August 25, 2014

Dr. William VanNess submitted his resignation last week as Indiana’s health commissioner, but plans to stay in his role until Gov. Mike Pence finds a replacement, according to the Associated Press. VanNess was appointed by Pence in January, a month after retiring as CEO of Community Hospital of Anderson.

Dr. Isra’a Khan, a pediatric hospitalist at Community Hospital North, has joined Community Physician Network. She received her medical degree at Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan.

Suburban Health Organization named Dr. Craig Wilson chief medical officer. He will work to develop new ways for county-owned and not-for-profit hospitals in the organization to integrate their health care operations. Wilson previously served as chief medical officer of St. Vincent Fishers Hospital. He holds an undergraduate degree in medicine from the University of Queensland, Australia, and a master’s degree in health science from Duke University.