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Dr. Thomas Lee,

net­work pres­i­dent for Bos­ton-based Part­ners Health­Care sys­tem and CEO of Part­ners Com­mu­nity Health­care, will join Press Ganey on July 1 as chief med­i­cal of­fi­cer, a new po­si­tion at the com­pany. Lee is a prac­tic­ing car­di­ol­o­gist and co-chair of the Com­mit­tee for Per­for­mance Mea­sures of the National Com­mit­tee for Qual­ity As­sur­ance. As CEO of Part­ners Com­mu­nity Health­care since 2006 and pre­vi­ously its CMO since its in­cep­tion in 1995, he over­saw qual­ity-im­prove­ment pro­grams for its 4,500 physi­cians and 1.5 mil­lion pa­tients. His age was not pro­vided.


Ger­ard van Grinsven

was named pres­i­dent and CEO of Chicago-based Can­cer Treat­ment Cen­ters of Amer­ica. Van Grinsven re­signed as pres­i­dent and CEO of Henry Ford West Bloom­field Hos­pi­tal, ef­fec­tive June 1, and takes lead­er­ship of the national net­work of can­cer hos­pi­tals July 1. He suc­ceeds pres­i­dent and CEO since 1999,

Stephen Bon­ner, who will as­sume the new role of ex­ec­u­tive chair­man. Van Grinsven joined Detroit-based Henry Ford Health Sys­tem in 2006 to over­see the launch of the West Bloom­field hos­pi­tal, which opened in March 2009. Be­fore that, he was an ex­ec­u­tive with the Ritz-Carl­ton Ho­tel Co.


Joseph Flana­gan

will join Chicago-based Ac­cre­tive Health as its COO at the end of May. Flana­gan, 41, comes to Ac­cre­tive Health from Ap­plied Ma­te­ri­als, Northlake, Ill., where he was se­nior VP of world­wide op­er­a­tions and sup­ply chain, though he has spent most of his ca­reer in var­i­ous lead­er­ship roles at Gen­eral Elec­tric Co. Flana­gan will re­port to who joined

Stephen Schuck­en­brock, Ac­cre­tive last month from Dell Ser­vices.


Phoenix-based SharedClar­ity, a joint ven­ture formed by health sys­tem Dig­nity Health and in­surer Unit­edHealth­care, added three ex­ec­u­tives: 35, as VP of op­er­a­tions;

Alex Brown, Michael Ge­orgulis Jan

Jr., 60, as the new VP of strate­gic sourc­ing; and Tanker­s­ley,

52, as VP of sales and mar­ket­ing. Brown, who will be in charge of cus­tomer and sup­plier on-board­ing and cus­tomer ser­vice op­er­a­tions, comes to SharedClar­ity from MedAs­sets, where he was di­rec­tor of op­er­a­tions. Ge­orgulis most re­cently held the same ti­tle for Pre­mier health al­liance. Tanker­s­ley was mar­ket­ing di­rec­tor for No­va­tion.

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