February 16, 2011

Vince Caponi, CEO of Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health, will take charge of hospitals in Wisconsin that are also owned by St. Vincent’s parent organization, Ascension Health. The St. Louis-based Catholic hospital system operates 19 hospitals in Indiana and three more in Wisconsin, clustered near Milwaukee. Caponi has engineered a string of acquisitions for St. Vincent Health since taking charge of the organization in 1998.

Indiana University Health will promote Kelly Braverman to the new role of vice president of operations for the health care system’s downtown hospitals–IU Health Methodist Hospital, IU Health University Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Braverman, 35, has worked as the special assistant to CEO Dan Evans since 2003.

Myron D. Lewis has been named administrative director of Indiana University Health Saxony Hospital, a 42-bed facility scheduled to open later this year in Fishers. Lewis previously served as administrative executive director at the 355-bed IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Dr. Brian Leffler is joining Avon Family Health, a member of the Hendricks Regional Health Medical Group. Leffley holds degrees from Butler University and the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in family medicine at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.