Recovery Works Martinsville Now Open

New Jersey-based Pinnacle Treatment Centers is celebrating the opening of its new Martinsville treatment and recovery campus. Pinnacle, which provides substance abuse treatment and recovery services, says the first phase of Recovery Works Martinsville is complete and the center is now admitting patients.... Read More

IU Health Growing Fishers Footprint

Indiana University Health is detailing plans for a major expansion in Fishers. The health system says it is investing $287 million to grow the IU Health Saxony Hospital campus, which will be renamed IU Health Fishers, by nearly 50% and double the hospital's workforce.... Read More

USI Establishes Pharmacy Degree Pathway with Sullivan

The University of Southern Indiana and the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Services in Louisville have approved a Doctor of Pharmacy pathway agreement. USI says the agreement allows undergraduate students at USI who have completed three years of all prerequisite courses into the Sullivan's PharmD program.... Read More

IU Receives $1.2M to Develop Vaccine

Indiana University has received a $1.2 million grant from venture capital firm GIVAX Inc. to further develop a new technology for a combination oral rotavirus-norovirus vaccine. The technology, which was developed by IU biology professor John Patton and graduate student Asha Philip, is designed to alter the current rotavirus vaccine for infants to also protect against norovirus.... Read More

Damien Center Receives $2M to Prevent HIV

The Damien Center in Indianapolis has received a $2 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The nonprofit says the funding will support its work to prevent HIV infections for Young Transgender Persons of Color and their partners.... Read More

UIndy Addressing Nursing Shortage

The University of Indianapolis School of Nursing says it is increasing its number of online healthcare education programs as it responds to a shortage in the national nursing ranks. ... Read More

OrthoPediatrics to Acquire MD Orthopaedics

Warsaw-based OrthoPediatrics Corp. (Nasdaq: KIDS) is acquiring orthopedic device company MD Orthopaedics in Iowa. The $19.6 million transaction includes MD Orthopaedics' bracing product lines and its patented Mitchell Ponseti Ankle-Foot Orthosis system for the treatment of clubfoot.... Read More

Hopebridge Makes C-Suite Appointments

Indianapolis-based Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers has named Dr. Adam Hahs its chief science officer. Additionally, the autism services provider has appointed Jana Sarno to the position of chief clinical officer and Kim Strunk as head of clinical strategy.... Read More

Partnership Targets Health Disparities Among Black Pregnant Women

The Anthem Foundation in Indianapolis and Virginia-based CHC: Creating Healthier Communities have announced a three-year $7 million grant partnership focused on reducing preterm births among Black women. The partners say the initiative will use racial and cultural measures of stress to screen thousands of expectant Black mothers in Indiana, Ohio and Georgia.... Read More

St. Catherine Hospital Opens Remodeled Unit

St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago is preparing to open its redesigned $2.7 million inpatient Intermediate Care Unit on Tuesday. The hospital says the 36-bed unit, now located on the sixth floor, features patient comfort amenities and critical care efficiencies.... Read More

Partnership Provides Mental Health App for Butler Students

Indianapolis-based health tech company LifeOmic is partnering with Preventia Group, a virtual medicine marketplace, to provide Butler University's students with new mental health resources. LifeOmic says the partnership will connect students with therapists and coaches through LIFE Extend, its holistic health and wellness app.... Read More

Caregiver Makes Two Indiana Acquisitions

Texas-based Caregiver Inc. has acquired assets from two Indiana businesses representing multiple Hoosier communities. Caregiver provides long-term care services and support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.... Read More