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

May 6, 2022

Kurt Kroneke, M.D., Regenstrief research scientist, discussed the importance of screening for physical symptoms of depression.

Watch the WTHR story

May 2, 2022

Regenstrief research scientist Kurt Kroenke, M.D., MACP, discussed the feelings of reluctance people may have about getting mental health care, and the need to lower barriers for treatment.

Watch the WISHTV interview

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics, Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., explained how a person who tested positive for Avian flu may not be infected.

Watch the WISHTV Story

April 19, 2022

Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics, talked about a federal judge’s decision to overturn the federal travel mask mandate.   

Watch the WTHR story

April 14, 2022

The Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics, Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed the possible timeline of Pfizer getting an emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 booster shot for 5-11-year-olds.  

Watch the WRTV Interview

April 13, 2022

Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, Regenstrief’s director of public health informatics, explained how the CDC’s extension of the travel mask mandate may help contain rising COVID-19 cases.  

Watch the Fox59 interview

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed his recent research demonstrating how electronic health records can be used as public health tools.  

Read the HealthLeaders interview

Five pregnant women with text one in five Indiana pregnancies are not screen for syphilis

April 7, 2022

David Haggstrom, M.D., MAS, director of Regenstrief Center for Health Sciences Research and Regenstrief research scientist, spoke about inequity in the distribution of cancer survivorship care plans. 

Read the Healio interview

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian E. Dixon, PhD, MPA, talked about syphilis screening rates in Indiana for pregnant women with different financial and ethnic backgrounds.  

Listen to the 93.1 FM WIBC interview

April 1, 2022

Regenstrief Research Scientist Michael Weiner, M.D., MPH, discussed the benefits of creating data-based criteria for mask mandates.

WATCH THE INDIANA PUBLIC MEDIA STORY

WATCH THE WTHR INTERVIEW

April 1, 2022

A CDC study with contributions from Regenstrief shows that booster shots are more effective at preventing moderate COVID-19 cases than a single Johnson and Johnson dose. Study author and Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, explained the implications of these findings.

Read the USA Today story

READ THE WISH-TV STORY

March 31, 2022

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., spoke about changes to the way the Indiana Department of Health is displaying COVID-19 data.

Read the IndyStar article

March 29, 2022

Regenstrief Research Scientist Jennifer Carnahan, M.D., MPH, M.A., discussed how home health aides are undervalued in the U.S. healthcare system.

READ THE HEALTHLEADERS ARTICLE

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, reacted to the FDA’s decision to recommend a second booster shot for older adults.

WATCH THE WRTV STORY

March 16, 2022

Regenstrief Research Scientist Alexia Torke, M.D., M.S., discussed the importance of increasing palliative care consultations for severe stroke patients.

READ THE HEALTHDAY ARTICLE

March 15, 2022

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., gave updates on the latest news surrounding COVID-19.

Pfizer CEO says all adults may need 4th vaccine dose; Indiana doctor explains why

INDIANA DOCTOR TALKS ABOUT POSSIBLE IMPACT OF RECENT SURGE IN OVERSEAS COVID CASES

March 14, 2022

Regenstrief research scientists Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., and Suranga Kasturi, PhD, talked through the implications of their recent research on using machine learning to inform public health.

LISTEN TO THE HEALTHCARE IT NEWS PODCAST

March 9. 2022

Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., broke down data on vaccine effectiveness for children and adolescents.

Read the WISH-TV story

March 7, 2022

Regenstrief Research Scientist Colin Rogerson, M.D., explained the symptoms of COVID-induced multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

March 3, 2022

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed the numbers behind the decisions to loosen masking policies.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

READ THE INDIANA PUBLIC MEDIA STORY

February 24, 2022

Regenstrief data experts Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., and Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed the real-world effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines and their work with the CDC.

LISTEN TO ALL IN INDIANA

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., shed light on the transition from pandemic to endemic.

READ THE WFIU STORY

Regenstrief Research Scientist Joshua Vest, PhD, MPH, talked about the importance of local policy on public health.

WATCH THE DOCWIRE INTERVIEW

February 17, 2022


Regenstrief Research Scientist Malaz Boustani, M.D., MPH, reacted to new research looking at cognitive speed and aging.

READ THE HEALTHDAY STORY

February 15, 2022

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, and Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed a study they co-authored on the waning effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines.

READ THE REUTERS HEALTH STORY

READ THE HEALTHCARE IT NEWS ARTICLE

READ THE WFIU ARTICLE

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

Watch the DocWire interview

Watch the WTHR story

February 14, 2022

Regenstrief Research Scientist Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., laid out the challenges faced by people seeking medication to treat COVID-19 in the U.S. health system.

READ THE NEW YORK TIMES OPINION PIECE

February 10, 2022

The CDC has proposed loosening its guidelines for prescribing opioids. Regenstrief Research Scientist Kurt Kroenke, M.D., explained why he is encouraged by the updates.

WATCH THE WISH-TV INTERVIEW

February 7, 2022

Regenstrief data experts discuss the latest trends in COVID-19 testing and cases.

READ THE CBS4 STORY

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

A study shows that vaccinated parents provide indirect COVID protection to unvaccinated children. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, explained the science behind the finding.

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

January 28, 2022

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed what is known about a new mutation of the Omicron variant.

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

January 27, 2022

Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, Regenstrief director of public health informatics, joined a panel to explain how the everyday person can use COVID-19 data to make decisions.

Watch the Indiana Public Broadcasting/Side Effects discussion

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., explained how extreme temperatures can affect at-home COVID-19 tests.

SEE THE WTHR STORY

READ THE YAHOO! STORY

January 25, 2022

Regenstrief Research Scientist Joshua Vest, PhD, MPH, discussed his study on mask usage in Indianapolis.

WATCH THE WTHR STORY

 

More than 20,000 Hoosiers have died from COVID-19. Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., broke down the latest data trends.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

Regenstrief Research Scientist Marianne Matthias, PhD, elaborated on the importance of two-way communication between clinicians and patients in treating chronic pain.

READ THE DOCWIRE INTERVIEW

Regenstrief Research Scientist Colin Rogerson, M.D., explained how health information exchanges could help track disease trends and allow for quicker action to address the issues.

READ THE INDIANAPOLIS RECORDER STORY

Regenstrief Research Scientist Wanzhu Tu, PhD, discussed implications of hospital transfer trends among long-stay nursing home residents.

READ THE MCKNIGHT’S INTERVIEW

January 24, 2022

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., laid out the institute’s health IT development priorities for the next five years.

READ THE HEALTHCARE IT NEWS ARTICLE

January 21, 2022

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., was co-author on a CDC study showing that booster shots improve protection against Omicron-related hospitalizations. He discussed the results.

READ THE INDYSTAR STORY

Watch the WRTV story

WATCH THE WTHR STORY

January 19. 2022

Regenstrief experts broke down the latest COVID-19 testing and hospitalization data.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

WATCH THE WRTV STORY

January 14, 2022

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, M.D., broke down the impact of the Omicron variant on children.

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

Regenstrief Research Scientist and IU Chief Health Officer Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., explained why he thinks health leaders need to think less like doctors.

READ HIS NEW YORK TIMES OPINION PIECE

January 13, 2022

Regenstrief Research Scientist Shelley Johns, PsyD, shed light on why cigarette sales may have increased during the first year of the pandemic.

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., Regenstrief vice president for data and analytics and a family medicine physician, discussed a new Columbia University study about the impact of the pandemic on infant development.

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

January 12, 2022

Many hospitals are overwhelmed as COVID-19 cases surge. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed how this pandemic exposed the fragility of the U.S. healthcare system.

WATCH THE WISH-TV INTERVIEW

January 11, 2022

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics explained how T-cells help in the immune response to COVID-19.

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

January 10, 2022

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed how the institute is pushing EHRs and population health forward.

READ THE HEALTHCARE IT NEWS ARTICLE

January 6, 2022

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed the role of vaccines and masks in fighting the latest wave of COVID cases.

WATCH THE WRTV STORY

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

January 5, 2022

Public health officials voiced concerns about the potential of the College Football Playoff National Championship being a super spreader event. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, spoke about the risks of such a large gathering.

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed the latest available evidence on the Omicron variant.

WATCH THE WRTV STORY

READ THE INDYSTAR ARTICLE

January 3, 2022

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., offered advice on how to find a COVID-19 test.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

December 31, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., shared what surprised him the most about the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021.

WATCH THE WISH-TV INTERVIEW

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed many topics surrounding COVID-19, including rising cases, testing, restrictions and more.

STATE’S COVID-19 CASES LOWER THAN ACTUAL NUMBER AS AT-HOME TESTS GO UNREPORTED

INDY PREPARES FOR FIRST RESTRICTION-FREE NYE DESPITE RISING COVID CASES

Limited supply of Merck and Pfizer COVID antiviral pills reach Indiana

December 30, 2021

Indianapolis is hosting the first and second round games of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed his concerns about the decision not to create a controlled environment for the games.

Read the IndyStar article

December 28, 2021

Regenstrief Research Scientist Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., dissected the latest CDC guidance on COVID-19.

READ THE NEW YORK TIMES OPINION GUEST ESSAY

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, explained what people need to know about the CDC’s new quarantine guidelines.

WATCH THE WTHR STORY

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed how the surge in COVID cases could impact social events such as the NCAA College Football Playoff National Championship and New Year’s Eve.

COVID issues force several bowl games to cancel ahead of CFP National Championship

HEALTH EXPERTS ASK HOOSIERS TO RECONSIDER THEIR NEW YEAR’S EVE PLANS AFTER POST-CHRISTMAS TESTING SURGE

LIVE MUSIC VENUES DETAIL COVID19 PROTOCOLS AMID OMICRON SPREAD

Regenstrief Institute research on COVID-19 health disparities was highlighted in a year in review article.

READ THE INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING STORY

December 27, 2021

Public health departments report that supply for rapid COVID-19 tests is not meeting demand. Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon. PhD, MPA, explained how this could impact the spread of the virus.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

As the omicron variant causes the pandemic to crescendo, clinician burnout is also increasing. A study by Angela Rollins, PhD, a Regenstrief Institute research scientist, identifies burnout and strategies to address related issues.

LISTEN TO THE INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS STORY

December 25, 2021

U.S. Congress is awaiting a report related to the development of a national patient identification system. Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., touched on some unresolved issues in the debate.

READ THE POLITICO ARTICLE

December 24, 2021

Person getting covid-19 vaccine shot in arm

Herd immunity and remaining cautious during holiday get togethers: Regenstrief Institute Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, talked about precautions and how to attain COVID herd immunity. He also discussed the importance of tracking COVID cases.

Read the Indiana Public Media article

Read the Bangor Daily News article

December 22, 2021

Burnout among healthcare professionals is a growing area of concern, especially with the surges in COVID hospitalizations. Angela Rollins, PhD, a Regenstrief Institute research scientist, talked about her recent study and solutions to combat burnout.

READ THE WFYI ARTICLE

READ THE INDIANA PUBLIC MEDIA ARTICLE

December 21, 2021

Regenstrief Institute Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed the omicron variant and patterns of infection.

WATCH THE WTWO STORY

WATCH THE WRTV STORY

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., broke down data on the number of lives saved by COVID-19 vaccines.

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

December 20, 2021

Regenstrief Institute Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed the effectiveness of COVID antibody treatments against omicron.

READ THE CBS4 STORY

December 17, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., talked about holiday gatherings in light of the omicron variant.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

December 15, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S.,  and Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed the latest data on COVID-19 cases and the new variant.

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

WATCH THE WTHR STORY

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed the partnership with the Marion County Public Health Department to leverage data to address COVID inequities.

READ THE MEDPAGE TODAY ARTICLE 

December 2, 2021

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, spoke about research relating to the risk posed by Omicron and potential impact on vaccine effectiveness.

WATCH THE WRTV STORY

Regenstrief Research Scientist Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., wrote about COVID surges and why schools are not to blame.

READ HIS ARTICLE IN THE ATLANTIC

December 1, 2021

As Indiana hospitals prepare for a possible surge in COVID-19 cases, Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., explained that the majority of COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations occur in unvaccinated individuals.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

Regenstrief CIO Dr. Umberto Tachinardi M.D., MSc, discussed the institute’s ongoing efforts to protect patient data.

READ THE HEALTHCARE IT NEWS INTERVIEW

November 30, 2021

A TV station in Fort Wayne, Indiana aired an in-depth story about the history of Regenstrief and its contributions to the effort to contain COVID-19.

WATCH THE SPECIAL REPORT

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., spoke about the possible impact travel restrictions may or may not have on curbing the spread of the Omicron variant.

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

November 29, 2021

Regenstrief research scientists provided breakdowns of what is known about the COVID-19 Omicron variant.

WATCH THE WRTV STORY

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

READ THE CBS4 STORY

 

November 24, 2021

Regenstrief Research Scientist Dr. Joshua Vest discussed Uppstroms, a machine learning model leveraging social determinants of health to identify patients who might be in need of a referral.

READ THE HEALIO Q&A

November 19, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed booster shots and the latest COVID-19 trends.

WATCH THE WTHR STORY

November 15, 2021

Regenstrief CIO Umberto Tachinardi, M.D., MSc, outlined the investments Regenstrief is making in testing and implementing telehealth interventions.

READ THE HEALTHCARE IT NEWS INTERVIEW

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., broke down recent research on natural immunity and COVID-19 vaccines.

WATCH THE WISH-TV INTERVIEW

November 9, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed the benefits of COVID vaccination in older patients.

READ THE ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH CARE JOURNALISTS ARTICLE

November 8, 2021

Regenstrief Director of Public Health Informatics Brian Dixon, PhD, MPA, discussed when COVID-19 might be classified as an endemic rather than a pandemic.

WATCH THE WANE STORY


Regenstrief Research Scientist and IU Chief Medical Officer Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., discussed IU’s vaccination rates.

READ THE YAHOO! NEWS STORY

November 3, 2021

A CDC paper led by Regenstrief President and CEO Peter Embí, M.D., M.S., provided new evidence that vaccines are less effective at preventing COVID-19-related hospitalizations in immunocompromised adults.

READ THE NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE

READ THE U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT ARTICLE

READ THE REUTERS HEALTH ARTICLE

READ THE HEALTHDAY ARTICLE

READ THE HEALIO ARTICLE

November 1, 2021

Regenstrief CIO Umberto Tachinardi, M.D., MSc, emphasized the importance of healthcare interoperability and underscored Regenstrief’s continued efforts to facilitate it.

READ THE HEALTHCARE IT NEWS INTERVIEW

October 28, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics, Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S. spoke about vaccine effectiveness and breakthrough cases.

Read the WTIU/WFIU Story

October 25, 2021

Regenstrief Vice President for Data and Analytics Shaun Grannis, M.D., M.S., discussed COVID booster availability and answered questions from parents about the potential vaccine for children ages 5-11.

WATCH THE WTHR STORY ON BOOSTER SHOTS

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY ON VACCINES FOR CHILDREN

October 22, 2021

Regenstrief Research Scientist Shelley Johns, PysD, outlined how acceptance and commitment therapy can be beneficial to breast cancer survivors who are dealing with fear of cancer recurrence.

READ THE HEALIO ARTICLE

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.

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

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.

Watch the CBS4 Story

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.

WATCH THE CBS NEWS SEGMENT

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.

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

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.

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

READ THE HEALTHDAY STORY

READ THE FOX4 KANSAS CITY STORY

READ THE KRQE ALBUQUERQUE STORY

READ THE NDTV.COM STORY

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

Read the HIT Consultant article

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.

READ THE MCKNIGHT’S ARTICLE

September 6, 2021

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

READ THE YAHOO! NEWS STORY

READ THE BUSINESS INSIDER STORY

WATCH THE WTHR STORY

September 2, 2021

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

READ THE DOCWIRE Q&A

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.

READ THE SIDE EFFECTS STORY

WATCH THE WISH-TV STORY

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WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

READ THE WFIU STORY

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.

Read the Article

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.

READ THE INDYSTAR ARTICLE

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.

Read the IndyStar article

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

READ THE MCKNIGHT’S ARTICLE

READ THE INDIANA PUBLIC MEDIA ARTICLE

READ THE WISH-TV STORY

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.

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

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.

Watch the WANE story

August 19, 2021

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

 

Watch the WTHR Story

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.

 

Read the article

READ THE INDYSTAR ARTICLE

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.

 

Read the article

August 11, 2021

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

Watch the WTHR Story

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.

WATCH THE DOCWIRE INTERVIEW

August 5, 2021

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

Read The Guardian article

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.

Watch the FOX59 story

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.

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

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.

READ THE ARTICLE

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.

WATCH THE WTHR STORY

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.

READ THE NEW YORK TIMES OPINION ARTICLE

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

WATCH THE FOX59 STORY

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.

WATCH THE CBS4 STORY

July 22, 2021

Shaun Grannis Screenshot

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

Watch the WTHR story

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

Watch the WTHR story

Peter Embi News Screenshot

July 21, 2021

Peter Embi News Screenshot

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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