Ascension Health, St. Louis, has promoted Patricia Maryland to president of healthcare operations and COO.
Maryland, 59, is the Michigan ministry market leader for Ascension Health and president and CEO of St. John Providence Health System in Detroit. She will continue in those roles through June. Maryland joined St. John Providence in 2008. Ascension is conducting a national search to fill her position in Michigan. The subsystem includes Genesys Health System in Grand Blanc, Mich.; Borgess Health, Kalamazoo, Mich.; St. Mary's of (Saginaw) Michigan; and St. Joseph Health System, Tawas City, Mich.