Peggy Homeier has been appointed director of operations for Franciscan St. Francis Health Network, replacing Pam Jursik. Homeier most recently managed Medicaid programs for the Indiana Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning. She previously held positions at Health Systems International, Intercontinental Corp. and Golden Rule Insurance Co. She has a business degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Dr. J. Scott Cline opened Avon Neurology, part of the Hendricks Regional Health Medical Group. Cline did his medical training at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he also went through residency training in neurology.
Ohio-based insurance brokerage Hylant Group hired Michael Gilbert to lead its Indianapolis office. Gilbert was executive senior vice president of First Merchants Insurance Group.
Methodist Sports Medicine-The Orthopedic Specialists appointed H. Thad Johnson its new CEO. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and has attended the graduate school of public administration, health policy and administration at New York University.
Lisa Davey, a registered nurse, has joined the St. Francis Cancer Center as a breast nurse navigator. Davey worked for St. Francis from 1981 to 2007. She holds a nursing degree from the University of Indianapolis.
Leah Scalf, a registered nurse, has been appointed quality manager of emergency services at Franciscan St. Francis Health’s hospitals in Indianapolis, Beech Grove and Mooresville. Scalf earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing at the Indiana University School of Nursing.