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.
A Medicare proposal to test new ways of paying for chemotherapy and other drugs given in a doctor's office has sparked a furious battle, and cancer doctors are demanding that the Obama administration scrap the experiment.
Indiana University Health’s Joseph Tector, who built the transplant program into one of the nation’s largest, has resigned after 15 years to take a job at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
Preferred Population Health Management is trying to get hospital systems, health insurers and area agencies on aging to use a set of tools and techniques to help dementia patients and their families—tools that were developed by the medical staff at Eskenazi Health, the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute.
Anthem Inc. shouldn’t be permitted to buy Cigna Corp. and Aetna Inc. should be blocked from acquiring Humana Inc., the American Medical Association said in a letter Wednesday to the head of the Justice Department’s antitrust division.
A shortage of primary care physicians and emerging alternatives such as retail clinics and smartphone apps are changing the way patients access the U.S. health care system.