Long-term care facility in Donaldson to close

A continuing care retirement community in Marshall County is set to close its doors. In a notice to the state, Donaldson-based Catherine Kasper Life Center Inc. said it will cease operations at the end of March, affecting 60 employees.... Read More

Lutheran Life Villages buys Fort Wayne memory care facility

Lutheran Life Villages, a nonprofit serving northeast Indiana, has acquired North Woods Village at Inverness Lakes, a licensed memory care assisted living center in Fort Wayne. The nonprofit says North Woods Village's memory care services is an important addition; a necessary service for seniors in need of specific memory care support.... Read More

Regenstrief Institute names new CEO

The Indiana University School of Medicine has selected Dr. Rachel Patzer as the next president and chief executive officer of the Regenstrief Institute. Patzer succeeds Dr. Peter Embi, who left Regenstrief in late 2021 for a position at Vanderbilt University.... Read More

Taylor University to launch nursing program with Parkview

Upland – Taylor University and Fort Wayne-based Parkview Health are establishing a partnership that will expand the university's healthcare programs and help address the state's nursing shortage. The partners say the strategic agreement will create a nursing program on Taylor’s campus where Parkview will provide clinical site access for future nursing students at its 19 locations.... Read More

Fort Wayne VA center opens women’s health facility

VA Northern Indiana this week marked the opening of a new facility focused on the health of women veterans. Our partners at WPTA-TV report the expansion will provide a variety of benefits, including pain management and access to mental health professionals.... Read More

Indiana hospitals paint bleak financial picture

Indiana hospitals, under fire from consumer groups and state lawmakers for their high prices, are fighting back. Hospitals across the state experienced their most difficult financial year in 2022 since the beginning of the pandemic, according to a new study.... Read More

Indiana to get $66.5M to settle overpayment suit

Indiana has reached a $66.5 million settlement with health insurer Centene Corp. to resolve allegations that the company overcharged the state’s Medicaid program for pharmaceutical costs. Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita announced the settlement Tuesday... Read More

Indiana justices won’t hear 2nd abortion case for now

Indiana’s high court said it will not immediately consider a challenge to the state’s abortion ban that is based on the argument that the law violates some people’s religious freedoms, leaving that decision to the Court of Appeals of Indiana, at least for now.... Read More

Meridian Health Services CEO to retire

Muncie-based Meridian Health Services is on the hunt for a new chief executive. The organization said Monday that President and CEO Hank Milius will retire at the end of the year after 21 years in the position.... Read More