Rex Healthcare and UNC Health Care System are making some changes in their senior leadership.
David Strong, president of Rex, has been promoted to chief operating officer of system affiliations at UNC Health Care. He will keep his position at Rex in addition to leading hospital and regional care sites outside of Chapel Hill for UNC Health Care. His responsibilities include partnering with other major health systems and physicians as well as developing and executing care site strategy.
Steve Burriss was promoted to chief operating officer at Rex and will be responsible for all ambulatory care and suburban operations, clinical and support service lines. He has previously worked as vice president of human resources and senior vice president of operations and ambulatory care.
Other changes include:
-Jayne Byrd promoted to VP of surgical services
-Bob Ricker promoted to VP of physician services
-Tom Williams promoted to VP of ambulatory services