IU Health declined to name the employee or specify whether the job separation was a resignation or firing.
In a federal lawsuit that could have ramifications for many Indiana counties, Monroe Hospital claims IU Health is taking unfair advantage of the Monroe County market.
The university will hire 10 faculty members and team with the state and major health systems on what it calls a comprehensive plan to understand and deal with addictions, which are costing Indiana more than $1 billion a year.
In response to an employee survey two years ago that revealed shockingly low morale, IU Health executives respond with 33 town hall meetings over four months.
Whether so-called micro-hospitals can succeed financially might depend on whether they can meet Medicare’s definition of a hospital: a medical facility that dedicates the bulk of its services to inpatient care.
Urgent care centers, which already seem to have blanketed nearly every retail strip and neighborhood in central Indiana, are continuing to spring up at a surprising rate.
Around Indiana, hospitals are doubling down on the lofty goal of patient satisfaction. Some, like IU Health, are hiring managers to oversee various aspects of the patient experience, from registration to discharge.
Dan Evans, who for 13 years was president and CEO of Indiana University Health, has joined Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting as a senior director in its health and biosciences group.
The lawsuit claimed the two health care providers left their pregnant patients’ care to lower-cost nurse midwives instead of having them treated by doctors. When billing Medicaid, the two claimed the services were provided by doctors, the complaint said.
The number of transplants performed in Indiana last year hit an 11-year high, up about 6 percent from a year before, according to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network.
For patients, the difference between getting an operation now or in January could amount to thousands of dollars out of pocket.
Just two years after United Hospital Services pushed into Kokomo by merging with North Central Indiana Linen Service, the co-op is planning its next move—this time into northwest Indiana.
Dr. Sandra Kinsella, a top anesthesiologist in Indiana University Health’s organ transplant program, claims she was let go in retaliation for her complaints.
Indiana University Health’s Joseph Tector, who built the transplant program into one of the nation’s largest, has resigned after 15 years to take a job at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.