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.
The team was charged with training nurses to be deployed anywhere they were needed during the pandemic, including areas where COVID surges and nursing shortages were expected.
Lilly’s BLAZE-1 study examined antibody therapy engineered from one of the first individuals in the United States to recover from COVID and was specifically designed to attack the virus that causes it, SARS-CoV-2.
Dave Skeels, a 59-year-old retired engineering consultant from Indianapolis, spent six weeks this year volunteering in a vaccine clinic in Evansville, more than 200 miles from home.
The clinic, staffed by volunteers, is only open on Saturdays and was seeing 15 to 20 patients a day before the pandemic.
The advance directives overhaul bill, along with legislation the group shepherded in 2013 and 2018, eliminates several barriers to honoring a patient’s wishes.
Wellness is a major focus for the company as it tries to bring down the incidence of early disease and death among public safety personnel.
COLTT was launched in 2016 by Dr. David Roe, the former director of IU Health’s lung transplant program, who modeled the program after one he’d seen at Duke University. In 2018, it was expanded to include heart-transplant patients.
When the pandemic suddenly made in-person visits impossible, Chugh needed to act fast to keep cardiac patients connected with their physicians.
Among complex organs, the liver is the only one that can regenerate.
When he started his career at Riley Children’s Health in 1975, he became the third pediatric cardiologist in the entire state. When he retired this January, there were 22 just at Riley.
In March 2016, after nine months of planning and training—and an outpouring of support from her colleagues—Fogel launched the Eskenazi Transgender Health and Wellness Program, a multidisciplinary clinic that serves about 2,000 patients a year from across Indiana and surrounding states.
Through the decades, Roesener has been instrumental in training thousands of nurses and doctors across the state and educating them about how to respond to high-risk pregnancies.
Ball, 36, is a licensed practical nurse who regularly takes night shifts so others can spend time with their families and does jobs nurses aren’t usually expected to do.
Oruche is developing a program to help parents who are cowed by a convoluted health care system to become more involved.
They moved back to their hometown of Indianapolis in 2014 and immediately got involved with local Alzheimer’s organizations, including the Alzheimer’s Association’s central Indiana chapter.