HEA 1145 will apply to physicians and other professionals such as podiatrists and optometrists who perform routine medical, eye and dental treatments.
The project is a major endeavor and much of the plan is not finalized, but there is still plenty of information to take in right now.
The legislation requires owners of above ground storage tanks that are near a public water source to report what’s in those tanks — such as hazardous chemicals.
Close to 30,000 people are dying each year from Clostridium difficile, also called C. diff, a bacteria that’s often resistant to antibiotics and hard to treat.
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index has consistently found the Hoosier State to be among the worst for individual well-being.
Health officials face a complicated task in tracking down those people who might be infected and then containing the unprecedented outbreak.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller made regulating e-cigarettes one of his priorities this session, but the bill does nothing regarding e-cigarettes themselves.
The state says there have been 26 confirmed HIV infections, with an additional four more likely positives.
A team of IU chemists and biologists has received a $3.3 million award for research into the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
The website displays public hospital charge data from the Indiana State Department of Health and allows visitors to compare Indiana hospitals side-by-side.