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Partnership to promote health and wellness announced

August 9, 2018

On Friday July 20, Decatur County Memorial Hospital met with Greensburg Community School Corporation to announce a Health and Wellness Partnership between the hospital and their school system. President and CEO Rex McKinney addressed the group and said, “Our goal is to connect and commit ourselves to our community employers by enhancing the value of services that DCMH offers. Today’s healthcare environment is very challenging to the business community.  We will be a great partner improving health of individuals and decreasing healthcare costs.  The partnership between Greensburg Community Schools and DCMH... View article

Physician Receives Recognition by National Committee for Quality Assurance in Diabetes

July 31, 2018

  Decatur County Memorial Hospital would like to congratulate Dr. Naveed Anjum Fazlani of Decatur County Primary Care for being awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance in Diabetes. NCQA’s Diabetes Recognition Program recognizes clinicians who have met standards demonstrating delivery of high-quality care to patients with diabetes. The NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program is a voluntary effort to identify clinicians who provide diabetes care consistent with the comprehensive diabetes care measures within the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set... View article

Women & Cancer

July 26, 2018

Cancer is a word that no one wants to hear. It is the cause of death for nearly a quarter of a million women annually in the United States, and it’s on the move, with the number of new cancer cases expected to increase nearly 45 percent by 2030. Researchers still don’t really know why some women get cancer and others don’t. According to 2010 statistics, females get the following cancers most frequently, in this order: 1. Breast 2. Lung 3. Colorectal 4. Uterine or endometrial 5. Thyroid 6. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma 7. Melanoma 8. Kidney and renal pelvis 9. Pancreas CHOOSE BETTER... View article

DCMH leaders complete IHA Management Program

July 24, 2018

The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA), in partnership with the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs, hosts two cohorts of the IHA Management Institute each year. Participants of the Management Institute study such topics as the art of successful interviewing, financial management for non-financial managers and techniques for conflict management and performance improvement. Students can expect to hear presentations from health care, management and human resources professionals. The health care-related case studies used for discussion in class can be taken back to their own health care workplace for further... View article

DCMH Welcomes New Hospitalist

Hospitalists are physicians typically trained in internal medicine or family practice who specialize in the care of hospitalized patients. They provide care for patients requiring medical treatment for diagnoses such as pneumonia, meningitis, gastrointestinal bleeding and chest pain. Hospitalists are familiar with the hospital’s systems, facilities and staff members, and maintain close relationships with specialty physicians such as cardiologists and surgeons. Hospitalists provide patients with continuity of care, allowing them to see the same physician for much of their hospital stay. Because they work in the... View article

Four Tips for Hosting a Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

July 17, 2018

Since 2009, Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) has made getting the flu shot easy for the residents of Greensburg, Indiana. The hospital offers popular drive-thru flu shot clinics. Atom Alliance Quality Improvement Advisor Jamsey Thomas interviewed DCMH Infection Prevention Nurse David Pavey to learn how the hospital administers hundreds of vaccines in a three-hour period (4 p.m. – 7 p.m.). Pavey shared tips to help other providers quickly and efficiently vaccinate community members. Adequate Marketing Promotion is key. DCMH staff members work with media and stakeholders to promote the event. This includes... View article