At October’s gathering of IU Health Methodist Hospital’s Inspiring Leaders, one Inspiring Leader noted we could accelerate the successful outcomes of population health if we explore and exploit the very best data available. Another Inspiring Leader shared that one of the barriers to better outcomes in population health is the differences of
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Why did Inspiring Leaders ’14 devote an entire session to population health? Some of the answers are obvious: Population health management reduces healthcare costs for consumers, healthcare industries, and government. But there’s more than cost-savings involved. Kathleen Merkley at Health Catalyst reminds us that the benefits of population
Did you know Indianapolis has one of the nation’s highest infant mortality rates? Researchers believe many of those deaths are linked to unsafe sleep environments, according to Martha Allen, MSN, RN, clinical director of operations for Women’s Health at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. To reduce those deaths, the American Academy of
Emergency rooms are noisy places, engineered for speed and efficiency. By design, they’re set up to triage patients as quickly as possible. For at least one segment of the population—the elderly—it’s an overwhelming environment.
Stephanie White, MSW LCSW, an emergency room social worker and 19-year veteran at Indiana University Health Methodist
With almost half a century of cooking experience between them, Kevin Benberry and Joel Fuentes have prepared more meals than most of us have even thought about. They’re chefs for Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, where they are part of a team that cooks for hundreds of patients every day.
What could they possibly learn from a culinary