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April 19, 2017 • News
April 19, 2017 • News
AMA, Regenstrief Institute Help Increase EHR Training in Med Schools
Developed as part of AMA’s initiative to create the medical school of the future, new training platform will help ensure physicians and other health care professionals learn how to use EHRs to deliver patient care in modern health system CHICAGO – With the majority of today’s physicians graduating from medical school without comprehensive training using […]
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April 11, 2017 • News
April 11, 2017 • News
IU, Regenstrief study explores adherence and tolerability to Alzheimer’s medications
INDIANAPOLIS — Researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute have performed the first study conducted in the United States under real-world conditions comparing patient adherence and tolerability to a class of drugs known as cholinesterase inhibitors. Although there are no known cures for Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, drugs […]
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March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017
Study compares hospice care in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and patient homes
INDIANAPOLIS — A new study from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute has found only minimal differences in the intensity of hospice services provided in nursing homes as compared to hospice services provided to patients in assisted living facilities or their homes. However the mix of services did vary by […]
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March 14, 2017 • News
March 14, 2017 • News
IU Center for Aging Research develops novel ICU delirium severity assessment tool
INDIANAPOLIS — Millions of intensive care unit patients in the United States experience delirium, an acute brain failure resulting in confusion and long-term memory problems. Researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research have developed and validated a novel easy-to-administer tool to score and track delirium severity in the ICU, enabling clinicians to make […]
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March 07, 2017 • Announcements
March 07, 2017 • Announcements
OPTIMISTIC improves care by avoiding unnecessary hospital stays for nursing home residents
INDIANAPOLIS – The OPTIMISTIC model of care, an innovative program developed and implemented by clinician-researchers to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations of long-stay nursing home residents reduced hospitalizations for diagnoses considered potentially avoidable by nearly 40 percent and total hospitalizations by 25 percent according to a study published in the March issue of the journal Health Affairs. […]
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