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Biggs Porter, CFO of Tenet Health­care Corp., will re­sign to join Fluor Corp., an en­gi­neer­ing and con­struc­tion com­pany, ef­fec­tive March 30. Trevor Fet­ter,

Tenet’s pres­i­dent and CEO, will as­sume the ad­di­tional role of in­terim CFO, the Dal­las-based com­pany said in a news re­lease. “We want to thank Biggs for his im­pres­sive con­tri­bu­tions to Tenet’s fi­nan­cial per­for­mance over the past six years dur­ing crit­i­cal and chal­leng­ing times in our econ­omy and in­dus­try,” Fet­ter, 52, said in the re­lease. A Tenet spokesman said a search for a suc­ces­sor for Porter, 58, is un­der way. … Umass Me­mo­rial Health Care, Worces­ter, Mass., said Pres­i­dent and CEO plans to

John O’brien re­tire next year. A suc­ces­sion com­mit­tee will con­duct a na­tional search, the health sys­tem said in a news re­lease. O’brien, 61, has served as pres­i­dent and CEO of the health sys­tem for nearly a decade. He is ex­pected to step down in Jan­uary. Last month, Umass Me­mo­rial Health Care an­nounced that it would elim­i­nate up to 900 po­si­tions and re­duce ex­penses by $50 mil­lion in an ef­fort to avoid end­ing the fis­cal year with a loss. As part of the an­nounce­ment, the health sys­tem said it plans to sell its lab test­ing busi­ness and its home health and hospice site in Worces­ter. …

Jeff Dorsey,

pres­i­dent of the Con­ti­nen­tal Di­vi­sion at HCA, Nashville, will re­tire at the end of May. A search for his suc­ces­sor is on­go­ing, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease. Dorsey, 63, has led the Con­ti­nen­tal Di­vi­sion, which in­cludes hos­pi­tals and surgery and out­pa­tient cen­ters in Colorado, Ok­la­homa and Kansas, since 1997. He joined HCA in 1981, serv­ing in a num­ber of ad­min­is­tra­tive and ex­ec­u­tive roles be­fore be­ing named pres­i­dent and CEO of the Colorado di­vi­sion, in­clud­ing Healthone—what was then a newly formed 50/50 joint ven­ture be­tween HCA and the Colorado Health Foun­da­tion—in 1995. HCA took over full own­er­ship of Healthone last year. … Beth Is­rael Dea­coness Med­i­cal Cen­ter, Bos­ton, named

Eileen Mccarthy se­nior VP for com­pli­ance, au­dit and risk. Mccarthy re­places

Dr. Leon Gold­man,

who served as chief com­pli­ance of­fi­cer un­til he re­tired in June. A spokesman for Beth Is­rael Dea­coness Med­i­cal Cen­ter said in an e-mail that the po­si­tion was up­graded to se­nior VP level “to re­flect the grow­ing at­ten­tion paid to hospi­tal fi­nanc­ing by gov­ern­ment agen­cies and oth­ers.” Mccarthy most re­cently was chief com­pli­ance of­fi­cer for Part­ners Health­care. She re­ports to

Dr. Kevin Tabb,

who took over as pres­i­dent and CEO of BIDMC in Oc­to­ber. Her age was not pro­vided. … Detroit Med­i­cal Cen­ter, a sub­sidiary of Van­guard Health Sys­tems, Nashville, named pres­i­dent,

Joe Mul­lany ef­fec­tive April 2. Mul­lany steps into the hospi­tal’s newly cre­ated No. 2 po­si­tion. He will re­port to CEO who

Mike Dug­gan, pre­vi­ously held both the CEO and pres­i­dent posts, a spokes­woman said. Mul­lany has served since 2005 as pres­i­dent of Van­guard’s New Eng­land re­gion. He was pre­vi­ously a VP at Es­sent Health­care, Nashville, where he over­saw the com­pany’s New Eng­land hos­pi­tals, and be­fore that served as cor­po­rate VP and pres­i­dent of the Mis­sis­sippi di­vi­sion of Health Man­age­ment As­so­ciates, Naples, Fla. His age was not pro­vided. … SSM Health Care-st. Louis an­nounced the pro­mo­tion of

Mag­gie Fowler,

57, as re­gional VP of nurs­ing and chief nurs­ing of­fi­cer. Fowler re­places

Lynn Lenker, who moved on as chief nurs­ing in­for­ma­tion of­fi­cer for the com­pany’s par­ent, SSM Health Care, also based in St. Louis. Fowler is the for­mer VP for nurs­ing op­er­a­tions at SSM Health CareSt. Louis and has spent 20 years in var­i­ous ex­ec­u­tive ad­min­is­tra­tive posts for the com­pany, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease. … will suc­ceed

Lester Di­a­mond Claude Har­barger

as pres­i­dent of St.





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