Murphy will become CEO of IU Health in April. Those who know him say Murphy’s early experiences with family, church and medicine make him exceptionally well-suited to a complex hospital system in swiftly changing times.
The area surrounding Methodist Hospital at Capitol Avenue and West 16th Street could be ripe for much-needed redevelopment following Indiana University Health’s announcement that it will spend $1 billion to expand the campus.
Hendricks Regional Health will construct a 100,000-square-foot emergency room and outpatient center on the north side of Brownsburg by early 2017, hoping to capitalize on an underserved part of the state’s second-fastest-growing county.
In a move to create a stronger identity, Franciscan Alliance will become Franciscan Health, and will stop using the names of St. Francis, St. James, St. Anthony and other familiar saints at its hospitals, the company announced Tuesday.
St. Vincent will expand its footprint in central Indiana by opening eight small hospitals where patients can get treated for medical conditions that aren’t life-threatening. The first four locations were announced Monday.