The Department of Justice’s refusal to allow Ascension Medical Group to depose a Drug Enforcement Agency agent and a federal prosecutor in state court was reasonable and in line with federal regulations, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Thursday.
IN justices asked to ditch modified impact rule for medical privacy breach cases after patient’s info was posted to Facebook
A woman whose medical information was sent to the wrong person and then shared on social media is asking the Indiana Supreme Court to do away with the modified impact rule for negligence-based medical privacy breaches.
Who is responsible when a hospital sends a patient’s diagnosis to the wrong person and that person immediately posts the information on Facebook for hundreds to see?
Court orders new trial in pregnancy discrimination suit against Franciscan Alliance based on ‘monstrously excessive’ damages award
A federal jury’s award of $5.5 million to a former Franciscan Health employee who sued the health system for pregnancy discrimination suggests the verdict was based on “passion and prejudice,” a judge has ruled in granting Franciscan’s motion for a new trial.
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita on Tuesday inserted himself into the debate over gender-affirming care for minors – though recent testimony documented that surgeries on children don’t occur in Indiana.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana has affirmed a Marion Superior Court’s decision to grant summary judgment to Franciscan Health – Indianapolis in a dispute involving the plaintiffs’ medical records.
After 3 years and 500 court filings, Community Health and feds still wrangling over false-claims allegations
It’s a massive case against a large Indiana hospital system that shows no signs of wrapping up soon.
A flurry of disputes have been raging across the country in recent years over noncompete agreements, which have largely favored hospitals, medical groups and other employers. But the tide could be shifting.
Hospital that broadcast patient information on radio doesn’t have to pay emotional distress damages, COA affirms
Despite her private health information being broadcast to the public on the radio, a woman failed to overturn the entry of summary judgment in favor of an Anderson hospital that she sued for negligence.
A wide-ranging bill aimed at lowering health care costs for Hoosiers received mixed reviews in committee on Tuesday, from provisions penalizing hospitals for high prices to curtailing the use of non-compete agreements.
Indiana has reached a $66.5 million settlement with St. Louis-based health insurer Centene Corp. to resolve allegations that the company overcharged the state’s Medicaid program for pharmaceutical costs.
A northwestern Indiana hospital that was days away from closing its emergency room has been ordered by a judge to keep those emergency services operational for another nine months.
Pressure remains on HHC to drop Talevski case: Advocates continue fight to prevent SCOTUS from blocking §1983 claims
Grassroots efforts are hopeful and continuing to pressure the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County to withdraw its case pending before the SCOTUS, which is feared as potentially harming the elderly, the disabled and the very young.
The Court of Appeals of Indiana entered judgment for two doctors and a hospital Thursday, concluding that a patient’s expert affidavit was insufficient to create a genuine issue of material fact about the standard of care she should have received.
An emergency room nurse at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville hospital repeatedly tampered with vials of pain medications, including morphine and fentanyl, from an automated medication dispensing system for her own use, authorities say.
The federal No Surprises Act, which took effect Jan. 1, protects patients from receiving surprise medical bills resulting from unexpected, out-of-network coverage for emergency services, anesthesiology, radiology and other medical care.
Two nurses who worked at Hendricks Regional Health claim they were required to change into scrubs in locker rooms and travel to their work areas before they could punch in for their shifts, resulting in chronic underpayment.