Ascension of St. Louis has announced these changes: Susan Nestor Levy will retire July 1 as executive vice president of Ascension and president and chief executive of Ascension Global Mission. Susan Huber will assume responsibility for Ascension's global mission work. Nick Ragone to chief communications officer of Ascension.
KentuckyOne Health of Louisville, Ky., has announced these changes: Rob Murphy to administrator of Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Ky. He will continue as administrator of Medical Center Jewish South in Shepherdsville, Ky. Lisa A. Shannon to chief operating officer for KentuckyOne Health.
Mark Riggins to administrator of Bellville St. Joseph Health Center, Bellville, Texas.
Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center of Long Beach, Calif., has received a $500,000 grant from the Port of Long Beach to retrofit two of the hospital's boilers to reduce greenhouse gases.
Mercy Medical Center of Baltimore has received about $75,000 from the Susan G. Komen/Maryland foundation. The funding will support a research nurse for breast cancer treatment trials.
Sr. Mary Jean Ryan, FSM, chair of the board of St. Louis-based SSM Health Care, has received the 2014 Harry S. Hertz Leadership Award from the Baldrige Foundation. According to information from SSM, the award recognizes leaders who inspire their organizations to achieve performance excellence.
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