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Nearly 700 Women Donate to Indy’s Super Cure Breast Tissue Collection Event

February 2, 2012 -- Nearly 700 women, 46 percent of whom represented minority populations, selflessly donated healthy breast tissue during Indy’s Super Cure Jan. 28 and 29 at the IU Simon Cancer Center. read more...

Informatics Fellow to Help Wishard’s Transition to Eskenazi Health

February 23, 2012 -- Today, the Eskenazi Health Foundation announces that an Indianapolis couple is contributing funds to support a two-year research fellowship in biomedical informatics. The anonymous gift will work in tandem with funds from the Regenstrief Institute to establish the program. read more...

Counterfeit Cancer Drugs – This Week on Sound Medicine

April 11, 2012 -- This week on Sound Medicine, a Purdue University expert on pharmaceutical products discusses the problem with fake cancer drugs flooding online pharmacies in the United States. read more...

IU, Regenstrief Automated System Aims to Improve Child Health

April 16, 2012 -- Researchers from Indiana University and the Regenstrief Institute have developed an automated system to help enable pediatricians to focus on the specific health needs of each patient in the short time allotted for preventive care. read more...

Dementia care model that reduces hospitalizations successfully translated into practice

May 31, 2012 -- An innovative model of dementia care that significantly reduces emergency department visits and hospitalizations, and encourages use of medications that are not harmful to older brains, has now been used to treat over 1,000 patients. The Aging Brain Care model was developed by researcher-clinicians from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine. read more...

Third Ride to Remember honors Wishard palliative care patients

July 16, 2012 -- The Wishard Palliative Care Program will embark on a third Ride to Remember on July 21 in memory of the nearly 5,000 patients served by the program since it started in 1998, including about 400 patients in the past year. read more...

Indianapolis EMS chief named to lead Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety

September 19, 2012 -- The Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety has named Charles Miramonti, M.D., as its new chairman. Dr. Miramonti replaces the retiring Glenn Bingle, M.D., Ph.D., who has served as chairman since the organization’s incorporation in 2009. read more...

IU medical students mobilize to provide care on west side of Indianapolis

October 18, 2012 -- Indiana University School of Medicine students understand the need to improve the health of patients from all walks of life. But this knowledge is brought home each year through their participation an event that brings health care into the neighborhood of those who might otherwise lack the resources to seek it out. read more...