Keeping Up

March 1, 2014


Facilities within Hospital Sisters Health System of Springfield, Ill., have announced these changes: Dr. Charles Lucore to president and chief executive of St. John's Hospital, Springfield, from vice president and chief clinical integration officer for the central Illinois division of Hospital Sisters Health System. Kevin F. Kast retires this month as president and chief executive, St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur, Ill. David Olejniczak, chief operating officer at St. John's Hospital, will lead St. Mary's on an interim basis.

Michael French to interim chief executive, Providence Hospitals, Columbia, S.C., from president and chief executive of Michael French & Associates, a consulting firm in Roswell, Ga. French succeeds George Zara, who has retired as the facility's president and chief executive.

Jennifer Poppen to interim chief executive at Avera Creighton Hospital in Creighton, Neb., from administrative fellow at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, S.D. Poppen succeeds Mark Schulte, who is pursuing a new opportunity in Sturgis, S.D.


Sisters of Charity Health System of Cleveland has made these changes: Joseph Purton to vice president, controller, Robin J. Bachman to vice president of government affairs and public policy, James Assenmacher to vice president of strategy and business development, and Andrew Motz to vice president, chief procurement officer.

Kim Hodgkinson to chief financial officer, St. Vincent's HealthCare, Jacksonville, Fla.

Dr. Stephen Stewart to regional vice president of medical affairs for SSM Health Care Mid-Missouri of Jefferson City, Mo.

Paul Sahney to system vice president of revenue management for SSM Health Care of St. Louis.

Christopher S. Bowe to vice president/administrator of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa
Hospital – Medical Center, San Antonio.

Mercy Health Physicians of Cincinnati has made these changes: Dr. Randall T. Curnow Jr. to vice president of medical affairs and Timothy M. Duever to vice president of physician transactions.

Bob Arp to vice president of development for St. Joseph Regional Health Network, Reading, Pa.

Tyler Walters to vice president of Bellefonte Physician Services, part of Bon Secours Kentucky Health System, Ashland, Ky.

Robert Cameron III to executive director of St. Joseph Care Center in Louisville, Ohio.

Stephanie Kelly to executive director of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at Saint Francis Care of Hartford, Conn.


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