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Tierney Named 2011 Clinical and Translational Research Distinguished Investigator

April 29, 2011 -- William M. Tierney, M.D., president and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute and associate dean for clinical effectiveness research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, received a 2011 Distinguished Investigator Award at the Clinical and Translational Research and Education Meeting on April 28 in Washington, D.C. read more...

New Book By Indiana University Physicians Slays Health Myths We All Thought Were True

July 7, 2011 -- Don’t Cross Your Eyes…They’ll Get Stuck that Way!, a new book by myth-fighting Indiana University School of Medicine pediatricians Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., and Rachel Vreeman, M.D., M.S., debunks the pearls of medical wisdom that many people and even their physicians believe are true. Be prepared to revise your thinking; no, an apple a day won’t keep the doctor away and no, warm milk won’t help you sleep. read more...

Even Mild Cognitive Impairment Appears to Substantially Increase Risk for Death

September 6, 2011 -- Cognitive impairment, even when detected at an early, mild stage, is a significant a predictor of decreased life expectancy. read more...

Regenstrief Institute President to Receive National Recognition

October 19, 2011 -- William M. Tierney, M.D., president and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute, will receive the 2011 Morris F. Collen Award from AMIA, the largest international professional biomedical informatics association, at the opening plenary session of AMIA’s 35th Annual Symposium on Biomedical and Health Informatics in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 23. read more...

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...