Fort Hamilton Hospital has new leader, Kettering Health Network announces

Ron Connovich has been named president of Fort Hamilton Hospital, according to an announcement made today by Kettering Health Network.

He succeeds Michael Mewhirter, who had served in the role since June 2016 and was appointed vice president of finance for the Grandview Medical Center System, part of Kettering Health Network.

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Connovich has more than 30 years of health care experience in finance and operations. He joined Kettering Health Network in 2012 as chief operating officer and chief financial officer for Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia and Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek.

Connovich earned an associate degree in biomedical/medical engineering, a bachelor’s degree in business administration and general management from the University of Hawaii-West Oahu, and a Master of Business Administration from Chaminade University of Honolulu.

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Kettering Health Network includes eight hospitals, 11 emergency departments, and 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio.

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