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OpenHIE to host virtual community meeting over 3 days in September

OpenHIE will host a virtual community meeting over three interactive days, September 13, 15 and 21, 2022. The meeting, “The Journey from Plans to Practice,”


Staff and facility administrator retention has been challenging for long-term care facilities

Continuity of care important for vulnerable population that resides in nursing homes The pandemic has called attention to an issue that nursing home residents, their


LOINC® from Regenstrief returns to in-person learning with conference in Annecy, France

On-site attendance encouraged for most valuable experience LOINC® from Regenstrief Institute, a global healthcare terminology standard, is returning to in-person learning at its semi-annual conference October


Pharmacist-based deprescribing successfully reduced older adults’ exposure to anticholinergic drugs

Anticholinergics, a class of drugs frequently prescribed for depression, urinary incontinence and many other conditions common in older adults, affect the brain by blocking acetylcholine,


Caregiver engagement enhances health outcomes of chronically ill adults

New meta-analysis of studies spanning three decades provides compelling evidence of caregivers’ value across healthcare transitions Led by Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist Kristin Levoy, PhD,


Second mRNA booster significantly effective against Omicron variants

In one of the first investigations of the effectiveness of a second mRNA booster against COVID-19 Omicron variants, a study from the U.S. Centers for


Innovative tool targets avoidable hospitalizations of nursing home residents with existing nursing home EHR information

The Avoidable Transfer Scale, an innovative tool that uses data commonly included in a nursing home resident’s electronic medical record to identify and characterize potentially