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SHO Direct

SHO Direct is a new network design created for Indiana employers. It brings together 10 high-quality, low-cost community health systems that work together to expand  access to care and lower costs for employees and employers.

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Provider Recruitment

Suburban Health Organization (SHO) is a leader in Indiana and Indianapolis area provider recruitment and offers physician practice opportunities in systems in suburban and rural locations.

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Continuing Education

Suburban Health Organization is accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education to physicians.  Additional programs available for nurses.

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Population Health

Suburban Health Organization works to position its hospital members and the patients they serve for success under risk-based reimbursement models while improving the health of our communities.

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Expense Reduction

SHO hospitals work together to reduce operating expenses by leveraging economies of scale through shared service and group purchasing arrangements.

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Clinical Integration

SHO hospitals work together to achieve shared clinical goals through provider education, shared provider opportunities, and accountable care arrangements aimed toward increased quality outcomes and decreasing cost of care.

Suburban Health Organization serves its members by providing a collaborative forum to facilitate desired integrations and outcomes, while allowing care to remain local and preserving deep-rooted ties to hospital communities.

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Suburban Health Organization (SHO) is comprised of twelve community-based Indiana hospitals working together to improve access to the highest quality healthcare possible. Incorporated in 1994, SHO serves its members by providing a collaborative forum to facilitate desired integrations and outcomes, while allowing care to remain local and preserving deep-rooted ties to hospital communities. For more than 25 years, this synergetic group has created value by forming shared services, leveraging their combined purchasing power, sharing best practices, and finding innovative solutions to some of healthcare’s biggest challenges. Through partnership, we are ensuring that vital, independent community health systems continue to thrive. Together, we are creating healthier communities.

Our members include Goshen Health, Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health, Henry Community Health, Johnson Memorial Health, Logansport Memorial Hospital, Major Health Partners, Margaret Mary Health, Marion Health, Riverview Health, Rush Memorial Hospital, and Witham Health Services. Our members regularly collaborate with the following tertiary systems for patient care and community based health initiatives: Community Health Network, Franciscan Health, Indiana University Health, and Ascension St Vincent.

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Welcome to Liz Leising and Kelly Braverman

Please join us in congratulating SHO’s two newest CEOs.

Liz Leising has been appointed as Margaret Mary Health’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Leising has been serving as Interim President and CEO since September 2021. “We are thrilled to see Liz advance into her new role at Margaret Mary Health. Her strong clinical background and proven ability to build key strategic partnerships will make her an important asset to both the hospital and SHO’s collaborative model,” commented Dave Lippincott, President of Suburban Health Organization.

Kelly Braverman was announced as President and Chief Executive Officer on December 1, 2021. Ms. Braverman comes from a local healthcare system with eighteen years of experience. Mr. Lippincott added, “We are excited to have Kelly join our SHO network. Her extensive background working in a major health system will bring great value to our SHO collaborative model.”

We look forward to welcoming Liz and Kelly formally to the CEO Roundtable.

Click here to read the announcement by Margaret Mary Health.

Click here to read the announcement by Witham Health Services.

News and Updates

Hospital Happenings – Goshen Health

June 29, 2022

Goshen Hospital broke ground on a new four-story patient tower in November 2019. The project, completed this recent spring, offers numerous benefits including private patient rooms and state-of-the-art infection control capabilities, minimizing exposure to infection and enhancing safety for patients as well as caregivers. Enhancements were made to the project along the way, as the…

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Dr. Ray Ingham Receives the Sagamore of the Wabash Award

June 29, 2022

Dr. Ray Ingham, former President of Witham Health Services, was the recipient of the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash Award. The Sagamore of the Wabash Award is presented to those who are “distinguished by their humanity and living, their loyalty and friendship, wisdom and counsel and their inspiration and leadership.” “Sagamore” was a term used…

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Welcome to the Newest Providers Placed through SHO’s Recruitment Program

June 29, 2022

Please join us in welcoming these new additions to the clinical teams at the SHO hospitals. Dr. Nicholas Frechette joins the Hospitalist team at Witham Health Services located in Lebanon. Dr. Joshua Morris assists the Anesthesiologist team by picking up shifts at Johnson Memorial Health located in Franklin. Dr. Loren Schubert joins the Hospitalist team…

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Suburban Health Organization Develops Population Health Board

June 29, 2022

Suburban Health Organization’s (SHO’s) partnering hospitals have had varying levels of collaboration in population health contracts since our first foray into the world of traditional Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs in 2015. Although a number of our partner hospitals have had relationships with other ACO entities, generally speaking, we have had an increasing degree of…

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SHO Hospitals Partnering on Cybersecurity Readiness

June 29, 2022

The prevalence of cybersecurity threats in our lives in 2022 is undeniable. You do not have to look very far to understand the daily impact of cyber-attacks across the US and the world.  This includes high-profile attacks such as the one on the Colonial Pipeline in 2021 and even instances of cyber-attacks among the SHO…

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