Bon Secours Health System, Mariottsville, Md., named Peter Bernard to oversee its
two Virginia subsidiary systems. Bernard, 54, will continue as chief executive
officer of the Catholic systems four-hospital Richmond operations and will head
Bon Secours Virginia, which includes Bon Secours Richmond and three-hospital Bon Secours Hampton Roads, effective Aug. 4.
Richard Hanson, 52, CEO of Bon Secours Hampton Roads, has been promoted to senior vice president of performance management of the 15-hospital Bon Secours Health System, effective Aug. 4. Hanson will oversee efforts to improve efficiency and respond to continued pressure of rising healthcare costs coupled with declining reimbursements and a less-than-ideal national economy, the company said in a news release announcing his appointment. (Story continues below.)