FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
IU Health COO Search Awarded to HealthSearch Partners
INDIANAPOLIS, IN-- November 12, 2018—The executive search for the Chief Operating Officer of IU
Health has been awarded to HealthSearch Partners, the recently formed firm dedicated to securing
transformational leadership for mission-minded healthcare organizations.
The position is responsible for the efficient operation of IU Health entities throughout the entire
system and will require an individual who has the background and knowledge to operationally and
culturally align an enterprise that combines academic medical center facilities, large community
hospitals rural hospitals, vertically integrated health care services, and health insurance plans.
IU Health total patient revenue is over $8.4 billion with over 115,000 inpatient admissions, 2,789,000
outpatient visits, 110.000 surgery cases, and a staff of nearly 30,000 individuals.
The search is under the co-directorship of Keith C. Southerland, HealthSearch Board Chair, and Laura
A. Conley, HealthSearch Vice President.
HealthSearch Partners was formed by the joining together of Chicago based CES Partners, Ltd. and
Dallas based firms of FaithSearch Partners and Southerland Partners. Together, the three firms have a
combined experience of over 3100 managed searches including over 500 CEO searches with a 98 %
success rate and represent over 130 years of search experience.
Additional information regarding HealthSearch Partners can be found on its website at www.healthsearchpartners.com.
Wiley N. Carr, LFACHE
Office: (502) 243-0277