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

COVID-19 Vaccines May Trigger False Positive Mammograms

COVID-19 Vaccines May Trigger False Positive Mammograms

Women who are due for a screening mammogram are encouraged to do so prior to receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Alternatively, it is recommended that patients wait at least four weeks after receiving their second vaccine dose before having a screening...

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DCMH Plays Role In Recovery

DCMH Plays Role In Recovery

When I asked the emergency room doctor if I was going to die, she paused and said, ‘I don’t know.’” An honest, but harrowing answer for 24-year-old Sarah Grace Richardson. What she didn’t know was that her husband, Thomas, had received the same news with the caveat,...

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A Heart-Felt Story

A Heart-Felt Story

A self-professed “daddy’s girl,” Laura Thomas was not above using her influence when it came to her dad’s health. That’s how John Grimes, 66, was scheduled for a heart scan two years ago – that literally saved his life. A CT tech by trade who works at Decatur County...

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DCMH Raises the Bar on Patient-Centric Technology

DCMH Raises the Bar on Patient-Centric Technology

(Greensburg, Ind. – January 26, 2021) Decatur County Memorial Hospital recently completed a major upgrade to its patient monitoring and telehealth systems, investing in technology that will lead to improved patient care and improving staff efficiencies. Bedsides...

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Delivery Comes Full Circle

Delivery Comes Full Circle

After delivering thousands of babies over the course of 26 years as an OB/GYN, the likelihood of remembering a single baby seems … unlikely. Nonetheless, when Wayne Perry, M.D. was introduced to one of Decatur County Memorial Hospital’s newest physician assistant...

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Third Time’s Definitely a Charm at DCMH

Third Time’s Definitely a Charm at DCMH

By the time a woman delivers her third child, there aren’t many surprises left. However, when Nicole Stone delivered her third baby two months ago, there were pleasant surprises all along her pregnancy journey, including in the delivery room. When Stone became the...

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