The CareSource Reentry Program takes a case-management approach, in which CareSource criminal justice liaisons begin working with offenders while they’re still in prison (60-90 days before release) by conducting classes to educate them on the Healthy Indiana Plan.
Kim Strunk started Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers in Kokomo in 2005.
Dr. Don Brown started LifeOmic in 2016. The company’s product, the Precision Health Cloud, is used by IU Health’s Precision Genomics Program to improve molecular tumor diagnostics.
IU Health launched the Hospital at Home program and offered it as an option to stabilized COVID-19 patients in order to open beds for sicker patients.
Philip Low, founder of On Target Laboratories and Purdue University’s presidential scholar for drug discovery, invented Cytalux.
Dr. Lawrence Einhorn is credited for revolutionizing testicular cancer treatment in the 1970s, leading to a 95% cure rate today.
Dr. John Christenson battled cancer while leading Riley’s work to prevent the spread of COVID.
Dr. John Woodall began practicing family medicine in Anderson, his hometown, after leaving the Air Force in 1972.
Monica Heltz is the public health director for the city of Fishers, which launched its own public health department during the pandemic.
Greg Carter works under the umbrella of harm reduction; much of his research has focused on identifying barriers to HIV screening and creating community-based HIV prevention interventions.
Scott Janke treats veterans who have entered the Indianapolis Veterans Treatment Court, which provides help to veterans involved in the criminal justice system who are dealing with addiction, mental illnesses and injuries.
Sally Freeman greets surgical services patients, takes them to the pre-op area, directs families to post-op after their loved one is out of surgery, and helps keep the waiting rooms neat and tidy.
Anne Nobles was an early champion for integrating individual fundraising entities at 16 IU Health hospitals into the singular IU Health Foundation, which launched in 2018.
Cynthia Chowning and Jonita Shaw have more than 400 hours of volunteer time with Eskenazi Health.
In August, a team of Riley physicians, advanced practice providers and nurses began making plans to provide care to hundreds of minor refugees after their families evacuated Afghanistan to escape the Taliban’s takeover of the country. But their care went beyond treating illnesses.
In 2011, Khan started the nation’s first post-ICU outpatient clinic, specifically to address the physical and mental deficits often experienced by ICU patients.
Dr. Kristina Box was thrust into the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic as the state’s health commissioner.
The dashboards have been used throughout the pandemic to provide important data not only to health and government leaders but also to everyday Hoosiers.
At the request of Gov. Eric Holcomb, a team of researchers and practitioners at the school designed and executed several waves of sample COVID testing of Indiana’s population.
From March to December last year, IEMS crews responded to nearly 20,000 calls about potential COVID-19 cases and were ultimately in contact and caring for more than 2,300 positive patients in Marion County.