New Top Officer for Downeast Community Hospital 

The chief operating officer of Downeast Community Hospital is now on administrative leave. Wayne Dodwell has been president and C.E.O. of the hospital since 2002.He’s been replaced by Craig Jesiolowski, who is now acting as interim chief executive officer, according to the hospital.Jesiolowski will act as hospital administrator during negotiations with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, as well as the centers for medicare and medicaid services.Downeast Community Hospital has started making changes to correct problems cited in a recent investigation.The hospital risks losing it’s medicare and medicaid reimbursements if those deficiencies aren’t corrected by July 10th.