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Chief Executive Officer Named for Lutheran Medical Group

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011) — Lutheran Health Network officials released today that William Ehinger has become the chief executive officer of the Lutheran Medical Group. Ehinger has worked in management and operations for Allen Superior Court and in healthcare for more than 20 years. Most recently, Ehinger served as the CEO of Brooklyn Medical Associates. BMA was acquired by Lutheran Medical Group in August. In his new role, Ehinger oversees administrative management for 126 multi-specialty and family practice physicians.

"Bill has a strong background in healthcare-related business that will serve him well in leading this diverse physician practice," said Lutheran Health Network CEO Joe Dorko. "Lutheran Health Network is pleased to have Bill's expertise. His experience with family practice will be especially helpful since nearly one-third of the physicians within Lutheran Medical Group are now family practice."

With a Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University Fort Wayne in 1980, Ehinger has focused his career in administration, starting with the court system then moving into the healthcare industry. He and his wife Rose have three grown children including two daughters and a son. Aside from his career, Ehinger, a Fort Wayne native, enjoys recreational boating and do-it-yourself projects with his family.

Lutheran Medical Group caregivers specialize in 13 areas of expertise including allergy, cardiology, electrophysiology, endocrinology/diabetes, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, hospitalist, infectious disease, internal medicine, pediatric specialties, pulmonology and rheumatology. LMG also takes part in numerous research studies and offers an array of diagnostic services.

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