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Indiana Healthcare Digest 11/3/2018

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
Riverview Breaks Ground on Fishers Facility | 10.24.18 |Inside IN Bus, PR News Wire
Health systems ranked among healthiest workplaces in 2018: Witham Health Services #22,
IU Health #95 | 11.1.18 |Beckers, Healthiest Employers
 
EAST
Changes in corporate structure lead to top-level appointment of Carla Fouse at St Vincent Randolph Hospital | 10.25.18 | Kokomo Perspective
 
WEST
High Tech Telehealth Comes to Vermillion County | 11.2.18 |Inside IN Bus
 
NORTH
Replay celebrates 30 years of improving patients’ lives | 10.30.18 |Kokomo Perspective
 
FORT WAYNE
Partnership between Cameron Hospital, Radiation Oncology Associates and Parkview Health benefits Steuben County cancer patients | 10.28.18 | KPC News
Noble, LaGrange hospitals benefit from connectivity | 10.28.18 |KPC News
Mend Medical Investment Firm Aims to ‘Mend’ Healthcare Industry | 11.1.18 |Inside IN Bus
CHS nearly triples 3rd Q loss | 10.31.18 |FW Business Weekly
Byron Health Center breaks ground for new facility | 10.26.18 |FW Business Weekly

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

PAYERS
Anthem Profit Jumps in Q3 | 10.31.18 |Inside IN Bus, Beckers
Ambetter from MHS Health Coverage expanding Indiana coverage | 11.1.18 |Business Insider
MDwise Works To Decrease The Number Of Uninsured | 11.2.18 |WBIW
 
PUBLIC HEALTH
New flu strains bring new complications for October-May 2018-19 season | 10.27.18 |Kokomo Tribune
First Indiana flu-related death of the season reported by health department | 11.2.18 |FOX 59, WANE, The Republic
Reducing tobacco use leads public health school's dean to-do list | 10.26.18 |IU Newsroom
Miami County Health Department Health not renewing Narcan grant | 10.29.18 |Peru Tribune
Tobacco, opioid epidemics claimed 14,200 Hoosier lives in 2017, studies say | 10.30.18 |IBJ
NCAA, DOD Pledge $22M More for Concussion Research | 10.31.18 |Inside IN Bus, IBJ, WFYI, IUSM News
 
OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Pilot drug abuse program expands into 18 Indiana counties | 10.29.18 |Herald Bulletin
Talking about treatment, community partnerships in Henry County | 11.1.18 |Courier Times
Opioids, tobacco damage Hoosiers-14,200 dead, $12.6 billion cost in 2017 | 10.31.18 |Journal Gazette
New Reports Calculate Lives Lost To Tobacco, Opioids | 10.30.18 |WFYI
 
LIFE SCIENCES
Lilly Details Collaboration That Could Grow Exponentially | 10.29.18 |Inside IN Bus
Cook Group transforms Indy beer warehouse into modern research site | 10.29.18 |IBJ
Elanco Partners With Danish Company |11.2.18 |Inside IN Bus
IU Fund Invests in Drug Company NERx Bioscience | 10.30.18 |Inside IN Bus
Anderson 'Perfect Environment' For Italpollina Operation | 11.2.18 |Inside IN Bus
Mira Vista Diagnostics Developer Plans Indy HQ Expansion, Jobs | 11.1.18 |Inside IN Bus, IBJ
Venture Winners Take Aim at Diabetes, Disease Outbreaks | 10.31.18 |Inside IN Bus
First ‘Inject Tech Challenge’ Crowns Winners | 10.31.18 |Inside IN Bus
Researcher Tweaks T-Cells for Tumors | 11.1.18 |Inside IN Bus
16 Tech Hires New Director, Announces Investment Fund | 11.1.18 |Inside IN Bus
Eli Lilly partner urges investors to look beyond biotech turmoil | 11.1.18 |IBJ
MICKEY MAURER: Endocyte believers finally have their day | 10.26.18 |IBJ
 
EDUCATION
DePauw graduates work to create school for global health in central Indiana | 10.29.18 | DePauw News, Inside IN Bus
South Bend Medical school focuses on community health | 10.29.18 |SB Tribune
 
OTHER
Bill Of The Month: A $48,329 Allergy Test Is A Lot Of Scratch- Margaret Skurka, a retired professor of health informatics at IU  | 10.29.18 |NPR
Health Leaders Highlight Medicaid Programs, Benefits at Roundtable | 10.29.18 |WBAA
Healthcare leaders on handling political talk at work - Mike Yost, VP of Marketing, Outreach and Experience at IU Health | 10.26.18 |Beckers
Lilly Endowment Elects Lechleiter to Board | 10.29.18 |Inside IN Bus
Election 2018: Health Care Is Huge Issue In Midwest | 11.2.18 |WFYI
ACA Marketplace Enrollment Opens in Indiana | 11.1.18 |WFYI
Indiana Center Helped Bring New Hemophilia Treatment to Light | 10.30.18 |WFYI
Doctors, Patients Sing Art Therapy’s Praises. So Why Isn’t There More Support? | 11.2.18 |WFYI

Indiana Healthcare Digest is compiled by EWHC Board Member Elizabeth Walker.  To be added to the subscription list and receive this weekly update directly in your inbox, please click here:  SUBSCRIBE