Dr. Emily Scott and her colleagues found that keeping moms and babies together resulted in fewer babies needing morphine to wean them off their addiction.
The Damien Center is the largest and oldest provider of services to the local HIV/AIDS community. It has a budget of $12.5 million and about 70 employees.
Some people call 911 for non-emergency assistance multiple times a day because they don’t know where else to turn. Each call requires the deployment of a vehicle, equipment and personnel.
The drug Crysvita can be a game-changer for children and adults with X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, a painful and deforming bone disease that causes rickets and softening of the bones.
Research shows simultaneous heart-kidney transplantation can reduce the renal failure that often occurs in post-transplant heart patients, who would then typically have to wait three or four years for a new kidney.
Thanks to care advancements supported by and pioneered at Riley, spina bifida patients are living longer, healthier and more independently.
It’s not unusual to hear a doctor described as compassionate and caring. But when you hear Dr. Thomas Bright’s patients and colleagues in Anderson describe him that way, you get the idea Bright lives those qualities to an unusual degree.
For 40 years, Dr. Daniel Shull has been the medical director at New Hope and has learned a thing or two about caring for the organization’s special patient population.
Dr. Mark Turrentine’s interest in medicine started in western Kansas, migrated to Indianapolis and now takes him around the world performing heart surgery on children.
A lab where cancer patients receive chemotherapy is where Kerry Skurka identified a problem and forged her new path in health care.
As co-coordinator of Riley Children’s Health’s Cleft & Craniofacial Anomalies Program, Caitlin Church coordinates patient care for children born with cleft lips and palates and other abnormalities.
Wanda Thruston decided at the age of 5 that she wanted to be a nurse. She wasn’t much older when she had a vision of working in a clinic that took care of people in distress.
Bob Baxter has been making weekly rounds at Riley Hospital for Children to coax smiles out of kids since he retired as president of the Riley Children’s Foundation in 1996.
Brian Morson’s almost 20-year career as a greeter at the main entrance to St. Vincent Anderson Hospital was inspired by his short stay there in 2002 and by the country he left behind.
Garry Rollins was on the brink of retirement when he decided to help out at Camp Erin, a free bereavement camp for children that is sponsored by Community Health Network.
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.