Indianapolis Business Journal

JUNE 3-9, 2013

This week, J.K. Wall explores the likelihood that the Indianapolis area's four major hospital systems will merge and shrink down to two. While the change isn't imminent, national trends in health care suggest mergers might happen soon. Also, Anthony Schoettle takes you into a tiny gym on the northwest side of downtown where top college and pro basketball stars face off in the Knox Indy Pro Am Summer League. And in A&E, Lou Harry heads for a state museum not so far away (actually, downtown; you know the one) to soak in the inspired geekery of  "Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination."

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Explanations vary for dearth of women in top rungs of business

Of 112 public and large private-company CEOs, only four are women, although women make up 47 percent of Indiana's work force. The four Indiana companies with a woman as CEO at the end of 2012—Bioanalytical Systems, Fortune Industries, Defender Direct and HP Products Corp.—were among a tiny group nationwide with women at the helm.

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IndyGo jettisons big-name designers

An internationally known architectural team chosen to design a proposed IndyGo transit hub is no longer on the project, to no surprise of local architects who insist the transit agency botched the selection process from the start.

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Sierra Club puts Harding coal plant in crosshairs

The Sierra Club wants the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to block an IPL plan to spend $511 million on pollution controls at its 39-year-old Harding Street plant, plus a four-unit station in the southwestern Indiana town of Petersburg.

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Docs court employers with health management service

Three years ago, the physician practice American Health Network was concerned that the boom in employer on-site clinics would hurt its business. So it launched a program aimed at managing the health of employers’ workers. And it has come up with some impressive results. Carmel-based American Health’s Employer Health Management program sends nurses to all […]

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EDITORIAL: Learn right lessons from scandal

Predictably, just days after U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett’s May 21 announcement that five people had been indicted in an alleged kickback scheme involving Indy Land Bank, the General Assembly announced it would make land-bank regulation the topic of a summer study committee.

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