Keep tabs of the many comings and goings, the changing roles and faces in the fast-paced realm of healthcare IT with this regularly updated gallery.
SMM Health selects Laura Kaiser for CEO
Kaiser, a Missouri native, is leaving an executive position at Intermountain Healthcare and coming back to her home state for the top spot at SMM.
Richard Besser, MD, to take the helm of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in April
Richard Besser, MD, chief health and medical editor for ABC News and former acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was appointed president and chief operating officer of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He succeeds Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, who led the organization for 14 years. Lavizzo-Mourey continues as CEO of RWJF during the transition, which is expected to occur in April.
Cardiologist David J. Roberts, MD, takes president post at North Shore Medical Center, part of Partners HealthCare
Roberts, who serves as Chair of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at North Shore Medical Center, part of Partners HealthCare, will take the post of president at the regional hospital. In addition to maintaining an active practice in interventional cardiology, Roberts also serves as chair of medicine and chief of cardiology at NSMC.
Richard Liebowitz, MD, joins NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Liebowitz, NewYork-Presbyterian’s chief medical officer, will take the helm on February 6 and, in so doing, succeed Mark Mundy, who announced his retirement earlier this year after more than two decades of leadership.
Patricia Maryland will lead Ascension Healthcare starting July 1
Maryland to take CEO post at Ascencion Health as current CEO Robert Henkel retires. She will oversee 141 hospitals and 2,500 sites of care across 24 states.
Purdue taps Paul Griffin to lead Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering
Paul Griffin, previously professor in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, has joined Purdue University as the new director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering and professor of industrial engineering.
Terry Shaw named president and CEO at Adventist Health
The Adventist Health System board of directors has appointed Terry Shaw as the organization's president and CEO. Shaw succeeds Don Jernigan, who retired as Adventist Health System's president and CEO on Dec. 8.