Kenneth Belcher, 55, has been named president and CEO of Providence, R.I.-based CharterCare Health Partners, the newly established parent company of Roger Williams Medical Center and St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island. The two hospitals completed a limited merger in late 2009.
Belcher will also continue in his role as president and CEO of Roger Williams, according to a news release. His appointment is effective immediately. Belcher is current chairman of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island.