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March 23, 2011

Community Heart and Vascular added Dr. Jo Mahenthiran as its 12th physician. Mahenthiran specializes in non-invasive cardiology and cardiac imaging. Most recently, he was an associate professor of clinical medicine and the director of cardiac imaging at the Krannert Institute of Cardiology at Indiana University. The practice is part of Indianapolis-based Community Health Network.

Robert Wade has joined Indianapolis-based Krieg DeVault LLP’s health care practice as a partner in the law firm’s Mishawaka office. His practice concentrates on hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, physician groups, physicians and other medical providers. Wade is the creator of Captain Integrity, www.captainintegrity.com, a compliance program resource used by many hospitals, health systems and other providers.

Dr. Paul E. Driscoll has been selected as medical director for St. Francis Medical Group after serving in that position on an interim basis for several months. A family physician, Driscoll will continue to oversee clinical operations of the 140-member physician group, which is owned by Franciscan St. Francis Health. Driscoll is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Harold Berfiend has been named chief operating officer of Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital. Berfiend is a former controller for IU Health, when it was called Clarian Health. He came to Ball Memorial as chief financial officer after Clarian acquired the Muncie hospital in 2008.

Indianapolis-based SonarMed Inc. has named William DeMars its vice president of sales and marketing. DeMars will orchestrate the 2011 U.S. market launch of SonarMed’s Airwave system, which monitors breathing tubes for patients requiring ventilators. DeMars was previously the vice president of business development for Minnesota-based Ashmak, a medical consultancy.

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