Provena Mercy Medical Center, Aurora, Ill., named Maureen Bryant president and CEO, effective Feb. 6. Bryant, 57, has been an executive with Morton Hospital and Medical Center in Taunton, Mass., for the past 12 years, beginning as executive VP and COO and becoming president and CEO two years ago. Under Bryant’s leadership, Morton was acquired last year by Steward Health Care System. A Steward spokesman said Margaret Hanson, the system’s VP of integration, has been named acting president of Morton. … Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas, named Mary
Eagen executive VP and chief nursing officer effective Jan. 30. Eagen, whose age was unavailable, previously was regional chief nurse executive for Christus Health Southeast Texas, Beaumont. Interim Parkland CEO
Thomas Royer previously was president and CEO at Christus Health, Irving, Texas. “As we redesign the nursing and clinical operational enterprise—as well as our patient safety and quality initiatives—i believe the result will be the creation of the ideal patient experience,” Eagen said in a news release. She replaces 20-plusyear Parkland veteran Miriam Sibley, whose resignation was announced Dec. 8 by Royer to employees. … The Central Florida Health Alliance, Leesburg, named
Don Henderson CEO. Henderson, 54, spent 19 years working as a hospital CEO and in other roles at the for-profit hospital chains Community Health Systems and HCA, although he most recently was president and CEO at the not-for-profit Jackson Hospital and Clinic, Montgomery, Ala. The Central Florida Health Alliance is a not-for-profit system comprising Leesburg Regional Medical Center and the Villages Health System in the Villages, Fla. Henderson succeeds former CEO Lee Huntley, who has left the system, a spokeswoman said. … Baptist Healthcare System, Louisville, Ky., named Dr. Jody Prather to the new position of CMO, effective Feb. 27. Prather, 37, currently is VP and CMO at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown, Ky., which is managed by Baptist. … Barry Ostrowsky assumed his new role as president and CEO of Barnabas Health, West Orange, N.J., on Jan. 1. Ostrowsky, 61, was named as the intended successor to Ronald Del
Mauro when the system announced in June that Del Mauro would retire at the end of the year. Ostrowsky previously was Barnabas Health’s president and COO for two years and before that was executive VP and general counsel for 19 years.