Indiana spine, neurosurgeon group refuses to become employed at IU Health, jeopardizing relationship: 5 details

Laura Dyrda -   Print  |

Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine is at odds with IU Health, both based in Indianapolis, over a future relationship and agreements, according to the Indianapolis Business Journal


Five things to know:

1. The two sides have worked together in the past, however IU Health seeks to make Goodman physicians employees by next year. The group is currently independent and not exclusive with IU Health.

2. Goodman Campbell's around 50 physicians prefer to remain independent. The group hopes to open a new office in Carmel, Ind., in the summer.

3. Going forward, IU Health is building a neurosurgical team, and currently has five former Goodman Campbell pediatric neurosurgeons that joined IU Health Physicians, which will become an employed group in May.

4. IU Health physicians also become faculty members at the IU School of Medicine, where Goodman Campbell physicians currently serve as staff members.

5. IU Health wants to bring their physicians in network to improve care coordination.

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