HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SYSTEMS
CHI St. Luke’s Health, Houston, has Michael McBride named group president of six Texas hospitals, effective Nov. 9.
In the newly created role, McBride, 50, will be responsible for strategic development at Lakeside Hospital, Patients Medical Center, Sugar Land Hospital, The Woodlands Hospital, Springwoods Village Hospital and Vintage Hospital. McBride will work with each facility’s CEO to create strategic initiatives and improve operational efficiencies.
McBride comes to CHI St. Luke’s from St. Mary’s Medical Center, Grand Junction, Colo., where he has been president since 2010.
Keith Barber has been named CEO of Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital.
Barber, 53, was promoted from the hospital’s CFO post.
Beryl He replaces Ramsey, who left Methodist Willowbrook for a position with Community Health Systems, based in Franklin, Tenn.
Before joining Houston Methodist in 2012, Barber served as COO at Tomball (Texas) Regional Medical Center.
James Davidson has been named CEO of St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, Russellville, Ark., effective Nov. 1. Davidson, 54, replaces interim
Mike McCoy, CEO who was appointed in Donald July 2014 after the death of CEO Frederic.
McCoy will return to the medical center’s COO position. St. Mary’s is part of Capella Healthcare.
Davidson is currently COO of Capella’s Eastar Health System in Muskogee, Okla. He previously was COO at Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, Ill.