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The latest healthcare information and the current events happening at Decatur County Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Jacob Grow – Back Home Again in Indiana

Dr. Jacob Grow – Back Home Again in Indiana

As Decatur County Memorial Hospital introduces plastic surgery into its service offerings, the hospital also welcomed Jacob Grow, M.D. to its staff in November. For Dr. Grow, it’s a bit of a homecoming. A native of Columbus, Indiana, he graduated from Wabash College...

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Heart Transplant Provides “Bonus Time”

Heart Transplant Provides “Bonus Time”

A new perspective is often gained after facing and overcoming great challenges in life. For 43-year-old Gabriel Cruser, the great challenge was a rapidly deteriorating heart. The native of Decatur County began having health issues like high blood pressure and rapid...

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Successful Healing for Chronic Wounds

Successful Healing for Chronic Wounds

For those with chronic venous ulcers, treatment can be time-consuming, costly, and inconvenient. Michael Pruett knows that cycle well. For the last couple of years, he has dealt with chronic venous ulcers – wounds on his legs that refused to heal in a timely fashion....

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Vaccination Sites Now Open

Vaccination Sites Now Open

FDA fully approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines as positive cases rise in Indiana. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Greensburg and surrounding areas, Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) has several vaccination sites available to serve our community. DCMH’s...

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Walsman Serves COVID-19 Patients During Mission Trip

Walsman Serves COVID-19 Patients During Mission Trip

Family Nurse Practitioner Shelly Walsman was a veteran to mission trips before joining a Samaritan’s Purse group of travelers earlier in the year. She had previously participated in mission trips to Haiti, Guatamala and Jamaica as well as Appalachia and Oklahoma, but...

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