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Paving the Way for Better Prevention and Management of Delirium

November 17, 2011 -- Important clues to the prevention and management of delirium, a condition affecting an estimated 7 million hospitalized Americans, are being ignored, according to a study from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine. read more...

Patient Empowerment and System Transformation to Improve Cancer Care

December 14, 2011 -- Physicians can use medical records to track the quality of cancer care and determine whether their patients are receiving the right treatments at the right time. Yet the patient is the only one who ultimately can evaluate the quality of his or her experience while receiving treatment. read more...

IU Study: Socioeconomic Status More Influential Than Race in Determination of Child Abuse

January 23, 2012 -- An Indiana University School of Medicine study has determined that a patient’s socioeconomic status has more influence than race on physician diagnosis of whether a child’s injury was accidental or caused by abuse. read more...