Higher ed mental health consortium names director

The MINDful College Connections program has its first executive director. Dr. Curtis Wiseley will lead the consortium, which is a collaboration among Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, DePauw University, and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College to address the mental health needs of students.... Read More

Health tech company lands funding from IU

A California-based healthcare venture founded by an Indiana University alumnus is getting a funding boost from his alma mater. The IU Angel Network and the IU Philanthropic Venture Fund have awarded a total of $450,000 to inTandem Health, which has developed a peer support tech platform.... Read More

Indiana planning first opioid settlement payout

Indiana received the first payment from its share of a national, $26 billion settlement with opioid manufacturers and distributors in mid-July, and expects to receive two more this year. Local governments could see their first payments this year.... Read More

Terre Haute running course opens new athletic medical building

Officials in Terre Haute cut the ribbon this week on a new climate-controlled athletic medical building at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course. The Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau says the facility provides a comfortable space for athletes to be evaluated out of the elements by coaches, EMTs, trainers and medical personnel.... Read More

Vincennes University to offer accelerated nursing degree

Vincennes University will offer a new nursing bachelor's degree program at its Vincennes and Jasper campuses starting next month. The university says the LPN to BSN program will offer an accelerated path for licensed practical nurses to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing.... Read More

Carmel biotech company lands key designation

A Carmel-based biopharmaceutical company has received an Orphan Drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its lead therapeutic product candidate. The drug, MBX 2109, is being developed for the treatment of hypoparathyroidism.... Read More

Hoosier hospitals ranked among best

Five Indiana hospitals have been designated among the best in the state as part of U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals ranking. The publication ranks hospitals on a state-by-state basis among several specialty categories, including cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, and orthopedics.... Read More

Trine lands approval for Fort Wayne academic building

The Allen County Plan Commission has approved the primary development plan and rezoning for a $40 million Trine University academic building in Fort Wayne. The university is partnering with Fort Wayne-based Parkview Health on the facility, which will employ 100 faculty and staff.... Read More