CEO Daniel Evans, Jr.: Medical, Economic Impact in the State of Indiana
Daniel Evans, Jr., JD, was named president and CEO of Indiana University Health, then Clarian Health, in November 2002. As CEO, Mr. Evans oversees IU Health's academic medical center associated with Indiana University School of Medicine and a statewide system with more than 20 partner hospitals and health centers throughout Indiana.
Under Mr. Evans leadership, IU Health continues to have a deep impact on the state of Indiana. With Indiana University, IU Health generated $11.5 billion for the state, equaling 4.5 percent of the state's total economy. It also sustained 100,000 jobs during the 2010-11 fiscal year
IU Health and its hospitals have continued to contribute to medical breakthroughs during Mr. Evan's tenure. Methodist Hospital was one of the first hospitals in Indiana and the United states to implant a stent graft to remove abdominal aortic aneurysms. IU Health was also one of the first health systems to receive accreditation for heart failure care.
Even before his appointment as president and CEO, Mr. Evans was active in the system through the IU Health board of directors. He served as chairman from 2000 to 2002.
Mr. Evans serves on numerous community, academic and healthcare-related boards including: the Indiana Health Information Exchange, Indiana Health Industry Forum and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a member of the bars of Indiana, the 7th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
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