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Published on February 14, 2013

Cone Health Promotes Two Executives


Annie Penn Hospital President Mickey Foster and Cone Health Executive Vice President and Chief Quality Officer Dr. Mary Jo Cagle have been promoted to new positions of leadership and responsibility, Cone Health President and COO Terry Akin today announced.

Exec. VP, Hospital Operations In addition to continuing in his current role as president of Annie Penn Hospital, which he assumed when he joined Cone Health in 2010, Foster has been promoted to executive vice president, hospital operations. The Cone Health Behavioral Health Hospital and the Cone Health Cancer Center will report to him.

“Mickey has done a remarkable job leading Annie Penn Hospital to the top 10 percent nationally in patient, employee and physician satisfaction,” Akin says. “This promotion will give Mickey the opportunity to influence the trajectory of Cone Health as we work to bring the entire organization to national prominence.”

Cagle has been promoted to executive vice president and chief medical officer for Cone Health. In this role, she will be responsible for the quality, medical affairs, patient safety, care management, critical care medicine, infectious disease, social work and risk management functions.

Dr. Mary Jo Cagle, EVP and Chief Medical Officer

“Physicians and physician leaders play a huge role in all that we do at Cone Health. We will continue to strengthen and expand leadership roles for physicians within our organization and to enhance partnerships with our medical staff,” Akin says. “Together, we share a commitment to be national leaders when it comes to delivering the best possible healthcare for our communities. Mary Jo is an ideal person to help bring our common efforts together.”

Cagle joined Cone Health in 2011 as executive vice president and chief quality officer.


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