Chu is leaving his role at Memorial Hermann Health System effective immediately.
Ronald Peterson, president of Johns Hopkins Health System, will retire at the end of this year after more than 44 years with the academic medicine organization.
The American Medical Association members voted for New Mexico oncologist Dr. Barbara McAneny as their president-elect during the organization's annual House of Delegates meeting in Chicago on Tuesday.
John Flannery is currently president and CEO of GE Healthcare, where he has expanded the unit into life sciences and cell therapy systems and boosted its revenue. The move could signal even more expansion in the company's healthcare business.
Dr. Norman E. Sharpless, director of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been nominated to lead the National Cancer Institute, the largest division of the National Institutes of Health.
Niall Brennan named president and executive director of Health Care Cost Institute and other newsmakers
Niall Brennan has been named president and executive director of the Health Care Cost Institute, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving price transparency based in Washington, D.C. He succeeds David Newman.
John Couris will succeeds Jim Burkhart, who resigned in November at the request of the hospital's board, as the CEO and President of Tampa General.
Ryan O'Connor will guide the physician advocacy group until a permanent replacement can be found for long-time CEO Donald Fisher, who died of cancer in March at age 71.
Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Health grew from a single, struggling downtown hospital to a dominant regional system under CEO Jim Nathan. He retired last week after nearly 35 years at the helm.
The Health Care Cost Institute, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving price transparency, has appointed the CMS' chief data officer Niall Brennan as president and executive director.
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong will advise the Trump administration on health information technology policy as a member of the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee, an advisory group to the national coordinator for health IT.
John Gantner named CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's campus in NJ and other news makers
John Gantner has been named president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's campus in New Brunswick, N.J., and Anthony Cava is now president of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's campus in Somerville, N.J.