INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Health system continues upgrades

2013-07-08T12:13:00Z INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Health system continues upgradesGerry Dick Inside Indiana Business nwitimes.com
July 08, 2013 12:13 pm  • 

Health System Continues Upgrades

Parkview Health in Fort Wayne has begun the latest in a string of improvements to its system. The network has announced $3.2 million in renovations to the Randallia campus, which will include a new entrance, park and courtyards. Vice President of Operations Ben Miles says the project is part of a strategy to bring "new life" to network facilities. Read More He says more improvements to the Randallia campus are on the horizon.

 

Lechleiter Back on The Job

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. says Chief Executive Officer John Lechleiter has returned to work after recovering from heart surgery. Executive Vice President Derica Rice had been serving as acting CEO since May.

 

German Ambassador Visiting Indiana

The German Ambassador to the U.S. was in Indianapolis Monday to discuss the need for skilled workers. Peter Ammon presented his "Workforce Skills Initiative" to Hoosier business leaders at an event which also featured Gov. Mike Pence, Sen. Dan Coats and Ivy Tech Community College President Tom Snyder.

 

Bingaman Leaving CIRTA

The executive director of the Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority is moving on. Ehren Bingaman will become director of planning at infrastructure engineering company HNTB Indiana.

 

Indiana Fleets Make National Rankings

Three Indiana communities are in Government Fleet magazine's 2013 100 Best Government Fleets list, including one in the top 10. The rankings recognize top-performing fleets in North American government entities and school districts.

 

Lilly Diabetes Treatment Clears European Hurdle

A long-acting insulin being developed in part by Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) is moving closer to approval in a key market. The diabetes treatment has been accepted for marketing authorization review by the European Medicines Agency.

 

IU Research & Technology Corp. Names Executive

The Indiana University Research & Technology Corp. has appointed Brion St. Amour head of intellectual property. He is a registered patent attorney and has worked at two Indianapolis law firms.

 

Fort Wayne Chamber Hires Retention Manager

The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce has named Justin Clupper graduate retention program manager. He recently served as director of special events at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

 

Manchester University Fundraising VP Resigns

The vice president for university advancement is leaving Manchester University. Michael Eastman is heading to Eastern Kentucky University in August for a similar position.

 

Ivy Tech Northeast Going 'On The Road'

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is planning visits to eight counties this month. The "On the Road" events are designed to provide information about the school's programs and class locations.

 

Mayors to Discuss Regional Vision

Two mayors will outline their plans for northeast Indiana at a young professionals event next month. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel will speak during what Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana describes as an "intimate conversation."

 

Expanded Kokomo Transit Service Begins

Kokomo's City Line Public Transportation system has started offering new routes. The city says increased ridership led to the decision to purchase two new trolleys and expand service.

 

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