RxLightning secures $17.5M funding round

A New Albany-based startup is continuing its rapid growth after less than three years in business. RxLightning, which has developed a software platform to streamline specialty medication enrollment, has closed on a $17.5 million Series A round of funding.... Read More

Damar opens primary care clinic in underserved Indy area

The federal Health Resources and Services Administration estimated the southwest portion of the capital has 14,000 residents who are underserved. New patients are being accepted for wellness exams, well-child visits, immunizations, sports physicals, psychiatric medication management and evaluation specialist referrals.... Read More

Versiti issues emergency appeal for blood donations

Versiti Blood Center of Indiana has issued an emergency appeal for blood donations. Versiti aims to have a three-day supply of available blood for local hospitals, but the organization said it currently has less than a one-day supply on the shelves. ... Read More

Parkview Health pediatric innovation competition breeds industry development

In partnership with MATTER, a Chicago-based health care collaborative, the health system puts on the Healthy Kids Healthy Future: A Pediatrics Innovation Competition, which seeks support management and treatment solutions for kids and teens with conditions like asthma, cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other developmental and behavioral disabilities.... Read More

Catalent cuts 150 leadership, support jobs in Bloomington

New Jersey-based Catalent Inc. is a contract drug manufacturer that significantly increased its operations at the Monroe County location during the pandemic to meet the demand for COVID-19 vaccines. It's that same plant that the company blames in part for productivity issues and unexpected costs.... Read More

Indiana requirement for pharmacy benefit manager licenses now live

The governor signed a 2020 bill mandating the licensure requirement and serving the IDOI commissioner more authority to set requirements. Those may include provisions for licensure and financial requirements, application and renewal fees, pharmacy claims audits, maximum allowable cost pricing, annual reporting and violation penalties. The law became active March 22.... Read More

What to expect from likely appeals in abortion doc case

A lengthy appeals process could play out following a state regulatory decision last week to sanction an Indianapolis OB-GYN in a divisive abortion case. The Indiana Medical Licensing Board ruled that Dr. Caitlin Bernard violated state and federal patient privacy laws when she publicly discussed a 10-year-old rape victim seeking an abortion in Indiana. ... Read More