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Indiana Healthcare Digest 9/7/2018

 

 

 

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
Dr. Patrick McGill named new CEO For Primaria Health |9.6.18 |Inside IN Bus
U.S. News & World Report: best hospital for neurosurgery in every state-  IU Health Medical Center  | 9.4.18 |Beckers
4 healthcare CFOs on the essential skills finance chiefs need today- Jeff Wakefield, CFO of Marion General Hospital; Jennifer Alvey, senior vice president and CFO of Indiana University Health; Jeff Daneff, CFO of Porter Health Care System  | 9.5.18 |Beckers

NORTH
Anderson BZA approves Community Hospital's request for a variance for on-site beekeeping | 9.6.18 |Herald Bulletin

SOUTH
Columbus mall to become indoor sports complex| 8.31.18 |CBS 4 ,Indy ChannelInside IN Bus
Deaconess Steps up For Planned Aquatic Center | 9.7.18 |Inside IN Bus

EAST
Mt. Vernon enters10-year partnership with Hancock Health | 9.4.18 |Daily Reporter
Hancock Region Hospice earns state award | 9.3.18 |Daily Reporter

WEST
Clinton, Ind.-based Valley Professionals Community Health Center names Scott Andritsch CFO | 9.6.18 |Beckers
New VA outpatient clinic opens in Terre Haute serving as 'bridge' until larger facility opens in three years | 9.4.18 |Tribune Star

FORT WAYNE
Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, which operates Munster, Ind.-based Community Healthcare System, named Jesus Delgado,PhD, vice president of IT and CIO | 9.6.18 | BeckersInside IN Bus
Fort Wayne to host cancer summit | 9.6.18 |FW Bus Weekly

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

PUBLIC HEALTH
STIs on the rise in Vanderburgh County, surrounding area and nation | 9.5.18 |Evansville Courier
Lawrence County Hepatitis A cases hold steady at 50 in latest health report | 9.4.18 |Times Mail
Goshen City Council approves bans on smoking, vaping more restrictive than state law | 9.5.18 | Goshen News
Enhanced smoking restrictions now in effect in Manchester | 9.5.18 |Wabash Plain Dealer
Wayne County still in Top 10 nationally for hepatitis A cases | 8.31.18 |Palladium Item
FSSA, ISDH Name Daniel Rusyniakand Melissa Collier as Chief Medical Officers | 9.6.18 | Inside IN Bus
Critics Trying to Stop A Big Study Of Sepsis Say The Research Puts Patients At Risk | 8.28.18 |WFYI
With Insulin Prices Soaring, Some Diabetics Turn to Dangerous Work Around | 9.5.18 |WFYI

MENTAL HEALTH
Group offering free training to identify mental health warning signs in youth | 9.5.18 |Fox 59
New addiction intervention company opens in Merrillville | 9.7.18 |NWI Times
Mental Health First Aid Offered At Annual Summit | 9.6.18 |WFYI

OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Combating the Opioid Crisis: Governor's office announces a new partnership with Youth First | 8.31.18 |Reporter-Times
Procedure Freezes Nerves, Reduces Need for Prescription Opioids | 9.4.18 | WFYI

EDUCATION
Patient beware: Indiana University researchers diagnose crowdsourced hospital ratings |9.6.18 |IU News
Manchester University Adding New  Global Health Major | 9.4.18 |Inside IN Bus
Social media hospital ratings don't reliably predict clinical care quality, study finds | 9.7.18 |Beckers
Design Unveiled For Ball State Foundational Sciences Building | 9.7.18 |Inside IN Bus
IUPUI Professor Lands $2M NIH Grant | 9.5.18 |Inside IN Bus
IU School of Medicine Looks To Advance Cure For Cancer In Children | 9.3.18 |IN Public Media

EMPLOYERS
Wellness Council of Indiana Certifies Kimball International as an AchieveWELL Company | 9.6.18 |Nasdaq

LIFE SCIENCES
Cook Biotech Partnering with Massachusetts Company | 9.6.18 |Inside IN Bus
White to Lead Lilly Oncology | 8.31.18 |Inside IN Bus
Tax appeals mushroom as Lilly, city squabble over years of assessments | 8.31.18 |IBJ
Elanco Releases Details on IPO | 9.7.18 |Inside IN Bus

OTHER
Drug-firm study claims hospitals ratchet up costs | 9.6.19 | Journal Gazette
Big seniors-only apartment complex slated for north-side neighborhood | 9.4.18 |IBJ
TRIMEDX Announces Executive Team Addition | 9.5.18 | Courier Express
Healthx Inc. Appoints CEO, CFO | 8.31.18 | Inside IN Bus

Healthcare Digest compiled by EWHC Member Elizabeth Walker, JD, MHA, FACHE