Ascension combined its "solutions" and "healthcare" divisions as the largest Catholic health system in the country looks to flatten the organization and move more quickly.
Steiner will replace Joel Wernick, who is retiring after 30 years as the Georgia system's top executive. Steiner currently serves as CEO of four Tenet Healthcare Corp. hospitals in Detroit.
Illig is leaving the company to focus on "outside interests," including his professional soccer team.
Health insurer Humana named Dr. William Shrank as its new chief medical officer to start on April 1.
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center announced the departures of three top executives, including the hospital's president. The news follows a CMS review into a patient death.
Press Ganey has promoted Joe Greskoviak to CEO of the patient satisfaction consultancy. Longtime CEO Patrick Ryan is now executive chairman.
The CMS named Chris Traylor to lead federal Medicaid policy as acting director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services.
Maine's former health official Mary Mayhew, who was tapped to helm Medicaid at the CMS, is leaving the agency for Florida's health department under GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis.