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DCMH hosts Mommy & Me Expo Event

April 20, 2018

On Monday April 9th, Decatur County Memorial Hospital hosted a Mommy & Me Expo Event. All attendees were encouraged to explore a variety of booths and treat themselves to an evening of fun and refreshments. The event took place at the Decatur County Schools Administration Building and ran from 6pm – 8pm. DCMH invited all expecting and experienced mommies, as well as daddies and children to attend. The idea was to highlight the women of this community and recognize all mothers and soon to be mothers for an enjoyable evening. The event included 26 outside vendors, such as the Greensburg Public Library, YMCA,... View article

DCMH welcomes Firefighters Association

The Decatur County Firefighters Association is made up of members from all fire departments who provide fire coverage in Decatur County. Decatur County Memorial Hospital EMS is an active member through the written mutual aid agreement as the EMS transport provider. The Association meets monthly to discuss emergency issues and concerns of Decatur County. They rotate to different stations throughout the year. For the March 28th meeting, the group met at Decatur County Memorial Hospital. CEO Rex McKinney welcomed the association after being introduced by DCMH EMS Manager Scott Chasteen. Rex included a short bio of... View article

DCMH Scholarship Program Taking Applications

April 11, 2018

GREENSBURG — The Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) Scholarship Program is intended for the education of individuals interested in a healthcare related field. DCMH is committed to helping prepare healthcare professionals for the future and offers a scholarship program as a recruitment tool and a community service. If you’re interested in nursing, nutrition, healthcare technology, or one of the dozens of other healthcare professions, we may have a way to help fund your education. Any current Decatur County student or those who are already enrolled in a school are eligible for the scholarship program. If the... View article

National Athletic Trainers Month

March 27, 2018

March is National Athletic Trainers Month. Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. ATs are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who work under the direction of physicians, as prescribed by state licensure statutes. During this Month, it is important to remember how much athletic trainers impact a community. Our highly-skilled athletic trainers, Amanda Mang and Kevin Fields, are available at all three area high... View article

Hospital expands therapy services

March 21, 2018

Decatur County Memorial Hospital is expanding their therapy services by offering dry needling therapy and LSVT to patients. Dry needling (DN) is a skilled manual therapy technique to help improve pain control and reduce muscle tension. Treatments involve a solid but thin needle being inserted into the skin and muscle at and around a trigger point. The purpose is to normalize the muscle and diminish pain. DN has been shown to inactivate the trigger point and normalize the muscle by developing a local twitch response. Having a twitch response also leads to a biochemical change, which helps to reduce pain. This can... View article

DCMH Workwell Occupational Health

Occupational health is the comprehensive management of health and safety at the workplace. It is a relationship between the provider, the employer, and the workforce. Our occupational health services are designed for pre-employment services and worker’s compensation care. There is clearly a need for immediate access to work-related injury treatment and screening services. While work-related injury incident rates have been declining in the past decade, employers still carry a tremendous burden in terms of cost. Prompt treatment and return to modified work assignments during the healing process can dramatically... View article