The gift came from the three children of Jim Ackerman, a local cable television industry entrepreneur and venture capitalist who died in 2013, including John Ackerman, managing director of Cardinal Ventures.
IBJ Podcast: Kids, COVID and Christmas … what’s safe?
Host Mason King talks with Dr. James Wood, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Riley Children’s Health, to talk about vaccinations for children, how latest strains of coronavirus are affecting younger kids and whether it’s safe for grandkids to gather with their grandparents at the holidays.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Baby-delivering biz shifting with Riley’s $142M maternity tower
IBJ health reporter John Russell toured the facility and talks with host Mason King about what he saw and how the tower fits into the increasingly competitive business of maternity care.Read More
New Riley Children’s Health leader has big job, towering presence
Gil Peri, a 6-foot, 8-1/2-inch, gregarious administrator with an easy laugh, started his job on June 28, after spending about four years as president and chief operating officer at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.Read More
Riley Health hires new president from Connecticut
Gil Peri begins his new job just as the system is about to undertake one of its biggest projects in a decade—relocating its maternity services from Methodist Hospital to new, centralized maternity and newborn health unit at Riley Hospital, as part of a $142 million expansion.Read More
Riley Hospital for Children’s $142 million maternity tower is getting ready to make a big splash this fall in central Indiana’s highly competitive maternity-hospital market.
Thousands of Hoosier adults are receiving COVID vaccines every day in Indiana. But none of the shots are available to kids younger than 16.
Six months into the pandemic, parents are still struggling with what COVID-19 means for the kids. Should they be in school? Can they go on play dates? Can they hug grandma? Host Mason King turns to Dr. James Wood, a pediatrician at Riley Children’s Health, for some answers.
It’s the foundation’s first capital campaign since 2010, when it raised $200 million. The money will be used for pediatric research, patient care, maternity and newborn health, and family support programs.
More than 100 colleges and high schools have participated in the dance marathon program since 1991, raising $50 million for Riley Hospital for Children.
During the past 20 years, Riley Children’s Foundation has raised $500 million, the majority of which has been spent for pediatric research and patient programs at Riley Hospital.
Riley Hospital for Children is about to begin renovating four floors of its hospital into a new, centralized maternity and newborn health unit.
Riley is spending millions of dollars and beefing up its emergency staff to expand into traditional emergency services.
IU Health effectively started its own ambulance service in December by adding two ambulances to its long-standing LifeLine critical-care service and opening a call center to help other health care providers figure out what level of transport services a particular patient needs.
The 4,200-square-foot space, which includes billiards, foosball, a video game wall, an arts and crafts area and even a recording studio, is the nation's 11th and largest hospital Child Life Zone.
Dr. Jeff Sperring, the CEO of Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, will leave this spring to become CEO of Seattle Children’s Hospital in early May, the Seattle hospital announced Thursday.
Jim Terwilliger had led IU Health’s two flagship hospitals since July 2012, when longtime executive Sam Odle retired. The CEO of Riley Hospital for Children will replace him temporarily.
Indiana University Health now says it will cut more than 900 jobs in a reorganization. That's at least 100 more than announced nearly three weeks ago.
Indianapolis Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck on Tuesday will announce his first local sponsorship deal, a four-year pact with Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.