Tim Hobbs, MD, MBA, EVP

Chief Physician Officer,Community Health Network

Tim Hobbs, M.D., MBA, is executive vice president, chief physician executive for Community Health Network. He provides executive and clinical leadership across a continuum of care that includes eight hospitals, more than 200 physician offices and ambulatory sites of care, along with home care services. He is a member of the Network Executive Leadership team, serves on the Board of Directors of Howard Regional Health, Primaria Health and the Foundation for Complex Health Solutions. Prior to being named Community’s chief physician executive, Dr. Hobbs served as the first CEO of Community Physicians of Indiana, now known as Community Physician Network, Indiana’s largest primary care medical group. He is an experienced family practice physician who began his career in 1981.

Prior to joining Community Physician Network as medical director in 2001, Dr. Hobbs had been a family practitioner with Anderson Family Health Specialists since 1992. He maintained a solo family practice in Anderson, Indiana from 1983 to 1992 and in Elwood, Indiana for two years prior to that. Dr. Hobbs served as chief of family practice, medical staff president and chief of staff for Community Hospital Anderson, and was medical director for MedPrime Anderson, LLC, between 1997 and 2003. He also served as a member of Community’s board of directors from 1989 to 1998.

Dr. Hobbs earned an undergraduate degree from Anderson University in 1974 and graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine four years later. He completed his residency at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. In 2004, he earned a master’s in business administration from Anderson University.

Speaker Sessions

36 – Perspectives from a CEO and Physician Executives: How Effective Governance Can Drive Sustained Improvements

How do you create a culture and build a leadership structure that benefits your patients and helps you meet your organization’s strategy in today’s value-based care environment? In this presentation, Cate Ranheim, MD, System Medical Director for Hospital Program, Unity Point Health, Tim Hobbs, MD, MBA, EVP, Chief Physician Officer, Community Health Network, and David Grauer, MHSA, MBA, Former CEO/Administrator, Intermountain Medical Center, will share their experiences in successfully engaging with their boards and physicians. Learn how to establish a vision, drive change, and align incentives to achieve your strategy and mission.

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