Hendricks Regional Health will construct a 100,000-square-foot emergency room and outpatient center on the north side of Brownsburg by early 2017, hoping to capitalize on an underserved part of the state’s second-fastest-growing county.
The state has enjoyed success funding and building life sciences companies, and the new Indiana Biosciences Research Institute should give it a further boost, according to panelists Friday at IBJ's Life Sciences Power Breakfast.
It took $394,000 to rank in the top 1 percent of U.S. earners in 2013. And more than 100 of the Indiana contingent in that exclusive club were physicians employed by one of the four major hospital systems that operate in the Indianapolis area.
Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana Inc. is appealing a decision by the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center that would put 63 janitors and their four managers out of work by Aug. 1.
The individual hospital campuses around Indianapolis saw their collective revenue rise 8 percent and their collective operating profits rise 22 percent from from 2011 to 2013. That's solid, just not stellar, growth.
In Indiana, Anthem has struck accountable care organization deals with 14 health care provider groups and signed up nearly 2,900 primary care providers to its medical home program. And it's pushing for more in the future.
For employer health plans, diabetics generate $10,000 more per year in medical bills than non-diabetics. That means the rise in the prevalence of diabetes over the past 25 years is costing Hoosiers an extra $2.6 billion annually.
Community Health Network said Thursday that it will spend $175 million to build a hospital on its East campus instead of renovating existing facilities. It also plans to build a $60 million cancer center on its North campus in the Castleton neighborhood.