Tenet Healthcare Corp., Dallas, has promoted an executive at its Houston Northwest Medical Center to be the hospital's new CEO. Linda Mercier is replacing Drew Kahn as CEO of the hospital. Kahn is now VP of operations for Tenet's Southern states region.
Mercier, 62, has been the 339-bed hospital's COO since June 2006 and has worked at the hospital since 1982. Mercier is a registered nurse and was the hospital's chief nursing officer from 1996 to 2004.