William Corley announced plans to retire in 2010 as president and chief executive officer of the five-hospital Community Health Network based in Indianapolis, positions he has held since 1984, according to the healthcare system.
Following his retirement, effective Jan. 1, 2010, Corley plans to work in international affairs for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Mass. But Corley, 65, also plans to continue to reside in the Indianapolis area and remain active in community affairs, according to a news statement. Corley is chairman-elect of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce.
When Corley arrived, Community consisted of a single hospital on the east side of Indianapolis. The system has grown to include two more acute-care facilities in Indianapolis, another in Anderson, Ind., a physicians group practice, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent-care centers, nursing homes and other healthcare facilitiesin all more than 70 healthcare sites.
Corley is also a member of the board of directors of the Indiana Health Information Exchange, a pioneering regional health information organization, or RHIO, in central Indiana, and an early participant in the federally supported development of a proposed national health information network. Community Health Network is a founding member of the Indiana RHIO. -- by Joseph Conn