July/August 2013

People on the Move


Market Leaders

Kevin Lewis, MD, to chief medical officer, Memorial Health Care System, Chattanooga, TN, from chief medical officer and chief quality officer for Hillcrest Healthcare System, Tulsa, OK, effective Oct. 12. 

Francine Sparby, RN, to chief nurse executive, Alegent Creighton Health Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE, from VP for patient care services, Saint Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, NE.

National Staff  

Leigh Bertholf to vice president, corporate responsibility program (CRP). She will continue in her current role as division corporate responsibility officer for the Nebraska Division, with added responsibilities of oversight of the director of CRP physician compliance and the East/Southeast and Iowa Division corporate responsibility officers.

Jerome Granato, MD, to vice president, national cardiovascular service line, from senior vice president and chief medical officer, Excela Health System, Pittsburgh, PA, effective Sept. 30. 

Betsy Hall to vice president, corporate responsibility program. She will continue in her current role as division corporate responsibility officer for KentuckyOne Health and University of Louisville. 

Linda Harrington, RN, PHD, vice president and chief nursing informatics officer, elected chair of the national board of the Certification Corporation of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

Regina Hutchinson to vice president of learning and chief learning officer, from her own organizational and leadership consulting firm, effective Aug. 12.

Christopher Jones, vice president of strategy and business development for the Fargo Division, named to Becker's Hospital Review's list of "Rising Stars: 25 Health Care Leaders Under 40."

Holly Stroud to vice president, corporate responsibility program (CRP). She will continue in her current role as division corporate responsibility officer for the Northwest Division, with expanded accountability for CRP related to the new affiliations and acquisitions in the division. She will also serve as CRP lead for the CHI managed care division, CollabHealth.