Author Archives: Tom McMahon

Indiana continues to lead in life sciences – now the top domestic exporter of drugs 

BioCrossroads, which works to advance Indiana’s signature strengths in the life sciences industry, released new statistics on the industry showing that Indiana was the top exporter of pharmaceuticals across the United States in 2022. BioCrossroads also shared that Indiana’s life sciences sector now boasts 2,700 companies with 63,000 employees generating over $77 billion in economic output.

OSU and Dispatch Health partner on hospital-at-home service

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has expanded its partnership with Dispatch Health to provide Hospital at Home services to Medicare patients receiving care in an OSU emergency department or inpatient unit.  The service is a collaboration across clinical and non-clinical staff. OSU and Dispatch Health respectively provide physician, advanced practice, nursing and ancillary team

Dayton health tech firm develops hospice care analytics and insights  

Ascend Innovations, a provider of custom predictive analytics tools, has partnered with Ohio’s Hospice to deliver analytics that help to meet their goals around helping people live independently, enabling clinicians to work at the top of their license and maximizing a reimbursement.  Ascend also partners with Behavioral Health and Community Health and Public Health organizations.

OrthoCincy acquires Ortho Louisville

OrthoCincy, an orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine practice with 45 clinicians across the Cincinnati metro area, has acquired Ortho Louisville. Ortho Louisville is also a provider of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine services. Additionally, Ortho Louisville offers orthopaedic urgent care services.  This expansion follows in the same model as other provider organizations that are consolidating

Trilogy Health Services names first chief medical officer 

Trilogy Health Services, a provider of senior living and long-term healthcare services including independent and assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitative services, has added a Chief Medical Officer role to its executive team.  Dr. Andrew McNamara, a veteran of managed care across commercial, Medicare and Medicaid populations, has joined Trilogy and will partner

Ohio’s health tech capability – too big to go unnoticed

CINCINATTI — Feb. 3, 2023 — A number of transactions and growth announcements highlight how Ohio’s health tech and life science community continues to grow Safecor – a unit dose packager in Columbus – is adding 100 jobs Meridian Bioscience – a developer and manufacturer of diagnostics in Cincinnati – successfully closes on $1.5 billion