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Dr. Jef­frey Canose has been named COO at Ar­ling­ton-based Texas Health Re­sources. Canose, an anes­the­si­ol­o­gist, has been with THR for more than eight years. He joined in 2006 as COO of Texas Health Pres­by­te­rian Hos­pi­tal Dal­las and later served as pres­i­dent and COO of Texas Health Pres­by­te­rian Hos­pi­tal Plano.

Most re­cently, Canose, 57, over­saw the health sys­tem’s south­west op­er­a­tions, which in­clude hos­pi­tals and other fa­cil­i­ties in six coun­ties.

Canose will work closely with another top physi­cian ex­ec­u­tive,

Dr. Dan Varga, THR’s CFO, to align the sys­tem’s op­er­a­tional and clin­i­cal strate­gies.

Ben Spence has been named chief clin­i­cal of­fi­cer at Lee Memo­rial Health Sys­tem, a Fort My­ers, Fla.-based pub­lic health­care sys­tem.

Spence, 45, has been with Lee Memo­rial since 1995. He most re­cently served as the sys­tem’s con­troller, over­see­ing acute­care re­im­burse­ment is­sues. Spence will take over for Mike Ger­man, 58, who re­tired after more than 20 years at Lee Memo­rial. The sys­tem also named Pa­tri­cia Du­quette VP of fi­nance. She had been con­troller of the sys­tem’s acute-care and trea­sury func­tions. Du­quette, 53, will work with Spence and man­age the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s core fi­nan­cial pro­cesses.

Mar­cel Loh has been named CEO at St. John’s Health Cen­ter in Santa Mon­ica, Calif., which re­cently be­came part of Prov­i­dence Health & Ser­vices.

Loh, 59, pre­vi­ously served as a top ex­ec­u­tive within Seat­tle-based Swedish Health Ser­vices, which is af­fil­i­ated with Prov­i­dence. At Swedish, Loh was the CEO of the sys­tem’s sub­ur­ban hos­pi­tals and also led Swedish Health Net­work, a part­ner­ship be­tween Swedish and un­af­fil­i­ated hos­pi­tals in the area. All to­gether, Loh had more than 14 years of ser­vice within Swedish Health Ser­vices.

Dr. Troy Sy­bert

has been named chief med­i­cal of­fi­cer at Capella Health­care, a for-profit sys­tem based in Franklin, Tenn.

Sy­bert, 47, had been chief qual­ity and med­i­cal in­for­ma­tion of­fi­cer at Well­mont Health Sys­tem, Kingsport, Tenn., since 2010. He also served as CMO at the Univer­sity of Texas Med­i­cal Branch at Galve­ston.

As CMO, Sy­bert will over­see Capella’s qual­ity and pa­tientsafety ini­tia­tives as well as the company’s Na­tional Physi­cian Lead­er­ship Group, which brings to­gether Capella’s med­i­cal staff to help de­cide fu­ture sys­tem goals. Sy­bert re­places

Dr. Erik Swens­son, who re­tired in Fe­bru­ary.




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