On average, a patient admitted to an Indiana hospital with COVID-19 can look forward to staying for two weeks. That’s longer that the typical length of stay for pneumonia, a kidney transplant or open-heart surgery.
Lilly and partner Boehringer Ingelheim published results from a trial showing the drug cut the risk of cardiovascular hospitalizations or death by 25%, compared to placebo in heart failure patients.
Starting Monday, the state began including positive results from antigen tests along with its traditional PCR tests. That single move reduced the state’s testing-positivity rate—but some officials say the accuracy of antigen testing is still widely unknown.
Advanced Penetration Technology LLC said London-based research laboratory Virology Research Services evaluated the anti-viral impact of the product and concluded it is a “highly effective formulation” against the coronavirus.
Almost a quarter of the nursing home deaths from COVID-19 in Indiana have occurred at facilities operated by Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County. The facilities are managed by Indianapolis-based American Senior Communities.
In direct response to the high levels of stress and anxiety due to the pandemic, Indiana officials on Monday launched a crisis hotline, which will allow Hoosiers to speak confidentially with a trained counselor at any hour free of charge.
The codes are critical to help track the virus by allowing health systems and public health officials around the world seamlessly exchange information.
The increase is hitting more young people. People under 30 now account for 22% of all who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Indiana, up from 15% just a few weeks ago.
In Touch Pharmaceuticals serves long-term-care facilities in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. It credits its system for helping clients reduce medication errors, cut waste and reduce costs.