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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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March 02, 2017 • Announcements
March 02, 2017 • Announcements
New Regenstrief-McDonald chair supports data standards critical to health information exchange
INDIANAPOLIS – The Regenstrief-McDonald Chair in Data Standards has been established and endowed by the Regenstrief Foundation at Indiana University School of Medicine. The new position honors and perpetuates the legacies of two giants who have focused on improving human health — Sam Regenstrief, the namesake of the foundation and of the internationally respected Regenstrief […]
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February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017
Regenstrief Institute investigator inducted into medical informatics honor society
INDIANAPOLIS — Regenstrief Institute investigator John T. Finnell, MD, MSc, an associate professor of clinical emergency medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, has been inducted as a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics. He joins a select elected group of individuals who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field […]
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