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Southern California health care administrator selected to head Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
The Mercury News

After the sudden departure of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s CEO four months ago, a health care administrator from Southern California was appointed on Wednesday to take over the vacant post. Paul Lorenz, currently the chief deputy director for the Ventura County Health Care Agency, will earn an annual salary of $251,535 to head the county’s 574-bed acute care hospital. His predecessor, Linda M. Smith, served for 18 months and exited the office with a salary of $284,866.

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