Maryjane Wurth has been named chief strategy and relationship officer at the American Hospital Association, as well as president and CEO of Health Forum, the AHA's business-development arm. The appointment will be effective in late January.
Wurth, 59, has been president and CEO of the Illinois Hospital Association for the past six years. A.J. Wilhelmi, the IHA's chief government relations officer since 2012, will succeed Wurth on Jan 1.
Before leading the state association, Wurth spent 12 years as COO of the Healthcare Association of New York State, where she also served as president and CEO of HANYS Solutions, the association's for-profit subsidiary.