DiSanzo will move to IBM Cognitive Solutions' strategic team, and IBM Research's John Kelly will take over at IBM Watson Health, a division of the company that has faced personnel and technological setbacks.
Aetna Chief Financial Officer Shawn Guertin, who was slated to become the CFO of CVS Health after the two companies' merger was completed, will instead leave the company in June 2019.
Dr. Michael Wagner, the former president and CEO of Tufts Medical Center, will stay at the helm of Wellforce until the board finds a replacement for Norm Deschene.
Dr. William Jaquis, who is senior vice president of Envision Healthcare's east Florida division, will begin serving his one-year term as president of the medical society in October 2019.
LifePoint Health CEO Bill Carpenter will retire after the Brentwood, Tenn.-based health system completes its merger with RCCH HealthCare Partners. Lifepoint President and Chief Operating Officer David Dill will take his place.
Roxanna Gapstur will succeed Dr. Kevin Mosser as the next president and CEO of WellSpan Health after Mosser retires on Jan. 1.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced on Wednesday that Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen will serve as its sixth president beginning in November. She'll be the first physician to lead the organization in nearly 50 years.
Henry Ford Health System's national search to replace retired Henry Ford Hospital CEO John Popovich, M.D., is over. The six-hospital Detroit-based health system chose Richard "Chip" Davis, who comes from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Burke, who spearheaded a contract to overhaul the VA's EHR system, will leave the role Nov. 2. John Peterzalek, who currently works on client relationships for Cerner Corp., will take on Burke's responsibilities.
HCA Healthcare's announcement that its CEO, R. Milton Johnson, will retire at the end of the year didn't come as a surprise—the for-profit hospital chain has a history of regularly refreshing its top post.
HCA Healthcare CEO R. Milton Johnson will step down from leading the hospital chain at the end of 2018 and be replaced by current President and Chief Operating Officer Sam Hazen.
Emory Healthcare has promoted two of its administrators to new roles within the health system, effective Sept. 1.