HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS
Tony Waskiewicz, chief investment officer at Mercy health system in St. Louis, has been named the healthcare industry’s first Chief Investment Officer of the Year by Institutional Investor magazine and the Investor Intelligence Network.
Waskiewicz, 47, joined Mercy in his current role in 2010. He’s responsible for overseeing the company’s treasury department and managing its investment fund and pension plan.
Institutional Investor praised Waskiewicz for ensuring that Mercy’s investment program was consistent with economic conditions. “To date he’s delivered, beating Mercy’s benchmark on a risk-adjusted basis, and with less volatility, since his arrival,” the magazine said in its profile of Waskiewicz.
Tim Schmidt has been named chief administrative officer at Bay Area Regional Medical, Webster, Texas, the newest acute-care hospital in the Houston Bay area.
Schmidt has more than 25 years of healthcare industry experience,18 of those years as CEO of acute-care hospitals within for-profit chain Community Health Systems, Franklin, Tenn.