Keeping Up

November 15, 2011


Mercy-Northern Region, Toledo, Ohio, has made the following changes:Dr. Imran Andrabi to senior vice president and chief physician executive of Mercy-Northern Region, from president and chief executive, Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo; Kevin Cook to president and chief executive, Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, and chief executive, Mercy's Metro Division, from president and chief executive, Catholic Health Partners, Northeastern Pennsylvania Region; Bradley Bertke to president and chief executive, Mercy St. Anne Hospital, Toledo, from chief operating officer, Mercy Hospital Clermont, Batavia, Ohio; and Thomas Arquilla to senior vice president, business development and strategy, Mercy-Northern Region, Toledo.

Beth Brooks to president, Resurrection University, Oak Park, Ill., from interim president.

Todd Forkel to regional president and chief executive, Avera St. Luke's Hospital, Aberdeen, S.D., from senior vice president of operations, Essentia, Fargo, N.D. Forkel replaces Ron Jacobson, who will retire.

St. Dominic Health Services, Jackson, Miss., has made the following changes: Claude W. Harbarger to president, St. Dominic Health Services, from president, St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson. Harbarger replaces Sr. Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth, OP, who will retire in January;Lester K. Diamond to president, St. Dominic Hospital, from executive vice president of operations.

Joseph J. Mitchell to president, Trinity Hospital Twin City, Dennison, Ohio, from chief executive, River Valley Medical Center, Dardanelle, Ark., and Eureka Springs Hospital, Eureka Springs, Ark.


Dr. Tommy Ibrahim to chief physician executive, St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Ill.

Bob Smythe to chief operating officer, Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Mich.; Saint Joseph Mercy Livingston, Howell, Mich.; and Saint Joseph Mercy Saline, Mich.

CHRISTUS Spohn Health System,   Corpus Christi, Texas, has made the following changes: Dr. Charles Volk to chief medical officer for the health system; Paul Gaden to chief operating officer, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Memorial and Shoreline, Corpus Christi; Mark Casanovato chief operating officer, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-South;Steven Daniel to chief operating officer, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice, Texas.


St. John's Children's Hospital, Springfield, Ill., has received a $106,188 grant from Kohl's Department Stores. The grant will provide nutrition and physical activity resources to children, families and teachers.


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