HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS
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.
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.
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.