February 23, 2011

Community Health Network appointed registered nurse Cindy Adams its chief nursing officer, overseeing 3,000 nurses. On Feb. 26, Adams will replace Jan Bingle, who is retiring after 27 years at Community. Adams holds degrees from Ball State and Indiana universities. She resides in Shelbyville.

Dr. Marc Overhage is leaving Indianapolis-based Indiana Health Information Exchange Inc. to become chief medical informatics officer of Siemens, a German company with its U.S. health services business unit based in Pennsylvania. Until earlier this year, Overhage was CEO of the exchange, but stepped down and was replaced by local software entrepreneur Harold Apple.

Dr. Isaac J. Myers II will become president of St. Francis Medical Group on Feb. 28. Myers was previously vice president of clinical and business integration at Wishard Health Services. From 1998 to 2006, Myers was vice president of medical affairs for Advantage Health Solutions, a health insurer in Indianapolis. A New York City native, Myers earned his medical degree from Wayne State School of Medicine and performed his residency in family medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. James L. Gahimer has established a practice with the newly created Center Grove Internal Medicine in Greenwood, which is part of the St. Francis Medical Group. Gahimer previously worked as a drug safety consultant with T.L. Care Corp in Beech Grove, and before that was a medical adviser in global product safety at Eli Lilly and Co.