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.
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.
Preferred Population Health Management is trying to get hospital systems, health insurers and area agencies on aging to use a set of tools and techniques to help dementia patients and their families—tools that were developed by the medical staff at Eskenazi Health, the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute.
A jury awarded $15 million in damages to Crystal and Jamie Bobbitt in their lawsuit against a doctor and a hospital. They've not yet received any of that money, and their attorneys are challenging the constitutionality of the state's malpractice law.
Despite national attention paid to RFRA and Jared Fogle, most of IBJ's top-read online stories this year were the result of deeply sourced reporting on people, issues and businesses specific to central Indiana.
City leaders want to make the 60-acre tract of land just north of the Indiana University School of Medicine campus a mix of all of the best the city has to offer and catch the eyes of more creative and highly sought-after workers.
Daniel Evans Jr. plans to leave his post as president immediately and retire as CEO on May 1. The system's chief operating officer, Dennis Murphy, will take over as president now and as CEO in the spring.
The federal government says it wants Lance Armstrong's medical records from his 1996 cancer treatments because they could prove just how far he was willing to go to conceal performance-enhancing drug use from the public and his sponsors.