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J. Mark McLoone has been named CEO of St. Christo­pher’s Hos­pi­tal for Chil­dren in Philadelphia.

McLoone, 61, has worked in healthcare, mostly chil­dren’s hos­pi­tals, for more than 30 years. He

Carolyn took of­fice this month, re­plac­ing Jack­son,

who left the Tenet Healthcare Corp.-owned hos­pi­tal for another job.

Most re­cently, McLoone served as CEO of Pottstown (Pa.) Me­mo­rial Med­i­cal Cen­ter. His most re­cent role at a chil­dren’s hos­pi­tal was as CEO of Methodist Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal in San An­to­nio, a po­si­tion he held for eight years.

Dr. Pa­trick Bat­tey

will be­come CEO of Pied­mont At­lanta Hos­pi­tal early next year af­ter serv­ing as a co-CEO since Jan­uary. The hos­pi­tal is the flag­ship of the Pied­mont Healthcare sys­tem. Bat­tey, 61, will as­sume the full CEO ti­tle

Les Don­ahue, af­ter 60, co-CEO and Pied­mont At­lanta’s pres­i­dent, re­tires at the end of the year af­ter 37 years in the healthcare in­dus­try. Don­ahue has led the hos­pi­tal since July 2010.

It’s not the first time Bat­tey, a vas­cu­lar sur­geon and chair­man of the sys­tem’s board, has served in a CEO role. He stepped in as in­terim CEO of Pied­mont Healthcare when for­mer leader R. Ti­mothy Stack passed away in 2012. He also served in the in­terim be­fore Kevin Brown was ap­pointed in April 2013. Bat­tey has prac­ticed at Pied­mont At­lanta since 1985.

Matthew Trun­nell has been named VP and CIO at Fred Hutchin­son Can­cer Re­search Cen­ter in Seat­tle.

Trun­nell has worked in life sciences IT for more than 15 years, in both aca­demic and com­mer­cial set­tings. He will be­gin his role at the can­cer cen­ter on Aug. 31.

For the past nine years, Trun­nell has worked at the Broad In­sti­tute at the Mas­sachusetts In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy and Har­vard Univer­sity, most re­cently serv­ing as CIO. The in­sti­tute fo­cuses on in­no­va­tive ap­proaches to bio­med­i­cal re­search. At Fred Hutchin­son, he will over­see the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s ef­forts to use in­for­mat­ics and in­for­ma­tion an­a­lyt­ics to fur­ther its re­search and pre­ci­sion-medicine ef­forts.



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