David Williams, DO – President of the West Region and Chief Physician Executive
Phone: (317) 920-7164
For over 29 years, Dr. Williams has been an active Community Westview Hospital staff member in the practice of diagnostic radiology. During his tenure, Dr. Williams’ governance experience has been extensive, including ten years as Chairman of Credentials, six years as Chief of Staff and 20 consecutive years as a member of the hospital’s Board of Directors. As a result of Dr. William’s Chief Physician Executive position, Community Westview Hospital will be in a better position to enhance the hospital’s ability to improve its identity, achieve a higher level of patient services and care – and continue to strengthen our sustainability as a physician-led osteopathic health care provider.
Doug Penley – Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Penley is responsible for directing and administering all operational functions of Community Westview Hospital. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health administration from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. His career at Community Westview Hospital started in 1986 as a radiologic technologist. In 1999, Doug accepted the position of manager of radiology. From 2005 until the summer of 2013, he served as director of ancillary and support services. Throughout his career at Community Westview, he has taken on a variety of leadership responsibilities, including safety officer, corporate compliance, and serving on the operations team and administrative team.
Doug was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN, and now resides in Westfield with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending time with his family—skiing in the winter and in the summer enjoying the lake. He particularly loves watching his boys play sports and attending his daughter’s singing performances. “I have always been proud to represent and support Community Westview, and I look forward to expanding upon my commitment and dedication as COO. Future strategic and integrative plans will take Community Westview into a very exciting future, as part of Community Health Network,” said Doug Penley, chief operating officer.
James Williams, DO, CHCQM, FAIHQ – VP, Medical Staff
Phone: (317) 920-7384
James M. Williams, DO, CHCQM, FAIHQ, is the vice president of medical staff at Community Westview Hospital. Dr. Williams has been instrumental in achieving unprecedented quality improvements related to Community Westview Hospital’s CMS (Centers for Medicare Services) Quality Core Measures. Core measures help hospitals improve the quality of patient care by focusing on the actual results of care.
Dr. Williams is a board-certified family practice physician and graduated from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Indiana University. For more than 33 years, he has been a member of Community Westview Hospital’s medical staff and has practiced medicine at Rockville Plaza Family Practice. He has served as a member of the hospital’s board of directors for more than 25 years. For several years and currently, he serves as the medical director for Suburban Health Organization (SHO), an organization composed of ten central Indiana hospitals working together to promote quality, efficiency and patient access throughout Central Indiana.
From 1980 to 1981, Dr. Williams served as Westview Hospital’s (now Community Westview Hospital) chief of staff. He also served as president of the Indiana Osteopathic Association (IOA) and in 1996 received the J.B. Kinsinger Outstanding Osteopathic Physician Award, IOA’s highest honor for a physician in the state of Indiana. He has also served as a diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, and as a fellow of American Institute of Healthcare Quality.
In October of 2011, Dr. Williams was presented with the Indiana Hospital’s Association’s Award of Merit. The Award of Merit is given to a person other than a hospital CEO for exemplary service to health care.
Deborah Lee, RN, BSN, MLD – Chief Nursing Officer
Phone: (317) 920-7290
Deborah (Debi) Lee, RN, BSN, MLD has extensive clinical background in nursing and nursing management in hospitals, as well as community nursing. She earned her bachelor’s of science in nursing degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana, and her Master in Leadership from Saint Mary of the Woods College.
Debi is currently Community Westview Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer. Prior to this position, she worked as a respiratory therapist at Indiana University Hospital, a staff nurse on Community Westview Hospital’s medical surgical nursing unit, a school nurse at Van Buren Elementary School in Plainfield, Indiana, a nurse liaison for Community Westview Hospital’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, and prior to accepting the CNO position, Debi was Community Westview Hospital’s manager of Utilization Review.