Livonia, Michigan-based Trinity Health and organizations within that system have made these changes:
- Ben Carter to chief operating officer and Julie Spencer Washington to senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer, both of Trinity Health.
- Timothy M. Carrigan to chief nursing officer of Loyola University Medical Center of Maywood, Illinois; and Manmeet S. "Mani" Taneja to vice president of finance for the academic division of Loyola Medicine of Maywood.
- Dr. Nicholas Kreatsoulas to chief clinical officer and Jerry Mansfield to chief nursing officer, both of Mount Carmel Health System of Grove City, Ohio.
- Janet L. Ready to chief operating officer of St. Joseph's Health of Syracuse, New York.
- Kurt MacDonald to senior vice president of operations for Mercy Health Saint Mary's of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Sisters of Charity Health System of Cleveland and two of its facilities have made these changes: James Armour to senior vice president of mission and ministry for the system; Michael J. Biscaro to the new post of chief clinical officer of behavioral health and addiction medicine at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center of Cleveland; and Beth Graham to executive director of Joseph's Home, a Cleveland medical respite facility for homeless men.
Covenant Health of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, and one of its facilities have made these changes: Donald Clark to controller of the system; and Adrienne Cullen to director of mission integration and spiritual care supervisor for Mary Immaculate Health/Care Services of Lawrence, Massachusetts.
PeaceHealth of Vancouver, Washington, has made these changes: Darrin Montalvo to executive vice president and chief financial and growth officer of the system and Krista Touros to chief financial officer of the PeaceHealth Northwest network.
Organizations within Renton, Washington-based Providence have made these changes: Carolyn Helfenstein to executive director, strategy and business development, for Providence Health Care of eastern Washington; Kelly Buechler to chief philanthropy officer for Providence Foundations of Oregon.
GIFTS AND GRANTS
An anonymous donor has given a $5 million gift to Avera Health of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. At the giver's request, Avera will use $1 million of the donation as a matching gift to support the Coordinated Care program, which helps patients overcome barriers to better health. The donation also will support security assessments and updates at facilities across the system, unification of philanthropic efforts across Avera, operation of the Farm and Rural Stress Hotline, investment in employee appreciation programs and investment in various projects that enhance the patient and employee experience.
St. Mary Medical Center of Apple Valley, California, and the Hesperia Unified School District of California have received a $560,000 grant from the Well Being Trust to improve care for students in trauma and with mental health needs. The goal is for the school district to establish systems that more quickly respond to student needs, especially when it comes to youth at risk of suicide. The Well Being Trust was founded by St. Mary's parent, Providence. The trust is now an independent organization.
Dr. David Barbe has been named president-elect of the World Medical Association. He is a family physician with Mercy of Chesterfield, Missouri and has been in practice in Mountain Grove, Missouri, for 36 years. The World Medical Association, which has a relationship with the World Health Organization, is an international organization representing more than 9 million physicians.
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