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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) and Incyte (NASDAQ:INCY) announced today that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion for baricitinib for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) who are candidates for systemic therapy.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published by the RAND Corporation reveals that a large sample of employers and private insurers across 49 states and District of Columbia pay, on average, 247% of what Medicare pays for the same hospital services, including both facility and professional fees for inpatient and outpatient care. Researchers analyzed hospital claims data representing $33.8 billion from 2016-2018 for 3,112 hospitals located in every state except Maryland. They collected data from self-insured employers, six state all-payer claims databases, and health plans across the country. The findings illustrate a wide variation in hospital facility and professional prices for the commercially insured population. The report also identifies the top 10 most expensive health systems in each state and reports individual hospital prices alongside quality and safety measures.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today provided third quarter 2020 earnings guidance in the range of $0.42 to $0.46 per diluted share. Excluding the impact from the following, the company expects third quarter 2020 adjusted earnings to be in the range of $0.46 to $0.50 per diluted share:

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent, nationwide analysis of voter rolls in 42 states has identified thousands of probable deceased and duplicate registrants, as well as cases of individuals credited for voting more than once. The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) has launched the Safeguarding America's Votes and Elections (SAVE) Database as an analysis tool to track voter roll deficiencies and potential problem areas across America. Announced today, the groundbreaking findings in their national report indicates that the SAVE Database raises serious concerns over the integrity of states' voter files as election officials anticipate a surge in mail-in voting this fall.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FAST BioMedical, a late clinical-stage medical technology company, today announces establishing a Heart Failure Medical Advisory Board of world-recognized physicians, nurses and researchers. The Board will advise FAST's clinical development of measuring volume status to better treat heart failure patients. The board collectively has decades of experience in heart failure and cardiovascular patient care and have contributed to more than 1,300 peer-reviewed publications.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heritage Group (THG) announced today that Kip A. Frey, its Executive Vice President for New Ventures, has been named to the Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) Powerlist 2020. Published annually, the Powerlist recognizes the world's top 100 leaders of in-house venture capital groups, drawn from a universe of more than 2,000 corporations that invest in innovative start-ups as part of their corporate strategies.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Caregiver Homes, Seniorlink's intensive home-based care management program, today announced a pilot with Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana, focused on care collaboration and efficiency.

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Shelley Clayton, MSN, FNP-BC of Ageless Aesthetics wins "Top Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner", "Top Women in Aesthetic Medicine", "Top Women Business Owners" and "Top Women Injectors" in the Aesthetic Everything® 2020 Aesthetic and Cosmetic Medicine Awards. In addition, Ageless Aesthetics wins "Top Medical Spa Midwest", Abbie Bledsoe wins "Top Women in Aesthetic Medicine" and Ashley Grant wins "Top Aesthetician".

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ADISA, the nation's largest trade association for the alternative and direct investment space, announced today the results of its co-sponsored study, The Tax and Economic Impacts of Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges in Real Estate, which concluded that the elimination of Section 1031 exchanges would disrupt many local property markets, harm both tenants and owners as well as hurt small investors.

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CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical education agency Avant Healthcare today announced that Arun Divakaruni, PhD, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Divakaruni joined Avant Healthcare in 2019 as Chief Science Officer.

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MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) will host a virtual Investor Day on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Hamrock, and other members of NiSource's senior management team, will discuss the company's long-term growth strategy. The two hour presentation will begin at 11:00 am ET and will be followed by a Q&A session.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced proof of concept data from an interim analysis of the BLAZE-1 clinical trial, showing a reduced rate of hospitalization for patients treated with LY-CoV555. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 study evaluated LY-CoV555, a SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody, for the treatment of symptomatic COVID-19 in the outpatient setting. The trial enrolled mild-to-moderate recently diagnosed COVID-19 patients across four groups (placebo, 700 mg, 2800 mg, and 7000 mg).

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has launched an open innovation challenge for individuals and teams across the United States to submit inspiring digital health solutions that can help make life better for people living with atopic dermatitis. The challenge, "Transforming Atopic Dermatitis Care: Enhancing Quality of Life and Patient Care for People Living with Inflammatory Skin Diseases," focuses on leveraging digital technologies to enhance care and improve health and well-being for people with inflammatory skin diseases. The submission site, including additional details about the challenge's criteria, eligibility and requirements, is available at www.lilly.com/atopicdermchallenge.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Defensive end Dee Ford's neck injury prompted the 49ers to downgrade his status Saturday and rule him out of Sunday's game at the New York Jets. Ford played in last Sunday's opening loss, practiced Wednesday and then reported neck spasms that led to him missing the next two days of practice. Coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday that Ford was "meeting with guys and trying to ...

OTTAWA, Ontario - John Turner, the former Canadian prime minister who opposed efforts to bring his country into a free-trade agreement with the U.S., has died. He was 91. Turner died Saturday in Toronto, according to a government statement. Canada's 17th prime minister, Turner's tenure lasted less than three months, the second-shortest in the country's history, after he replaced Pierre Trudeau ...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Bear fire looked like it would behave itself. It had been burning for three weeks in the Plumas National Forest, the result of a mid-August lightning strike, but hadn't done any lethal damage. It was part of a complex of fires that was about 50% contained. Even a significant windstorm that threatened to push the fire across the middle fork of the Feather River didn't ...