October/November 2012

CHI Leaders Among “Leaders to Know”


CHI leaders are on lists of hospital and health system leaders to know published by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Michael Rowan, executive vice president and chief operating officer of CHI, is on the list of “100 Hospital and Health System COOs to Know.” These leaders are key members of executive teams at their hospitals and health systems and demonstrate commitment to high-quality care and continuous operational improvement.

Becker’s list of “120 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know” includes women who demonstrate outstanding leadership and a wide range of management skills, such as operations oversight, financial turnaround and quality improvement leadership. This list includes the following CHI leaders:

  • Syd Bersante, RN, president, St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
  • Ruth Brinkley, FACHE, president and chief executive officer, KentuckyOne Health
  • Barbara Carveth, chief financial officer, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center, Pueblo, CO
  • Valinda Rutledge, president, Jewish Hospital and Louisville market leader, KentuckyOne Health
  • Margaret Sabin, president and chief executive officer, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Cheryl Sadro, chief financial officer, Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN