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GOV­ERN­MENT

Mas­sachusetts Gov. De­val Pa­trick named

Aron Boros com­mis­sioner of the state’s Health Care Fi­nance and Pol­icy Di­vi­sion. Boros, 33, has served as di­rec­tor of fed­eral fi­nance for the state’s Of­fice of Med­i­caid since 2008. Be­fore tak­ing that po­si­tion, he worked for the law firm Fo­ley Hoag in Boston. Boros is ex­pected to start his role as com­mis­sioner on Sept. 15 and will re­place David Mo­rales, who is now VP of pub­lic pol­icy and plan­ning for Stew­ard Health Care Sys­tem, Boston.

HOS­PI­TALS, SYS­TEMS

Greenville (S.C.) Hos­pi­tal Sys­tem Univer­sity Med­i­cal Cen­ter hired Dr. Eric

Bour, 48, to lead its Simp­sonville, S.C., cam­pus, which in­cludes Hill­crest Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal and a med­i­cal of­fice build­ing. Bour, the first physi­cian to serve as the hos­pi­tal’s pres­i­dent, has been per­form­ing bariatric surg­eries at the hos­pi­tal for 10 years. … Com­mu­nity Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal, a crit­i­cal ac­cess hos­pi­tal and clinic net­work based in Oconto Falls, Wis., named Daniel Deg root to be its new CEO, ef­fec­tive this month. Deg root, 52, succeeds for­mer CEO Jim

Van Dor­nick, who an­nounced his re­tire­ment in July, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease. Deg root for­merly worked as a di­vi­sion ad­min­is­tra­tor at Wis­con­sin’s Marsh­field Clinic, cov­er­ing the west and north­west di­vi­sion for the state’s largest in­de­pen­dent group prac­tice. He has also worked as COO at the Min­neapo­lis Heart In­sti­tute in­side Ab­bott North­west­ern Hos­pi­tal. … Ad­ven­tist Mid­west Health, Hins­dale, Ill., named Mike Mur­rill, 32, as VP and CFO at Ad­ven­tist Bol­ing­brook (Ill.) Hos­pi­tal. He comes from Ad­ven­tist La Grange (Ill.) Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal, where he served as fi­nance man­ager be­gin­ning in 2008. In Bol­ing­brook, he re­places Todd An­der­son, who joined Grand­view Med­i­cal Cen­ter and Southview Med­i­cal Cen­ter, Day­ton, Ohio, as CFO. … Jack­son Health Sys­tem, Mi­ami, hired three ex­ec­u­tives, in­clud­ing Martha

Gar­cia and Alex Con­tr­eras-Soto, who will both have the ti­tle of se­nior VP and chief ad­min­is­tra­tive of­fi­cer of their in­di­vid­ual hos­pi­tals. Gar­cia, who will lead Jack­son South Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal, is leav­ing HCA’s Ken­dall Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter, Mi­ami, where she was COO. Con­tr­erasSoto, who will head up Jack­son Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal ef­fec­tive Sept. 6, is leav­ing his job as pres­i­dent and CEO of Spring Hill (Fla.) Re­gional Hos­pi­tal. Spring Hill’s COO, Gino

San­to­rio, also is leav­ing for the Jack­son sys­tem, as cor­po­rate di­rec­tor of project man­age­ment, ac­cord­ing to a Spring Hill news re­lease. Spring Hill’s par­ent com­pany, Health Man­age­ment As­so­ci­ates, Naples, Fla., is pro­mot­ing Pa­trick Maloney, CEO of the com­pany’s Brooksville (Fla.) Re­gional Hos­pi­tal, to be mar­ket CEO for Her­nando County, Fla.

QUAL­ITY

Paula Wil­son, 61, was named pres­i­dent and CEO of Joint Com­mis­sion Re­sources and Joint Com­mis­sion In­ter­na­tional, the Oak brook Ter­race, Ill.-based af­fil­i­ates of the Joint Com­mis­sion. Wil­son has been serv­ing as in­terim chief ex­ec­u­tive since the June 2010 re­tire­ment of Karen

Tim­mons. A search com­mit­tee deemed Wil­son the best choice, and she re­ceived unan­i­mous ap­proval from the Joint Com­mis­sion Board of Com­mis­sion­ers, ac­cord­ing to a Joint Com­mis­sion news re­lease. Joint Com­mis­sion Re­sources is the pub­lish­ing and ed­u­ca­tion arm of the Joint Com­mis­sion, while Joint Com­mis­sion In­ter­na­tional car­ries on con­sult­ing, ac­cred­i­ta­tion and ed­u­ca­tional ac­tiv­i­ties in more than 60 coun­tries, ac­cord­ing to the re­lease. Previously, Wil­son op­er­ated her own New York-based con­sult­ing prac­tice and taught at New York Univer­sity and was VP for pol­icy at the United Hos­pi­tal Fund.

Wil­son

DeG­root

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