Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced on Wednesday that Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen will serve as its sixth president beginning in November. She'll be the first physician to lead the organization in nearly 50 years.
Henry Ford Health System's national search to replace retired Henry Ford Hospital CEO John Popovich, M.D., is over. The six-hospital Detroit-based health system chose Richard "Chip" Davis, who comes from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Burke, who spearheaded a contract to overhaul the VA's EHR system, will leave the role Nov. 2. John Peterzalek, who currently works on client relationships for Cerner Corp., will take on Burke's responsibilities.
HCA Healthcare's announcement that its CEO, R. Milton Johnson, will retire at the end of the year didn't come as a surprise—the for-profit hospital chain has a history of regularly refreshing its top post.
HCA Healthcare CEO R. Milton Johnson will step down from leading the hospital chain at the end of 2018 and be replaced by current President and Chief Operating Officer Sam Hazen.
A healthcare administrator from a large academic institution in Georgia has been named the new chief executive at Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola Medicine.
Emory Healthcare has promoted two of its administrators to new roles within the health system, effective Sept. 1.