Brian White will lead Bon Secours Mercy Health’s eastern region as Atlantic Group president and will manage the New York, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina and Florida markets, according to Modern Healthcare. “Brian’s extensive experience in clinical quality and patient safety, coupled with his impressive business acumen, will position our eastern markets to continue to meet the challenges of a changing healthcare industry,” Bon Secours Mercy Health COO Brian Smith said in prepared remarks.
BayCare Health System has named Colleen M. Walters the Vice President of Mission and Ethics, a new system-wide position. Walters comes to BayCare from MercyOne in Iowa and will provide executive leadership in the development of all mission, ethics and pastoral care activities across the system. Read the complete Press Release.
In this edition of “Lessons from the C-suite” series, featuring Advisory Board President Eric Larsen’s conversations with the most influential leaders in health care, CommonSpirit Health CEOs Lloyd Dean and Kevin Lofton talk about the historic merger of Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives.
Jeffrey D. Nowlin, FACHE, has been named Senior Vice President, Ascension, and Oklahoma Ministry Market Executive. In this role, he will provide strategic and operational leadership while promoting alignment among health ministries within Ascension Oklahoma and with the Ascension System Office. According to the Press Release, Jeff has been President of Ascension St. John Medical Center in Tulsa since November 2012. During his tenure, St. John was named the No. 1 hospital in Oklahoma by U.S. News & World Report.