iBi - January 2015

A Guide to Senior Options
by Beth Knapinski

By understanding the various options for eldercare, aging Americans and their families can decide what’s best for their future.

A Healthy New Year

Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi

Without good physical, mental and emotional health, our options—at home and in the workplace—are limited. We may question our purpose, feel discouraged or even face depression. The same applies to the community in which we live.

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Applications of 3D Printing

Tremendous Potential
by Dr. Matthew Bramlet
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Children’s Hospital of Illinois

3D printing offers a myriad of benefits, both inside and outside the operating room.

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Welcoming a Renowned Researcher

Dr. Sara Rusch, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria

In December, the College of Medicine announced the recruitment of Marcelo “Bento” Soares as the next senior associate dean for research and head of the Department of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology at UICOMP.

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Healthy Caregivers

Striking a Balance
by Janet Veach
Alzheimer’s Association – Central Illinois Chapter

With the right support, caregivers can successfully balance their workplace responsibilities, caregiving duties and their own health.

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Patient Care & Connectivity

CIHIE’s Newest Expansions
by Joy Duling
Central Illinois Health Information Exchange

Along with new participating organizations, new ways to improve care coordination are being launched.

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CVS and the Delivery of Healthcare

Q&A with Mike DeAngelis, CVS/pharmacy

iBi recently spoke with Mike DeAngelis, director of public relations for CVS/pharmacy, about the company’s evolution and prospects for future growth.

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Enhancing the Birth Experience

by UnityPoint Health – Methodist

In 2015, a significant investment will be made in developing an enhanced maternity center on the campus of UnityPoint Health – Methodist.

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Choosing Wisely

Evidence-Aware Business
Marc Wyckoff, IWIRC Corp.

This initiative to reduce inefficiencies in healthcare will have far-reaching economic effects.

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Growing Up Strong... Transforming Lives and Local Theater... A Prime Relocation... Something to Bark About...Evolving Childcare Roles... Cities Attract Millenials...Neighborly Connections

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