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Indiana Healthcare Digest 3/22/2019

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
Lori Shannon Named New President of St. Vincent Heart Center | 3.22.19 | Inside IN Bus
Hancock Health eyes 100 acres at Mt. Comfort/I-70 interchange for developments | 3.20.19 | Daily Reporter
IU Health experiencing paramedic shortage | 3.19.19 | FOX 59
Healthcare pricing a complicated matter | 3.20.19 | Greensburg Daily News
Ascension CEO Announces Retirement | 3.21.19 | Inside IN Bus. Courier Press
 
SOUTH
Deaconess offers new service to prescribe some medicines | 5.21.19 | Tristate
Job Fair Targeting Kentuckiana Medical Center Workers | 5.20.19 | Inside IN Bus
Indiana hospital scales back services ahead of closure | 3.22.19 | Beckers
StatFlight to relocate to Huntingburg airport | 3.22.19 | Dubois County Herald
 
NORTH
Patients should stay in NWI for their neurology, oncology, cardiovascular care, hospitals say | 3.18.19 | NWI Times
New dialysis center opens in Anderson | 3.22.19 | Flyer Group
Aspire Indiana to Upgrade Anderson Health Center | 3.22.19 | Inside IN Bus

 

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

PHYSICIANS
Indiana to get 162 medical residents from state’s two med schools | 3.19.19 | IBJ
Indiana in step with doctor agency cases  | 3.17.19 | Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Troubled doctor hit with civil lawsuit | 3.20.19 | Flyer Group
 
PUBLIC HEALTH
Study ranks Indiana counties for health, quality of life | 3.19.19 | WTHR, FOX 59, WBOI, Journal Gazette, Beckers, WFYI
Child’s fatal diagnosis prompts expansion of Indiana’s infant health disorder testing | 3.20.19 | NWI Times
39% of Marion County residents are now obese. That’s the 11th worst among large cities. | 3.19.19 | Indy Star
 
MENTAL HEALTH
Indiana mental health plan for students draws conservative ire | 3.17.19 | Kokomo Tribune
School safety debate focused on mental health provisions in bill | 3.21.19 | Lebanon Reporter
Bill Would Establish Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Centers | 3.18.19 | WFYI
 
LIFE SCIENCE
City-County Council approves $7 million tax abatement for Eli Lilly | 3.18.19 | IBJ
Women in Health: AIT Bioscience | 3.20.19 | Inside IN Bus
 
OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Indiana Rural Opioid Consortium seeking residents’ input to guide opioid use disorder initiatives | 3.20.19 | IU Newsroom
2018 Indiana, South Bend area overdose deaths down after record high previous year | 3.17.19 | SB Tribune
Granger mom starts foundation to carry on son’s goal of helping others fight addiction | 3.17.19 | SB Tribune
Health leaders encouraged by small drop in local opioid deaths but say numbers still high | 3.18.19 | WSBT

EDUCATION
Trine Expanding Health Science Facilities | 3.12.19 | Inside IN Bus, Journal Gazette, Beckers
University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community awarded $500,000 in Tennessee Civil Monetary Penalty funds | 3.18.19 | U Indy News
 
OTHER
CICOA Chief Executive Announces Departure | 3.19.19 | Inside IN Bus
Summit Healthcare REIT Pays $125M for Interest in Indiana Skilled Nursing Properties | 3.20.19 | Globe St
Legislation would increase physical therapists’ autonomy | 3.22.19 | IBJ
Carmel medical billing firm planning new HQ, parking garage | 3.20.19 | IBJ
Hoosier Advance Health Care Directive Options May Improve | 3.21.19 | Greene County Daily World
This nurse thought there must be a better way to protect the patient. So she set out to invent one. | 3.21.19 | Indy Star
Hospitals are preparing to lose employees to retirement | 3.21.19 | WTHI
Indiana moves toward expanding religious objection to abortion | 3.18.19 | IN Lawyer
Hoosier organizations urge Senate lawmakers to add cigarette tax to 2019 budget | 3.22.19 | WRBI

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