“Our central focus as a company is always to make lives better. … It’s a value that is core to every single employee who works here. So if we can have programs that reinforce that we are a company that is focused on making lives better, then we are doing something that connects to our mission and reminds our employees what really matters to us as a company.”
Eulala Roettger became a volunteer after she retired from classroom teaching in 1984, but it took her a while to find the perfect place to donate her time.
If there’s a model volunteer at Indiana University Health’s Riley Hospital for Children, it might be Kurt Bassett. Though Bassett lives with autism, it doesn’t define him.
Linda Ellis is a leading ambassador for the American Heart Association’s work to address health disparities, heart disease and stroke in the African-American community.
Eight years ago, Delores Brown made a career leap that isn’t as jarring as it sounds. She left her longtime job as an Indianapolis Public Schools police officer to become a nurse.
Shelley Johns didn’t find her calling the first time around. She began working in broadcast journalism, but decided to switch to a career in health care.
For turning around the fortunes of the Abbie Hunt Bryce home’s fortunes through sheer will and compassion, Penny Davis is the top honoree in the Health Care Heroes non-physician category.
Dr. Sumeet Bhatia helped launch a dedicated oncology informatics team at Community Health, which he says is crucial to the efficient delivery of care.
Dr. Chris Callahan’s care for elderly patients informs his research into Alzheimer’s disease and late-life depression.
Dr. John Brown has spent four decades repairing children’s hearts and, in some cases, inspiring them to follow in his footsteps.
Dr. Denise Carpenter and nurse Jennifer Buckingham are advocates for Pediatric WalkAide, a programmable battery-powered device worn in a cuff that sends electronic impulses over nerves and muscles to stimulate movement and help some children with disabilities walk.
American Senior Communities is at the forefront of the movement to replace drugs with a holistic approach that relies primarily on tools such as music, aromas and robotic pets to put residents at ease.
2019 Health Care Heroes: IU Health, Riley give sickest cancer patients access to game-changing therapy
CAR-T therapy, a life-saving treatment for certain types of cancer, became available at IU Health in July 2018, four months after FDA approval.
In a county known for its affluence, the clinic has become a lifeline for the working poor and the small businesses that employ them.
OPTIMISTIC, a project of Dr. Kathleen Unroe and researchers at the Regenstrief Institute, gives frail nursing home patients the medical care they need without moving them to a hospital.
A partnership forged six years ago to match disabled college students with paid internships has blossomed into the Eskenazi Health Initiative for Empowerment and Economic Independence.
Dr. Elisabeth von der Lohe started a women’s heart clinic at IU Health’s Methodist Hospital in 1998, an effort that gained traction as recognition grew nationally that diagnosing and treating heart disease in women and men weren’t one and the same.
Kids with aggressive or recurring cancers have a new team looking out for them at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.