One of Indiana’s oldest and largest senior communities has broken ground on its fifth addition in seven years. Owner BHI Senior Living says it has a “robust waiting list” at Hoosier Village.
Since the first pager was patented in 1949 and used in New York’s Jewish Hospital, millions of doctors have done their daily rounds in hospitals with the gadget clipped to their waistband, always ready to hear the beep that might signal a medical crisis on the other end. But hospitals are now phasing them out.
In July, Dr. Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch became the first female dean of the Indiana University School of Dentistry in its 140-year history.
Nearly half of Americans with private insurance—47%—are covered by high-deductible plans, up from 25% in 2010. That’s driven up out-of-pocket health spending among people with employer coverage—from $493 in 2007 to $792 in 2017.
Paul Elmer, 68, of Fishers, was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis, six months after a jury found him guilty of nine counts of adulterating compounded drugs and one count of conspiracy.
Professor Alex Erkine is combining biochemistry with machine learning to try to solve an age-old riddle of how to identify and regulate problem genes.
The new venture, called MBX Biosciences Inc., aims to develop therapeutics to treat rare endocrine disorders. The company has already raised $2.5 million in funding.
Capitol Village Healthcare, a 52-bed nursing home at 2926 N. Capitol Ave., closed earlier this year, and had received low ratings from U.S. News and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Last year, Taltz rang up sales of $937.5 million, and doctors are increasingly prescribing it. For the first six months of this year, Taltz recorded $606.3 million in sales, putting it on pace to break the $1 billion threshold, perhaps in the third quarter.
The state says it is investigating 30 cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping. Eight have been confirmed—most of them among individuals between the ages of 16 and 29.
The east-side site was used by Colonial Baking Co. as warehouse storage, truck loading and truck repair from the mid-1950s through the 1990s. It is contaminated with heavy metals and petroleum compounds, and has remained unused for decades.
The state, which ranks third worst in the nation in maternal mortality, said it will use the money to develop ways to prevent or manage maternal illness.
The dispute centers on extensive cracking in the foundation at Community Hospital East, which just underwent a massive, $175 million upgrade with a new patient tower.
Robert Wilkie, secretary of veterans affairs, told the American Legion National Convention in Indianapolis on Wednesday that the issue needs urgent attention.
Indiana accounted for 4% of the nation’s opioid-related deaths, but received just 1.9% of the nation’s $11 billion opioid-related funding awarded to states over the past two years, according to the new study.
The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis, is the first such federal lawsuit in the state against Juul, a company battling numerous complaints over its products.
After building and selling three companies and starting a fourth, Dr. Don Brown thought he had seen it all. Even so, he still gets an occasional surprise.
More than 100 nursing aides, activities coordinators, cooks and other workers at two Indianapolis senior communities could lose their jobs by mid-October when the properties are sold, owner Justus Rental Properties Inc. said.
Investors appeared to be nervous over the rich price of the deal and the amount of debt that Elanco will take on to finance it.