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April 24, 2015

A Purdue research center funded by the Regenstrief Foundation to help make the nation's healthcare system safer and more cost efficient has been designated as a Patient Safety Organization (PSO) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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April 2, 2015

Purdue will be conducting a national search for the position of director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (RCHE) in Purdue's Discovery Park.

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March 24, 2014

Expertise in robotics, gesture recognition, augmented reality, and trauma surgery come together to create a new way of teaching and mentoring across distances. The result may transform rural health and battlefield surgeries.

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September 9, 2013

RCHE is pleased to be a part of a new program at Purdue that will provide research experience and mentoring to sophomore students in statistics. This program is funded by a $1.5 million NSF grant and led by statistics faculty member Mark Daniel Ward.

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May 29, 2013

Purdue is seeking candidates for a research cluster centered on Prevention of Chronic Disease/Public Health.

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April 15, 2013

Information collected from individual patients at doctor's office and hospital visits could be used to improve health care and reduce costs on a national scale, according to a discussion paper released by the Institute of Medicine. As health care

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March 1, 2013

Purdue University's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering is partnering with OurHealth, a leading provider of onsite health management services for employers, on a research project to assess the viability of an innovative decision-support too

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February 5, 2013

Congratulations to the RCHE Affiliated Faculty who published on healthcare delivery in 2012.

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December 3, 2012

This spring's presentation lineup highlights healthcare delivery research in readmissions, patient centeredness, and team dynamics in healthcare.

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October 15, 2012

Allen Vaida, a national leader in the area of medication safety, will be the speaker next week at the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering's fall conference focused on the use of infusion pumps in health-care settings.

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September 13, 2012

The Regenstrief Foundation is expanding its major partnership with Purdue's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, providing $10 million in additional research funding for the Discovery Park center through 2018, officials announced Tuesday (S

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September 11, 2012

The Regenstrief Foundation is expanding its major partnership with Purdue's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, providing $10 million in additional research funding for the Discovery Park center through 2018.

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July 17, 2012

RCHE's Infusion Pump Informatics community targets improved patient safety through better IV medication safety administration. Seven hospital systems collaborate on ideas and leverage their data to develop solutions to IV medication administration ch

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May 14, 2012

Engineering principles applied to healthcare challenges can provide a new perspective on age-old problems. RCHE research leverages the expertise of faculty in engineering, the social sciences, and the information sciences to tackle disease modeling,

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May 8, 2012

Native Voices, the new exhibit at the National Library of Medicine in Washington, DC, tells the stories of medicine and healing from the cultures and perspectives of Native Americans, Native Alaskans, and Native Hawaiians. Dr. Rob Logan spoke to a Pu

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November 29, 2011

Learn about Accountable Care Organizations and the research opportunities they present in engineering, science, economics, and the social sciences.

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May 23, 2011

Experts know that black men are 30 percent more likely to die of heart disease than non-Hispanic white men, but they don't know why.

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April 27, 2011

When a physician is treating a patient in an intensive care unit, nurses are more than partners. They're also human safety checklists. Are the right medicines and equipment on hand? Has the patient consented to the procedure? Did the doctor wash his

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April 13, 2011

Purdue doctoral student Benjavan Upatising thinks she can make a difference in assisting those with chronic illnesses, particularly the elderly. A Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering fellowship with Mayo Clinic is advancing those efforts.

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April 6, 2011

Cleveland Shields, associate professor and RCHE affiliated faculty, and his team have received a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study patient and physician communication to improve interactions during physicia

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June 9, 2010

It's a little funny, and maybe a little uncomfortable to think about, but it's also darn near unforgettable. Lisa Hopp's nursing students were looking for a way to remind fellow nurses to remove foley catheters as soon as possible, and “Holy Moly, Re

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June 9, 2010

Closing the loop -- creating positive change in the healthcare system through one's research -- is no longer just a noble goal. Those reviewing funding applications will notice that implementation and impact have become increasingly common and requir

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March 31, 2010

Purdue University's Healthcare Technical Assistance Program has named Monica Arrowsmith director of a new center to help Indiana primary-care doctors adopt electronic record and e-prescribing technology. Arrowsmith is heading the Indiana Health In

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February 12, 2010

Heart failure patients with higher health literacy are more likely to engage in self-care behaviors. Funded by an RCHE seed grant, the explores multiple care settings and lays the groundwork for subsequent phases that explore tailoring patient educat

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January 8, 2010

Entrepreneurs, inventors, researchers, and assistive technology users are all invited to the 2010 Center for Assistive Technology poster retreat on March 26 in Mann Hall. There are opportunities to present a poster as well as only viewing posters.

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January 8, 2010

Faculty and graduate students are invited to a symposium on February 3 to learn about the research opportunities stemming from the Healthy Purdue dataset.

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November 4, 2009

A student poster competition, held December 4 in Mann Hall and co-sponsored by RCHE, Foods & Nutrition, and Oncological Sciences Center, will showcase research on healthcare and cancer delivery, systems, advancements, products, and more.

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August 5, 2009

The Center for Assistive Technology is the recipient of INDATA's 2009 Assitive Technology Innovation award.

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August 4, 2009

Reforming healthcare is as much about how we deliver care as it is how much we pay for it. In fact, better healthcare delivery is an essential part of the plan for improving American healthcare.

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June 23, 2009

Following the successful spring 2009 conference, National Priorities and Goals, the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering released a brief summary document with speaker highlights and opportunities for future progress.

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June 16, 2009

Assistive technology innovators, educators, investors, and users are invited to attend the Center for Assistive Technology Entrepreneurs' Bootcamp on August 6, 2009, at the Indianapolis Convention Center, 100 South Capitol St. Indianapolis, IN 46225

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May 5, 2009

The head of the Institute of Medicine will lead a lineup of experts in addressing how to identify top priorities for reforming the nation's health-care system at Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering's spring conference April 16 at Purdue.

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May 4, 2009

Presentation slides from the spring conference, National Priorities and Goals, are now posted online. Please note that there is no DVD or video recording of the conference available.

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March 27, 2009

The Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering announced six winners of its second annual seed grant program. Melissa Franks (Child Development and Family Studies), Jake Jensen (Communications), Laura Sands (Nursing), Joseph Thomas (Pharmacy), L

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March 25, 2009

A research center in Purdue's Discovery Park, entering its fifth year of operation, is building on several new research projects for expanding efforts in applying systems-engineering efforts to improve the nation's health-care system.

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March 5, 2009

The Center for Assistive Technology is pleased to host the first one-day workshop for innovators and developers of assistive technologies.

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February 1, 2009

The Family and Social Services Administration's (FSSA) Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS), along with Purdue University's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, announced Tuesday (Sept. 16) that they will fund the India

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