Thursday, November 17, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — New and developing eHealth technologies have the potential to improve the patient-provider connection and patient-centered health care. An opinion piece authored by three physicians looks to rehabilitation medicine, with its long history of use of technology, as a model for positive ways to incorporate technology to enhance the doctor-physician relationship across the spectrum of […]
Thursday, November 3, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — The Aging Brain Care Medical Home, a novel brain-focused population health management program implemented in the homes of older adults, lowered depression severity by more than 50 percent over six months according to a new study from the Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University Center for Aging Research, IU Center for Health Innovation and Implementation […]
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — The first study to evaluate the relationship between race and intensive care unit delirium has found that African-American ICU patients age 18 to 50 are less susceptible to delirium than similarly aged Caucasians or than either African-American or Caucasian ICU patients age 50 or older. Read more here.
Monday, June 13, 2016
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 13, 2016) — The University of Kentucky is partnering with the Indiana University School of Medicine in a $46 million grant-funded initiative with the aim of improving healthcare while lowering costs. Read more here.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
When Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network (GLPTN) came to us during the week before Christmas last year, the ink was barely dry on its 4-year $46.4 million grant from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Read the full article here.
Friday, May 13, 2016
In the United States, 400,000 deaths every year are related to unintentional harm in the healthcare system. The cost of this unintended harm is estimated to be in excess of $17 billion every year. Read the full article here.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — Christopher Callahan, M.D., the founding director of the Indiana University Center for Aging Research, a Regenstrief Institute investigator and the Cornelius and Yvonne Pettinga Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, has been named the 2016 recipient of the American Geriatrics Society’s prestigious Edward Henderson Award. Read press release here.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
If Dr Malaz Boustani were tasked with grading dementia care he’d dole out an “F” for the United States. For him, the battle to improve upon this failing report card is personal. “My father and mother-in-law have suffered from dementia and are still suffering,” he said, “and my wife is at a high risk.” Read more […]
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
INDIANAPOLIS — The National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) was signed into law in 2011. Over the past five years milestones have been identified to meet the plan’s biomedical research goal. However, similar milestones have not been created for the goals on patient care and caregiver support. Read press release here.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Constant conflict roils the health care landscape, including issues related to the Affordable Care Act, electronic health records, payment changes, and consolidation of hospitals and health plans. The morale of physicians and other clinicians is in jeopardy. Read more here.