Broward Health, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., named James Thaw to succeed Joseph Scott as chief executive officer of Broward General Medical Center, effective July 21. Thaw, whose age was unavailable at deadline, was previously CEO of 316-bed Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center for nearly 10 years.
Scott was named in November 2007 as president and CEO of LibertyHealth, a three-hospital system in Jersey City, N.J. Jane Tuthill, Broward Generals comprehensive cancer center administrator, has been acting CEO for the 594-bed hospital since Dec. 15. -- by Melanie Evans