Outlines of a settlement call for $22 billion in cash over time plus up to $15 billion worth of overdose antidotes and treatment drugs, with distribution of those drugs valued at another $14 billion.
The drug, called pegilodecakin, had been seen as a promising treatment for one of the deadliest types of cancer, and was the lead product in Lilly’s $1.6 billion acquisition of Armo BioSciences last year.
The Interim Study Committee on Fiscal Policy heard more than two hours of testimony about vaping and tobacco use on Tuesday.
The Virginia-based firm said Tuesday it has invested $18 million to set up a 70,000-square-foot biologics logistics center near the Indianapolis International Airport. It is currently hiring managers and technicians.
Mucus may be gross, but we produce a lot of it. And new research is uncovering just how beneficial it is in the human body.
The regulations are now seen as an obstacle to progress because Medicare has put a premium on coordination among care providers. The complex requirements of the original rules can have a chilling effect on hospitals and doctors working together, officials say.
The 4.5-acre site catty-corner to the downtown hospital complex is earmarked for a 250,000-square-foot office building and seven-level parking structure, to be connected by a skybridge. It also would include a grocery store.
The recent lawsuits against manufacturers of opioids (including Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Mallinckrodt and others) bear a striking similarity to lawsuits against the tobacco companies a few years ago.
Every day, thousands of Americans get a surprise bill in the mail from a health provider, asking for thousands of dollars for medical services that weren’t covered by the patient’s insurance.
Vaping has grown into full-blown health crisis in Indiana, panelists said at an IBJ health care event.
The grant, to be paid over five years, will help the IU School of Medicine launch a drug discovery center as part of a strategic partnership with the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery at Purdue University.
The board carries $56 million in liability insurance for its facilities, including a $1 million general liability policy and a $55 million umbrella policy.
General Motors now says striking workers will get company-paid health insurance, nine days after telling the union that coverage would be cut off.
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.
The plaintiffs say the requirements jeopardize the health coverage of thousands of vulnerable people under the Healthy Indiana Plan.
The spinoff, called Sexton Biotechnologies, has raised $5 million in outside investment and will spin off in October. The biotech develops cell and gene therapy tools used to grow cells for medical purposes.
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.