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Tuesday, January 13, 2009

New director tapped for St. Francis ortho, neuro services

INDIANAPOLIS – Chris DiGiusto has been appointed director of the Orthopedics/Neurosciences service line at St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers, effective Feb. 2.

In his new role, DiGiusto will provide operational and strategic guidance and support for all aspects of orthopedics and neurosciences at St. Francis.

“Chris is a results-driven leader who has provided direction in strategic planning, business development, and physician relations for St. Francis and brings that experience and new insight to his new position,” said Keith Jewell, executive vice president and chief operating officer.

In his previous position as director of product and business development he worked on various projects with St. Francis area physician practices. A Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, DiGiusto has been associated with the hospital since 2003 and has held several management and consulting positions.

DiGiusto, an Indianapolis resident, earned his undergraduate degree and master’s of health services administration at Xavier University in Cincinnati where he was an honors student. He’s also an alumnus of Roncalli High School.