Nicholas Tejeda was named CEO of the Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus in El Paso, Texas, a teaching hospital being built in partnership with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. The facility is expected to open in February. The Hospitals of Providence system is part of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp.
Most recently, Tejeda, 36, was CEO of the Hospitals of Providence East Campus, also in El Paso. Previously, he was CEO at Doctors Hospital of Manteca (Calif.) for three years.
Russell Johnson was named president and CEO of Lawrence (Kan.) Memorial Hospital. He takes over for Gene Meyer, who will retire on May 31 after 19 years. Johnson is expected to begin his position by Aug. 1. Lawrence Memorial COO Karen Shumate will serve as interim CEO from June 1 until Johnson takes the helm.
Johnson, 57, has served as senior VP of network development and outreach at Centura Health System, Englewood, Colo., since 2013. Previously, he was CEO of Alamosa, Colo.-based San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center.
David Berry was named president of clinical operations at Dallas-based Children's Health.
Berry has served as senior VP and COO of Arkansas Children's Hospital since 2007. He previously was VP of the University of Wisconsin/American Family Children's Hospital, Madison.