Facing a surge of retiring nurses and a growing number of patients, Indiana hospitals are scrambling to fill thousands of nursing positions, raising questions about whether they will be able to keep operations fully staffed.
Jim Burkhart, who was fired this fall after the FBI raided his home and American Senior Communities' offices, holds agreements under which he could acquire 63 nursing homes managed by his former employer.
Murphy will become CEO of IU Health in April. Those who know him say Murphy’s early experiences with family, church and medicine make him exceptionally well-suited to a complex hospital system in swiftly changing times.
Advantage Health Solutions Inc., which was was placed under the supervision of the Indiana Department of Insurance in November, plans to part ways with most of its workers, the Indianapolis-based company said Friday in a notice to the state.
Carmel-based Nightingale Home Healthcare Inc. is trying to keep from being kicked out of the federal Medicare program for allegedly putting patients in “immediate jeopardy,” according to documents in a bankruptcy reorganization case the company filed in December.
Strong sales of drugs for diabetes, cancer and animals helped the Indianapolis drugmaker overcome falling sales of older drugs for depression and osteoporosis, pushing up fourth-quarter sales and profit.