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Recognize signs of mental health conditions

May 17, 2017

DCHM Senior Life Solutions Program raising Mental Health Awareness Greensburg, Ind. – Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, one in five Americans will be affected by a mental health condition in their lifetime. In the month of May, many participants across the country are raising awareness for the importance of mental health. This year, Senior Life Solutions at DCMH is helping fight stigmas, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. Senior Life... View article

DCMH Thanks Volunteers

May 5, 2017

  Decatur County Memorial Hospital honored their local volunteers on Monday, April 24, 2017. There were 45 out of a total 53 volunteers who attended. This luncheon recapped and reflected what a successful year the hospital has had and the great support from all of the volunteer staff. The luncheon was held at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital Conference Room D. Lunch was provided to all attendees. This annual meeting gives the volunteers a chance to discuss upcoming changes to the hospital, ideas on better ways to serve the community and the hospital, as well as highlighting tremendous working... View article

Healthgrades Awards Decatur County Memorial Hospital for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety

Apr 4, 2017 Denver, CO (April 4, 2017) – Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, today announced recipients of the Healthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience Award and the Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award. Both of which Decatur County Memorial Hospital has been recently rewarded. Healthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ In 2017, 443 hospitals received the Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award, representing the top 15% of hospitals in the nation for patient experience. Healthgrades analyzed Patient... View article

DCMH Hires Community Focused Leader

April 28, 2017

Rex McKinney   After an extensive search for the new President and Chief Executive Officer for Decatur County Memorial Hospital, the governing board has hired Rex McKinney, FACHE.  McKinney is an experienced healthcare executive with expertise in program development, operations, and community leadership.  His extensive leadership experience includes establishing physician led services and developing programs to meet community needs. McKinney commented, “Throughout the interview process, I was impressed with the engagement of the board, medical staff, and hospital staff.  The organization’s goal is... View article

DCMH president, CEO to close chapter in April

March 28, 2017

  GREENSBURG — After six years, Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) President and CEO Linda Simmons will move on to future endeavors. Simmons final day will be on April 3, according to DCMH Governing Board Chairperson John Corya. Simmons first day on the job took place on April 4, 2011, meaning her tenure will come to an end just a day shy of the exact day she started. By way of Wyoming, Simmons arrived in Decatur following her departure from Memorial Hospital Sweetwater County. Following Thursday’s governing board meeting, Simmons took the time to reflect on her years at... View article

DCMH Hosting Blood Drive

February 27, 2017

GREENSBURG — Decatur County Memorial Hospital is hosting a blood drive provided by the Indiana Blood Center from 2-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, in Conference Room D at the hospital. Everyone is encouraged to roll up their sleeves for those in need and sign up online at DonorPoint.org. Walk-ins are also welcome. Visit our website at www.dcmh.net/blood-drive/ for more information. Need a good reason? Indiana Blood Center provides blood to the Decatur County community and by donating, you could be helping a local resident. To make sure you are a qualified donor, check to see that you meet the following criteria:... View article