Via Christi names director of corporate responsibility

Jared Sommers has been named director of corporate responsibility for Via Christi Hospitals on St. Francis and Harry and Via Christi Behavioral Health Center.

He joins Via Christi from Wamego City Hospital, where his duties included responsibility for risk management, safety, environmental services, plant operations and construction/renovation.

He is president of the Kansas Association of Risk and Quality Managers and a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.