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Community Health Network names Executive Director of Community Benefit

For release on March 07, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Community Health Network has named Priscilla Keith Executive Director of Community Benefit.

Keith has been with the network since 2013, most recently as assistant general counsel where she advised on diverse health care issues such as medical staff affairs, litigation, HIPAA privacy, human subject and medical device research, regulatory and risk management, home health and physician enterprise matters. 

In her new role, Keith is responsible for strategy and implementation of the Network’s Community Benefits program, will ensure compliance of state and federal governmental community benefit mandates, and support legislative and public policy advocacy to local, state and federal government officials for issues that impact the network’s aspiration goal for societal responsibility in support of the Network’s mission. Keith will enhance strategic partnerships with external health care providers, community organizations, governmental entities, industry foundations and philanthropic interests.

Prior to joining Community Health Network, Keith was Executive Director of the Hall Center for Law and Health and adjunct faculty at McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. She served as general counsel for the Health and Hospital Corporation and the Marion County Public Health Department, was assistant counsel to Governor Frank O’Bannon and was chief counsel for advisory and director, Unclaimed Property– Attorney General’s Office of Indiana.  She also worked for Eli Lilly and Company in Research, Environmental Affairs, and Clinical Research.

Keith received her B.S. in Biology from Spelman College, a M.S. in Biology from Atlanta University, and J.D. from the McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana.

About Community Health Network
Ranked among the nation’s most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana’s leader in providing convenient access to exceptional healthcare services, where and when patients need them—in hospitals, health pavilions and doctor’s offices, as well as workplaces, schools and homes.  As a non-profit health system with over 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana, Community’s full continuum of care integrates hundreds of physicians, specialty and acute care hospitals, surgery centers, home care services, MedChecks, behavioral health and employer health services.  To learn more, visit eCommunity.com or call 800-777-7775.

Kris Kirschner, Director Corporate Communications, Community Health Network
Kris Kirschner
Director, Corporate Communications