The not-for-profit that helps low-income Hoosiers get health care coverage and social services lost $60 million in 2016 and cut about 80 jobs last year.
An indictment unsealed Wednesday alleges former American Senior Communities CEO James Burkhart orchestrated a massive scheme that defrauded the nursing home company, its owner and federal health care programs out of more than $16 million.
The university wants to expand its health services program by using some existing Wishard space and tearing down other buildings and replacing them with modern facilities,
Eskenazi Health leadership’s desire to connect the diversity of its hospital’s population through a healing park drew in a landscape architect firm that is not only one of the top in the country, but also one of the hottest architecture firms in the world.
At 1.3 million square feet, the new hospital has plenty of room to display art, most of which was purchased with contributions from donors. The hospital is set to open Dec. 7.
Hospitals around Indianapolis and the nation are expanding programs to help people before they become patients. They are trying to teach cooking as well as treat cancer, to do social work as well as do surgery.
Wishard Health Services will change its name to Eskenazi Health after receiving a $40 million gift from Indianapolis real estate developer Sidney Eskenazi and his wife Lois, the county-owned hospital announced Wednesday morning.
The team, which plans to build an office building in the 200,000-square-foot range, beat out six other groups that submitted proposals.
The Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County got good news in its first round of borrowing to finance a new Wishard
Hospital: so far, it is paying less than planned.
After winning 83-percent support for $754 million hospital, Wishard officials hope to sell bonds, pick construction firm
by year’s end.
Unofficial results from Tuesday night’s special election show more than eight out of 10 Marion County voters supporting a new $754 million hospital for Wishard Health Services.
Tuesday’s vote will determine if Marion County Health & Hospital Corp. can sell up to $703 million in taxpayer-backed bonds
to replace the county-owned hospital.
You know, there’s an election on Nov. 3, right? We’re not voting for president, governor,
mayor, or even dog catcher. We’re voting for a critical piece of the health care delivery system in central Indiana: whether to allow Marion County
Health & Hospital Corp. to sell bonds to build a new Wishard Hospital.