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Lutheran Health (IN) Announces Change in Leadership

Lutheran Health (IN) Announces Change in Leadership As reported by Inside Indiana Business, Brian Bauer is out as chief executive officer of Lutheran Health Network. Lutheran Health says he is unable to continue because “current circumstances put him in an untenable position.” Mike Poore, an executive with parent company Community…

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Names Dr. Joanne Conroy as New CEO

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Names Dr. Joanne Conroy as New CEO According to Valley News, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health has named Dr. Joanne Mather Conroy as its new chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Conroy is currently CEO of Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA. She replaces outgoing D-H CEO James…

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Adena Health Names Graham as Chief Executive Officer

Adena Health Names Graham as Chief Executive Officer According to The Times-Gazette, Adena Health System has named Jeffrey J. Graham as its new president and chief executive officer, effective July 31, 2017. For over the last five years, Graham has been president and CEO of Mercy Health’s East Market in…

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UCHealth Adds Yampa Valley Medical Center to Its System

UCHealth Adds Yampa Valley Medical Center to Its System Modern Healthcare is reporting that UCHealth and Yampa Valley Medical Center (YVMC) will merge to form an eight-hospital network and continue to grow UCHealth’s reach. In the agreement, UCHealth pledged more than $105 million to revamp YVMC’s systems and infrastructure. UCHealth’s…

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No Prosecution in Over-Budget Aurora VA Hospital

No Prosecution in Over-Budget Aurora VA Hospital WKOW Channel 27 News reports that the US Department of Justice (DoJ) has declined to prosecute two Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) executives after lawmakers accused them of misleading Congress about massive cost overruns at the Aurora VA Hospital. The House Veterans Affairs…

healthcare merger and acquisitions
MaineHealth Advances Plan to Combine Healthcare Systems

MaineHealth Advances Plan to Combine Healthcare Systems As written in the Press Herald, MaineHealth is planning to merge all of its member organizations into a single nonprofit entity that would make financial decisions for the entire group. Nine of its 10 members’ boards of trustees have approved a draft of…

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Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth Announces New CEO

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth Announces New CEO The Boston Business Journal reports Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth named Kevin Coughlin as President and Chief Executive Officer, a role he served in the interim capacity recently. Coughlin joined the hospital in 2014 and previously served as senior vice president of system…

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Salem Health Ends Affiliation with OHSU Partners

Salem Health Ends Affiliation with OHSU Partners According to The Lund Report, Salem Health ended its affiliation with OHSU Partners that it created in 2015 with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), effective May 2017. The original 40-year agreement called for Salem Health and OHSU to retain their own governing…

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