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Indiana Healthcare Digest 12/21/2018

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
New rule will make hospitals list prices, but what patients pay could differ greatly | 12.21.18 | IBJ
Franciscan Health's proposed specialty hospital sees pushback from city councilors | 12.19.18 |IBJ
Riverview Health partners with Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital for pediatric services | 12.19.18 |Current
IU Health Announces 2018 Community Grants | 12.21.18 |Inside IN Bus
IU Health Names Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer | 12.20.18 |Inside IN Bus, Beckers
IU Health celebrates 'topping out' ceremony for Carmel cancer center | 12.20.18 |WTHR
IU Health West Hospital celebrates expansion | 12.18.18 |Hendricks County Flyer, News Tribune
 
NORTH
Northwest Indiana hospital chaplains, psychologists tap into healing power of prayer | 12.16.18 | NWI Times
Panel explains why it denied license for proposed South Bend abortion clinic | 12.19.18 | SB Tribune, WSBT
More Northwest Indiana hospitals hone attacks on cancer; better technology improving detection and treatment | 12.21.18 |NWI Times
Nurse practitioner opens subscription-medicine clinic in Hebron | 12.14.18 |NWI Times
Franciscan Health Michigan City Prepares for Move to New Hospital | 12.19.18 |Valpo Life
 
SOUTH
Planning for800-acre parcel to begin: Columbus Regional Health compiling land-use committee | 12.16.18 | Republic, IN Public Media
Daviess Community Hospital Foundation Raising Funds For Oncology Center | 12.19.18 |WBIW

FORT WAYNE
Lutheran announces plans for new downtown Fort Wayne hospital to replace St. Joseph Hospital | 12.19.18 |FW Bus Weekly, Inside IN Bus, Beckers
Parkview gets honor for its heart institute | 12.18.18 |Journal Gazette
Legal fees debated in Bauer-CHS case | 12.18.18 |Journal Gazette
Parkview to Cut Ribbon on Field Turf, Performance Center | 12.17.18 |Inside IN Bus
IoT Lab Forming to Grow Innovative Products, Businesses, New Markets in Indiana | 12.18.18 |PR Newswire
A plan for containing hospital costs | 12.16.18 |Journal Gazette

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

PUBLIC HEALTH
Indiana health officials warn ofr ise in hepatitis A cases in Marion County | 12.20.18 | FOX 59, Nuvo
Bedbugs on a visitor close an Indiana city hall | 12.19.18 |Indy Channel
Health officials investigating whooping cough outbreak in Tippecanoe County, Indiana | 12.15.18 |WSBT
City of South Bend granted $2.3 million in funding to fight against lead and home hazards | 12.19.18 | WSBT
City of Indianapolis Debuts Food Insecurity App | 12.21.18 |Inside IN Bus
The Mystery of Cancer in Firefighters: Two Indiana Researchers Uncover Clues | 12.20.18 |Inside IN Bus
Partnership targets breast cancer health disparities in African American women | 12.20.18 |IUSOM Newsroom
 
INFANT MORTALITY
Infant mortality a state concern | 12.17.18 |Journal Gazette
Governor pitches ideas to address state's infant mortality concern | 12.17.18 |WANE
'A hard road': Nearly 1 in 5 Howard County babies born exposed to drugs | 12.19.18 |Kokomo Tribune
 
SMOKING PREVENTION
JUUL E-cigarettes Are Favorites Of Teens, And That's a Problem | 12.17.18 |WFYI
Indiana Ranks 29th In Smoking Prevention Efforts By National Report | 12.17.18 |WFYI
Hancock Health surveys apartment owners in anti-smoking effort | 12.20.18 |Greenfield Reporter
Raising cigarette tax could give First Steps needed boost to help kids | 12.21.18 | Courier Journal
 
MENTAL HEALTH
A Conversation About Mental Health and School Safety | 12.18.18 |WFYI
The future of mental health: GSH residency program hopes to battle physician shortage | 12.17.18 |Vincennes Sun Commercial
Governor: Expanding mental health services won't be last in school violence solutions | 12.16.18 |Herald Bulletin

OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Funding, re-entry programs, education needed to combat drug epidemic | 12.18.18 |NWI Times
Vigo County has new opioid recovery option | 12.17.18 |Tribune Star
Richard Feldman: The collateral damage of the war on opioids | 12.14.18 |IBJ
 
LIFE SCIENCE
Riley Foundation Announces Tyler Trent Endowment | 12.19.18 |IBJ
4medica joins WTC Indianapolis in bid to deploy worldwide accurate patient matching | 12.18.18 | PR Newswire
IU Venture Funds Invest in Tech Company | 12.19.18 |Inside IN Bus
Lilly asserts bragging rights over Humira for hot-selling drug Taltz | 12.17.18 |IBJ, Reuters
Lilly Acquires Pre-Clinical Program | 12.14.18 |Inside IN Bus
Nora Doherty, Interim President & Chief Executive Officer and Senior Vice President, BioCrossroads: Indiana’s major research institutions impact our economy, talent, innovation and communities | 12.20.18 | Inside IN Bus
Hoosiers Help Test Apple Watch For Joint Replacement Recovery | 11.29.18 |Inside IN Bus
 
PAYERS
Anthem among health care stocks suffering after Obamacare ruling | 12.17.18 |IBJ
 
EDUCATION
Community Healthcare Offers Clinical Assistant Program | 12.20.18 |Inside IN Bus
 
OTHER
ACA Decision Won't Impact Hoosiers, For Now | 12.17.18 |WFYI
Indiana attorney general cheers court ruling invalidating Affordable Care Act | 12.19.18 |Kokomo Perspective
2019 Indiana General Assembly: State spending increases for abused children, health care set to gobble up nearly all of Indiana's projected new revenue | 12.17.18 |NWI Times
Jim Banks: A plan for containing hospital costs | 12.16.18 |Journal Gazette
The Indiana Health Industry Forum names Trey Hollingsworth 2018 Legislator of the Year | 12.17.18 |Biospace
Indiana's 2019 budget must attack smoking and invest in Hoosier health | 12.14.18 |Courier Journal
Health law sign-ups in state drop 11% | 12.21.18 |Journal Gazette
Regenstrief partners with MDClone to speed up access to data for medical research | 12.21.18 |News Medical

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