Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright takes over as CEO of the Medical Group Management Association.
Gary Reedy named CEO of the American Cancer Society, replacing John Seffrin.
Dr. David Feinberg, CEO of the UCLA Hospital System, takes over as CEO of Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pa., succeeding longtime CEO Dr. Glenn Steele.
Pat Fry announces his retirement as CEO at Sutter Health in California and is succeeded by system COO Sarah Krevans.
Former CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner is named CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, replacing longtime leader Karen Ignagni.
Todd Ebert is named CEO of the Healthcare Supply Chain Association, replacing Curtis Rooney.
Kirk Adams steps down as longtime healthcare chief at the Service Employees Union International to join the Healthcare Education Project.
Rick Pollack takes over as CEO of the American Hospital Association, replacing Richard Umbdenstock.
Dr. Scott Rathgaber is named CEO of Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wis., replacing retiring CEO Dr. Jeff Thompson.
Patricia Hemingway Hall announces she will retire as CEO at insurer Health Care Service Corp. at yearend, with Paula Steiner, HCSC’s chief strategy officer, named as her successor.
Loretta Lynch confirmed as U.S. attorney general, replacing Eric Holder.
Stephen Ubl, CEO of AdvaMed, is named the new head of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, succeeding John Castellani.
David Bernd announces he will be retiring as CEO of Sentara Healthcare, Norfolk, Va., in early 2016.
Maureen Bisognano announces she will retire as CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement at year-end. She will be succeeded by Derek Feeley, the group’s executive vice president.
Dan Wolterman announces he will be retiring as CEO of Houstonbased Memorial Hermann Health System in mid-2016.