Keeping Up

November 1, 2019
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Organizations within Bon Secours Mercy Health of Cincinnati have made these changes: Shane Knisley to president of Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital of Batavia, Ohio. He was chief operating officer of Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital of Fairfield, Ohio. Knisley succeeds Justin Krueger, who became president of Fairfield Hospital earlier this year. Ronda Lehman to president of Mercy Health's Lima, Ohio, market. She was president of Mercy Health – St. Rita's Medical Center of Lima. She succeeds Bob Baxter, who had been president of the Lima market since 2010 and had assumed the additional role of president of the Toledo, Ohio, market in 2017. Baxter will continue as president of the Toledo market. Faraaz Yousuf to president of the Richmond, Va., market of Bon Secours Mercy Health, effective Dec. 1. He was chief strategy officer of the Bon Secours Mercy Health Atlantic Group.

Rod Schlader to president of MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center of Mason City, Iowa, part of Trinity Health of Livonia, Mich. He had been interim president.

The Congregation of the Sisters of Bon Secours, at a recent general chapter meeting, elected Sr. Rose Marie Jasinski as its congregation leader. She succeeds Sr. Patricia Eck. Sr. Jasinski had led the Sisters of Bon Secours USA of Marriottsville, Md. The congregation elected Sr. Elaine Davia leader of the Sisters of Bon Secours USA. Sr. Davia was the formation director for the Sisters of Bon Secours.

Organizations within Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health have made these changes:
Dr. Richard K. Freeman to regional chief clinical officer of Loyola Medicine of Maywood, Ill., effective Nov. 4. Karla Zarb to chief nursing officer and vice president of operations at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston in Howell, Mich., and the St. Joseph Mercy Brighton health center in Brighton, Mich. She will continue as executive director of surgical services for St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor of Ypsilanti, Mich., and St. Joseph Mercy Livingston.

Veronica Martin to chief nursing officer of CHI St. Luke's Health – Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center of Houston.

The Saint John's Health Center Foundation in Santa Monica, Calif., has received a $25 million gift for the Providence Saint John's Health Center, John Wayne Cancer Institute and Pacific Neuroscience Institute. The anonymous gift is helping kick off the "Power of Partnership Campaign," a $150 million effort to raise funds for clinical and research programs, faculty, nursing and fellowship support and capital equipment needs.

St. Louis County's Children's Service Fund awarded a $3.2 million, 30-month grant to Mercy Hospital St. Louis' Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program. The program treats patients ages 12 to 19 years old with behavioral, psychiatric and emotional issues. The Children's Service Fund grant will assist families with insurance in paying for co-pays and deductibles and will allow families without insurance to attend the program free of charge. The Hyland Behavioral Health Center at Mercy Hospital South and Edgewood Behavioral Health at Mercy Hospital St. Louis are the units that provide the Intensive Outpatient Program.


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