Keeping Up

August 15, 2019

Organizations within St. Louis-based Ascension have made these changes: John Baird to chief executive of AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, from president and chief executive of MetroSouth Medical Center in Blue Island, Ill. Dawn Rudolph to president of Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola, Fla., from president and chief executive of Ascension's St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn.

Facilities within Providence St. Joseph Health of Renton, Wash., have made these changes: Seth R. Teigen to chief executive of Mission Hospital, which has campuses in California's Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach. Teigen was president of Ascension Southeast Wisconsin Hospital – Franklin Campus in Franklin, Wis., and Ascension St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee. Randall Castillo to chief executive of St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, Calif., from chief operating officer of Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas.

Dr. T. Steen Trawick to chief executive of CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System of Shreveport, La., from associate chief medical officer for Sound Physicians, the independent physician staffing company that has a contract to provide some physician management services at CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier. Trawick replaces Isaac Palmer, who departed July 1.

John L. Wagner to president and chief executive at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls, Wis., effective Sept. 30. He was director of operations for Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa, Iowa.

Paul Hiltz is departing as chief executive of Mercy Medical Center of Canton, Ohio, to accept a position with NCH Healthcare System, in Naples, Fla. Hiltz will depart Aug. 30. Thomas J. Strauss, president and chief executive of Cleveland-based Sisters of Charity Health System, will take on the additional role of interim chief executive of Mercy Medical Center, one of the health system's two Catholic hospitals in Ohio.



Copyright © 2019 by the Catholic Health Association of the United States
For reprint permission, contact Betty Crosby or call (314) 253-3490.