The initiative is a partnership between the Indianapolis Urban League, the National Urban League and the African American Coalition of Indianapolis, and is funded with a $100 million Lilly Endowment Inc. grant awarded in August 2020.
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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.
Hyde Park Venture Partners Principal Tim Kopp, the former CMO of ExactTarget, and David Shank, CEO of Shank Public Relations Counselors, talk about the warnings from their doctors that led them to start eating healthier and exercising.
Carmel-based American Specialty Health specializes in connecting patients with chiropractors, acupuncturists, physical therapists and others who treat pain without using pharmaceutical drugs.
Dakich, 55, used chewing tobacco through his 30s and most of his 40s, before he quit and launched an anti-tobacco campaign that now includes on-air and print ads.
Since starting a wellness program in 2010, IndyGo has seen employee participation climb from just a few, skeptical workers to 97 percent of the workforce.
The goal of the program is to provide care for a patient’s overall physical, mental and spiritual well-being, including pain management, at-home support, nutrition assistance and help with navigating financial issues.
The National Business Group on Health is projecting the total cost of providing medical and pharmacy benefits to increase 5 percent for the fifth consecutive year in 2018.
The Indianapolis-based not-for-profit announced plans Wednesday to launch the Kids Riding Bikes program in Minneapolis next year. It’s the second expansion in two years for the organization.
The overall rate of injuries more than doubled to 220 per 10,000 players in 2013, from 106 per 10,000 players in 1990, according to a new study.
Before his untimely death, Amos Brown used his media pulpit to raise awareness among minority populations about their elevated risks of heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
Healthiest Employers LLC, which collects and measures corporate health information, plans to use the funds to drive sales of its analytics software.
The hospital system and a partner company have started meeting with health insurance brokers to pitch a program to save employers money by keeping workers and their families healthier.
Hillenbrand is making headway at a time when most corporations reap little improvement for their investment in wellness programs.