Almost a quarter of the nursing home deaths from COVID-19 in Indiana have occurred at facilities operated by Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County. The facilities are managed by Indianapolis-based American Senior Communities.
In direct response to the high levels of stress and anxiety due to the pandemic, Indiana officials on Monday launched a crisis hotline, which will allow Hoosiers to speak confidentially with a trained counselor at any hour free of charge.
The codes are critical to help track the virus by allowing health systems and public health officials around the world seamlessly exchange information.
The increase is hitting more young people. People under 30 now account for 22% of all who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Indiana, up from 15% just a few weeks ago.
In Touch Pharmaceuticals serves long-term-care facilities in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. It credits its system for helping clients reduce medication errors, cut waste and reduce costs.
In Indiana, the number of new cases is trending down in recent weeks, even as thousands more Hoosiers get tested every day for the disease.
The Hoosier state has 17,093 industry jobs spread out among 69 companies, from Indianapolis-based drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. to startups scattered around the state, but mostly in clusters near research universities.
The Indianapolis-based insurer says the treatments are “investigational”—or still under clinical study—but a California woman claims the electrical stimulation is FDA-approved and supported by numerous studies.
Taltz rang up sales of $1.3 billion last year, an increase of 46%, making it Lilly’s fastest-growing drug. An estimated 137,000 patients have been treated with Taltz worldwide since its launch four years ago.