Seton Healthcare Family, an Austin, Texas-based division of Ascension Health, named Jesus Garza CEO, effective July 1. Garza, 60, will also start providing oversight of Ascension's Arizona ministry, Carondelet Health Network, and continue serving as the ministry market leader for Ascension Health in Texas. Garza joined Seton in 2002 as president of University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin. He has been serving as Seton's president and interim CEO since January 2012, when former President and CEO Charles Barnett took a leave of absence to become president of healthcare operations and COO for Ascension Health in St. Louis. Barnett, 64, will serve as chairman of the Seton Healthcare Family board of trustees, effective July 1, and continue to work on strategic projects under Anthony Tersigni, president and CEO of Ascension's parent company, Ascension Health Alliance. … Michael Dandorph was hired as executive VP of Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, and executive director of Rush University Hospitals, effective June 3. Dandorph, 45, was the senior VP of strategy and business development at University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia. At Rush, he will oversee the medical center's hospitals and ambulatory services. He replaces J. Robert Clapp Jr., who held the post from 2005 until his death from cancer in August 2012.
Ascension's Seton Healthcare Family names Jesus Garza CEO, and other moves
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