The physicians’ group claims the Connersville health system misled it on patient volumes and has refused to adjust a subsidy to make up the difference.
The IU School of Medicine said the grant, its largest-ever National Institutes of Health award, will fund a five-year study of a form of Alzheimer’s disease that affects young people.
Former orthopedic surgeon Spyros Panos seemed like a successful orthopedic surgeon, but he’s accused of a decade-long stretch of criminal activity that netted him millions of dollars. Among the companies that indirectly used Panos' services was Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc.
The Indianapolis health system said it has not yet decided how to develop the site, but wants to keep its options open. It dropped plans four months ago to rezone the land after neighbors objected.
The Indianapolis-based health system said it is in discussions with officials from Frankfort and Clinton County to build a new hospital to replace a 25-bed facility that is more than 60 years old.
The lawsuit by a former medical director alleges St. Vincent engaged in a practice of “pushing out employees over the age of 40 and hiring substantially younger employees.”
In Indianapolis’ 10 poorest census tracts, 60 percent of residents had not visited a dentist within 12 months, according to an IBJ analysis of CDC and Census Bureau research. But in the 10 tracts with the lowest poverty rates, just 25 percent hadn’t.
The cancer center, which is being built on the campus of IU Health North Hospital, will be named after Joseph Schwarz, who died in March of throat cancer, and his wife, Shelly.
The center aims to develop new treatments for diabetes, severe wounds, and damage to tissues and organs caused by age, disease or trauma.
The university said it has hired 33 research faculty to help under the “Grand Challenges” program in precision health, an initiative it rolled out two years ago.
Steven Ganote, who prosecutors say was a key player in the massive American Senior Communities overbilling and kickback scheme, was also ordered to pay $7 million in restitution.
One of the largest regional pain management groups is closing more than half of its clinics amid worsening financial troubles and a federal criminal investigation that targeted its former chief executive.
James Burkhart, who pleaded guilty to fraud, will be sentenced June 27 in federal court. His lawyers are asking for a four-year sentence.
The orthopedic care provider plans to build multiple medical office buildings in Fishers as part of a new 37-acre health care-focused business park.
The Indianapolis-based health system said it will continue to study possibilities for the land after neighbors objected to plans calling for nine buildings and four parking garages that carried an estimated price tag of $1 billion.
Dr. Henry Bock served as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s senior director of medical services from 1982-2006. He held the same title with the IndyCar Series from 1996-2006
St. Vincent Health has agreed to pay $15,000 to a former employee and increase worker training under a settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.