CEO arrested for DUI; Beth Israel looks eyes Stanford CMO;

> Following last month's ousting of Slidell (La.) Memorial Hospital CEO Robert L. 'Bob' Hawley Jr. for drunk driving, another hospital CEO, Jim Weidner of Cullman (Ala.) Regional Medical Center, was arrested and charged with a DUI, reports The Cullman Times. Article

> The board of WellStar Health System in Atlanta hired the former chief operating officer at Tenet Healthcare as its new president and CEO at a $975,000 annual starting salary, reports the Cherokee Tribune. Article

> Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston is negotiating with the chief medical officer of California's Stanford Hospital for a position as its next chief executive, reports The Boston Globe. Article

> Emory Healthcare and St. Joseph's Health System yesterday filed with the Georgia Attorney General to become a joint operating company, reports the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Article

> Authorities yesterday arrested employees at West Palm Beach (Fla.) Veterans Affairs Medical Center yesterday for trafficking oxycodone, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Article

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