MedAssets names Alexander to head Performance Analytics unit
Stephanie Alexander, 46, has been tapped to serve as president of the Performance Analytics division of MedAssets, a group purchasing organization and revenuecycle management company. This is a newly created position. Most recently, Alexander was senior vice president and general manager of Premier’s Healthcare Informatics division. Alexander resigned from that post in October 2008.
Catholic Health East named Nora Triola to a newly created position as executive vice president and chief nursing officer for the system based in Newtown Square, Pa. Triola leaves a role as CNO and executive vice president for two CHE hospitals in South Florida—Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, and Mercy Hospital, Miami. CHE declined to provide Triola’s age. … Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, N.C., announced a series of executive team changes, including one new hire. Phyllis Wingate
Jones, 56, was promoted from president of Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy, Charlotte, to division president overseeing two hospitals—Carolinas Medical CenterNorthEast, Concord, N.C., and Carolinas Medical Center-University, Charlotte.
Spencer Lilly, 45, who had been president of the University hospital, will replace Wingate-Jones at the Mercy hospital.
Curtis Copenhaver shifts from interim president of the NorthEast hospital to replacing Lilly on an interim basis. Also, two executives with the title of administrator are now presidents of their respective facilities: Martha Whitecotton, 51, at Levine Children’s Hospital (part of the system’s flagship campus, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte) and Laura
Thomas at Carolinas Medical CenterRandolph, a behavioral-health center in Charlotte. The new hire is Brent Lambert, who has been named vice president and chief medical information officer of the system. Lambert is joining Carolinas from Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Va., where he was vice president of medical informatics. Ages for Copenhaver, Lambert and Thomas were not available at deadline. … SSM Health Care, St. Louis, said it promoted Karen Rewerts to be vice president of finance and CFO for its SSM Health Care-St. Louis division. Rewerts, 45, succeeds Mary Sue
Embertson, who left SSM earlier this year, according to an SSM spokeswoman. Rewerts had been vice president of planning and decision support for SSM-St. Louis since September 2008.