HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS
Travis Andersen has been named president and CEO of Columbia St. Mary’s Health System in Milwaukee, effective Aug. 4. He replaces Mark Taylor, who retired at the end of June. Columbia St. Mary’s is part of Ascension Health.
Most recently, Andersen, 43, was president of St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, Wis., and also oversaw Calumet Medical Center, a criticalaccess hospital in Chilton, Wis. Both hospitals are part of Ministry Health Care. Previously, Andersen served as director of business development with Affinity Health System, which became part of Ministry Health in 2012.
KentuckyOne Health has named Randy Combs CFO, effective this month.
Combs, 57, joins KentuckyOne, a Louisville, Ky.-based subsidiary of Catholic Health Initiatives, from Chesterfield, Mo.based Mercy Health. He has more than 35 years of healthcare experience, having served 22 of those years as a CFO at hospitals or health systems. He replaces Melvin Alexander, who left the organization last year.
Corizon Health, a for-profit provider of healthcare services at prisons, has named Scott Bowers president and COO, effective Aug. 4.
Most recently, Bowers, 43, was president and CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee, a Medicaid managedcare plan within UnitedHealth Group. He also served as president and CEO of UnitedHealthcare’s mid-Atlantic subsidiary.
Corizon, based in Brentwood, Tenn., provides healthcare to inmates in more than 550 prisons across the country. In fiscal 2013, the company had about $1.2 billion in revenue, according to Moody’s Investors Service.