Hos­pi­tals and Health Sys­tems

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Lisa Hay­ward has been ap­pointed se­nior VP and gen­eral coun­sel of Seat­tle Chil­dren’s Hospi­tal.

Hay­ward, 48, is a part­ner at Seat­tle­based law firm Davis Wright Tre­maine, where she has worked with health sys­tems, hos­pi­tals and mul­ti­spe­cialty physi­cian groups. She will join Seat­tle

Jeff Chil­dren’s on Jan. 4, re­plac­ing Scony­ers,

who re­tired this year. At Davis Wright Tre­maine, Hay­ward has helped providers de­velop ac­count­able care or­ga­ni­za­tions and clin­i­cally in­te­grated net­works.

Com­mu­nity Health Sys­tems re­cently an­nounced the retirement of two cor­po­rate of­fi­cers.

Wil­liam Hussey, pres­i­dent of CHS’ J. Divi­sion VI, and Gary Seay, the sys­tem’s chief in­for­ma­tion of­fi­cer, will re­tire at year-end. Franklin, Tenn.-based CHS com­prises nearly 200 hos­pi­tals across the coun­try.

Hussey, 66, over­sees hospi­tal op­er­a­tions in Florida, Georgia and South Car­olina. He joined CHS as a group as­sis­tant VP in June 2001 and was named divi­sion pres­i­dent in 2007.

Dur­ing his time with CHS, Hussey over­saw sev­eral ac­qui­si­tions and worked on the sys­tem’s in­te­gra­tion team af­ter the ac­qui­si­tion of Triad Hos­pi­tals in 2007 and Health Man­age­ment As­so­ci­ates in 2014.

Seay, 61, joined CHS in 1997. Be­fore that, he served in var­i­ous lead­er­ship roles at Hu­mana, Cigna Corp. and Equicor, an HMO that was ac­quired by Cigna in 1990.

Dr. Wil­liam Jack­son Jr. has been ap­pointed chief med­i­cal of­fi­cer and ex­ec­u­tive VP of Chat­tanooga, Tenn.based Erlanger Health Sys­tem.

Jack­son, 43, will start his new role on Dec. 1. Erlanger is an aca­demic med­i­cal sys­tem af­fil­i­ated with the Univer­sity of Ten­nessee Col­lege Of Medicine Chat­tanooga and has three hos­pi­tals, two of which are con­tract-man­aged.

Most re­cently, Jack­son served as CMO at Inova Alexandria (Va.) Hospi­tal and as­so­ciate sys­tem CMO for clin­i­cal ef­fec­tive­ness at Falls Church, Va.-based Inova Health Sys­tem, the hospi­tal’s par­ent.

Anita Adams has been named COO at Ket­ter­ing (Ohio) Med­i­cal Cen­ter.

Adams has been a health­care leader in the Day­ton, Ohio, area since 2003. She most re­cently served as sys­tem VP of res­pi­ra­tory care for Day­ton-based Pre­mier Health and VP of op­er­a­tions at the sys­tem’s Good Sa­mar­i­tan Hospi­tal.

A res­pi­ra­tory ther­a­pist by train­ing, Adams con­tin­ues to serve on the res­pi­ra­tory ad­vi­sory board of Ket­ter­ing Col­lege, which of­fers nurs­ing and al­lied health de­grees.




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