Keeping Up

May 15, 2022









van Roekens


Allen Anderson to president and chief executive of St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, Iowa, beginning July 1. He was chief executive and administrator of Avera Tyler in Tyler, Minnesota. Anderson succeeds Ed Smith, who had been St. Anthony president and chief executive since 2012. Smith will assist with the transition.

Facilities within Bon Secours Mercy Health have made these changes: Jason Asic to president of Mercy Health — Cincinnati's new Kings Mills Hospital in Mason, Ohio. Asic has been the project manager during that hospital's construction, and he will continue in that role until construction ends and the facility opens in late 2023. Asic was interim president and chief operating officer of Mercy Health — Cincinnati's West Hospital. Also, Dave Fikse plans to retire in June as Cincinnati market president for Mercy Health. Cincinnati Chief Operating Officer Sean Dardeau will fill Fikse's role on an interim basis as Mercy Health conducts a national search for a new market president.

Carol Enderle to president of CHI St. Alexius Health Dickinson in Dickinson, North Dakota, part of CommonSpirit Health. She was vice president of patient care services and chief operating officer/chief nursing officer for SCL Health–Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City, Montana.

Benjamin S. Miles to president of Chelsea Hospital, formerly St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital, in Chelsea, Michigan. He replaces Nancy Graebner-Sundling, who retired. Miles was president of health plan services and chief advocacy officer at Parkview Health in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Chelsea Hospital is a joint venture of Trinity Health and University of Michigan Health.

Ascension has made these changes: Sally Hurt-Deitch to executive vice president, nursing and operations infrastructure. Tom VanOsdol to executive vice president and chief mission integration officer, effective July 1. He is replacing Timm Glover, who is retiring.

Anna Newsom to executive vice president and chief legal officer of Providence St. Joseph Health.

Facilities within Bon Secours Mercy Health have made these changes: Brandi M. Fields to chief nursing officer for Mercy Health — Cincinnati. James Armour to vice president of mission for both Mercy Health — Lorain and Mercy Health — Youngstown. The facilities are in Ohio.

Dr. Craig van Roekens to chief medical officer for St. Mary's Healthcare of Amsterdam, New York.

Dr. William Melahn to senior vice president of quality and clinical affairs for St. Claire HealthCare of Morehead, Kentucky.

Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican of Las Vegas, part of CommonSpirit Health, 75 years.

Copyright © 2022 by the Catholic Health Association of the United States

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