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Indiana Healthcare Digest 9/21/2018

 

 

 

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
Riverview CEO’s address highlights changes to health care in county | 9.18.18 |Current

Mitchell Parker, Executive Director of Information Security at IU Health | 9.19.18 | Becker's  
Ascension's surplus shrinks as system standardizes revenue cycle | 9.18.18 | Modern HC
10 healthcare leaders share the best advice they received: Ryan Kitchell, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Indiana University Health, 9.14.18 | Beckers

NORTH
Franciscan Health and Beacon Health System Partner for Acute Care Hospital in LaPorte | 9.21.18 | Inside IN Bus
Pain center reopens after being served a warrant by federal agents | 9.19.18 | Journal Courier
Community Healthcare System Cuts Ribbon on St. Mary Medical Center Occupational Health Clinic | 9.19.18 | Valpo Life
Goshen Health to Open New Infusion Center | 9.14.18 | Inside IN Bus

SOUTH
Old Pharmacy Opens New Building in New Albany | 9.21.18 | Inside IN Bus

EAST
IU Health just loosened its employee tattoo policy. Is this happening at other workplaces? | 9.20.18 | Star Press

WEST
Philanthropy funds 10 new isolation carts at IU Health White Memorial Hospital | 9.18.18 | Herald Journal

FORT WAYNE
Parkview Partnering With Cincinnati Children's Hospital | 9.18.18 | Inside IN BusFort Wayne Journal GazetteWFFT
City picks Parkview as health provider- Change from employees being able to pick Lutheran | 9.18.18 | Journal Gazette
Cyberattack forces Indiana hospital to cancel elective surgeries, divert ambulances | 9.19.18 | Becker'sWANE

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

LIFE SCIENCES
TriMedx nearly doubles workforce with $300M acquisition  | 9.17.18 | IBJ
Elanco IPO Raises $1.5B as the Animal Health Biz Spins Off from Lilly | 9.20.18 | XconomyIBJInside IN BusNasdaq
DowDuPont announces leaders for Corteva Agriscience, DuPont | 9.19.18 |Inside IN BusIBJ
Competitor beats Lilly to market with migraine drug approval | 9.17.18 | IBJ

PUBLIC HEALTH
CRISPR for Flaviviruses; Indiana's Late HIV Response; Gene-Edited HBV Cure? | 9.19.18 | MedPage Today
Smoking rates drop, but habit still costly: Impact on households $1,000 per year | 9.20.18 | The Herald
Should Hoosiers Near Wind Farms Worry About Their Health? | 9.21.18 | WFYI
Indiana Youth Institute: How childhood trauma impacts future health | 9.17.18 | WTHR

HEALTH REFORM
State health leaders exchange ideas with local officials | 9.19.18 | Herald Tribune
Board of health unanimously approves gun research resolution | 9.19.18 | Kokomo Perspective
Ahead Of Elections, Healthcare Concerns Of Hoosier Seniors | 9.21.18 | WFYI

OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Federal agency awards Indiana $21M to fight opioid abuse | 9.19.18 | WCPOInside IN BusWFYI
Indiana creates online tracker of opioid incidents | 9.16.18 | Goshen News
Responding to the Addictions Crisis: IU experts, Nicolas Terry, Ross Silverman, and Aila Hoss, share findings on Capitol Hill | 9.21.18 | IU News
Opioid deaths at epidemic proportions | 9.18.18 | Hendricks County Flyer
Grant to Support Opioid Fight in Northwest Indiana | 9.17.18 | Inside IN Bus
County and state officials work to improve fatal overdose data with new legislation | 9.18.18 | Newsbug

EDUCATION
Elizabeth Ryan, experienced leader in medical education, to take helm of IU School of Medicine's Gary campus | 9.18.18 | IU NewsroomInside IN Bus
Regenstrief, IU Aging Center Partner on First-of-Its-Kind Study | 9.21.18 | Inside IN Bus
Gift to Benefit Franklin College Master's Program | 9.19.18 |Inside IN Bus
Precision Health Initiative efforts lead to new cancer treatment for state | 9.21.18 |IU News
IU vice president for research shares updates on three Grand Challenges initiatives | 9.21.18 | IU News

PHYSICIANS
Indiana VA doctor says she was fired after flagging opioid over-prescriptions | 9.19.18 | Daily Caller

PAYERS
Indiana Uninsured Rates Unchanged | 9.18.18 | WFYI

OTHER
Indy Dental Tech True Nature Holding Company Acquired | 9.19.18 | Inside IN Bus

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