Patricia Maryland, recently tapped to oversee Ascension Healths Michigan operations, will succeed Elliot Joseph as president and chief executive officer of Ascensions Warren, Mich.-based St. John Health.
Ascension named Joseph, 53, as a senior executive for the St. Louis-based system. Both appointments take effect Jan. 1.
Maryland, 54, will continue as Ascensions market leader in Michigan, a role she assumed in mid-September. Formerly, she was chief operating officer of Ascensions St. Vincent Health Indianapolis region and St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital.
Josephs responsibilities will include developing international healthcare opportunities and board education and development, the system said in a written statement. -- by Melanie Evans