Around Indiana, hospitals are doubling down on the lofty goal of patient satisfaction. Some, like IU Health, are hiring managers to oversee various aspects of the patient experience, from registration to discharge.
At issue in the five-year legal dispute was whether Dr. Rick Sasso was properly compensated for various inventions, and whether Minnesota-based Medtronic paid him sufficient royalties as spelled out in their agreements.
Dr. Donald Cline, a retired Indianapolis fertility specialist, secretly inseminated dozens of unwitting patients with his own sperm decades ago. Now, many of his offspring are trying to make the most of the long-hidden family ties.