Our constant pursuit of excellence through leading-edge medicine and scientific innovation at IU Health is guided by our executive leadership and board of directors. Learn more about those who lead IU Health Saxony Hospital.
Mike Harlowe served as president of IU Health Tipton Hospital before also adding IU Health Saxony Hospital to his scope of leadership in July 2016. During his tenure at IU Health Tipton Hospital—and now at IU Health Saxony Hospital—he has played a key role in facilitating collaborative relationships between community leaders, across hospital disciplines and even with the IU Health system.
Prior to joining IU Health, Harlowe served as vice president of operations at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany, Indiana, and vice president of professional and support services at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.
Randall Yust has 30 years' experience in healthcare finance and operations, serving previously at La Porte Regional Health System in La Porte, Indiana, in the roles of interim president and chief executive officer in late 2004 and as vice president of finance and chief financial officer prior to that. For 13 years—1985 to 1998—Yust served as vice president and chief financial officer for Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso, and from 1975 to 1985, Yust served Community Hospital of Anderson, Indiana, ending his time there as acting chief financial officer. Yust has excelled throughout his career with notable business development and financial success at the hospitals he has served.
Ruth Kain has over 21 years of experience in the nursing field. She began her career at IU Health North Hospital in 2009 as the regional manager of emergency services and the nursing pool. In 2013, Kain was promoted to director of clinical operations at IU Health Saxony Hospital. Most recently, she was promoted to associate chief nursing officer, and served as interim chief nursing officer for IU Health North and IU Health Saxony hospitals before being named to the position permanently in December 2016.
In her role as CNO for IU Health North and IU Health Saxony, Kain serves as the key nursing and patient care administrative officer, providing direction to the delivery of patient care and setting the tone for all aspects of clinical management. She provides leadership to develop and communicate objectives, coordinates efforts to integrate patient care and support services which fulfills the hospitals’ mission, vision and values, championing a culture of nursing and patient care excellence.
Steven Kile has more than 15 years experience as a leader in human resources. He comes to IU Health from the Springfield Regional Medical Center in Ohio, where he served as regional HR director, managing the daily HR operations for two hospitals, two long-term care facilities and multiple clinical sites. Prior to that, Kile served in a number of HR leadership positions, including stints at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio and St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio.
Kile has a bachelor's degree from Manchester University, a master's degree in social work from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.