U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.
Debunking medical myths all in a day’s work for IU’s Dr. Aaron Carroll
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.Read More
Recovery chain with checkered history plans to open Indy treatment center
Recovery Centers of America, based in Pennsylvania, had been temporarily shut down in Massachusetts over concerns regarding patient care and safety. It is now planning to open its first Indiana treatment center.Read More
Groups protest insulin prices outside Lilly headquarters
Several diabetes and health care advocacy groups on Thursday announced a seven-figure fundraising campaign to help fund their fight against what they consider “skyrocketing” insulin prices.Read More
Indiana Blood Center getting new name in rebranding move
The organization, based on North Meridian Street, is changing its name to Versiti Blood Center of Indiana in a move designed to boost the identity of blood operations in five Midwest states.Read More
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.
The drug rebate rule would have ended a widespread practice in which drugmakers give rebates to insurance middlemen in government programs such as Medicare. The idea was to channel that money to consumers instead.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated the plan would have little impact on manufacturer prices and cost Medicare $177 billion over 10 years by leading to higher premiums subsidized by taxpayers.
Lilly shares dropped 4.6 percent in early trading after the company said Christi Shaw was leaving and Mike Harrington planned to retire.
A federal appeals court seemed inclined Tuesday to rule that the core provision of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is unconstitutional.
The multibillion-dollar merger would combine Elanco, the fourth-largest global player in animal health, with Bayer’s pet-health division, which ranks fifth in veterinary medicine, Reuters reported. The combination would create a dominant force in the industry.
The fate of former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, and its coverage and insurance protections for millions of Americans, is again being argued in a case that appears destined for the Supreme Court.
Responding to a lawsuit by Eli Lilly and two other companies, a federal judge Monday blocked a major White House initiative on prescription drug costs, saying the Trump administration lacked the legal authority to require drugmakers to disclose their prices in TV ads.
The owner of Pendleton-based Steele Financial Inc., who is already in hot water with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the SEC, has been stripped of her license by the Indiana Department of Insurance.
Should you avoid red meat? No. Should you strive for 10,000 steps a day? Not unless you just want to. So says Dr. Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and researcher at the Indiana University School of Medicine who sees it as his life’s calling to debunk what he considers health myths and weak medical research.
Ryan Kitchell oversees a wide variety of business operations at the state’s largest health system. His departure comes as IU Health is in the midst of numerous capital projects.
Health care sparked some of the most intense exchanges in the first debate among Democratic presidential candidates, who agreed that Americans must have universal insurance coverage but differed about whether that means the demise of private plans.
Patricia Martin, 58, former chief operating officer of Lilly’s diabetes division, will start her new job July 1, leading an organization that promotes and invests in the state’s life sciences sector.
Insurers said the idea could backfire, prompting hospitals that now give deeper discounts to try to raise their own negotiated prices to match what high earners are getting. Hospitals were skeptical of the move.
The federal regulations Trump is calling for would push forward a relatively simple idea: that patients should know how much hospitals charge for common procedures.
In recent months, the drugmaker has won federal approval to sell a drug called Emgality for two conditions: migraine pain and cluster headaches.
The Louisville-based company expects to invest more than $52 million to launch its Indiana operations at the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville.