News and Updates

American Health Network and Suburban Health Organization partner to improve healthcare quality and reduce cost

March 10, 2021 / Comments Off on American Health Network and Suburban Health Organization partner to improve healthcare quality and reduce cost

INDIANAPOLIS – Aug. 12, 2020 – American Health Network (AHN), part of Optum, and Suburban Health Organization (SHO) have entered into a partnership to improve healthcare quality and reducing cost of care for thousands of people insured by UnitedHealthcare’s AARP Medicare Advantage Plan beginning January 1, 2021. Teams of clinicians from AHN and SHO will…

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Tim Putnam Named to Biden-Harris COVID-19 Health Equity Taskforce

March 10, 2021 / Comments Off on Tim Putnam Named to Biden-Harris COVID-19 Health Equity Taskforce

Tim Putnam, CEO and Presidents of Margaret Mary Health, was named to the twelve-person national COVID-19 Health Equity Taskforce by the Biden Administration. The Task Force will provide recommendations for addressing health inequities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and for preventing such inequities in the future.

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

February 17, 2021 /

Please join us in welcoming these new additions to the clinical teams at the SHO hospitals. Dr. Amandeep Aulakh joins the Internal Medicine team at Major Health Partners located in Shelbyville.  Dr. Nicole Clark joins the Family Medicine team at Witham Health Services located in Lebanon.  Dr. Nizar Olabi joins the Obstetrics and Gynecology team at Witham…

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Honors and Awards

February 17, 2021 / Comments Off on Honors and Awards

2020 Indiana Hospital Awards John (Jack) Horner, President and CEO, Major Hospital in Shelbyville, IN was honored with the Distinguished Service Award by the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA). The IHA Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding personal achievement in support of the humanitarian and management goals of Indiana healthcare institutions. Horner was recognized for his many…

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Behavioral Health Integration Program Launched

February 17, 2021 / Comments Off on Behavioral Health Integration Program Launched

2020 marked the beginning of a new clinical offering across six of the Suburban Health Organization Partner Hospitals. Hancock Health, Johnson Memorial Health, Major Health Partners, Margaret Mary Health, Rush Memorial Hospital, and Witham Health Services began a new model of care called Behavioral Health Integration using the support of Dr. Caprice Gilpin, a Clinical…

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SHO Direct Partners with Vālenz Health

February 17, 2021 / Comments Off on SHO Direct Partners with Vālenz Health

In the fall of 2020, SHO launched a collaboration with Vālenz™ Health to assist with the distribution and promotion of SHO Direct. SHO Direct launched in 2016 as a direct-to-employer health plan network with 10 community health systems, providing convenient access to more than 300 primary care providers and 1,000 medical specialists across Indiana. In…

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SHO Hospitals Selected as Vaccination Distribution Sites

February 17, 2021 / Comments Off on SHO Hospitals Selected as Vaccination Distribution Sites

The long awaited COVID-19 vaccine has finally arrived in Indiana. As of March 2, more than 1,000,000 Hoosiers have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and nearly 570,000 of those individuals are fully vaccinated. In December, the Indiana State Department of Health first opened eligibility to schedule a vaccination appointment to select licensed…

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SHO Celebrates Physician Leadership Series 2019-2020 Graduates

January 11, 2021 / Comments Off on SHO Celebrates Physician Leadership Series 2019-2020 Graduates

Suburban Health Organization (SHO) celebrated the completion of its’ third Physician Leadership Series (PLS), held on August 11, 2020. Nineteen physicians from Goshen Health, Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health, Henry Community Health, Major Health Partners, and Witham Health Services successfully completed the series. The PLS introduces physicians and advanced practitioners to collaboration concepts in bringing…

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Welcome to SHO’s Newest Members, Logansport Memorial Hospital and Marion General Hospital

September 22, 2020 / Comments Off on Welcome to SHO’s Newest Members, Logansport Memorial Hospital and Marion General Hospital

As SHO launches a new year of strategic initiatives and aligned activities, we are proud to welcome Logansport Memorial Hospital and Marion General Hospital as our newest Affiliate Members. Members of both hospitals’ leadership teams have been participating in SHO’s Affinity Groups since last year and are quickly becoming integral parts of the SHO family.…

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

September 22, 2020 /

Please join us in welcoming these new additions to the clinical teams at the SHO hospitals. Dr. Maria Balboa Alvarez joins the Family Medicine Team at Witham Health Services located in Zionsville. Dr. John Neukam joins the CRNA team at Johnson Memorial Health located in Franklin. Dr. John Van Woert joins the Obstetrics and Gynecology…

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