A 2020 report from the Centers for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 54 children in the United States is identified each year with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). While children can be diagnosed with ASD as early as 2 years old, most children are still being diagnosed after the age of 4.
2020 Person of the Year: Health Care Workers & First Responders – Heroes of COVID-19 battle, serve, sacrifice
Holidays at Gresham drive-thru light exhibit sees record numbers, donations
‘It’s a big relief’: First frontline workers at IU Health BMH receive COVID-19 vaccine
Local holiday traditions continue, pandemic-style
Is it safe to gather this holiday season? What you need to consider before Thanksgiving
A talk with MHS board member Nancy Green, who discusses race and equity, a topic that strikes at the heart of Meridian’s central theme of whole-person health and integrated care.
While reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic can be daunting, Dr. Elizabeth Simpson feels confident treating nonemergency patients once again at the dental clinics where she works outside Indianapolis.
Local community health centers have responded to the COIVD-19 pandemic by ramping up telehealth while seeing patients who couldn’t be cared for remotely and retooling operations to keep patients and staff safe.
Remember what going to the doctor used to be like?
Two of the city’s major healthcare providers, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital and Meridian Health Services, have undergone drastic changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I heard a quote over the weekend which I believe is relevant for the COVID-19 challenge:
“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” —Winston Churchill
As this crisis unfolded, we were stunned by the negative outcomes. Today I’m focusing on the progress taking place.
When schools began closing and stay-at-home orders were put in place, investigator Kris Swanson’s concern for child abuse was heightened.
When the COVID-19 outbreak in China was revealed and the epicenter Wuhan was locked down, we, a group of 45 psychiatrists and mental health professionals, assembled a team (TopGun Peer Support Wuhan) on January 24 to provide peer support for the Wuhan health care professionals (HCPs) who were fighting at the front lines of this crisis.
Meridian Health Services is displaying a sign of community hope during this COVID-19 crisis. With the partnership of Jay Crew Landscaping and Indiana Michigan Power, Muncie’s tallest Christmas tree was lit again Monday night and will remain lit every night from dusk until dawn as a symbol of community hope and collaboration. “We have hundreds […]
Under the direction of Meridian Health Services, and with the partnership of Jay Crew Landscaping and Indiana Michigan Power, Muncie’s tallest Christmas tree was lit again last night and will remain lit every night from dusk until dawn as a symbol of community hope and collaboration.