January 13, 2010

Dr. Beth Summers, a pediatric hospitalist, joined Hendricks Regional Health on Jan. 4. She is the Danville-based hospital's eighth hospitalist, which is a doctor whose entire practice is focused on patients staying at the hospital. Summers earned her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University and completed a residency in pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

Warsaw-based Zimmer Holdings Inc. named Jeffrey Paulsen its president of global businesses. He will oversee sales of Zimmer’s spine, dental, trauma and orthopaedic surgical products in countries outside the United States. Paulsen most recently served as chief operating officer for Detroit-based MPS Group Inc., a facilities management firm. Before that, he worked at Michigan-based Stryker Corp., a Zimmer rival.

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. has hired John J. Greisch to replace retiring CEO Peter Soderberg. Greisch comes to the Batesville-based hospital bed maker from Baxter International Inc., a global health care products company based in Deerfield, Ill.