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Technology expands reach, impact of pediatric behavioral health practice

The last few years have been tough on virtually everyone’s mental health, but children seem to have especially suffered. Caregivers report that the need for pediatric mental health services skyrocketed during the pandemic, and demand continues to climb. In its effort to meet this demand, Indiana…

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The (virtual) reality of chemotherapy

Chemotherapy infusions can last anywhere from five minutes to eight or more hours –a long time to sit still during what can be an uncomfortable treatment session. To help relieve some of that distress, the Indiana University Health Joe and Shelly Schwarz Cancer Center at IU Health North Hospital…

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Personal experiences spur gift to support remote patient monitoring

Most donors to IU Health Foundation point to a personal reason for their gift. Bill and Sue Ringo point to multiple personal reasons for their recent gift to support remote patient monitoring—the use of technology so healthcare providers can monitor patients’ health outside of a healthcare…

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Supporting the next generation of doctors in east-central Indiana

Imagine being accepted into medical school as a high school senior and that you’ll graduate debt-free. Sound too good to be true? With philanthropic support, this educational pathway could be in the not-so-distant future for students interested in medicine, thanks to the B/MD Pathway program at…

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Crispus Attucks fellows are IU Health’s healthcare heroes of tomorrow

Sixteen-year-old Karla Bravo doesn’t graduate from high school until 2024, yet she already has a job offer from Indiana University Health. That’s because Bravo is part of an elite group of young people participating in the philanthropy-powered IU Health Fellowship at Crispus Attucks High School…

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‘I can do good in this world again’

Jessie Terrell refuses to let her past define her. In 2018, she was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and sentenced to three years at Rockville Correctional Facility in Rockville, Ind. While incarcerated, the mom of four was determined to turn her life around, but worried about how she…

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