Keeping Up - June Edition

June 2024






Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health and CommonSpirit subsidiaries have made these changes:

  • Jeremy Bradshaw to market president for the Greater Salt Lake market, effective June 17. He will lead the five CommonSpirit Holy Cross hospitals in northern Utah and oversee CommonSpirit's growth in that state. Previously he was CEO at St. Mark's Hospital in Salt Lake, part of HCA's MountainStar Healthcare.
  • Andrew Gaasch to region president for the Mountain Region. He was CommonSpirit executive vice president and chief financial officer.
  • Anthony Houston to president of CommonSpirit's Arizona market. He was market president of CommonSpirit's CHI Saint Joseph Health in Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Rodger Page to president of the north state market of Dignity Health, which is part of CommonSpirit. He also will continue as president of Dignity's Mercy Medical
    Center–Mount Shasta and St. Elizabeth Community Hospital–Red Bluff. CommonSpirit created this new market leadership role as part of a statewide restructuring to better advance CommonSpirit's organizational goals.

St. Louis-based Ascension and Ascension subsidiaries have made these changes:

  • Roddex "Rodd" Barlow to president, Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas. He was senior vice president of operations for WellMed Networks' El Paso and Southern New Mexico facilities. Barlow succeeds Joy Scott, who Ascension has promoted to market administrator for Wichita.
  • Don Damron, to president, Ascension St. Vincent Kokomo in Indiana, from regional chief operating officer for the Ascension St. Vincent North Region.
  • Marion Teixeira to president, Ascension St. Vincent Anderson in Indiana, from regional director of behavioral health for the Ascension St. Vincent North Region.

Jennifer Burrows to CEO of Providence Oregon, from CEO of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. She replaces William Olson, who is retiring.

Robert "Bob" Honeycutt to president of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital — San Marcos in Texas. He was CEO of Saint Mary's Regional Health System in Russellville, Arkansas.

Tauana McDonald to president and CEO of Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus, Ohio, effective July 1. She was president and chief operating officer of Mount Carmel Grove City in Ohio. She succeeds Lorraine Lutton, who is retiring.

PeaceHealth of Vancouver, Washington, and two of its facilities have made these changes: Cherelle Montanye to chief hospital executive at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, from chief administrative officer of PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington. And Kendall Sawa to chief hospital executive of PeaceHealth St. John, from chief operating officer of Providence Portland Medical Center in Oregon.

Valerie L. Powell-Stafford to president of Saint Francis Hospital of Hartford, Connecticut, part of Trinity Health. She was president and CEO of HCA Northside Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. In her new role, Powell-Stafford also will oversee Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford.


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