The Dose - John Russell

The Dose

Other cities scramble to erect field hospitals, but Indy remains mum

IUPUI said Monday it is cleaning and sanitizing University Tower to house health care workers, but no plans have been announced locally for temporary field hospitals.

From first Indiana case to pandemic: A quick overview of a tumultuous week

Just like the pandemic that is sweeping the world, news about COVID-19 is developing almost too quickly to comprehend.

Indiana ranks 7th worst among states for adults with unmet mental health needs

Indiana has been undergoing a huge shift in psychiatric care in recent years, but still doesn’t have the resources to deal with patients suffering from ailments ranging from anxiety to schizophrenia.

IU School of Medicine gets record $189M in NIH research funding

The grants ranged in size from $6,000 to $14.47 million and covered almost every aspect of medicine from neurology and psychiatry to anesthesiology and emergency care.

Report: Indiana should boost spending on public health, establish all-payer claims database

The report, issued Monday by researchers at the Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, is the latest commentary on Indiana’s poor report card on health care.

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Property Lines - Susan Orr

Property Lines

Sushi restaurant opens in former Milano Inn

The restaurant, part of Holladay Properties’ LaGrotte Square development, opened on the same day that a coronavirus-related prohibition on in-house restaurant dining took effect. The owners say they’ve seen good support from neighbors who have come for take-out orders in the restaurant’s first week.

Local high-end restaurants adapting to in-house dining restrictions

Some are switching their menus to carryout-friendly fare and redeploying servers as delivery drivers.

Handcrafted gift shop Artisans set to open on Mass Ave

The shop, which will sell handmade items from artisans in the United States and abroad, is taking the space formerly occupied by the gift shop Pumkinfish. Also this week: MAC Cosmetics, Burlington Stores, Aldi.

Greenwood entrepreneur turning Franklin church into commercial venue

It will add to a mix of new businesses in the town center. Also this week: Dave & Buster’s, VetIQ, Jiffy Lube, Ross Dress for Less, Sears Outlet and more.

Gallery Pastry adding two sites by end of year

The shop that started as a wholesale bakery in Broad Ripple is about to add a downtown store to its north-side flagship. Then it will begin work on a 16th Street brunch spot.

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North of 96th - Kurt Christian

North of 96th

Karuna Therapeutics, led by former Lilly research leader, opens Carmel office

Karuna Therapeutics Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, is developing a potential blockbuster treatment for schizophrenia that got its start at Eli Lilly and Co. decades ago.

Patch planning symbiotic senior living in Westfield

The development firm’s first foray into housing will piggyback onto an assisted living complex next door.

OneZone president Merhoff retiring after two decades

Mo Merhoff, president of OneZone, the joint chamber of commerce in Carmel and Fishers, announced her retirement Friday.

Hamilton County officials work to keep residents informed during crisis

Emergency response officials answered questions via a livestream broadcast on Facebook Live on Wednesday night to provide updates on efforts in the county, which so far has two official cases of the virus.

Calls to Carmel-based travel insurer quadruple with coronavirus concerns

Seven Corners, a global travel insurance company, is hiring and redeploying staff in the midst of the pandemic.

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