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AS­SO­CI­A­TIONS

The Amer­i­can Os­teo­pathic As­so­ci­a­tion named Adri­enne White-Faines to suc­ceed John Crosby as ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor. Crosby is re­tir­ing af­ter serv­ing as the Chicago-based as­so­ci­a­tion’s ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor since 1997. White-Faines, 53, is sched­uled to join the AOA next month. She pre­vi­ously worked for 10 years as the Amer­i­can Can­cer So­ci­ety’s VP of health ini­tia­tives and ad­vo­cacy, and she was re­spon­si­ble for re­search, ed­u­ca­tion, pub­lic pol­icy and pa­tient ser­vice. … Anita Doup­nik has been elected pres­i­dent of the Florida Health In­for­ma­tion Man­age­ment As­so­ci­a­tion. Doup­nik, an ac­count ex­ec­u­tive at Pre­cyse, a health in­for­ma­tion man­age­ment tech­nol­ogy and ser­vices com­pany with of­fices in Wayne, Pa., and Al­pharetta, Ga., will be­gin serv­ing her three-year term at FHIMA in July, first as pres­i­dent-elect in 2013-14, pres­i­dent from 2014-15, and past­pres­i­dent from 2015-16, ac­cord­ing to a Pre­cyse news re­lease.

HOS­PI­TALS, SYS­TEMS

Eastern Maine Health­care Sys­tems has an­nounced that Cather­ine Bruno, its VP and CIO, plans to re­tire in De­cem­ber. Bruno has over­seen the health­care sys­tem’s in­for­ma­tion sys­tems ap­pli­ca­tions, op­er­a­tions and staff since 2005, also lead­ing its im­ple­men­ta­tion of an elec­tronic health-record sys­tem. The Brewer-based health sys­tem will work with a national search firm to iden­tify a re­place­ment CIO for when Bruno re­tires Dec. 6, EMHS Se­nior VP and Chief Trans­for­ma­tion Of­fi­cer Dr. Richard Free­man said in a news re­lease. EMHS did not pro­vide Bruno’s age. … Vin­cent

Caponi has been named ex­ec­u­tive chair­man of the board for St. Vin­cent Health in In­di­anapo­lis and se­nior VP of As­cen­sion Health Al­liance, the St. Louis­based Ro­man Catholic health sys­tem that owns St. Vin­cent Health. Ef­fec­tive July 1, Caponi, 62, will tran­si­tion from his cur­rent roles as CEO of St. Vin­cent Health, which he has held since 1998, and As­cen­sion Health min­istry mar­ket leader for In­di­ana, which he took on in 2007. Caponi was also named min­istry mar­ket leader for Wis­con­sin in 2011. Ian Wor­den, 60, cur­rently COO for St. Vin­cent Health, will serve as in­terim CEO of the not-for-profit sys­tem. Dr. Michael Schat­zlein, 62, pres­i­dent and CEO of St. Thomas Health in Nashville and As­cen­sion Health min­istry mar­ket leader for Ten­nessee, will add the min­istry mar­ket leader re­spon­si­bil­i­ties for In­di­ana. … Dr. Her­man Gray will step down from the pres­i­dent’s role at Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal of Michi­gan in Detroit as he takes on the job as the hos­pi­tal’s new CEO. Gray’s new ti­tle also makes him VP of pe­di­atric health ser­vices for the hos­pi­tal’s par­ent, for-profit Van­guard Health Sys­tems. Gray, a pe­di­a­tri­cian, will con­tinue as pres­i­dent dur­ing a national search for his re­place­ment. His new job will al­low him to work on ex­pand­ing ser­vices at the hos­pi­tal, in­clud­ing am­bu­la­tory care, while work­ing with Van­guard of­fi­cials on pe­di­atric care and aca­demic en­deav­ors. Four years ago, he was ap­pointed to the Med­i­caid and CHIP Pay­ment and Ac­cess Com­mis­sion, a fed­eral ad­vi­sory panel. Gray was named to Mod­ern Health­care’s Top 25 Mi­nor­ity Ex­ec­u­tives in Health­care in 2010. His age wasn’t pro­vided. … The North Shore-Long Is­land Jewish Health Sys­tem in Great Neck, N.Y., has named Dr. Ira Nash se­nior VP and ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the North ShoreLIJ Med­i­cal Group. Nash, 54, a board­cer­ti­fied physi­cian in car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­eases and in­ter­nal medicine, is also a pro­fes­sor of car­di­ol­ogy and pop­u­la­tion health at Hof­s­tra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine in Hemp­stead, N.Y. He will work with the ad­min­is­tra­tive and clin­i­cal lead­er­ship of the health sys­tem while over­see­ing the med­i­cal group, which in­cludes more than 2,400 physi­cians in his new role. … Eastar Health Sys­tem in Muskogee, Okla., has named An­thony

Young CEO. Young, 54, pre­vi­ously served as pres­i­dent and COO of Care ATC, a Tulsa, Okla.-based com­pany that pro­vides em­ployer-spon­sored health­care prod­ucts and ser­vices. Be­fore that, Young was founder, pres­i­dent and CEO of South Crest Hos­pi­tal in Tulsa. ... Ash­ley Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter named Ben Cluff to suc­ceed Steve Selzer as CEO, ef­fec­tive July 15. Selzer has served as in­terim CEO of the Ver­nal, Utah-based hos­pi­tal since Jan­uary. Cluff will join LifePoint Hos­pi­tals, which owns Ash­ley Re­gional, from Com­mu­nity Health Sys­tems, where he was named as­sis­tant CEO of the Col­lege Sta­tion (Texas) Med­i­cal Cen­ter in May 2012. … LifePoint’s Clinch Val­ley Med­i­cal Cen­ter, Rich­lands, Va., pro­moted Peter Mulkey to CEO from COO, a po­si­tion he has held since 2010. He joined the hos­pi­tal 30 years ago and moved from clin­i­cal phar­ma­cist to di­rec­tor of phar­macy ser­vices to as­sis­tant hos­pi­tal ad­min­is­tra­tor.

IN­FOR­MA­TION TECH­NOL­OGY

CareCloud, a Bos­ton-based provider of cloud-based prac­tice man­age­ment, elec­tronic health record and med­i­cal billing soft­ware and ser­vices, has named

Tom Cady VP of pro­fes­sional ser­vices. Cady, 50, comes to CareCloud from Athenahealth, where he was most re­cently VP of pro­fes­sional ser­vices at the Water­town, Mass., com­pany. … Share­able Ink, an en­ter­prise cloud com­put­ing com­pany that turns point-of­care clin­i­cal doc­u­men­ta­tion into struc­tured data and an­a­lyt­ics, has named Lau­rie McGraw CEO and a mem­ber of its board of di­rec­tors. McGraw, 49, joins the Nashville com­pany from Allscripts, where she was most re­cently chief client of­fi­cer. She also served as pres­i­dent of strate­gic ac­counts and pres­i­dent of en­ter­prise so­lu­tions dur­ing her 12 years at the Chicago-based com­pany.

REV­ENUE CY­CLE

Con­ver­gent Rev­enue Cy­cle Man­age­ment, which pro­vides rev­enue-cy­cle man­age­ment and pa­tient-ac­cess ser­vices to health­care providers, named

John Fren­zel its first CFO. Fren­zel will be re­spon­si­ble for ex­ec­u­tive fi­nan­cial lead­er­ship for the com­pany’s health­care op­er­a­tions, in­clud­ing its third-party in­sur­ance fol­low-up, self-pay, pa­tient ac­cess so­lu­tions and bad-debt-re­cov­ery busi­ness units. Fren­zel joins the Gainesville, Va.-based health­care di­vi­sion from the health­care tech­nol­ogy out­sourc­ing firm Conifer Health So­lu­tions, where he was also CFO.

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