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.
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.
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.
Across Indiana and the nation, hospitals are rolling out new programs to cut energy consumption and reduce their carbon footprints. In the process, they hope to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in the form of lower utility bills.
The Indianapolis-based health system said the move will give patients more treatment options. It has opened five tiny hospitals in the last two years, and plans to open three more later this year.
Two out-of-state companies that want to build a 60-bed hospital in Carmel have a history of mass layoffs, at least one high-profile bankruptcy, and accusations of kickbacks and billing irregularities.
Hospitals and patients have sued to block a new nationwide liver transplant policy that they say will waste viable livers, lead to fewer transplants and likely cause deaths.
Paul Elmer, former owner and CEO of Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals in Noblesville, was convicted in federal court of nine counts of adulterating drugs and one count of conspiracy. He was acquitted of an additional count of obstruction of justice.
The NeuroDiagnostic Institute on Indianapolis’ east side is Indiana’s first new psychiatric hospital in more than 50 years.
Just 20 months ago, Tandem Hospital Partners had set up a joint venture with St. Vincent to develop a series of tiny hospitals. Today, the results are far different from what either company probably imagined.
The state’s largest health system said earnings from operations climbed 4 percent, but investment losses pulled down total earnings by 70 percent.
A southern Indiana hospital that's struggled financially will close this spring after a decade of operation.
Major Health Partners is providing most of the money for the project—$15 million—and the city of Shelbyville and Shelby County each are committing nearly $1.6 million.
The developer that owns the land where Franciscan Health plans to build a $130 million orthopedic center in Carmel told city officials this week that taxes will be paid on the real estate in perpetuity, even if it sells the land to the health care system in the future.
Indiana University Health and Community Health Network have joined the national trend of posting online reviews, in a quest to win prospective patients and boost transparency.
The private university has started conversations with the state for assuming control of the site that holds Larue D. Carter Memorial Hospital, which will close later this year.
Indianapolis hospitals are among those in the state imposing restrictions on visitors to try to curb the spread of flu.
State Sen. John Ruckelshaus said too many new hospitals, especially in small wealthy clusters, might be driving up the cost of health care. He said his bill was prompted by a recent effort by St. Vincent to rezone a 30-acre site in Carmel.