Baptist Health names new CEO of Texas Health Resources

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Baptist Health has appointed Brett McClung president and CEO effective in early July. Since 2013 he has served as the executive vice president and chief operations leader for the North Zone of Texas Health Resources. 

SageWest Health Care appoints new CEO

Riverton, Wyo.-based SageWest Health Care has named John Ferrelli CEO effective April 22. Ferrelli most recently served as vice president of operations at Vibra Healthcare LLC, Mechanicsburg, Pa., where he was responsible for managing hospitals in South Carolina, Virginia, Ohio and Indiana. 

Southwestern Medical Center names CEO

Lawton, Okla.-based Southwestern Medical Center has appointed Elizabeth Jones, R.N., CEO effective May 6. She previously served as chief operating officer at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Somerset, Ky.

Piedmont Athens Regional names CEO

Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare has named Michael Burnett CEO of Piedmont Athens (Ga.) Regional Medical Center effective May 1. He currently serves as CEO of Piedmont Fayette (Ga.) Hospital. 

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center — Centennial names president 

Frisco, Texas-based Baylor Scott & White Medical Center — Centennial has named Ryan Gebhart president. He previously served as vice president of operations for Baylor Scott & White Medical Center — Plano (Texas). 

Related News Articles

Perspective
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about the “triple whammy” of issues related to COVID-19 that are contributing to an unprecedented financial crisis…
Headline
The praise and support for our health care heroes is a wonderful thing and we must keep it up. At the same time, we must help our caregivers take care of…
Chairperson's File
The outpouring of love, support and gratitude shown toward our magnificent health care workers has helped to keep them going in the strenuous battle against…
Headline
The American Organization for Nursing Leadership yesterday unveiled a new resource to provide nurse leaders with practical tips and effective strategies for…
Perspective
Skyrocketing costs of preparing for a surge of COVID-19 patients. Drops in revenue from shutting down regular operations in terms of scheduled procedures.…
Headline
This year was already designated as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife before our current pandemic re-emphasized nurses’ vital role in caring…