July/August 2000

St. Vincent in Little Rock appoints chief nurse executive, senior vice president of network services

Karen Strathman, RN, MSN, has been named senior vice president and chief nurse executive for St. Vincent Health System, Little Rock, Ark., effective July 10. Strathman most recently served as senior vice president of operations for Provena Mercy Medical Center, Aurora, Ill.

St. Vincent also named John Hutton senior vice president of network services, effective July 1. Hutton has more than 20 years of experience in health care administration. He last served as president of Baptist & Physicians Integrated Delivery System and Baptist Health Services Group, subsidiaries of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation of Memphis, Tenn.