other systems within Bon Secours, a 15-hospital system based in Marriottsville, Md., and oversee the pilot of Bon Secours $150 million electronic health-record initiative. -- by Melanie Evans / HITS staff writer
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