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Indiana Healthcare Digest 4/19/2019

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
Methodist Professional Center occupied by Senate Street Surgery Center sold | 4.16.19 | Beckers
Recovery Force receives $1.8 million grant from National Institutes of Health to enable device design competition and testing on patients  at Eskenazi Health | 4.16.19 | HC Bus, Inside IN Bus
Central Indiana Orthopedics building surgery center in 37-acre MedTech Park | 4.16.19 | Beckers

FORT WAYNE
IU Health plans to add 2 clinics in city | 4.17.19 | Journal Gazette, WANE, News Sentinel
Cost cuts hollowing out core of Lutheran's services | 4.19.19 | Journal Gazette

EAST
IU Health BMH remodel to make emergency department bigger, 'less chaotic' environment | 4.18.19 | Star P\ress
New Castle physician's license suspended due to sex probe | 4.18.19 | Star Press, CBS4

SOUTH
Spero to Open Jeffersonville Clinic | 4.17.19 | Inside IN Bus, News Tribune
Greene County School Opens Telehealth Clinic | 4.17.19 | Inside IN Bus
Positive change in store at new St. Vincent Evansville YMCA | 4.18.19 | Courier Press

NORTH
Methodist Hospitals Appoints New Assistant Vice Presidents | 4.17.19 | Inside IN Bus
Senate endorses broad study of Medicaid payments for Hoosier children treated at out-of-state hospitals | 4.17.19 | NWI Times
Skilled Nursing Facility Proposed for Merrillville | 4.19.19 | Inside IN Bus
How the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery in Munster approaches patient collections | 4.16.19 | Beckers

 

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

PAYERS
Indiana one of 4 states using value-based payment models | 4.18.19 | Fierce HC

PUBLIC HEALTH
New MOMS Text Service Launches in Indiana | 4.18.19 | WFYI, Tristate
Indiana is the fourth-worst state for children's health care | 4.18.19 | NWI Times, WBIW

LIFE SCIENCES
IBRI Chief Steps Down, Takes New Role | 4.17.19 | IBJ, Inside IN Bus
Indy startup puts spotlight on concussion detection technology | 4.19.19 | IBJ
Hoosier Tech Aims to Boost Firefighter Health | 4.19.19 | Inside IN Bus

EDUCATION
Purdue Touts New Autism Research Center | 4.17.19 | Inside IN Bus
$9 Million Microscope to be Installed at Purdue | 4.17.19 | Inside IN Bus, WFYI
Holcomb signs bill advancing plans for new UE health and wellness center amid concern | 4.18.19 | Courier Press

OTHER
Indiana opposes injunction bid for proposed abortion clinic | 4.17.19 | FOX59
Legislature to study hospital payment parity between Indiana, Illinois | 4.17.19 | Chicago Tribune
High-Deductible Health Policies Linked To Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment | 4.18.19 | WBOI

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