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It's official! The Indiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (POST) Program is now endorsed by the National POLST Paradigm Task Force as meeting the national standards established through consensus by POLST-using states. Indiana is the 25th state to achieve endorsement status. According to the...

INDIANAPOLIS — The initial phase of OPTIMISTIC, an innovative program developed and implemented by clinician-researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and partners to decrease avoidable hospitalizations of long-stay nursing facility residents, reduced these events a striking 33 percent, according to an independent...

INDIANAPOLIS -- Dr. Kathleen T. Unroe wants to change how nursing homes care for long-stay residents. She has launched Care Revolution, a medical startup, to reduce the number of unnecessary transfers from those facilities to hospitals. "More than 25 percent of long-stay residents are hospitalized annually, which is...