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Joseph Mal­las has been named pres­i­dent and CEO of U.S. HealthWorks, an oc­cu­pa­tional-health and ur­gent-care sub­sidiary of San Francisco-based Dig­nity Health.

Mal­las, 49, has served as the com­pany’s COO since March, and held var­i­ous lead­er­ship roles at U.S. HealthWorks since join­ing the com­pany in 1997. He

Dan Crowley, re­places for­mer CEO who left ear­lier this year.

The Va­len­cia, Calif.-based com­pany op­er­ates 222 clin­ics and work­sites in 20 states. Thomas Selden is re­tir­ing as pres­i­dent and CEO of South­west Gen­eral in Mid­dle­burg Heights, Ohio, ef­fec­tive at year’s end.

Selden, 68, has led the health sys­tem for the past eight years. It in­cludes a main hos­pi­tal cam­pus, mul­ti­ple out­pa­tient and am­bu­la­tory fa­cil­i­ties and an in­pa­tient men­tal­health fa­cil­ity. Pre­vi­ously, he was pres­i­dent and CEO of the Cleve­land Clinic Health Sys­tem’s four-hos­pi­tal east re­gion. He is a re­tired Army of­fi­cer with 23 years of com­bined ac­tive duty and re­serve ser­vice. Wil­liam Young Jr. will take over the top job at South­west Gen­eral ef­fec­tive Jan. 1. Pre­vi­ously, he was pres­i­dent and CEO of St. John Med­i­cal Cen­ter in West­lake, Ohio. Mark Ro­bitaille has an­nounced that he will re­tire as CEO of Stu­art, Fla.based Martin Health Sys­tem within the next year.

Rob Ro­bitaille, 64, will be suc­ceeded by Lord, the sys­tem’s se­nior VP and COO. An ad hoc com­mit­tee of Martin Health board mem­bers and med­i­cal staff lead­ers eval­u­ated can­di­dates for the po­si­tion, with help from an ex­ec­u­tive search firm.

Lord, 57, joined the sys­tem in 1998 as VP and chief le­gal of­fi­cer and has served as se­nior VP and COO since 2014. He played a part in the de­vel­op­ment of Tra­di­tion Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Port St. Lu­cie, Fla., where he was later named se­nior VP of sys­tem fa­cil­i­ties man­age­ment and cam­pus leader for the med­i­cal cen­ter. Phil Trent has been named VP of busi­ness de­vel­op­ment for Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal Corp.’s group pur­chas­ing or­ga­ni­za­tion.

CHC is a Plano, Texas-based not-for­profit that owns and man­ages hos­pi­tals and pro­vides con­sult­ing ser­vices.

Trent, 51, be­gan his new role at the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s GPO, CHC Sup­ply Trust, in Novem­ber.

Con­tracts for the com­mu­nity-hos­pi­talf-ocused GPO, which is a part of CHC’s for-profit con­sult­ing arm, are man­aged through Health-Trust, a Brent­wood, Tenn.based GPO owned by HCA. CHC Sup­ply Trust was launched in Septem­ber.

Trent pre­vi­ously served as di­rec­tor of mar­ket de­vel­op­ment in San An­to­nio for Vitas Health­care, a Miami-based na­tional provider of end-of-life care. Robert Hauser has been named VP of clin­i­cal an­a­lyt­ics at Can­cer Treat­ment Cen­ters of Amer­ica’s medicine and science unit, bring­ing to­gether can­cer spe­cial­ists to cre­ate clin­i­cal cen­ters of ex­cel­lence within the com­pany.

Hauser will work closely with lead­ers in the com­pany’s in­for­ma­tion-ser­vices unit and its re­gional med­i­cal cen­ters to fur­ther de­velop and im­ple­ment a com­pa­ny­wide clin­i­cal-an­a­lyt­ics strat­egy and pro­gram.

Be­fore join­ing CTCA, Hauser was se­nior di­rec­tor of the Amer­i­can So­ci­ety of Clin­i­cal On­col­ogy’s qual­ity and guide­lines depart­ment.

Pre­vi­ously, he served as di­rec­tor of oper­a­tions and in­for­mat­ics at the In­ter­na­tional On­col­ogy Net­work, and VP and COO of the not-for-profit Geri­atric On­col­ogy Con­sor­tium.

Have news to share about ex­ec­u­tive com­ings, go­ings or pro­mo­tions? E-mail As­sis­tant Man­ag­ing Ed­i­tor David May at dmay@mod­ern­health­care.com.




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