By Diane Lund-Muzikant

PeaceHealth Loses Another Female Executive

In the past several months, several women in high-profile positions have departed and been replaced with men on an interim basis.

Another woman is stepping down from a high-profile position at PeaceHealth. Shannon Surbur, COO for Sacred Heart Medical Center, has announced her departure.

Legacy Playing Hard Ball with Adventist, Tuality

But Managed Healthcare Northwest PPO remains intact.

Now that the merger between Legacy Health and PacificSource has been consummated, the squeeze is already being felt by Portland Adventist Medical Center and Tuality Health– neither of whom were part of the deal and both of whom have strong alliances with Oregon Health & Science University, which – together with its insurance partners, Oregon Health CO-OP and Moda Health, could go head to head in competing for self-insured employers by virtue of having an integrated healthcare system. .

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