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Indiana Healthcare Digest 5/3/2019

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
Two more medical facilities planned for Carmel- Indianapolis Rehabilitation Institute and Riverview Health’s 3rd free-standing emergency room and urgent care in the county | 5.1.19 | IBJ
Indiana University Health names Dr. Michelle Janney COO | 5.1.19| Beckers, Inside IN Bus
Hancock Regional Hospital CEO details ransomware attack | 5.1.19 | Beckers
Franciscan Health earns Anthem distinction award | 5.2.19 | Southside Times
Hope Healthcare expands services | 5.1.19 | Flyer Group
Mother of Riley Hospital patient warns parents about side effects of medication | 5.2.19 | FOX 59
 
FORT WAYNE
Wife's persistence, doctor's skill put Fort Wayne at medical forefront — this time | 4.30.19 | News Sentinel
Exterior Look of Lutheran Downtown Finalized | 5.2.19 | Inside IN Bus, FW NBC
Lutheran Health Network Announces Mike Poore stepping down as regional president | 5.3.19| Inside IN Bus, Journal Gazette, WANE
 
EAST
Bankruptcy auction this week for Fayette Regional Health | 4.29.19 | News Examiner
 
WEST
Investments carry Vincennes Good Samaritan Hospital to best 1st quarter since 2016 | 5.2.19 | Sun Commercial

SOUTH
Cathy Wichman named Chief Nursing Officer of Decatur County Memorial Hospital | 4.30.19 | WRBI, Beckers
Schneck Medical Center named top 20 hospital | 5.1.19 | Tribune Town
Abuse allegations reported at Evansville nursing home |  5.2.19 | 14 News, Tristate
 
NORTH
Logansport Memorial Hospital to implement Cerner Millennium EHR | 4.29.19 | Beckers, Pharos Tribune 

 

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

PUBLIC HEALTH
State health order allows all Indiana pharmacies to give measles vaccine | 4.30.19 | Indianapolis Star, WNDU, Fox 59, WFYI
$33M Drives Notre Dame Mission to Eradicate Malaria | 5.1.9 | Inside IN Bus
Efforts To Reduce Smoking Sidelined During Legislative Session | 4.30.19 | WFYI
Vaping by high school students worries parents. What they're vaping should worry them more. |  5.2.19 | Indy Star
A dose of data: Doctor's orders for vaccine misinformation | 5.1.19 | FW Bus Weekly
 
INFANT MORTALITY
IRHA Secures Grant to Fight Infant Mortality | 4.28.19 | Inside IN Bus
Indiana moms face rural maternity deserts; IN 3rd for maternal mortality | 5.2.19 | FOX 59
Floyd County Head Start Receives $1.7M "Birth to Five” Grant | 5.3.19 | Inside IN Bus
 
OPIOID EPIDEMIC
IU Joins National Opioid Collaborative | 5.1.19 | Inside IN Bus
Former Pharmakon exec sentenced to 5 months for adulterating drugs, conspiracy | 5.1.19 | IBJ
Event Held to Discuss Effect of Opioids In Workplace | 5.1.19 | WFYI
New App Helps Providers Fulfill Continuing Education on Opioids | 4.29.19 | WFYI
An afternoon in Hancock County court illustrates a cause of the jail crisis in many Hoosier counties | 5.27.19 | Greenfield Daily Reporter
 
MENTAL HEALTH
QPR training can help prevent suicide; professional health officials say it is as important as CPR | 5.1.19 | Greenfield Daily Reporter
 
LIFE SCIENCE
Eli Lilly shares droop after drugmaker lowers full-year outlook | 4.30.10 | IBJ
Acacia Pharma, Outpost Medicine Shaping Startup Scene | 4.29.19 | Inside IN Bus
New Data Puts FAST BioMedical ‘On the 15-Yard Line’ | 4.29.19 | Inside IN Bus
National Launch, $2.5M Boost Olio | 4.29.19 | Inside IN Bus
LifeOmic Develops New App | 5.1.19 | Inside IN Bus
Lilly Wins Appeal Ruling on Alimta | 4.29.19 | Inside IN Bus
Lilly Reports Higher Profit, Cuts Guidance | 4.30.19 | Inside IN Bus
Cancer-Drug Giant Roche Loses Edge as Rivals Grow | 4.28.19 | Wall Street Journal
Life science companies can learn from failure if they stay flexible | 5.3.19 | IBJ
BASi Acquires Smithers Avanza Toxicology Services | 5.2.19 | Inside IN Bus
Grant Funds Advanced Hypoglycemia Kits | 5.2.19 | Inside IN Bus

EDUCATION
Reid Health Announces Partnership with Earlham College | 5.1.19 | Inside IN Bus
IU School of Nursing Fort Wayne forms board of advisors | 5.1.19 | IU Newsroom
 
HEALTHCARE AFFORDABILITY
'
Anywhere but Indiana' — Why employers are avoiding hospitals in the Hoosier State | 4.30.19 | Beckers, Indy Star

How can employers find better value for their healthcare dollar? | 5.1.19 | Employee Benefit News
Young girl’s snakebite leaves family with $142,938 medical bill | 5.1.19 | Beckers, NY Post, NY Daily News, Kaiser
 
OTHER
Lawmakers end unused tax credit - Approved in 2015 to ease for-profit hospitals' burden | 5.1.19 | Journal Gazette
Q&A with Todd Saxton, IU entrepreneurship professor and vice president for business development at Regenstrief Institute | 4.26.19 | IBJ
Regenstrief, IU Health study helps chaplains provide proactive care to families in crises | 4.30.19 | Eureka Alert

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

 

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Indiana Healthcare Digest 4/26/2019

INDIANA REGIONS

CENTRAL
IU Health, neurosurgical group still at loggerheads | 4.20.19 | IBJ, Beckers
Peer networks drive software decisions among hospital CIOs | 4.20.19 | Modern HC
Dr. Karen Amstutz named vice president of community health at Indiana University Health | 4.23.19 | Inside IN Bus
Hospitals sue over new national liver transplant policy, plaintiffs include Indiana University Health | 4.22.19 | WRAL, WFYI
Komen Central Indiana invests in Eskenazi Health program | 4.25.19 | Southside Times
Indiana University Health, WakeMed Health & Hospitals test blockchain for drug delivery | 4.26.19 | Beckers
Former patient sues IU Health for allegedly altering his medical records | 4.26.19 | Beckers
Is a traditional ER what you need in an emergency | 4.25.19 | WTHR
 
FORT WAYNE
Parkview Health earns spot in Top 15 on IBM Watson Health list | 4.22.19 | FW Bus Weekly, Inside IN Bus
25 hospitals make Forbes list of best large employers, Parkview Health is #171 | 4.22.19 | Beckers
Parkview devotes space to hands-on nutrition education | 4.23.19 | NE Indiana Regional Partnership
Angola's Cameron Hospital cuts management team after losing nearly $1 million in 2018 | 4.25.19 | FW Bus Weekly
Lutheran Health Network Expands Leadership Team, names Mark Medley chief executive officer | 4.26.19 | Inside IN Bus
 
NORTH
Whole Woman's Health in court seeking injunction to open abortion clinic in South Bend | 4.24.19 | ABC 57,
 
EAST
Home health care nurse shot while helping patient in Wayne County | 4.23.19 | FOX 59, US News

WEST
Hamilton Center partners with WCIHS to increase support to at-risk families | 4.26.19 | Wabash Valley
$4.5M grant targets infant mortality in Wabash Valley | 4.23.19 | Tribune Star

HEALTHCARE TOPICS

PAYERS
Filling Anthem space on Circle ‘not going to happen overnight’ | 4.19.19 | IBJ
Anthem revenue buoyed by membership growth | 4.23.19 | Modern HC, Beckers
 
PHYSICIANS
Physician viewpoint by Dr. Aaron Carroll: America can learn from EHR interoperability in Singapore | 4.22.19 | Beckers, NY Times
 
LIFE SCIENCES
Lilly bets billions on focus on cancer drugs | 4.19.19 | IBJ
Lilly to Offload Chinese Drug Rights, Manufacturing Plant | 4.23.19 | Inside IN Bus
Lilly and Avidity Biosciences Announce Partnership | 4.21.19 | Inside IN Bus
Lilly to Withdraw Lartruvo from Market, Assist Patients | 4.25.19 | Inside IN Bus
Lilly creates public downtown park on edge of its headquarters campus | 4.26.19 | IBJ
Elanco agrees to buy pet-drug developer for $234 million | 4.26.19 | Inside IN Bus, IBJ
Profit Grows For Zimmer Biomet | 4.26.19 | Inside IN Bus
 
PUBLIC HEALTH
What if anthrax gets released in Fayette County? | 4.19.19 | Batesville Herald Tribune
Vaping tax bill dies on last night of 2019 Indiana legislative session | 4.25.19 | IBJ
Child abuse numbers growing and Indiana has the second highest rate among the 50 states | 4.25.19 | Kokomo Tribune
Monroe County History Center using household objects to anchor dementia-friendly programs | 4.24.19 | Herald Times
Public Health Funding Report Finds Indiana Behind | 4.24.19 | WFYI
Nonprofit Teams Up With Indiana School Districts To Tackle Food Waste | 4.24.19 | WFYI

INFANT MORTALITY
IRHA Secures Grant to Fight Infant Mortality | 4.26.19 | Inside IN Bus
State Health Commissioner talks infant mortality, family planning and abortion | 4.26.19 | Journal Courier
In Indiana only two counties outrank Grant in the number of premature deaths, say ISDH figures | 4.23.19 |  Chronicle Tribune
Texting service aims to aid Indiana mothers, their babies | 4.23.19 | WSBT
  
MENTAL HEALTH
School safety mental health provisions will not be included in Indiana's final budget bill | 4.24.19 | Indy Star
 
OPIOID EPIDEMIC
Hancock County contracting with three recovery houses to help treat drug offenders | 4.19.19 | Greenfield Daily Reporter
Court milestone illustrates a solution to assist military veterans who want help with substance abuse and mental health issues | 4.20.19 | Greenfield Daily Reporter
Range of options- Treatments increasing for opioid patients | 4.24.19 | Journal Gazette
Drug Take Back Highlights New Search Tool | 4.27.19 | WFYI
ISMA Launches Opioid Education App | 4.23.19 | Inside IN Bus
New grants could help destigmatize addiction in Indiana | 4.26.19 | Indy Channel
 
EDUCATION
Purdue Touts New Autism Research Center | 4.17.19 | Inside IN Bus
Trine to Open Expanded Health Sciences Center | 4.25.19 | Inside IN Bus
 
OTHER
Company Says It's 'On Target' in Battle of the Bulge | 4.22.19 | Inside IN Bus
Healthy Indiana Plan recipients face new requirement in accessing health care | 4.25.19 | IN Daily Student
ACLU sues Indiana over near-ban on most common second-trimester abortion procedure | 4.25.19 | ABC News,  Indy Star
Funding For Doulas Cut Out Of Budget | 4.25.19 | WFYI
How fiber broadband can help close the gaps in rural healthcare- Healthcare Connect Fund led the Indiana Rural Health Association to form the Indiana Telehealth Network  | 4.24.19 | Fierce HC
Gloria Sachdev: Hoosier hospitals owe us greater price transparency | 4.26.19 | IBJ

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

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2019 Legislative Update

Thank you to Allison Taylor and Taylor Williams, Indiana FSSA, for sharing their time and expertise with us at our event held Tuesday, April 23rd at Mesh on Mass, Indianapolis.  Thank you, too, for sharing their PowerPoint Presentation (link below). 

Click HERE for 2019 Legislative Update PowerPoint Presentation

 

Thank you to 2019 Gold Sponsor Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP for their sponsorship of this event. 

 

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2019 Awards Celebration Luncheon

Thanks to all for a great Awards Celebration held at Meridian Hills Country Club on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  We are so pleased to have honored women who have made such important contributions to the Healthcare Industry. Congratulations to our award recipients:

Member Commitment Excellence in Leadership, Member Excellence in Leadership, Nonmember
Meredith Edwards, IN FSSA Elizabeth Walker Rachelle Gardner, Fairbanks

 

We had the honor of recognizing our 2019 Lynne O'Day Scholarship Recipient, Marian University nursing student Mallory Ritman. Thank you to Dr. Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber for her Keynote Presentation, Leveling the Playing Field:  Sex and Gender

Click here for Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber's PowerPoint Presentation

 

 

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