March/April 2008

Pancoast Promoted To President of Premier Health Partners


James Pancoast, president and chief executive officer of Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio, was promoted to president of Premier Health Partners, Dayton. Premier Health Partners, a joint operating agreement between Catholic Health Initiatives and MedAmerica Health Systems Corporation, includes Good Samaritan Hospital. Tom Breitenbach, previously president and chief executive officer of Premier, will remain CEO. Pancoast will continue to serve as CEO of Good Samaritan until a successor is named.