HOS­PI­TALS, SYS­TEMS

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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.

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