Keeping Up

January 15, 2011


Jason L. Barker to president and chief executive, St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, Mont., from president and chief executive, St. Mary Medical Center, Apple Valley, Calif. He succeeds James Paquette, who will retire in May.

Tim Bricker to president and chief executive, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Gilbert, Ariz., from hospital consultant.

Ty W. Erickson to chief executive, Regina Medical Center, Hastings, Minn., from chief executive, Providence Health & Services Columbia Gorge Service Area, Hood River, Ore.

Marilyn M. Geiger to president, Mercy Health System of Oklahoma Foundation, Oklahoma City, from executive director, Norman Regional Health Foundation, Norman, Okla.

Steven M. Holman to president, The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, from president of planning and system services, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal, Ill.

Mercy Health Partners, Knoxville, Tenn., has made the following changes: Jeff Potter to president, Mercy Medical Center West, Knoxville, while continuing as senior vice president for planning and development. Potter will replace Jack Bryan, who retired in December. Marty Margetts, regional chief administrative officer, assumes responsibility for case management andTrish McDaniel to chief operating officer while continuing as regional chief nursing and clinical officer, both at Mercy Medical Center St. Mary's, Knoxville.

Randy Peterson to interim president and chief executive, Via Christi Health, Wichita, Kan., from senior vice president, Via Christi Health Hospitals, Wichita.

Thomas P. Rasmusson, president and chief executive, Avera Queen of Peace Health Services, Mitchell, S.D., plans to retire in June.

Suzanne Rudolph to president, Providence Health & Services-Alaska Foundation, Anchorage, Alaska, from vice president.


Charisse Oland to regional director of strategy and business development, Hospital Sisters Health System – Western Wisconsin Division, Eau Claire, Wis.

St. Vincent's Health System, Birmingham, Ala., has made the following changes: Cynthia T. Williams to vice president, clinical organizational effectiveness; Christopher Moore to vice president, patient care services and chief nursing officer; and David Cauble to chief financial officer.

Kathryn Abbey to vice president of mission services, Mercy Memorial Health Center, Ardmore, Okla.

Doug Jontz to vice president of human resources, Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Maryanne Bajgrowicz to vice president, patient care services, and chief nursing officer, Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago.


CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children's Hospital in San Antonio has received a gift of $720,000 from the estate of Junior Freeland toward purchasing medical equipment and supporting programs for its patients.


Copyright © 2011 by the Catholic Health Association of the United States
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Copyright © 2011 by the Catholic Health Association of the United States

For reprint permission, contact Betty Crosby or call (314) 253-3490.