Regenstrief

Can self-reporting work for dementia patients?

It may seem counter intuitive that self-reporting could be an effective tool for dementia patients, but according to a Regenstreif Institute and Indiana University Center for Aging Research study, it works well for a Brain Care Monitor, a primary care tool to measure cognitive, functional and psychological symptoms. The self-reported data was “user-friendly, reliable and valid, including being […]

Should patients be able to withhold sensitive information from their EHRs?

MedCity News has partnered with BioCrossroads to provide coverage focused on Indiana’s next generation of growth and innovation in life sciences. With the consumer-driven movement in healthcare gaining further momentum, the notion of giving patients more control over which providers can view their EHR, and the choice to withhold certain sensitive information, has wide appeal. […]

Are we on the cusp of compatibility for health information exchanges?

The potential for wide-scale data sharing across healthcare is gaining in equal parts reality and complexity, panelists at Redwood MedNet’s conference said last week in California. Despite some significant challenges that need to be overcome, the consensus was that the health data revolution will arrive sooner than later. Keynote speaker John Halamka, CIO at Beth […]

Regenstrief brings 10M EHRs to Deloitte’s big data gathering

MedCity News has partnered with BioCrossroads to provide coverage focused on Indiana’s next generation of growth and innovation in life sciences. The Regenstrief Institute and its network of hospitals and providers across Indiana have teamed up with ConvergeHEALTH, an effort spearheaded by Deloitte that aims to offer comprehensive data sharing among key organizations. The informatics […]