July/August 2006

Linnes Named Chief Executive Officer of St. John’s

Debbie Linnes was named president and chief executive officer of St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. She served as interim chief executive officer since February 2006, and was previously senior vice president and chief operating officer since July 2003. Prior to joining St. John’s, Linnes was senior vice president of patient services at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., and vice president of clinical services at Marian Medical Center, Santa Maria, Calif.