In the 1920s, Indianapolis was one of the most innovative cities in the nation. But after “the dark tragedy of the roaring twenties,” Indianapolis lost its edginess for decades and only recently has begun to regain it.
The area surrounding Methodist Hospital at Capitol Avenue and West 16th Street could be ripe for much-needed redevelopment following Indiana University Health’s announcement that it will spend $1 billion to expand the campus.
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.
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.
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.
Verve Health, an Indianapolis-based company that provides wellness and health clinics to employers, is pitching a new option—integrative medicine. If plans are successful, it could add more than 100 workers in the next year.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. executives have agreed to pay more than $2.3 billion to resolve lawsuits accusing the company of hiding its Actos diabetes medicine’s cancer risks, three people familiar with the accord said.
Indiana University Health announced Friday that the $1 billion project consolidating its downtown hospitals will take five to seven years to complete, during which time University Hospital will remain open to patients just as it is now.