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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.


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 thirteen 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 nearly 30 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 Decatur County Memorial Hospital, 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: Ascension St. VincentFranciscan Health, and Indiana University Health.

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Welcome to Tara McVay, President and CEO of Logansport Memorial Hospital

Please join us in welcoming the new President and CEO of Logansport Memorial Hospital, Tara McVay.

Tara P. McVay, RN, MSN, has been a key member of the Logansport Memorial Hospital team for over 25 years, with expertise in multiple sectors. She began in 1997, working in various nursing roles before joining the Executive Leadership team in 2013. She was named Chief Nursing Officer in 2015. She is the first woman to step into the CEO role at Logansport Memorial, after nearly 100 years of the organization’s operation.

In July of 2023, Logansport Memorial Hospital received the CMS 5-Star designation; Ms. McVay was a large contributor to this achievement. With her focus on quality, nursing recruitment and retention increased. She also worked to establish partnerships with local universities to provide opportunities for professional development within the workforce.

Ms. McVay attended Purdue University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, then went on to earn a Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Management from Western Governors University. She serves as chairman of the West Central Indiana Patient Safety Coalition and is a member of the Midwest Indiana Organization of Nursing Leaders. Additionally, Ms. McVay is a member of the 4C Board of Directors and holds a seat on the Indiana University Kokomo and Ivy Tech Advisory Boards.

President of Suburban Health Organization, Dave Lippincott commented, "We are thrilled to see Tara McVay assume the President/CEO role at Logansport Memorial. With Tara’s experience and time spent there over the last 25 years, I am eager to see all the ways her addition will contribute to the SHO collective, and to the community around her.”

We are excited to have Tara McVay on board and welcome her to the CEO Roundtable.

Click here to read announcement from Logansport Memorial Hospital.

News and Updates

Welcome to Dr. Michelle Fenoughty, President and CEO of Hendricks Regional Health

August 23, 2023

Please join us in welcoming the new President and CEO of Hendricks Regional Health, Dr. Michelle Fenoughty. With nearly 30 years of experience extending across multiple areas within healthcare, Dr. Fenoughty stands out in more ways than one. This includes the decades she spent as a practicing women’s health physician, as well as her roles…

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Welcome to Dave Hyatt, President and CEO of Riverview Health

July 17, 2023

Please join us in welcoming the new President and CEO of Riverview Health, Dave Hyatt. For more than 15 years, Dave Hyatt has been working in executive roles prior to his time at Riverview. This includes his role as President of Blackford Hospital as well as Vice President of System Rural Strategy at IU Health.…

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Welcome to SHO’s Newest Member, Decatur County Memorial Hospital

June 14, 2023

SHO is proud to welcome Decatur County Memorial Hospital as our newest Affiliate Member.Located in Greensburg, Indiana, Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) is a 25 bed, county-owned facility and a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization with health services located throughout Decatur County.As an Affiliate Member, Decatur County Memorial Hospital will be joining SHO’s twelve other Members, as…

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

April 25, 2023

Please join us in welcoming these new additions to the clinical teams at the SHO hospitals. For more information about SHO’s Provider Recruitment efforts, please visit or contact Bianca McKinney, Provider Recruiter, at 317.692.5222 ext. 215.

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