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Eli Lilly donates $12.7 million to United Way

The donation represents the giving of employees and retirees of Lilly and Elanco Animal Health in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, plus a matching contribution from the Lilly Foundation.
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Lechleiter: It's morning at Eli Lilly

Lilly CEO John Lechleiter kicked off the company’s quarterly conference call with investors and analysts by declaring an end to the “unprecedented challenge” that Lilly lived through the past four years.
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The tragedy of electronic medical records

The federal government has spent $27 billion—and hospital systems have spent even more—to roll out electronic medical records across the industry. But even advocates say the results have been “disappointing.”
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Dow Agro reports flat quarterly sales, smaller profit

Dow AgroSciences reported stagnant sales in the third quarter Wednesday morning on softer sales of crop-protection products. Meanwhile, parent company Dow Chemical beat expectations with its quarterly report.
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Report provides glimpse into liberal concerns about Pence's HIP 2.0

A new think tank report, which appears to jibe with Obama administration concerns, calls for "significant revision" to the Pence plan.
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Dow Agro's Enlist weed killer cleared by EPA

Enlist Duo can be used in six states, with approval pending in another 10, the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday. Dow is counting on the system to help double earnings at Dow AgroSciences in five to seven years.
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My Interview Issue

Using the unasked audience questions from last week’s IBJ Health Care Power Breakfast, I interview myself on the burning issues that you wanted to hear discussed by the real experts—but didn’t get to.
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If past is prologue, HMOs will make a comeback in Indiana

WellPoint created an HMO joint venture with seven big hospitals in Los Angeles. Could it do something similar here? Quite possibly.
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The pain (and pleasure) that comes from paying more of our health care bills

Paying off medical debts over time is now a common experience for families with health insurance and becoming more so. And that is inducing big changes in the health care marketplace.
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Why small firms have been irate about health insurance

For Indiana employers with fewer than 10 workers, health insurance premiums have risen 11.5 percent, on average, from 2001 to 2013. That ranked second-highest among all states.
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