McLaren Health Care Corp. promoted Mark O'Halla, one of its hospital executives, to the roles of executive VP and COO of the Flint, Mich.-based system.
O'Halla, 55, who has nearly 30 years of healthcare experience, has served as president and CEO of McLaren Macomb hospital in Clemens, Mich., since 2006. A search is underway for his replacement.
In his new system leadership position, O'Halla's responsibilities will include oversight of McLaren Health Care's hospital and physician network operations and the development of organizational goals related to quality outcomes, patient experience and financial performance. He also will serve as a liaison between the system, community, public and governmental organizations.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Schaumburg, Ill., has named Kristin Darby CIO.
As CIO of the five-hospital network, Darby, 39, will direct the organization's information services function, which includes all clinical and nonclinical hardware and software applications, data infrastructure, warehousing and security, informatics and system-wide technology-support services.
Before joining CTCA, Darby served as CIO of Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s Northeast region, where she was responsible for information technology and informatics functions at nine acute-care hospitals and nearly 100 ancillary locations.