At three community health centers, all patients will be asked about their alcohol and drug usage confidentially, as part of an early-intervention approach designed to cut down addictions and reduce hospitalization.
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.
TechPoint-led initiative is meant to help bring inventions to market by giving them a trial in real-world setting.
The team, which plans to build an office building in the 200,000-square-foot range, beat out six other groups that submitted proposals.
Indianapolis-area hospitals spent billions on construction in the past decade and increasingly tried to poach patients from one another’s territories. Yet last year—one of the worst economically in recent history—21 of 26 hospitals still were able to show operating profits.
Replacing the existing Wishard Memorial Hospital is so critical to the well-being of the sickly construction sector that one
industry official likens the project to a "lifeline."
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.
With apologies to the rock group King Crimson, who recorded a song in the late ’60s called “21st Century
Schizoid Man,” I’d like to draw attention to our city’s split personality. Good Indianapolis.
The most obvious use for the old Wishard site is an expansion of the Indiana University School of Medicine, particularly for
medical research space, university administrators said.