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Riverview renames physician group

Riverview Health announced Aug. 17 it is renaming its physician group to Riverview Health Physicians. “Our new name better reflects our connection to Riverview Health and the comprehensive physician-related services we provide to people...

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Column: How to control your cravings

Commentary by Cory Black Experiencing strong food cravings that seem near impossible to control? Cravings that are out of control are typically the result of spiking and subsequently crashing blood sugar levels and will...

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Vein treatment specialists to open in Fishers

By Michelle Williams “The environment for taking care of veins in Indianapolis and many parts of the country is not limited to vascular surgeons,” Dr. Richard W. Chitwood said. Chitwood is a vascular surgeon...

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Column: A link: Vision and learning

Commentary by Tammy Wittmann It’s August and every parent in Indiana is scrambling to make sure their child is ready to head back to school. Book bags. Shoes. Notebooks. Band practice. Football practice. The...

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Riverview receives Pathway to Excellence designation 

Riverview Health announced July 14 that it has achieved Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Pathway to Excellence designation identifies the elements of work environments where nurses can flourish....

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Column: Screen time and your health

Commentary by David Pletzer, MD Mobile technology puts the world at our fingertips – literally. While there are many benefits to having news, information, entertainment and social media on demand, studies now show that increasing amounts...

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Riverview expands maternity, OB/GYN services

Riverview Health has expanded its comprehensive maternity services to include Riverview Health Maternal Fetal Medicine for women managing a high-risk pregnancy. “Offering maternal fetal medicine services at Riverview Health provides our patients with a...

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Column: Medicare celebrates 50th birthday

Commentary by Bob Adams On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare and Medicaid programs into law. Thus was the beginning of the CMS, or the Center for Medicare and Medicaid...