Indiana University Health

A new fund will direct money to Indiana programs that address social issues related to health. Indiana University Health is providing $100 million to create the Community Impact Investment Fund.

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority announced Thursday it’s selected four Indiana employers for the Anchor Employer Workforce Housing Program. The businesses will each receive $1 million to address a shortage of housing for workers.

Program Embeds Medical Residents At Speedway

May 20, 2019
Resident Drew Lowry and IU Health Dr. Geoffrey Billows at the emergency medical center at IMS. (Jill Sheridan IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

During the month of May, medical residents from across the country are in Indianapolis for a program at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The program offers a chance to train two sides of emergency medicine.

IU Health Chief Medical Executive Jonathan Gottlieb says the system's approach to opioids has allowed prescribers to reassess their practices. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

Indiana health systems are seeing a reduction in opioid prescriptions in response to the state’s epidemic. 

Three people in Indiana died from the flu, according to the latest report from the Indiana State Department of Health.  As the season ramps up, Indiana hospitals also report an increase in flu cases.