Novant Health UVA Health System appoints CEO 

Manassas, Va.-based Novant Health UVA Health System has appointed Al Pilong Jr. senior vice president and CEO effective April 1. He currently serves as president of Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich., a part of Munson Healthcare. 

North Country Healthcare names CEO

The Board of Trustees of North Country Healthcare, Littleton, N.H., has appointed Thomas Mee, R.N., CEO effective March 4. Most recently, he served as president and CEO of McLaren Greater Lansing in Flint, Mich., where he was recognized as Healthcare Leader of the Year in 2017 by the Michigan Health & Hospital Association.

South County Health names CEO

Wakefield, R.I.-based South County Health has named Aaron Robinson president and CEO effective April 1. Most recently, he served as CEO of community hospitals and system service line executive for heart and vascular services at Health First, Rockledge, Fla., an integrated health system. 

Valley Regional Healthcare names interim president and CEO

Valley Regional Healthcare, Claremont, N.H., has named Deanna Howard interim president and CEO. She replaces Peter Wright, who will leave the organization in March to become president of two hospitals that are part of Lewiston, Maine-based Central Maine Healthcare. Wright is a member of the AHA Board of Trustees. Howard previously was vice president of regional development for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock system.

BayCare Health System names VP of managed care

BayCare Health System, Clearwater, Fla., has named Donna Ghobadi vice president of managed care. She previously was vice president of managed care and revenue cycle at Baptist Healthcare System, Louisville, Ky. 

Related News Articles

The Aspen Institute recently chose AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., to participate in its Health Innovators Fellowship.
Insights and Analysis
Also in this roundup of hospital and health system leadership changes: Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Baton Rouge, La., selects CEO, and…
The National Center for Healthcare Leadership will present the 2019 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award to Rodney F. Hochman, M.D., president and CEO of…
To all our hospital and health system leaders: Thank you for encouraging innovation among your teams…nurturing big dreams for our field…and working tirelessly…
Chairperson's File
AHA’s Leadership Summit will deliver a speaker and topic to engage everyone, from trustee to clinician to CEO.
The AHA's American Organization for Nursing Leadership is accepting abstracts through Aug. 2 for its 2020 conference March 18-21 in Nashville, Tenn.