The lawsuit, brought on behalf of one of the victims of Dr. Jonathon Cavins, says a 2004 sexual battery case against him should have been a red flag.
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A big challenge has been that some fundamental assistance—like providing food to low-income or aging individuals and families—doesn’t easily transition to a work-from-home model.
State officials have taken sharp criticism in the last week for the slow pace of testing. Through Tuesday, the Indiana State Department of Health had conducted 193 tests, out of which 39 were presumed positive.
Large-scale testing is a critical part of tracking the spread of infectious diseases and allocating resources for treatment. The lack of comprehensive figures means U.S. health providers could quickly be overwhelmed by undetected cases.
This is the third reported positive test for COVID-19 in Indiana, and the second in Hendricks County.
Gov. Eric Holcomb said that in response he has declared a public health emergency so the state can seek federal funding to help control and stop any spread of the coronavirus.
Evidence is mounting that the disease is most likely to result in serious illness or death among the elderly and people with existing health problems.
Indiana has been undergoing a huge shift in psychiatric care in recent years, but still doesn’t have the resources to deal with patients suffering from ailments ranging from anxiety to schizophrenia.
Over the past two years, Hancock Health has bought 140 acres of empty farmland at the Mount Comfort exit of Interstate 70 for a development it has named Hancock Gateway Park.
Panacea Medical Technologies said it will invest $11.7 million to construct and equip a 20,000-square-foot building that will house R&D and manufacturing operations.
The report, issued Monday by researchers at the Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, is the latest commentary on Indiana’s poor report card on health care.
Indiana University Health’s new Schwarz Cancer Center is the latest addition to a crowded landscape of cancer centers and hospital oncology programs popping up around central Indiana.
The Indianapolis drugmaker quietly terminated a collaboration with NextCure Inc. after spending $40 million on an up-front fee and equity investment, and with little to show from the partnership.
A high-stakes suit this month by the federal government against Community Health Network is raising questions about when they are proper and when they cross the line.
After raking in record amounts of venture capital funding in 2017 and 2018, Indiana life science companies saw funding drop last year by double-digits, while the average deal amount dipped sharply as well.