Christus Health, Irving, Texas, named Eugene Woods, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Woods named Christus executive VP, COO
Woods, 46, will leave his position as the CEO of St. Joseph Health System, Lexington, Ky., a system that is owned by Catholic Health Initiatives, Englewood, Colo., and is expected to join Christus no later than June 1, according to a news release. He replaces Ernie Sadau, who assumed the role of president and CEO at Christus on March 1, taking the reins from the retiring Thomas Royer. Woods' duties include oversight of Christus hospitals in the U.S. and Mexico, as well as its non-acute operations.
In 2008, Woods was named one of Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare .
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