Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health has appointed Dr. Mark Froimson chief clinical officer and Dr. Barbara Walters the system's first chief population health officer. Both will also become executive VPs and will take over the responsibilities of Dr. P. Terrence O'Rourke, who had been chief clinical officer since 2008.
Froimson, 54 and an orthopedic surgeon, comes to Trinity after serving as president of Cleveland Clinic's Euclid (Ohio) Hospital. He has practiced medicine in the Cleveland Clinic system as well as at the Cleveland-based Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Walters, 62, most recently served as executive medical director of the Lebanon, N.H.-based Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system and chief medical officer of OneCare Vermont, an accountable care organization formed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Burlington, Vt.-based Fletcher Allen Health Care.
She has also worked at Carolina-Kaiser Permanente Medical Group and taught as an adjunct clinical professor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.