Keeping Up

March 1, 2020
Sr. Gottemoeller

Dr. Kenneth E. Berkovitz to senior vice president, Ascension, and ministry market executive, Ascension Michigan. He was president of Ascension Medical Group in Michigan.

Organizations within Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health have made these changes: William "Bill" Ermann to president of CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson in Dickinson, North Dakota. He was chief executive and president of the Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kansas. He succeeds Reed Reyman, who moved to a new role at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, North Dakota, in the fall. Scott Taylor plans to retire July 1 as chief executive of two CommonSpirit Health hospitals: Centura Health – St. Catherine Hospital of Garden City, Kansas, and Centura Health – Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital in Ulysses, Kansas.

Medrice Coluccio is retiring this month as chief executive of the Southwest Service Area of Providence, which includes Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington, and Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington, and the Medical Group.

Facilities within Livonia, Michigan-based Trinity Health have made these changes: Dr. Justin Grill to chief medical officer of Mercy Health Muskegon of Muskegon, Michigan. Dr. Steven Nemerson to chief clinical officer of Saint Alphonsus Health System of Boise, Idaho. Cheryl Taylor to chief nursing officer and Dr. Alon Weizer to chief medical officer, both of St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea in Chelsea, Michigan. Sheri Rodriguez to director of payer strategies for St. Joseph's Health of Syracuse, New York.

Catholic Health of Buffalo, New York, has made these changes: David Macholz to chief financial officer and Rebecca J. McCormick-Boyle to chief integration officer.

Facilities within St. Louis-based Ascension have made these changes: Scott Furniss to chief financial officer, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee; and Latriece Prince-Wheeler to executive director for Providence Health System in Washington, D.C.

Mayank Jain to group vice president of workforce strategy and analytics for Providence of Renton, Washington.

Dr. Kyle Ulveling to the newly created, part-time position of chief medical officer of St. Anthony Regional Hospital of Carroll, Iowa.

Sean Fadden to vice president of finance at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, part of SCL Health of Broomfield, Colorado.

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, 125 years.

At an awards dinner March 18, the Cincinnati Business Courier will award Sr. Doris Gottemoeller, RSM, the "2020 Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award." She is a member of the board of Cincinnati-based Bon Secours Mercy Health and vice chairperson of that system's public juridic person, Bon Secours Mercy Ministries. Sr. Gottemoeller is among the trailblazers of the movement in the 1980s to begin consolidating independent Catholic hospitals and small systems into larger organizations. She also played a key role in helping form lay leaders to assume leadership in such organizations. In 2008, CHA recognized her with its Sr. Concilia Moran Award, for her creativity, leadership and breakthrough thinking.

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