Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas has named Dr. Sealy Massingill as its new chief medical officer. As CMO, Massingill will oversee clinical staff at health centers in Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, Waco, Austin, Corsicana, Paris, Tyler, and surrounding communities. He will also be in charge of managing Planned Parenthood’s direct patient care site at Southwest Fort Worth health center. Massingill currently is president-elect of the Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Section 2 Chair for District XI of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Previously, he served as president of the Texas Medical Association Foundation and president of… Full Story
Medical City Healthcare has named Scott Siemer as its vice president of regional development. He is the first to take on this expanded position. As VP of regional development, Siemer will focus on growing the North Texas sector by developing access points, establishing relationships and collaborations with hospitals, and further developing Medical City Healthcare services. Siemer most recently served as healthcare strategy manager at New York-based Kurt Salmon Healthcare Strategy—a business advisory firm that’s part of Accenture and whose mission is supporting health systems throughout the country. Previously, he worked in the North Texas market in similar strategy positions at… Full Story
Industry veteran Terrell Warnberg has joined Cumberland as partner and will be leading the new performance improvement practice of Cumberland Consulting Group. The practice will provide results-driven solutions to help healthcare providers improve margins, bend the cost curve and increase operating efficiencies. The practice’s comprehensive services will range from process redesign and workflow improvement to denial management and cash collection improvement. Initially, Cumberland will focus on the delivery of its robust revenue cycle management service offering within this practice. Warnberg brings more than 30 years of consulting experience to her role at Cumberland and has previously held executive positions with Dell… Full Story
Denise Dwight, an experienced leader in executive and physician coaching, has joined HCA North Texas as vice president of patient experience. Dwight worked previously with HCA North Texas as the division patient experience coach through The Studer Group. The Studer Group works with health care organizations across the globe to improve patient outcomes and the overall patient experience. Her new role will bring this important executive resource in-house. Dwight served as an account leader and coach with the Studer Group since 2007. While working with the Studer Group, Dwight was recognized with the Flame Award and the Pillar Award for… Full Story
Ben Holland has joined HCA North Texas as a regional vice president of business development. In his new role, Holland will focus on regional growth and development, including physician partnerships, service line development, and rural outreach. His efforts will support Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Medical Center Alliance, North Hills Hospital, and Medical Center Arlington. Holland worked previously at Kurt Salmon, a health care management consulting firm based in Atlanta. He brings more than 12 years health care experience to his new role, including expansion and development initiatives for more than 90 hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers… Full Story
Peter Roberts will become the president of population health and insurance services, and he retains all population health initiatives, the development and deployment of insurance products, the Health and Wellness Alliance for Children, and population health data strategies.
Robert Morrow, M.D., will become president of physician organizations and academic relations, in addition to his role as chief clinical officer. Morrow will be responsible for all physician organizations, the system’s affiliation with UT Southwestern Medical Center, Pediatric Partners by Children’s Health, Children’s Health Pediatric Group, Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern, and clinical research.
Michele Chulick will become president of the newly formed Children’s Health Ventures. The new operating unit seeks to invest and strategically partner with innovative companies, emerging technologies and institutional organizations that share its vision to find new ways to deliver care to consumers. Chulick will be responsible for business development, planning, and virtual and international health.
David Biggerstaff has been promoted to president of system clinical operations at Children’s Health. He will be replacing Doug Hock, who has taken the role of executive vice president and COO of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Biggerstaff has been with Children’s Health for eight years and has proven himself as a strong leader of clinical operations. He will be responsible for all inpatient and outpatient clinical operations, Our Children’s House, home health and nursing.
Ed Heffernan has been appointed the role of chairman of the board of directors of Children’s Health System of Texas (Children’s HealthSM). His leadership and commitment to making life better for children began years ago. Ed served on the board of directors of Children’s Medical Center Dallas beginning in 2012 before joining the larger system’s board of directors in 2014. He has also served as the chair of the system’s finance committee since 2013. Heffernan is the president and chief executive officer of Alliance Data, a Plano-based business providing loyalty and marketing services to the Fortune 1000. He is also… Full Story