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Dr. Scott Bet­ze­los

has been named chief pa­tient safety of­fi­cer at Inova Health Sys­tem.

In ad­di­tion, Inova ap­pointed Bet­ze­los chief med­i­cal of­fi­cer at the Falls Church, Va.-based sys­tem’s flag­ship fa­cil­ity, Inova Fair­fax Hospi­tal. In his roles, Bet­ze­los, 51, who is board­cer­ti­fied in emer­gency medicine, will de­velop clin­i­cal in­te­gra­tion strate­gies sys­temwide and over­see all care­de­liv­ery ini­tia­tives at the Fair­fax cam­pus. Inova op­er­ates five acute-care hos­pi­tals, a chil­dren’s hospi­tal and more than a dozen out­pa­tient cen­ters.

Bet­ze­los pre­vi­ously served as chief qual­ity of­fi­cer of Pres­ence Health Part­ners, a clin­i­cally in­te­grated net­work within Chicago-based Pres­ence Health.

Frank Corvino,

pres­i­dent and CEO of Green­wich (Conn.) Hospi­tal, will re­tire, ef­fec­tive Dec. 31.

He will also step down as ex­ec­u­tive VP of the hospi­tal’s par­ent or­ga­ni­za­tion, Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health Sys­tem. Corvino, 65, has been with Green­wich Hospi­tal since 1988, when he started as se­nior VP and COO. He was pro­moted to pres­i­dent and CEO in 1991 and over­saw the hospi­tal’s merger with Yale New Haven in 1998.

Bill South­wick

has been named COO at Cap­i­tal Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Olympia, Wash.

Most re­cently, South­wick was chief nurs­ing of­fi­cer at Moun­tain Vista Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Mesa, Ariz. Be­fore that, he was chief nurs­ing of­fi­cer at Salt Lake Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Salt Lake City. In ad­di­tion to his chief nurs­ing of­fi­cer re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, he also had op­er­a­tional over­sight for other clin­i­cal and non­clin­i­cal de­part­ments.

At Cap­i­tal Med­i­cal, he will have op­er­a­tional over­sight for the hospi­tal’s day-to-day op­er­a­tions.

Dr. James Tsai

has been named pres­i­dent of New York Eye and Ear In­fir­mary of Mount Si­nai, ef­fec­tive Sept. 1.

Tsai, 50, an oph­thal­mol­o­gist, will also be­come chair­man of oph­thal­mol­ogy at Mount Si­nai Health Sys­tem in New York. Tsai is chief of oph­thal­mol­ogy at Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospi­tal and chair­man of the oph­thal­mol­ogy and vis­ual sci­ence depart­ment at the Yale School of Medicine.

Mount Si­nai was cre­ated through the 2013 merger of Mount Si­nai Med­i­cal Cen­ter and Con­tin­uum Health Part­ners, cre­at­ing the largest pri­vate health sys­tem in New York City.


Bap­tist Health Med­i­cal Group has named Dr. Isaac My­ers II

pres­i­dent. My­ers, 57, is the first pres­i­dent of the med­i­cal group, which in­cludes 450 em­ployed physi­cians within Louisville, Ky.-based Bap­tist Health. Bap­tist Health owns seven acute­care hos­pi­tals through­out Ken­tucky.

Pre­vi­ously, My­ers led St. Fran­cis Med­i­cal Group, a 205-physi­cian net­work within Fran­cis­can St. Fran­cis Health in In­di­anapo­lis. He be­gan his ca­reer as a pri­vate prac­tice fam­ily prac­ti­tioner in 1991.




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