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For coverage of Regenstrief’s work on COVID-19 from March 2020
to June 2021, visit regenstrief.org/coronavirus-response.

October 20, 2021

Rural communities have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Regenstrief Director of Public Health informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, spoke about health disparities in the context of the pandemic.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

October 19, 2021

Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist Joshua Vest, PhD, MPH, discussed his recent research on how social determinants of health can be applied to create risk prediction models.

READ THE HEALTH IT ANALYTICS ARTICLE

October 18, 2021

Regenstrief Institute Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed how Regenstrief is prioritizing development of AI healthcare solutions.

READ THE HEALTHCARE IT NEWS INTERVIEW

October 14, 2021

Regenstrief Research Scientist Alexia Torke, M.D., M.S., discussed the difficulties physicians face in treating undocumented immigrants due to government restrictions.

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW ON WFYI’S ALL IN BEGINNING AT 13 MINUTES

October 13, 2021

Mixing and matching COVID vaccine boosters may lead to healthier results. Regenstrief Vice President for Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., explained recent findings in an interview.

WATCH THE WTHR STORY

As the holidays approach, Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., provided recommendations for safer gatherings and how the holidays could affect the infection rate.

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October 12, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., spoke about Indiana counties’ positivity rates and contributing factors.

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October 5, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Faculty Development Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., discussed parents’ hesitancy to vaccinate their children for COVID-19.

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September 17, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., urged everyone who is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. According to recent research in which he took part, the vaccine is effective in preventing serious illness caused by the virus.

WATCH THE WFIU NEWSDESK INTERVIEW

 

Ahead of the FDA advisory panel meeting on vaccine booster shots, Regenstrief Vice President for Faculty Development Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., wrote about the confusion surrounding booster shots.

READ THE NEW YORK TIMES OPINION ARTICLE

September 15, 2021

Indiana’s healthcare systems are still seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, analyzed the latest data trends.

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September 13, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., explained the takeaways from new research on vaccine effectiveness. Dr. Grannis played a major role in those studies.

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September 10, 2021

A large-scale study involving EHR data and expertise from Regenstrief shows that COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing hospitalizations and emergency department visits.

READ THE MCKNIGHT’S ARTICLE

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September 8, 2021

Research from Regenstrief and IU shows that most urinary tract infections can be treated in place at a skilled nursing facility, but several clinical data points can help guide a nursing home’s transfer decisions. The study was profiled in McKnight’s Long-Term Care News.

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September 6, 2021

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, outlined concerns about a possible “twindemic” of flu and COVID-19.

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September 2, 2021

Regenstrief Research Scientist Kurt Kroenke, M.D., talked about chronic pain, telemedicine, and collaborative care in an interview with DocWire.

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September 1, 2021

Indiana has issued new guidance on COVID-19 safety in schools. Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, spoke about the updates.

READ THE WTHR STORY

August 31, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black and rural Americans. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, explained the findings of his work in an interview.

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August 30, 2021

Regenstrief Institute President and CEO Peter Embí, M.D., M.S., spoke about rising COVID-19 cases.

READ THE INDIANA PUBLIC MEDIA ARTICLE

August 27, 2021

Richard Holden, PhD, discussed his app to help caregivers of older adults with dementia in conversation with Inside Indiana Business.

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August 26, 2021

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, explained the latest data and concerns about COVID-19 and its impact on children in Indiana.

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August 25, 2021

Regenstrief President and CEO Peter Embí, M.D., M.S., discussed the role education is playing in people’s decision to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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August 24, 2021

Regenstrief Research Scientist Kathleen Unroe, M.D., MHA, M.S., discussed how the federal vaccine mandate for nursing home workers could affect staff and facilities.

READ THE HEALTHCARE INNOVATION ARTICLE

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Regenstrief President and CEO Peter Embí, M.D., M.S., said the low number of breakthrough cases shows vaccines do offer protection against COVID-19.

READ THE INDIANA PUBLIC MEDIA STORY

August 23, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed the latest COVID-19 vaccine developments, including booster shots and FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine.

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August 21, 2021

Indiana hospitals are bracing for a nursing shortage. Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed how hospitalizations of unvaccinated Hoosiers are contributing to the problem.

READ THE SIDE EFFECTS MEDIA STORY

August 20, 2021

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, broke down the data on breakthrough COVID-19 cases in Indiana.

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August 19, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., spoke about the recent approval of booster shots.

 

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August 18, 2021

Fewer than three-quarters of NCAA fans masked up at the 2021 Men’s Basketball Tournament. Regenstrief Institute President and CEO Peter Embí, M.D., M.S. spoke to U.S. News & World Report about findings from a recent study.

 

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August 17, 2021

In a recent article in The Atlantic, Regenstrief Vice President of Faculty Development Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., advocated the benefits of vaccinating children for COVID-19.

 

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August 11, 2021

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed COVID-19 trends and system capacity.

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August 10, 2021

As remote work and telehealth become more common, Regenstrief Research Scientist Linda Williams, M.D., spoke about ways to build a cohesive telehealth team when providers are working in separate locations.

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August 5, 2021

Regenstrief Research Scientist Nir Menachemi, PhD, MPH, discussed the issue of tracking COVID-19 breakthrough cases.

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Regenstrief Research Scientist NiCole Keith, PhD, discussed the 2021 ACSM Fitness Index and why these rankings are important from a health, safety and policy perspective.

Listen to her segment on All IN from WFYI

August 4, 2021

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed current guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations and precautions.

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August 3, 2021

More children are being hospitalized for COVID-19 as delta variant cases increase. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, talked about trends in a recent interview.

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August 1, 2021

Research led by Thankam Thyvalikakath, DMD, PhD, director of the Regenstrief and IU School of Dentistry Dental Informatics program, was cited in an Inside Dental Hygiene article about treating medically compromised patients.

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July 30, 2021

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, explained that the COVID-19 vaccine does not always protect people from infection, but it is highly effective at preventing severe symptoms.

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Regenstrief research scientist Richard Holden, PhD, M.S., discussed his new project to create an app to help informal caregivers manage medications for their loved one with dementia.

READ THE MCKNIGHT’S ARTICLE

July 29, 2021

Regenstrief Research Scientist Kathleen Unroe, M.D., MHA, M.S., discussed the COVID-19 disease course for nursing home residents, the long-term impacts and other findings from a first-of-its-kind study.

LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT ON WFYI’S ALL IN AT 31 MINUTES

July 27, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Faculty Development Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., explained how COVID-19 has become a crisis for the unvaccinated.

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Regenstrief President and CEO Peter Embí, M.D., reacted to the CDC’s updated indoor mask guidance in light of the delta COVID variant.

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July 24, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., explained that breakthrough COVID-19 cases are to be expected and said vaccination is still the best protection against the virus.

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July 22, 2021

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Vice President of Data and Analytics Dr. Shaun Grannis gave an update on rising COVID-19 rates:

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Regenstrief President and CEO Dr. Peter Embí explained breakthrough COVID cases and infection rates.

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July 21, 2021

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Regenstrief President and CEO Dr. Peter Embí discussed the delta variant of COVID-19 and vaccination importance.

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July 14, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued a warning about a rise in Respiratory Syncytial Virus cases. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, spoke about the rise in cases.

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July 13, 2021

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The 2021 American College of Sports Medicine American Fitness Index was just released. Regenstrief research scientist and past president NiCole Keith, PhD, explained why two Indiana cities were ranked near the bottom of the list.

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July 10, 2021

Regenstrief and VA research scientist Dr. Linda Williams discussed stroke treatment and recovery on All IN. Beginning 13 minutes into the program, hear her talk about improvements in care and prevention strategies.

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