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Peterson named V.P. for Patient Care Services

Peterson named V.P. for Patient Care Services Melissa Peterson, MSN, RN, has joined Virginia Mason as Vice President for Ambulatory Outpatient Operations, with responsibility for the departments of Medicine and Surgery. Since 2016, she was Vice President of Clinical Operations at the Wayne State University Physician Group, the largest multi-specialty physician practice group in southeast…

CCO Kiewiet recognized as AHRMM Fellow

CCO Kiewiet recognized as AHRMM Fellow Intalere announced Chief Commercial Officer Stephen Kiewiet was recently awarded the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) Fellow designation for 2018. AHRMM is the leading membership group for healthcare supply chain professionals, advancing healthcare through supply chain excellence. Kiewiet joined Intalere this year as Chief Commercial Officer,…

Webster announces retirement from Odessa Medical Center Health System

Webster announces retirement from Odessa Medical Center Health System CEO William “Bill” Webster announced that he will retire in Jan. 2018 on his 66th birthday. Webster has been in the medical field for more than 40 years and has worked with Medical Center Hospital for 17 years. He is proud of Medical Center Hospital’s recognition…

Parks announced as President/CEO at Covenant

Parks announced as President/CEO at Covenant The Covenant Health System board of directors announced that Richard Parks will become the new president and CEO of Covenant Health System. Parks comes to Lubbock from Jackson, Tenn. Where he served as the president and CEO of West Tennessee Healthcare and his career in health care system leadership…

Need To Know: Steve Love

Need To Know: Steve Love Steve Love runs the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, a group that works to unite 75 member-hospitals that collectively generate 240,000 jobs in the area. “In most areas of the country, such councils don’t exist. This keeps hospitals ultra-competitive and makes it difficult for them to tackle common problems,” Love says.…

Bridger takes new Public Health Director position

Bridger takes new Public Health Director position Colleen Bridger will take a new position as Public Health Director of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. In the past, she has led the Orange County Health Department for more than five years, implementing such programs as the comprehensive Smoke-Free Public Places Rule, the Family Success Alliance…

Boswell named president, CEO of LeeSar & Cooperative Services

Boswell named president, CEO of LeeSar & Cooperative Services The boards of directors of LeeSar and Cooperative – Services of Florida Inc. named Bob Boswell as President and CEO effective Oct. 9. He will oversee strategic initiatives and manage day-to-day operations with responsibilities for overall performance. Mr. Boswell brings more than 35 years of experience…

Baptist Health Kentucky

Baptist Health Kentucky Names Colman New CEO The Chief Operating Officer of Wisconsin’s largest private – employer and healthcare system has been named CEO of Baptist Health following a nationwide search. Gerard “Ger” Colman will assume his new role on Monday, December 4. The 47-year-old spent 4 years as COO with the Aurora Health Care…

Conner appointed CFO at Reading Health System

Conner appointed CFO at Reading Health System Gary Conner has been appointed senior VP and CFO at Reading Health System in West Reading, Pa. Before joining Reading, Conner was executive VP and CFO at Southcoast Health System in New Bedford, Mass. He also served as CFO at Duarte, Calif-based City of Hope cancer center, in…

Children’s Medical Center Plano appoints Michael Wiggins as new administrator

Children’s Medical Center Plano appoints Michael Wiggins as new administrator Children’s Health has announced the appointment of Michael Wiggins as senior vice president, administrator for Children’s Medical Center Plano. The announcement was made by Doug Hock, president and chief operating officer for the hospital and  executive vice president, clinical services for Children’s Health. Hock said…