Methodist Sports Medicine, a private chain of orthopedic and sports clinics in central Indiana, is expanding into southern Indiana with the acquisition of Bloomington Bone & Joint Clinic.
An Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm will appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing.
Without dozens of insurance claims to file and follow up, physicians cut administrative overhead, reduce costs and keep their practices limited to a few hundred patients, rather than a few thousand.
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.
A jury acquitted Dr. John K. Sturman of reckless homicide and 16 counts of improperly prescribing drugs on Monday following a six-day trial.
Dr. John Steenbergen admitted he had a sexual relationship with a patient for five years and performed an abortion on her, but said the licensing board unfairly characterized the matter.
Almost half of graduating students in Marian University’s novice College of Osteopathic Medicine are choosing to serve residencies in family medicine.
In the latest sign of health care consolidation, Indiana’s largest independent physician group has agreed to be acquired by the nation’s largest health insurer for $184 million.
Doctors are reporting more burnout because of too many bureaucratic tasks, difficult patients and too many hours at work. But not all specialties are hit equally hard.
An Indianapolis physician whose patients were told at multiple CVS Pharmacy stores that their prescriptions couldn’t be filled because the doctor had been arrested or was suspected of running a "pill mill" won a defamation judgment against the drugstore chain.
The “toxic” office environment at a small St. Vincent Health office had broken out during an unprecedented wave of acquisitions of physician practices in central Indiana.
Franciscan Health said the complex at U.S. 135 and Stones Crossing Road will serve a rapidly growing part of Johnson County. It will be about 12 miles from its hospitals in Indianapolis and Mooresville.
The majority of medical professionals billing Medicare—some 600,000 doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and therapists—will be affected.
A retired fertility doctor said he used his own sperm around 50 times instead of donated sperm that his patients were expecting, impregnating several women, according to court documents.
Judge Steve Nation found that Dr. Larry Ley had met all of the standards for prescribing medicine for drug addiction after a bench trial in Hamilton County Superior Court.
The Indianapolis hospital group and its Tennessee partner were able to reduce emergency room visits, inpatient admissions and readmissions, and increase the percentage of generic drugs under a new model of care.
It’s been a roller-coaster ride for Indiana physicians and hospitals, with fees swinging wildly up and down in recent years to fund a state insurance program that helps pay malpractice awards.