Tony McLean is the new chief operating officer at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way, Wash. McLean, 38, most recently was vice president of operations at Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle. Prior to that, he worked in administration at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus and at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
He replaces Sister Anne McNamara, who has served as interim chief operating officer at the facility since January. McNamara is a longtime member of the not-for-profit Franciscan Health Systems leadership team. -- by Rebecca Vesely