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Su­san Boland has been named pres­i­dent of the division of Wheaton Fran­cis­can Health­care that in­cludes the sys­tem’s All Saints Hospi­tal in Racine, Wis., suc­ceed­ing Ken Buser, who is re­tir­ing. Boland is se­nior VP and COO at All Saints and will as­sume Buser’s role as pres­i­dent of Wheaton Fran­cis­can’s south­ern mar­ket when he re­tires in Fe­bru­ary 2013, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease from the Glen­dale, Wis.-based sys­tem. Buser has worked for Wheaton Fran­cis­can for 13 years, in­clud­ing over­see­ing ex­pan­sions in car­dio­vas­cu­lar and emer­gency care and ad­vo­cat­ing for an on-site day­care cen­ter, the re­lease says. He served as a board mem­ber of the Wis­con­sin Hospi­tal As­so­ci­a­tion from 2001 to 2009, and was chair­man of the board in 2008. Boland, who has worked in ex­ec­u­tive roles with other sys­tems, be­came VP of pa­tient care at All Saints start­ing in 1995. She was pro­moted to COO in 2005. ... Marin Gen­eral Hospi­tal, Green­brae, Calif., has named

Mark Zielazin­ski chief in­for­ma­tion and tech­nol­ogy in­te­gra­tion of­fi­cer. Since 2010, Zielazin­ski, whose age wasn’t pro­vided, had served as CIO at Alameda County Med­i­cal Cen­ter, Oak­land, Calif. Soma Bu­lusu will continue as VP of IT at Marin Gen­eral and will re­port to Zielazin­ski. Marin Gen­eral CEO Lee Do­man­ico worked with Zielazin­ski at El Camino Hospi­tal, Moun­tain View, Calif., where Zielazin­ski served as CIO from 2001 to 2006. ... Cleve­land Clinic has lifted the in­terim tag off the ti­tle of and made

Kelly Han­cock her the sys­tem’s ex­ec­u­tive chief nurs­ing of­fi­cer. Han­cock, whose age wasn’t pro­vided, had served in an in­terim ca­pac­ity since April. She had served as CNO for Cleve­land Clinic’s main cam­pus and will keep those du­ties while as­sum­ing her new role. Sarah Sin­clair served as ex­ec­u­tive CNO of­fi­cer be­fore Han­cock. Han­cock’s du­ties in­clude lead­ing the 11,000 nurses at Cleve­land Clinic’s Zlelony In­sti­tute for Nurs­ing Ex­cel­lence, which over­sees nurse prac­tice and ed­u­ca­tion at the sys­tem.


As­traZeneca, a Lon­don-based drug­maker, tapped Roche ex­ec­u­tive as CEO. So­riot, 53, has served as Pas­cal So­riot COO for Roche’s phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals division since 2010 and is a for­mer CEO of Ge­nen­tech, which Roche ac­quired in 2009. He will re­place David Bren­nan, who said in April that he planned to re­tire. Si­mon Lowth, As­traZeneca’s CFO, will continue to serve as in­terim CEO un­til So­riot’s start date in Oc­to­ber. … St. Paul, Minn.-based med­i­cal de­vice­maker St. Jude Med­i­cal said it re­struc­tured its prod­uct di­vi­sions into two oper­at­ing units and named Dr. Eric Fain Frank Cal­laghan and as the units’ lead­ers. Fain is now pres­i­dent of the im­plantable-elec­tronic sys­tems division, which is made up of St. Jude’s for­mer car­diac rhythm-man­age­ment and neuro-mod­u­la­tion di­vi­sions, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease. He pre­vi­ously served as pres­i­dent of the car­diac rhythm-man­age­ment division. Cal­laghan will over­see the car­dio­vas­cu­lar and ab­la­tion tech­nolo­gies division, which in­cludes the for­mer atrial fib­ril­la­tion and car­dio­vas­cu­lar di­vi­sions. He has served as pres­i­dent of the car­dio­vas­cu­lar division since 2008. Ages for Fain and Cal­laghan were not avail­able. “The re­or­ga­ni­za­tion we have an­nounced to­day is part of a com­pre­hen­sive plan to ac­cel­er­ate our growth,” said Daniel Starks, St. Jude’s chair­man, pres­i­dent and CEO, in the news re­lease. The com­pany also said it had elim­i­nated the jobs of 300 em­ploy­ees in the re­struc­tur­ing. Ear­lier this year, St. Jude an­nounced plans to con­sol­i­date its car­dio­vas­cu­lar division op­er­a­tions in Ply­mouth, Minn.


Mark Henke, who be­came pres­i­dent and CEO of North­field (Minn.) Hospi­tal & Clin­ics in April 2010, died Aug. 31 while un­der­go­ing surgery for re­nal can­cer. He was 53. A state­ment from the city-owned hospi­tal said Henke was known as a strate­gic thinker and cre­ative prob­lem-solver who ini­ti­ated ex­pan­sions of the Can­cer Care and In­fu­sion Cen­ter and over­saw the open­ing of a new pri­mary-care clinic in the city of Elko New Mar­ket, Minn. Henke is sur­vived by his wife Joyce and five chil­dren.




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