Rod Hochman, MD is president and CEO of Providence St. Joseph Health in Renton, Washington. His philosophy is that CEOs do three main things: Communicate, set strategies and hire great people. Dr. Hochman recently shared with Becker’s Hospital Review his thoughts on leadership, managing his energy and time.
SM Health Ministries, the sponsoring body responsible for preserving SSM Health’s Roman Catholic identity has chosen a new President. Larry LeGrand, has more than 35 years of experience in financial planning and has served on the SSM Health Board of Directors since 2015. According to the press release, LeGrand is considered one of the most knowledgeable tax professionals in the St. Louis area
In a effort to increase access to high-quality, innovative medical care and address health disparities, University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System (UABHS) and Ascension St. Vincent’s are entering into a strategic alliance. As reported in the Alabama Political Reporter, the new strategic alliance will enable the two entities, which have a long history of collaboration, to further enhance patient care and address Alabama’s most challenging health threats.
Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park became the 14th hospital in OSF HealthCare Ministry’s network Feb. 1. According to Sister Judith Ann Duvall, Board Chair of the OSF system, the similarities between Third Order of St. Francis and the Little Company of Mary sisters made the hospital a good match for the OSF system. Read more in the Chicago Catholic.
CHRISTUS Health and AdventHealth have agreed on the terms where Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) in San Marcos, Texas, along with its subsidiaries, will become part of the CHRISTUS Health system. Ernie Sadau, CEO of CHRISTUS Health was quoted, “With hospitals in San Antonio, New Braunfels and now San Marcos we are better positioned to serve all in the rapidly growing communities in south and central Texas.” HealthLeaders shared the media release, which indicates that over the next few months CHRISTUS Health and AdventHealth will work together to ensure a smooth transition process for CTMC and its patients, physicians and team members.