Community Health Network Engages Simply Retail

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Community Health Network has hired Simply Retail, the nation's leader in healthcare retailing strategies to perform a 'Retail Discovery'. The purpose of the 'Retail Discovery' is to identify potential retail opportunities at Community Hospital North and The Indiana Heart Hospital.

Community Health Network has engaged Simply Retail, the nation’s leader in healthcare retailing strategies, to perform a Retail Discovery identifying new retail opportunities that complement the consumer-oriented care model planned for the next evolution of Community’s North Campus. This study is focused on uncovering potential retail opportunities at Community Hospital North and The Indiana Heart Hospital to support first-and-foremost patient care and recovery programs.

Community Health Network will undergo the Retail Discovery led by a team of experts in all areas of healthcare, retail and store layout and design. This thorough examination of the hospital’s current retail position will enable Simply Retail to develop a blueprint for all of their recommended retail strategies.

Mindy Thompson, founder and president of Simply Retail, is optimistic regarding this opportunity. “The new space will benefit all who come to Community’s North Campus. Healthcare retailing enables hospitals to serve their communities more effectively by examining their retail needs,” Thompson said.

Founded in 1994, Simply Retail is a Minneapolis-based retail consultancy firm specializing in healthcare retailing. Simply Retail is the voice and pioneer of healthcare retailing. For the last seven years, Simply Retail has focused its retail expertise solely on healthcare, creating the processes and details necessary to make healthcare retailing a success. Simply Retail has helped numerous hospitals and clinics boost revenues and expand patient care through industry-proven retail strategies. For more information about Simply Retail, please call 612.659.8200 or visit

Ranked among the top 40 integrated health care networks in the nation, Community Health Network has more than 60 sites of care throughout central Indiana. This includes Community Hospitals East, North and South in Indianapolis and Community Hospital Anderson; The Indiana Heart Hospital, a dedicated heart hospital; MedCheck urgent care centers; Indiana Surgery Centers; more than 50 primary care physician practices; home health services; nursing homes; and other health care facilities. Community Health Network is committed to getting you well and back to your life. For more information about Community Health Network or to find a physician, call 800-777-7775 or visit

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