Patricia Bowman has joined Synova Healthcare (Media, Pennsylvania) as vice president, marketing. Bowman brings more than 15 years of marketing management experience to Synova, most recently as a consultant for companies like GlaxoSmithKline. Synova Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of Synova Healthcare Group, distributes rapid, non-invasive medical diagnostics to retail for over-the-counter use, and directly to healthcare providers for point-of-care use in the clinical setting.

Phillip Sowa was named CEO for Park Plaza Hospital, part of Tenet's (Dallas) Texas-Gulf Coast Region. Sowa was previously CEO at Meadowcrest Hospital, a Tenet facility that is part the NOLA Regional Health Network. Park Plaza Hospital and Medical Center, part of Tenet Texas, is a 446-bed acute care facility that has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of the Houston area for 30 years.

John Rooney has been named vice president of marketing at Terumo Interventional Systems (Somerset, New Jersey). Rooney most recently was director of marketing at Roche Diagnostics. Terumo Interventional Systems, a business unit of Terumo Medical, sells guidewires, catheters, introducer sheaths and embolization products for use in interventional procedures. Rooney is playing a role in the expansion of Terumo's marketing capabilities as it takes back distribution of its interventional products, including Glidewire guidewires, Glidecath catheters and Pinnacle introducer sheaths, as the company ends a 15-year relationship with Boston Scientific, which has provided marketing, sales and distribution of Terumo's vascular interventional products.

Eric Boduch has been named vice president of marketing for Vitria Technology (Sunnyvale, California). Before joining Vitria, Boduch founded ProductSoft and served as CEO of Cerebellum software. Vitria is a provider of business process integration products and solutions.

Dwayne Dixon has joined Zassi Medical Evolutions (Fernandina Beach, Florida) as vice president of marketing. Dixon's marketing and sales experience includes positions Johnson & Johnson, Becton Dickinson and Sherwood Davis & Geck. Zassi Medical Evolutions makes the Zassi Bowel Management System and gastrointestinal access devices.

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