HOS­PI­TALS AND HEALTH SYS­TEMS

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Thomas Strauss has been named pres­i­dent and CEO of Sis­ters of Char­ity Health Sys­tem based in Cleve­land. He re­places Ter­rence

Kessler, who re­tired at the end of 2016 af­ter serv­ing as pres­i­dent and CEO of the sys­tem since 2013.

Strauss, 64, most re­cently served as man­ag­ing mem­ber and co-founder of the CEO Ad­vi­sory Net­work, a pri­vate con­sult­ing firm af­fil­i­ated with DHG Health­care.

He pre­vi­ously served as pres­i­dent and CEO of Summa Health Sys­tem, Akron, Ohio, for 15 years. He re­tired from the sys­tem in 2014.

Dr. Joseph We­in­stein has been pro­moted to chief med­i­cal of­fi­cer of Bos­ton-based Ste­ward Health Care. He re­places Dr. Jus­tine Carr, who re­tired in 2016.

We­in­stein, a car­di­ol­o­gist, most re­cently served as chair­man of in­ter­nal medicine and VP of med­i­cal af­fairs at Ste­ward’s Good Sa­mar­i­tan Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Brock­ton, Mass. He also served as VP of med­i­cal af­fairs at Ste­ward’s Car­ney Hospi­tal in Dorch­ester, Mass.

Rachelle Burleson has been named chief nurs­ing of­fi­cer of St. Mary’s Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Enid, Okla. She re­places Doug Cof­fey, who left to serve as CNO of North­west Texas Health­care Sys­tem in Amar­illo.

Burleson pre­vi­ously was as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor of nurs­ing at the Univer­sity of Cen­tral Ok­la­homa in Ed­mond, ad­junct fac­ulty clin­i­cal in­struc­tor at North­west­ern Ok­la­homa State Univer­sity in Alva and crit­i­cal­care nurse man­ager at St. Mary’s.

John Man­fredo has been named COO of Nor­man (Okla.) Re­gional Health Sys­tem. He suc­ceeds Greg Ter­rell.

In his new role, Man­fredo will over­see op­er­a­tions at three hospi­tal cam­puses. Man­fredo was most re­cently VP of hospi­tal op­er­a­tions at In­te­gris Health, based in Ok­la­homa City. He was pre­vi­ously as­sis­tant VP of op­er­a­tions for the sys­tem and di­rec­tor of op­er­a­tions at In­te­gris Bap­tist Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Ok­la­homa City.

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