Numerous overall health systems and hospitals lately announced new CFOs as the fourth quarter approaches. Amongst them are UPMC, MetroHealth and Keck Medicine of USC.

Efficient Oct. 1, Frederick Hargett will assume the part of executive vice president and chief economic officer of UPMC, a 40-hospital program primarily based in Pittsburgh. He will succeed Edvard Karlovich, who has been with UPMC considering the fact that 1990 and announced his retirement earlier this year. Hargett joins UPMC from Novant Well being in Winston-Salem, NC, exactly where he served as executive vice president and chief economic officer for 15 years. Through his tenure at Novant, the organization’s income grew from $1.five billion to $eight billion, and it now has 16 hospitals.

Cleveland-primarily based MetroHealth named Derrick Hollings executive vice president and chief economic officer, powerful Sept. 18. Hollings has extra than 30 years of economic knowledge in academic and safety hospitals, and has served as CFO of Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis for the previous seven years. He requires more than from Geoff Himes, who came out of retirement in March to serve as interim CFO and previously served as MetroHealth’s chief accounting officer and vice president of finance.

Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles named Chris Allen as its chief economic officer powerful August 31. Allen previously served as the system’s interim CFO and previously served as Keck Healthcare Center’s CFO. He played a important part in guiding the program by means of economic challenges through the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Allen also served as CFO of Glendale Adventist Well being Center and Interim CFO of the University of California Irvine Healthcare Center.

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