Indiana health officials are investigating 30 cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping. Eight of those have been confirmed—most of them among individuals between the ages of 16 and 29. Earlier this month, the state confirmed the first death linked to vaping.
Since the first pager was patented in 1949 and used in New York’s Jewish Hospital, millions of doctors have done their daily rounds in hospitals with the gadget clipped to their waistband, always ready to hear the beep that might signal a medical crisis on the other end. But hospitals are now phasing them out.
The company, founded last year, offers legal medical consulting and medical product consulting to law firms, life sciences companies, and health and wellness businesses.
While the price of almost any good or service can be found online, most Americans don’t know what they’ll owe for a prescription medication until they get it.
Dr. George Rapp, an orthopedic surgeon and humanitarian, is this year’s recipient of the Sachem Award.
Doctors fighting a reimbursement battle with one of the biggest U.S. health insurers want to make sure that ending surprise medical bills doesn’t come at the expense of their pay.
Carroll uses Twitter, a New York Times column, blog post, podcast, videos and books to publish his findings on just about any health issue he thinks needs explaining or correcting.
The medical field’s lofty dreams of unleashing the power of artificial intelligence to transform medicine have yet to materialize in a major way.
Hospitals and patients have sued to block a new nationwide liver transplant policy that they say will waste viable livers, lead to fewer transplants and likely cause deaths.
The Indiana House voted 93-0 on Monday in favor of a bill allowing felony charges in cases of deception involving a medical procedure, device, drug or human reproductive material, such as sperm, eggs or embryos.
Indiana University Health and Community Health Network have joined the national trend of posting online reviews, in a quest to win prospective patients and boost transparency.
A Senate committee went along Wednesday with the request from Republican Sen. Mike Young of Indianapolis to remove from a bill the section creating a felony charge of fertility fraud for doctors using their own sperm or eggs without the patient’s consent.
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.
Indiana University Health Physicians is setting its sights on one of the state’s last independent specialty holdouts, the neurosurgical Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine.
Dr. Henry Bock served as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s senior director of medical services from 1982-2006. He held the same title with the IndyCar Series from 1996-2006
The money is designed to further the work of Dr. Burcin Ekser and his team, who are working to print three-dimensional pig liver tissue from genetically engineered pig liver cells.
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.
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.