reports departure of CEO
Express Staff Writer
of St. Lukeís Regional Medical Center in Boise announced at 4 p.m.
Friday that Jon Moses will no longer be CEO of the hospitalís branch in
the Wood River Valley.
administration negotiated a new arrangement with Moses during the week
prior to the announcement.
work as a consultant to St. Lukeís for the next six months to help
finish projects that are in progress and to help with the transition to a
new CEO, when one is found.
for Mosesí departure, which St. Lukeís director of public relations
Kerry George said was by "mutual agreement," are not clear.
talk" to the media, Moses said.
"very happy" with the arrangement, said Preston Strazza,
chairman of the Community Board, whose 16 members St. Lukeís appoints to
help guide the hospitalís Wood River Valley operations.
board recognizes and acknowledges that Jon was very successful,
particularly in the last year," Strazza said.
was "very aware of the accomplishments," Strazza said.
think that Jon can take full credit for everything thatís
happened," he added, referring to successes like the hospitalís
reduction of infection rates.
Lukeís Wood River Medical Center and Moses were "interested in
severing the relationship," Strazza said.
nursing Theresa Bush, and other St. Lukeís executives, are overseeing
the Wood River medical centerís operations until an interim CEO is
found. The hospital and the Community Board plan to begin a search for a
permanent CEO as soon as possible.
worked for the medical center for five years, overseeing its conversion
from a publicly owned facility to a privately owned one. He oversaw the
construction of the new hospital, which opened two miles south of Ketchum
on Nov. 19, 2000.