Former Lehigh Valley Health Network CMO named CEO; Staff surprised to learn hospital was acquired by Canadian company;

> Dr. Ronald Swinfard, former CMO of the Lehigh Valley Health Network, has been named president and CEO of the 855-bed health system, the Morning Call reports. Article

> Prime Healthcare, a privately-owned Ontario-based company, bought Alvarado Hospital in San Diego--to the surprise of the staff, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Article

> Premier Health Parters has named Tom Parker CEO of Upper Valley Medical Center, the Dayton Daily News reports. Article

> St. Elizabeth Healthcare is acquiring two cardiology groups--Northern Kentucky Heart PSC and Cardiology Associates PSC--and creating the St. Elizabeth Physicians Heart and Vascular division, the Business Courier reports. Article

> Upgrades to Oregon State Hospital include the addition of an area that allows patients to wander into a store, post office, bank, hair salon, gym and library, ABC News reports. Article

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