• hc1's Opioid Dashboard

    Indianapolis-based hc1.com has developed a revolutionary cloud-based information service that can instantly deliver information on misuse and abuse of opioids. In the Business of Health, the CEO explains how the Opioid Dashboardworks.

  • Examining Potential Side Effects of a CVS/Aetna Merger

    Leaders from the private sector and academia are weighing in on a proposal to merge giants in health care retail and insurance. Plans call for CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) to acquire Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) in a deal valued at $69 billion. Indianapolis-based OurHealth co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Ben Evans says the deal is characteristic of "this impending collision of insurers and providers," where insurers and health care providers are competing for the patient.

  • Inside the Global Orphan Foundation

    Half of the children living in orphanages in the Congo will not make it to their 5th birthday due to poor nutrition. The Global Orphan Foundation’s insect farming program could be an answer to world hunger.

  • New State Health Commissioner

    She spent more than 30 years as an OB-GYN at Community Health Network and now has a new job as the state health commissioner. In the Business of Health, we chat with Dr. Kristina Box about her new role and priorities.

  • Ascus Biosciences Pioneering an Emerging Science

    Indianapolis tech start-up Ascus is pioneering an emerging science, Endomicrobial Ecology, that uses a natural approach to improve animal health and performance. It’s being driven by former Elanco VP of Global Research and Development William Weldon. Endomicrobial Ecology harvests the natural microbiota that already exists in an animal’s system. The research is driving the science behind Ascus’ first product which will launch in Argentina in 2018.

  • Improving the Health of Vets

    The YMCA has introduced new programs geared toward improving the health of veterans. In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis talks with leadership about a diabetes program developed here that is now being used nationwide and other programs exclusively for vets.

  • Greenlight Guru Extends Platform

    Indianapolis-based Greenlight Guru has launched a new product that is not only expected to impact job growth, but the global medical device industry.  In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis talks to the company’s CEO and co-founder about the new software.

  • Elanco's Future, Lilly Investing in Insulin

    Lilly is doubling down on diabetes. Manufacturing President Maria Crowe talks about plans for a $72 million investment in Indianapolis and weighs-in on what the future holds for animal health unit Elanco.

  • Flu Season Outlook

    Flu season is here, and already more than 55 cases have been reported in Indiana. In the Business of Health, the Indiana State Department of Health shares how it tracks outbreaks and prepares for the season.

  • Healing Through Art

    There are many signs that it is Breast Cancer Awareness month. But at St. Vincent Health, the signs are very large works of art. The newly expanding art studio inside the St. Vincent Breast Care Centerbuilding is a prototype of what art therapy can accomplish.

  • IU Investing $50M in Opioid Crisis

    Indiana is one of four states where the fatal drug overdose rate has more than quadrupled since 1999. Leadership from IU and IU Health explain how the school’s bold, $50 million investment will target the opioid crisis head on.

  • 'Catalyst' Caine Wins Watanabe Award

    Marion County Public Health Department Director Virginia Caine is this year's Watanabe Life Sciences Champion of the Year. BioCrossroads presented the annual award this morning at the Life Sciences Summit in Indianapolis. The organization calls Caine an "ardent voice for public health and access to medical care for the disadvantaged."

  • Intern Program Targets Students with Disabilities

    The Eskenazi Health Foundation has received a Lilly Endowment grant to expand an internship program for students with physical and sensory disabilities. In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis discusses how this paid internship gives students a unique college to career program. 

  • LyoHUB Trying to Advance Freeze-Drying

    Researchers are working to modernize a process that could be used in making everything from freeze-dried space foods to lifesaving wonder drugs. In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis talks about the goal of the Purdue LyoHUB.

  • Indiana Blood Center Hurricane Efforts

    It took a Blackhawk helicopter to make a delivery of Hoosier-donated blood to Galveston, Texas. The Indiana Blood Center is helping in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and planning ahead for Hurricane Irma. 

  • Disabled Children to Experience VR Rides

    Virtual reality is helping children with disabilities experience flying, swimming and amusement park rides in a high-tech way. In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis chats with the CFO of Metaverse Entertainment.

  • Hendricks Regional Health Now Hiring

    One hundred new healthcare jobs are opening in Brownsburg. Hendricks Regional Health will open its new hospital in December, but it’s taking applications for RNs and PRNs and many other positions right now.

  • Inside Jump IN for Healthy Kids

    Jump IN is an initiative focused on getting Hoosier kids and families to lead active, healthy lives.  Barb Lewis talks with the initiative’s new CEO about what the top executives and their companies are doing to help.

  • Whitestown Welcomes $50M Facility

    Pennsylvania-based global health care company AmerisourceBergen cut the ribbon on its new $50 million distribution facility, which could employ up to 150 people. Company officials say they are responsible for producing and distributing nearly one-third of the country's pharmaceuticals.

  • Biomedical Scientists Boost

    Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $25 million grant to fund the INCITE program, a collaboration among IU School of Medicine, Indiana Biosciences Research Institute and Eli Lilly and Co. The initiative aims to attract biomedical scientists to enhance research and education and strengthen the state's life sciences sector.

  • Whitestown Welcomes $50M Facility

    The chief executive officer of Pennsylvania-based AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. says the company picked Whitestown for a nearly $50 million investment, in part, because of the work force it will be able to attract there. The global health care company cut the ribbon this morning on the distribution facility, which Steven Collis says could ultimately employ up to 150.

  • Hall Render Turns 50

    Hall Render is marking 50 years of providing legal counsel to healthcare clients. The firm is the largest healthcare-focused law firm in the United States with nearly 200 attorneys serving 12 markets.  

  • Hall Render Turns Fifty

    Hall Render is marking 50 years of providing legal counsel to healthcare clients. The firm is the largest healthcare-focused law firm in the United States with nearly 200attorneys serving 12 markets. 

  • Healthcare Startup Execs Gather for Tech Panel

    Executives from Hoosier healthcare startups gathered at the Speak Easy Downtown to discuss the future of healthcare innovation in Indiana, and if Indiana could be a leader in the health-tech space.

  • Health Commissioner Discusses Making Opioid Overdose Medication Available Without Prescription

    Tackling overdoses head-on. A lifesaving medication that can reverse opioid overdoses is now available without a prescription. State Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams discusses the importance of Naloxone.

  • 16 Tech Announces First Leader

    Bob Coy has been named first president and chief executive officer of 16 Tech Community Corp. Coy most recently served as CEO of Ohio-based venture development organization CincyTech, which pumped more than $680 million into 70 different startups during his 11 years at the helm. Coy says his top priorities will include construction projects and the continued push for top interdisciplinary talent The 60-acre innovation community located near IUPUI.

  • Basketball Standout Turned Healthcare Exec

    Former Butler Basketball All American Chris Miskel recently became CEO of Versiti, a Midwestern healthcare company affiliated with the Indiana Blood Center. He discusses his role and the organization’s work in blood services and genomic research. 

  • IIB Exclusive: 1-on-1 With inX3 Pitch Competition Winner Maggie Galloway

    Inside INdiana Business gooes one-on-one wiith inX3 Pitch Competition winner Maggie Galloway, Chief Executive Officer of Jeffersonville-based Inscope Medical Solutions.

  • OurHealth Plans Expansion

    Indianapolis-based OurHealth says a $37 million round of funding will help it expand its MyClinic network into eight additional markets and 11 new locations, creating nearly 500 jobs. CEO Ben Evans discusses expanding its national footprint and its unique health care model. 

  • 24Indianapolis Gearing Up for Event

    The 24 Foundation is gearing up for its 24-hour charity event called 24Indianapolis. Hundreds of cyclist and walkers are expected to participate to benefit people affected by cancer. 

  • Bosma Enterprises' New Tech Savvy HQ

    Bosma Enterprises unwrapped its new $6.6 million headquarters in hopes of creating more job opportunities for the blind or visually impaired. The facility is one of the first in the U.S. to utilize BlindSquare way-finding technology. 

  • Anthem Health Assessment Kiosks at Walmart

    It’s been nearly one year since insurance giant Anthem put healthcare kiosks in Indiana WalMart stores. The goal is to reach Hoosiers who have chronic health conditions before their health gets worse. We’ll tell you how the program is working.

  • Biomedical Innovation Center Director Talks Growth

    The Indiana Center for Biomedical Innovation has been a huge success with 11 startup companies under one roof creating an ecosystem for entrepreneurship, technology development and commercialization. The center’s director discusses its growth and plans for expansion.

  • National Nurses Week

    It’s National Nurses week, a time to celebrate and honor nurses. In the Business of Health, Barbara Lewis discusses challenges in the healthcare sector with the Chief Nursing Officer at St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis.

  • Speedway, Donor Network Partner 'To Save Lives'

    The Indiana Donor Network says a new partnership with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will allow the organization to take its message nationwide. The Driven2SaveLives campaign will include signage, videos and social media at IMS events. 

  • Inside IU's Grand Challenges Winner

    The Precision Health Initiative is the winner of IU’s Grand Challenge. In the Business of Health, IU’s VP of Research shares how the initiative could transform health, medical research and education.

  • Marian's Inaugural Med School Graduation

    The first med school to open in Indiana in more than a century is gearing up for its inaugural graduation this weekend. Marian University President Dan Elsener and one of its first doctoral graduates discuss the milestone.

  • Community Hospital East Topping Out Ceremony

    The oldest hospital in Indianapolis will soon have a new look. A $175 million investment is transforming Community Hospital East and in the Business of Health, Barb Lewis discusses the improvements with Community’s East Region President.

  • Partnership Battling Cancer as More Than Friends

    Helping breast cancer patients with everything they need is getting easier, thanks to a new partnership between Komen Central Indiana and What Friends Do. Leadership from both organizations discuss the recently launched peer-to-peer online network “More Than Friends.”

  • St. Vincent to Open 'Long-Time Dream'

    St. Vincent Health this week will take the wraps off of an $8 million accommodation space for families of extended-stay patients. Nancy Frick with the St. Vincent Foundation says the St. Vincent House will give patient families a place to eat, do laundry, and find "mutual support" with others. It replaces the Marten House Hotel, which closed in January.

  • Indy Yogi's New Project

    Some 40 million Americans practiced yoga in 2016, including nearly a half-million in Indiana. In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis introduces us to the founders of IndyYogi.com and their newest project the Indiana & Yoga Magazine.

  • Doctors Getting MBA's After MD's

    Doctors from across the country are stepping out of their practices and hospitals to go back to the classroom.  The Kelley School of Business Medicine Physician MBA Program is graduating its third class this August.

  • St. Vincent's $13M Training Center

    St. Vincent Health has broken ground on a $13 million project that will benefit current and future health care workers. In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis talks with a hospital exec to learn more about what the William Nasser Healthcare Education and Simulation Center has to offer.

  • Lilly Details $850M U.S. Plans

    Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) has detailed plans to pump $850 million into its U.S. operations this year. That includes a new $85 million expansion of the company's Trulicity device assembly operations. The drugmaker says the investment is being driven by strong demand and its growing pipeline of potential cancer, pain and diabetes treatments. 

  • Collaborations Spurring IU Med School Evansville

    A key player in the ongoing IU Med School Evansville project calls it a "one-of-a-kind partnership" that will boost residency opportunities and economic development. IU Assistant VP Kirk White says four southwest Indiana hospitals are working together instead of competing.

  • Lilly Diabetes to Sponsor NASCAR

    What do Eli Lilly and Co. and NASCAR have in common? A lot, these days. The Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company is expanding its partnership, signing a multi-year deal to become the “Official Diabetes Health Partner of NASCAR.”

  • St. Vincent Begins Work on $13M Training Center

    St. Vincent Health has broken ground on a project it says will benefit current and future health care workers throughout the Midwest. The $13.6 million William Nasser Healthcare Education and Simulation Center will house classrooms and simulation spaces including an operating room, delivery room and intensive care unit. The center honors Nasser, who St. Vincent says is known by many as Indiana's "Father of Cardiology."

  • Hospital Collaboration Fueling IU Med School Project

    One of the key players in the ongoing Indiana University Med School project in Evansville calls it a "one-of-a-kind partnership" that will boost residency opportunities and economic development. IU Assistant Vice President For Strategic Partnerships Kirk White says four southwest Indiana hospitals "working together instead of in competition" will bring better health care to Hoosiers. m

  • Community Health Expanding Walgreens Partnership

    Community Health Network is expanding its partnership with Walgreens. In the Business of Health, Barbara Lewis shows us how they are making healthcare available to patients where and when they need it. 

  • Lash & Brow Design Helping Burn Victims

    Lash & Brow Design Co. in Carmel is partnering with Indy’s largest hair salon to raise money for the Hoosier Burn Camp, which provides life-changing experiences for burn victims. The owner of Lash & Brow discusses why this cause is near and dear to her heart in the Business of Health.

  • Recovery Force Receives FDA Clearance

    Fisher’s-based Recovery Force reaches a major milestone that could be a game changer for blood clot prevention. Our Mary-Rachel Redman shares exclusive details on the company’s big news from the FDA.

  • Akanocure Pharmaceuticals Taking on Cancer

    Chemotherapeutic drugs may be taking a turn for the better. The husband and wife team of Akanocure Pharmaceuticals are working on developing anti-cancer chemotherapeutic drugs derived from natural sources.

  • Women in Healthcare, Life Sciences Mentoring Program

    There is a scarcity of women leading healthcare and life science organizations in Indiana and across the U.S. Leaders from the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Indiana chapter are out to change that with a new mentoring program.   

  • New Technology for Stroke Patients

    Franciscan Health Indianapolis is the first in central Indiana to use a bionic skeleton to help put paralyzed stroke patients back on their feet and on the road to recovery. In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis shows us how the EKSO GT works.

  • Startup Developing New Glaucoma Treatment

    Bionode LLC, a Purdue-affiliated startup, is developing a non-invasive way to treat glaucoma and prevent blindness… using contact lenses and glasses. The co-founder Bionode is here to explain how it works in the Business of Health.

  • Inside The Bee Corp.

    What started as a Beekeeping Club at IU has grown into a business that could have global implications. We introduce you to the enthusiastic entrepreneur behind The Bee Corp.

  • Indiana's New Drug Czar

    There’s a new sheriff in town ready to take on Indiana’s Opioid crisis. But he is a very familiar face in the Indiana business community. Jim McClelland talks about his priorities in facing one of Indiana’s biggest battles as the state’s new drug czar.

  • Indiana's New Drug Czar

    There’s a new sheriff in town ready to take on Indiana’s Opioid crisis. But he is a very familiar face in the Indiana business community. Jim McClelland talks about his priorities in facing one of Indiana’s biggest battles as the state’s new drug czar.

  • New $90M Shelbyville Hospital

    A new $90 million medical center will soon start caring for patients in Shelbyville. It’s the largest project in the history of Major Health Partners. In the Business of Health, Barbara Lewis talks with the hospital’s CEO about community impact.

  • New Fat Replacement 'Epogee' Lands Major Customer

    Is it too good to be true? A former Dow AgroSciences and Lilly exec has developed a new fat replacement called Epogee that cuts calories, but keeps the taste. Choco Finesse has also landed a first major customer.

  • New IBRI Study is 'Essence of Big Data'

    The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute in Indianapolis is bringing together several big industry names for a major study on how type 2 diabetes varies in different patients. Inside INdiana Business talks to Chief Executive Officer David Broecker about what he calls a "first-of-its-kind" partnership that involves Eli Lilly and Co., Roche Diagnostics Corp., the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine. 

  • Indiana Biosciences Research Institute

    New IBRI Study is 'Essence of Big Data'

    The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute in Indianapolis is bringing together several big industry names for a major study on how type 2 diabetes varies in different patients. Inside INdiana Business talks to Chief Executive Officer David Broecker about what he calls a "first-of-its-kind" partnership that involves Eli Lilly and Co., Roche Diagnostics Corp., the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine. 

  • Inside On Target Health

    The top New Year’s resolution, according to Google, is to get fit. And that’s what an Indianapolis company helps employees do year ‘round. On Target Health provides businesses with ways to get employees in better health and help them lose weight.

  • IU School of Medicine Professor's Research Heading to International Space Station

    Years of research by a professor at the IU School of Medicine is headed out of this world to the International Space Station! In the Business of Health, Barbara Lewis has more on what the mission could mean for the treatment ofosteoporosis. 

  • Inside the Brown Center for Immunotherapy

    The IU School of Medicine receives its largest gift ever from an alum… $30 million! In the Business of Health, Barbara Lewis talks with tech pioneer Don Brown about the gift and a focus on immunotherapy.

  • Brown Gift to Spark 'Exciting' Science

    Tech entrepreneur and Interactive Intelligence founder Don Brown says he hopes his $30 million gift to the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis will "give us a focal point in what I consider the most exciting area in all of science." The gift will establish the Brown Center for Immunotherapy. 

  • Apexian Develops Pancreatic Cancer Drug

    Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. Barbara Lewis talks with the scientific founder of Apexian Pharmaceuticals about a drug that could make a difference.

  • Device Helps Heroin Addicts Fight Withdrawal

    Versailles-based Innovative Health Solutions has created a device that could help heroin addicts overcome withdrawal symptoms. Barbara Lewis chats with a company exec about the product.

  • Chamber Aims to Reduce Smoking Rate in Indiana

    The Indiana Chamber of Commerce says it is putting a focus on reducing the smoking rate in Indiana. Chamber Chief Executive Officer and President Kevin Brinegar details plans to tackle the health issue in an interview with Inside INdiana Business.

  • Purdue Boosting Nursing Enrollment

    Purdue University's School of Nursing is expanding undergraduate enrollment. The university says the effort, which will double the number of admitted students, aims to help the state meet its growing demand for registered nurses.

  • TriMedx Expanding in Indy

    A medical equipment management provider plans to invest more than $21 million to expand its Indianapolis headquarters and create more than 100 jobs. A TriMedx exec shares what’s fueling the tech company’s growth.

  • Inside Johnson Memorial Hospital's $42M Expansion

    It’s a $42 million investment to transform Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin, and no local or county tax dollars to fund the project.

  • Elwood Schools First to Adopt TeleHealth

    The Elwood Community School Corp. has the very first school-based telehealth clinic in Indiana. That means students will be able to see a physician without leaving the school grounds.

  • Springbuk Partners With Fitbit on Wellness Study

    A health analytics firm is partnering with Fitbit as part of a one of a kind corporate wellness study. We have some eye-opening results from tech startup Springbuk.

  • Little Star Center Expanding

    A facility for children affected by autism is adding two locations in Indiana. Little Star Center is expanding services in Jeffersonville and Evansville and adding up to 100 jobs.

  • IBRI Hires European Bioscience Giant

    The Indiana Biosciences Research Institute has hired the man who will set the agenda for the research and innovation that comes out of the center. Rainer Fischer, who has been named chief scientific and innovation officer, most recently led the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology in Germany.

  • Purdue Extension's Online Resource For Healthy Food

    Purdue Extension has created an online hub for information about healthy foods. In the Business of Health, Barbara Lewis chats with the program administrator about how FoodLink works.

  • Ball State Launches New College of Health

    Ball State University just launched a new College of Health. The first dean of the college sits down with Barbara Lewis in the Business of Health.

  • Progress Continues at Biosciences Research Institute

    Leaders from the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute believe a recent $750,000 grant secured by one of its researchers could help spark other activity in the future. The funding from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will support Teresa Mastracci's work involving cell regeneration in Type 1 diabetes progression. Inside INdiana Business talks to Mastracci and Director of External Affairs and Communications at IRBI, Christy Denault. 

  • New Study Reveals Economic Impact of Opioid & Tobacco Epidemics

    A new study shows opioid and tobacco addiction epidemics have cost Indiana billions annually in healthcare expenses and lost productivity. Barbara Lewis sits down with the executives of the Fairbanks Foundation and Fairbanks School of Public Health.

  • Bart Peterson Talks Irsay YMCA

    The CityWay YMCA in downtown Indianapolis is celebrating a major donation and new name. In honor of the gift from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, the facility will be known as the Irsay Family YMCA and bear the team's horseshoe logo. Eli Lilly and Co. Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs Bart Peterson talks to Inside INdiana Business about Irsay and the impact his gift will have on Marion County.

  • Indiana Schools Provide Solution to EpiPen Price Controversy

    The price controversy over the EpiPen has Indiana physicians reminding parents of a recent state law that could help their children. Two years ago, state legislation allowed schools to get EpiPens for free.  

  • Behind 'The Butler Brain Project' Initiative

    Butler University is devoting this school year to “The Butler Brain Project.” The initiative will explore the human brain and how it impacts every dimension of our lives.  

  • 2015 Dig IN Taste of Indiana chef.

    Dig IN Talks Economic Benefit of Eating Local

    An event this weekend in Indianapolis will bring chefs and producers from throughout the state together to shine a spotlight on Indiana's food industry. Dig IN's annual Taste of Indiana will feature dozens of restaurants, breweries and wineries partnering with chefs and farmers to create a variety of prepared dishes and beverages.

  • Cummins LiveWell Center Model for Employee Health and Well-Being

    Cummins is taking a new bold, approach when it comes to the health and well-being of its employees and their families. The chief medical director of the LiveWell Center explains what the lifestyle medical center has to offer.

  • Dr. Kevin Tolliver examines patient at Eskenazi Transitional Care Clinic

    Eskenazi Finding Success with Transitional Care Clinic

    eskenazi finding success with transitional care clinic

    Eskenazi Health opened its Transitional Care Clinic to help bridge the gap between inpatient and outpatient care. Dr. Kevin Tolliver discusses the significant impact the clinic has had on patients and rate of readmission.

  • United Way of Central Indiana plans to use grant money to fund Great Families initiative.

    United Way of Central Indiana Lands $7 Million Grant

    The United Way of Central Indiana was one of four recipients nationwide awarded a $7 million grant from the Social Innovation Fund. The money will be matched by UWCI and selected organizations in Central Indiana for a total of over $20 million for the Great Families 2020 initiative. United Way of Central Indiana President and CEO Ann Murtlow and Christie Gillespie, vice-president of Community Impact at UWCI talked to Inside INdiana Business about how the grant will impact families.

  • IU Health Growing International Reach With Medical Tourism Program Expansion

    IU Health is expanding its reach internationally with its growing medical tourism program. The director of the International Patient Services Program recently returned from China, where he promoted services like individualized cancer therapy.

  • LifeShare Creates New Tech For Seniors

    Connecting with loved ones in senior care can be very difficult, but new technology is out to change that. Lifeshare Technologies has developed a solution designed to work on TVs, tablets, phones and computers.

  • Long-Term Rehab Center Now Open in Indianapolis

    Chris Leeuw was left paralyzed from the neck down after a kayaking accident, but after aggressive therapy in Utah, he left rehab walking and independent, and made it his mission to bring that kind of long-term rehab center to Indiana. He talks about his vision for NeuroHope, which is now open in Indianapolis. 
  • Community Health Partnership to Form New Company

    Community Health Network in Indianapolis is partnering with Chicago-based VillageMD to form a new health care company. Primaria Health LLC will provide services including data analysis, medication management and behavioral health programs. Primaria CEO Doug Stratton and VillageMD CEO Tim Barry talk about the new venture. 
  • Bloomington Pharmacy Focuses on Holistic Approach

    Three pharmacists and Butler University alumni saw a need for wellness beyond prescriptions, so they opened Panacea Pharmacy in Bloomington, which aims to get patients off of unnecessary medicine and help them achieve healthier overall lifestyles.
  • Dogs Trained to Alert Diabetics of Blood Sugar Changes

    Indianapolis-based Alert Service Dogs is a national provider of trained Diabetic Alert Dogs (DAD's). President Janalee Gallagher talks about the company, which trains dogs to detect change in blood sugars and alert diabetics to blood sugar changes.