Indiana’s hospitals will continue their work with the employers in their communities on real solutions that improve the health of Hoosiers while bending the cost curve.
Arcane world of pharmacy benefit managers slowly unraveling
A series of federal and state actions are putting the $400 billion PBM industry under a spotlight.Read More
UPDATE: Ascension St. Vincent to close 11 immediate-care centers
The closures will affect more than half of the urgent care centers operated by Ascension St. Vincent across the state, a move certain to impact scores of employees as well as patients who use those centers.Read More
Walmart expands health services in Indiana, two other states
Walmart said it chose to extend coverage to Louisiana, Indiana and Illinois because of the potential for instant impact for employees who live in those three states.Read More
Animal group helps human clients heal one stride at a time
Agape Therapeutic Riding Resources serves children and adults with disabilities and offers therapeutic riding, equine-assisted learning and a mobile miniature horse program for seniors.Read More
Ascension St. Vincent closed the facility just five years after opening it as the first in a new model of tiny hospitals around central Indiana.
Drug-induced abortions in 2021 comprised about 56% of Indiana abortions, a slight increase from 2020.
The renovated facility will be called Ethan Crossing of Indianapolis and feature a 42-bed hospital and inpatient behavioral health unit as well as a 46-bed residential Substance Use Disorder, or SUD, unit.
The Mayo Clinic Care Network allows small, independent hospitals to tap into the giant health system’s vast system of specialists and researchers to help solve medical problems.
Reacting to a surprising and growing monkeypox outbreak, U.S. health officials on Tuesday expanded the group of people recommended to get vaccinated against the monkeypox virus.
A commission tasked with reviewing Indiana’s public health infrastructure has found spending per capita lags and is set to pitch a significant investment.
Cook Group, the Bloomington-based maker of medical devices, is being sued by a participant of its 401(k) retirement plan. Cook officials said the company planned to fight the suit.
Priority Physicians’ new facility 12174 N. Meridian St., Suite 300, replaces its original flagship office in Indianapolis.
The FDA is considering ordering a recipe change for the vaccines made by both Pfizer and rival Moderna in hopes that modified boosters could better protect against another COVID surge expected this fall and winter.
The researchers used data from 185 countries to estimate that vaccines prevented 4.2 million COVID-19 deaths in India, 1.9 million in the United States, 1 million in Brazil, 631,000 in France and 507,000 in the United Kingdom.
The action is part of a sweeping effort by the Food and Drug Administration to bring scientific scrutiny to the multibillion-dollar vaping industry after years of regulatory delays.
The panel unanimously recommended certain flu vaccines that might offer more or longer protection for seniors, whose weakened immune systems don’t respond as well to traditional shots.
The patient’s test at the Indiana Department of Health Laboratories on Saturday was positive and a confirmatory test is pending at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state health officials said.
A “blank check company” headed by local medical-software businessman Bradley Bostic announced Thursday that it plans to merge with Newport Beach, California-based medical tech firm Excelera DCE, creating a new public company.
An advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration gave a thumbs-up Wednesday to vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer for children under 5. It’s the only age group not yet eligible for vaccination against the coronavirus.
On Monday, U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan sent a letter to Procter & Gamble, Edgewell Personal Care, Johnson & Johnson and Kimberly-Clark asking what they plan to do to address reports of diminished supply and price gouging by third-party sellers.
Many PAs, as they informally call themselves, say the change will provide a more accurate description of what they do. Medical groups say it might confuse patients over who is providing care.
The health system announced Thursday morning it will build a 95,000-square-foot clinic on a site that previously housed a 59-year-old retail center anchored by a long-closed Value City Department Store.
Researchers in the field of colorectal cancer are hailing the study, published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine, as a groundbreaking development that could lead to new treatments for other cancers as well.