February 10, 2010

Community Health Network has promoted Jane Callahan, a registered nurse, to vice president for physician services, although she will keep her key duties: physician recruiting, partnering and credentialing. Callahan, a 30-year veteran at Community, is also president emeritus of the board of directors for the Indianapolis affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Dr. Gerald C. Walthall, has been appointed chairman of the central Indiana regional board of directors of the Sisters of St. Francis Health Services Inc. The Catholic hospital organization operates three hospitals in Beech Grove, Indianapolis and Mooresville. Walthall is a retired ear, nose and throat doctor. He is medical director of the St. Francis’ palliative medicine team in central Indiana.