MILWAUKEE (3/24/2010) - Children's Hospital and Health System President and CEO Peggy Troy announced a reorganization among the health care system's senior leaders, effective April 1. The reorganization is designed to position leadership resources to effectively standardize care among the health system's hospitals, and specialty and surgical outpatient locations.
Cindy Christensen, JD, RN, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, will expand her leadership role over all hospital inpatient and ambulatory operations throughout Wisconsin and northern Illinois, including Children's Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley in Neenah, Surgicenter of Greater Milwaukee in Greenfield, and outpatient clinics in Greenfield, New Berlin, Neenah, Kenosha and other communities.
Larry Duncan, vice president - Regional Services, has been named senior vice president - Ambulatory, Diagnostic and Regional Services, a new leadership role with responsibility for strategic oversight for all ambulatory and diagnostic services in Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Duncan will continue his operational oversight for Regional Services, which includes facilities in Neenah, Kenosha and other communities in Wisconsin and Illinois. In his new role, Duncan will report to Christensen.
Joseph Kerschner, MD, in addition to his role as president and CEO of Children's Specialty Group, is named an executive vice president of Children's Hospital and Health System, reporting to Troy. In his new role, Kerschner will facilitate collaboration in the physician community, creating synergies to help the health system better serve the needs of children.