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Council for American Medical Innovation and Hoosiers Work for Health Host Indiana Forum on Medical Innovation

INDIANAPOLIS, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for American Medical Innovation headlined a forum on medical innovation today in Indianapolis hosted by Hoosiers Work for Health. Former Democratic Majority Leader Richard Gephardt, president of the Council for American Medical Innovatio...

HHS Approves Medicaid Waiver to Create New Indiana Health Plan for Uninsured Hoosiers

Healthy Indiana Plan Combines Personal Responsibility and Public Dollars WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt today announced the approval of a Medicaid waiver that will allow the state of Indiana to implement an innovative health care proposal giving a...

Indiana Drug Card to Provide Free Drug Cards to Residents

...age limitations, and there are no applications to fill out. Indiana Drug Card is accepted at over 50,000 pharmacy locations across the country. hoosiers can download a "FREE" card by visiting WWW.INDIANADRUGCARD.COM . Anyone not able to access the website, or otherwise obtain a member card, can visi...

Clarian Health/Indiana University School of Medicine Specialty Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation

...hool of Medicine physicians and faculty, caregivers and staff. I commend all those who make this partnership a successful contributor to the health of hoosiers and to our life sciences initiative," said D. Craig Brater, M.D., dean of the Indiana University School of Medicine ( www.medicine.iu.edu ) and I...

Respiratory Rally a Promising Practice in the Fight Against Chronic Disease

... example that is making a difference by connecting hoosiers with information and support for treating their il...ticipating in the rally, the PFCD hopes to educate hoosiers on the dangers of chronic disease and urge support...st one way we are striving to improve the lives of hoosiers who suffer from chronic disease," said Doug Staffo...

"Viewers Beware" Report by Watchdog Group Exposes Conservative Group Behind Anti-Healthcare Ads Running in Indiana

...as a record as a right- wing political operation and is headed by an operative with ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. "It's important for hoosiers to understand who is behind this advertising campaign," said David Donnelly, national campaigns director of Public Campaign Action Fund. "Americans fo...

Unified Group Services Participates in Indiana Health Information Exchange's Innovative Quality Reporting and Healthcare Disease Management Service

...yer adds value-driven Quality Health First program as a mechanism for improving patient care INDIANAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing more hoosiers with an innovative approach to quality healthcare, Anderson, Ind.-based Unified Group Services, a third party administrator, is participating in the I...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Eli Lilly and Company Establish Coalition to Help Improve the Health of Indiana Residents with Diabetes

... Healthy hoosiers Alliance made up of health organizations from publ...ealth organizations in Indiana to form the Healthy hoosiers Alliance with a goal to fill the gaps in diabetes ...re also members of the Alliance. The Healthy hoosiers Alliance was conceived in the spring of 2007, when...

Make It Fit America Inc. Offers Virtually Free Fitness Service on 'Make Indiana Fit Day'

... Fitness Website Helps hoosiers Get More Exercise and Lose Weight NAPLES, Fl...ne fitness and wellness resource, are helping all hoosiers begin building healthier lifestyles in 2009 by don...tart of a New Year," said Bick. "We hope that all hoosiers who take advantage of our service will find it hel...

GoTrybe.com Launched in Indiana to Promote Children's Health

...Shape Indiana have partnered with GoTrybe.com to provide Indiana kids and teens with a unique source of fitness, nutrition and best of all, fun. Young hoosiers can enjoy FREE memberships to the interactive program through April 30, 2009 by visiting www.GoTrybeIN.com . A 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey ...
Hoosiers in Medical Technology

Report on 300 New Medicines in Development for Heart Disease and Stroke Released in Indianapolis

...(146) under development in 2005. Innovative potential heart and stroke medicines - five being developed here in Indiana - hold particular relevance to hoosiers because cardiovascular disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in the state. Indiana also ranks high for many factors that increase the ris...
Hoosiers in Biological Technology

Hoosiers Work for Health Highlights Impact of Medical Research and Innovation on Indiana Economy

...ucation, labor and business joined today to launch hoosiers Work for Health ( www.hoosiersworkforhealth.org ) ...d off the effort at the Indiana Statehouse. hoosiers Work for Health will highlight the importance of b...provide a better quality of life to all Hoosiers. hoosiers Work for Health will focus on providing informatio...
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