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Indiana Healthcare Digest 1/25/2018

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
Bill would Certificate of Need from the Indiana State Department of Health for 10M+ outpatient surgery center developments | 1.23.19 |Journal Gazette
Putting the brakes on hospital growth | 1.24.19 |CBS 4
Health care systems increasingly allowing patients to rate doctors | 1.25.19 |IBJ
Community Health Network looks to add 500 new employees | 1.24.19 |WRTV\
Franciscan Alliance chooses Kioussopoulus as new research director | 1.25.19 |Inside IN Bus
IU Hires First Chief Privacy Officer | 1.23.19 |Inside IN Bus

NORTH
Goshen Health Opening Bristol Location | 1.24.19 |Inside IN Bus
Porter County officials look to trim insurance costs | 1.23.19 |NWI TImes

SOUTH
Perry County Memorial Hospital, St. Vincent announce affiliation | 1.18.19 |Beckers, Perry County News
One Southern Indiana introduces association health plan for members | 1.24.19 | Pharos Tribune
Dubois County earns Indiana Healthy Community designation | 1.23.19 |Dubois Free Press

FORT WAYNE
DeKalb Health to pursue partnership | 1.23.19 |FW Business
Cameron Memorial Community Hospital steadfast in remaining independent | 1.25.19 |Herald Republican
IU Health Names Bauer President | 1.24.19 |Inside IN Bus
Lutheran's St. Joseph plans could be slowed | 1.23.19 |Journal Gazette

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

PUBLIC HEALTH
Dr. Richard Feldman: Indiana must get serious about pathetic state of health | 1.25.19 | IBJ
Study Highlights Socioeconomic, Racial Cancer Disparity | 1.18.19 |WFYI
Childhood cancer in Franklin, Indiana: What you need to know | 1.22.19 |Indy Star

MATERNAL HEALTH
Bill to allow pregnancy-related care for minors passes | 1.25.19 |Greensburg Daily News, WTHR
The myriad ways hospitals are furthering maternal health: Parkview Health’s Maternal and Infant Outreach Initiative | 1.24.19 | AHA
Indiana Hopes New Partnership Could Decrease Maternal Deaths | 1.23.19 |WFYI
Proposal could cover doulas through Medicaid | 1.25.19 | WFYI

OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Purdue reaches across the state to help Fayette county's opioid epidemic | 1.25.19 |WLFI
Howard County sees sharp decline in overdose deaths in 2018 | 1.23.19 | Kokomo Tribune
Knox, Hendricks Counties selected for Opioid Treatment Programs | 1.23.19 |Daily World
Public funding, private providers are all needed to help loosen opioids' grip on Indiana | 1.20.19 |Journal Gazette
Indiana drug czar says Clark County CARES sets great example | 1.24.19 |Pharos Tribune

MENTAL HEALTH
Indiana State Department of Health launching program to help attract mental healthcare providers to rural areas | 1.22.19 |WIMS

HEALTH REFORM
Bill would limit hospital building | 1.23.19 |Journal Gazette
Mary Beth Schneider: Paid family leave insurance? Yes, please | 1.24.19 |IBJ
Indiana AG Curtis Hill: After Obamacare, what's next for healthcare? | 1.17.19 |Washington Examiner
Indiana doctor's offspring pushing state fertility fraud law | 1.23.19 |IBJ
Rep. Clere seeks to end headaches by entering IN into Nurse Licensure Compact | 1.24.19 |News Tribune, WAVE
Indiana's youth uninsured rate increases, is one of the highest in the nation | 1.21.19 | NWI Times
Senate bill would limit government role in reproductive health issues | 1.23.19 |Statehouse Reform
Hill Reaches $120M Settlement with Johnson & Johnson and DePuy | 1.22.19 |Inside IN Bus
Nurse Practioner Practice Bill Could Help Address Provider Shortages | 1.24.19 |WTIU

PHYSICIANS
After 5 deadly overdoses, Dr. Darrel Rinehart leaves Tennessee to practice in Indiana | 1.24.19 |Tennessean

EDUCATION
IWU launching new occupational therapy assistant program | 1.24.19 |Building Indiana
Marian University interested in taking over state mental hospital site | 1.23.19 |IBJ

LIFE SCIENCE
Zimmer Biomet Receives Clearance For Knee System | 1.25.19 |Inside IN Bus
IBRI, IN3 Form 'Strategic Alliance'  | 1.23.19 |Inside IN Bus
Indiana life-science companies raised a record $115 million in venture capital in 2018 | 1.22.19 |IBJ

OTHER
IRHA Creates Fellowship Program | 1.24.19 |Inside IN Bus
Hoosier Village Retirement Community Expanding Again | 1.22.19 |Inside IN Bus

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