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.
The cart, known at Riley as the “convenience store on wheels,” has served since 2006 as a lifeline for inpatients and their families, providing snacks, toiletries and other everyday items free of charge so families of Riley patients can focus on their children.
Montgomery and her sister Courtney share their donation message with audiences ranging from high school students to law enforcement.
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.