Provena Health, Mokena, Ill., announced the promotion of Beth Hughes as the new president and CEO of St. Joseph Medical Center (PDF) in Joliet, Ill. Hughes, who joined the organization in 2007, left her post as St. Joseph's executive vice president and COO.
Hughes named CEO of St. Joseph Medical Center
Hughes succeeds Jeff Brickman, who resigned after eight years as CEO, as he took the job as president and CEO of St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colo., part of Centura Health.
Before joining Provena, Hughes served as executive vice president and COO of the Elliot Health System in Manchester, N.H. She earned her Bachelor of Art in music at Northwestern University and her master of hospital administration at Xavier University in Ohio.
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