Two health systems that employ more than 5,500 people combined and cater to a couple of the wealthier pockets of the Kansas City metropolitan area both find themselves in search of new chief executive officers.
The new CEOs of Olathe Health and Shawnee Mission Health are expected to play big roles in the financial and clinical sides of the health systems, as well as serve as public faces for the organizations.
Olathe Health is looking to replace Frank Devocelle, who is retiring after 43 years as the organization’s CEO.
Shawnee Mission Health is recruiting a replacement for Ken Bacon, who after six years helming the company is leaving to lead Adventist Health System’s south Denver hospitals.
Read more: Kansas City Star