“St. Louis-based Ascension Healthcare appointed Craig A. Cordola senior vice president and market executive for Ascension’s Texas ministry, effective Sept. 1,” according to Becker’s Hospital Review. “Ascension Texas includes Providence Healthcare Network in Waco and Seton Healthcare Family in Austin. Mr. Cordola currently serves as senior vice president of Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System and president of its west region. Mr. Cordola succeeds Jesús Garza, who is retiring.”
“Baylor Scott & White Health has named a new president, tapping Pete McCanna, who has been serving as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Northwestern Memorial Healthcare based in Chicago,” Austin Business Journal reports. “Current President and CEO Jim Hinton on Monday [July 10] announced the creation of a new Office of the President to serve the organization — the largest nonprofit health care system in Texas. Hinton has been serving as both president and CEO since he joined Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White in January. With the addition of this new leadership position, he will transition some responsibilities. McCanna will assume the role of president in mid-September.”
Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, California, has named Janice Klostermeier as its new Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, according to Business Wire. “Klostermeier brings 25 years of health care experience in all functions of hospital finance, accounting, revenue cycle and financial information management. Previously, Klostermeier served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, located in Los Angeles.”
“Baptist Health South Florida named Joe Natoli as executive VP and chief administrative officer just months after he stepped down from the University of Miami,” reports South Florida Business Journal. “Natoli was the main financial executive at UM, having served as senior VP for business and finance and CFO, where he also oversaw IT, human resources, research administration, and real estate. He was interim COO of UM Health System from 2013 to 2014. Baptist Health and UM are competitors in the health care provider field with their respective hospitals, physician networks, and cancer treatment centers. Natoli succeeds George Foyo, who recently retired.”
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian Named ‘Official Health Care Partner’ of the Los Angeles Chargers
The Los Angeles Chargers have announced a multi-year partnership with world-class health care provider Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, a member of the St. Joseph Hoag Health Alliance, as the team’s ‘Official Health Care Partner,’ according to the Los Angeles Chargers. “Under a multi-year partnership, Hoag and Hoag Orthopedic Institute will provide the Chargers with comprehensive health care by nationally recognized physicians who are specially trained and experienced in caring for professional athletes. In addition, the Chargers’ Costa Mesa facility, comprised of nearly 102,000 square feet of interior space and an adjacent 3.2 acre parcel of land for its training and practice fields, will be named the Hoag Performance Center. Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 29,000 inpatients and 305,000 outpatients annually.”
Recently at the 2017 Catholic Health Assembly in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the Catholic Health Association presented awards that recognize remarkable contributions to Catholic health care, according to the association’s website. The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to three individuals this year. First was John J. Finan, Jr , who is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System in Baton Rouge. Next was Sister Mary Dorothea Sondgeroth, OP, who is the Assistant Executive Director of the St. Dominic Health Services Foundation in Jackson, Mississippi. Finally was Sister Jomary Trstensky, OSF, who is the chairperson for Hospital Sisters Ministries in Springfield, Illinois.