Texas Health Hospital Frisco’s First President

Brett Lee will be the first president of Texas Health Hospital Frisco, a collaboration between UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources which is scheduled to open late this year. He arrives after spending most of his career in the pediatric hospital world, most recently serving as the vice president of operations and clinical services at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. The hospital will open with 73 beds, an 24/7 emergency department, surgical services, women’s services, and a neonatal intensive care unit. It will also include an expansion of the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, a multi-specialty center that will have ophthalmology,… Full Story

A New CFO at Medical City Denton

Adam Proctor has been named Chief Financial Officer of Medical City Denton, replacing Miah Stutts, who took a position with Medical City Healthcare’s parent company HCA Healthcare in Virginia. Proctor will be in charge of finance, patient registration, health information management, case management, accounts payable, revenue integrity, and supply chain at the Denton facility. The acute-care hospital has 208 beds and employs more than 850 employees including 300 physicians, and serves Denton, Wise, Cooke and Montague Counties. Proctor has been in the world of accounting and finance for 15 years, and for 13 he has also been in the healthcare industry. He was most recently division… Full Story

New Chief Oncology Officer at Baylor Scott and White

Dr. Ronan Kelly will be Baylor Scott and White Health’s North Texas chief of oncology. He  will also be the medical director of Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas. In addition to traditional cancer treatment in nearly every cancer sub-type, the medical center offers a holistic approach to treating canter including psychological support, personalized rehabilitation programs, dietary consulting, arts, and music therapy. “After an extensive national search, Dr. Kelly stood out as the candidate to help anchor the future of cancer care at Baylor Scott & White Health in North Texas as well as across the state,” said… Full Story

Methodist Health System CEO Retires Ahead of Schedule

Methodist Health System President and CEO Dr. Stephen Mansfield is stepping down next week after a January announcement said he would retire at the end of the year. Mansfield has led the organization since 2006, and he will be replaced by interim CEO James Scoggin Jr., who retired as President of the North Texas Division of HCA in 2013. Pam Stoyanoff, who was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Methodist Health System, will move into the role of President and retain her role as COO. Methodist Health System has quadrupled in size since 2006 and is the largest employer… Full Story

Meet Baylor Scott and White Health System’s New Chief Financial Officer

Penny Cermak is Baylor Scott and White’s new executive vice president and system chief financial officer after being promoted from within the organization. Cermak joined Baylor Scott and White in 2012 and has served in several leadership roles, including senior vice president of financial services, CFO of Central Texas, and was most recently CFO os hospitals, clinics, research, education, foundations, joint ventures, debt, and the Baylor Scott and White Quality Alliance. Prior to the merger between Baylor and Scott and White in 2013, she worked to integrate financial systems and processes and helped standardize operational and financial practices. Her work… Full Story

Meet the New Senior Executive Officer at Southwestern Health Resources

Southwestern Health Resources Clinically Integrated Network’s new senior executive officer will be Dr. Andrew Ziskind. The organization serves the healthcare needs of more than 900,000 people across 16 counties in North Texas and includes a 4,000 physician network through its accountable care organization. Southwestern Health Resources was founded in 2015 as a partnership between UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources and includes 29 hospitals in the region. The network saved $70 million in Medicare spending in 2017, and was the top ranked organization in the country for Medicare savings. “By focusing on innovative strategies that maximize efficient and effective use… Full Story

McKesson Has a New CEO

McKesson Corp. veteran Brian Tyler is the new chief executive officer, following John Hammergren, who has been in the position since 1999. McKesson, one of the largest corporations in the country, moved its headquarters to Irving last fall. Tyler has been at McKesson for 22 years and has led in every sector of the company as well as their corporate strategy and business development unit. He was most recently the COO and president of McKesson, and will join the company’s board of directors with the promotion. “I am incredibly humbled and grateful for the opportunity to lead this company,” said… Full Story

Medical City Lewisville Has a New COO

Allen Marsh is the new chief operating officer at Medical City Lewisville, where he will oversee operations at the 186-bed acute care hospital licensed that serves the Lewisville, Flower Mound, Castle Hills and southern Denton County areas. Marsh has been in the healthcare field for 13 years, and was Vice President of Neuroscience, Orthopedics, and Spine for HCA Healthcare’s Continental Division prior to his role in Lewisville. The division contained eight hospitals, 19 ambulatory surgery centers, more than 200 physicians and 12,000 employees across two states. “I am pleased to welcome Allen to Medical City Lewisville’s executive team,” said Sharn… Full Story

PCCI’s New Chief Funding and Innovation Officer

Leslie Wainwright will be the Chief Funding and Innovation Officer for the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, a nonprofit healthcare intelligence organization connected to Parkland Health and Hospital System. Wainwright has worked in the healthcare innovation field for 20 years, and most recently led the Innovation Advisor Health Sector Practice at RTI International, a nonprofit research institution. She also had executive roles at Sg2 and AVIA where she worked in innovation, and is a regular international speaker. Her time will be divided between Dallas and Chicago and her roll will be to expand the organization’s development network in North Texas and broaden the impact… Full Story

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Will Have a New President

Juan Fresquez will be the new President of Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. Fresquez began his career at Parkland Hospital in Dallas before his most recent position as Chief Operating Officer of the Arizona Group – Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital. He has been in acute care hospital management for 28 years. “Fresquez is an outstanding leader with a proven track record in operational excellence,” said Pam Stoyanoff, executive vice president and COO of Methodist Health System via release. “His background and experience will be a perfect complement to the Methodist Mansfield culture and our mission to improve and save lives in our… Full Story