Seemingly Minor Cuts and Infections Can Cause Sepsis

While it may seem like a minor cut or a urinary tract infection that will go away, untreated both could lead to sepsis a dangerous infection that is potentially life-threatening. Any type of infection, anywhere in the body, can cause sepsis. This can include seemingly minor infections on the skin, urinary tract infections, pneumonia or appendicitis. Sepsis can affect any person of any age, from any type of infection, no matter how minor. It is the… Read More

New Surgery Waiting Room Provides Comfortable Area For Families

The new Surgery Waiting Room is now open. In early Fall  an electronic board in the waiting room will track the patient’s progress through surgery allowing families to know what phase of the surgery process their family member is in (i.e. surgery has started , now in recovery etc.) An additional new benefit is the location of two restrooms in the waiting room area so families no longer have to walk a distance to find… Read More
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Henry Community Health03/23/2018 at 10:44am
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Henry Community Health03/22/2018 at 6:05am
Henry Community Health is proud to have been selected Business of the Year for 2017 at the New Castle-Henry County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting.

Accepting the honor on behalf of Henry Community Health was President and CEO Paul Janssen.

Several HCH employees also were on hand to join in the celebration marking a year of accomplishments including the completion of the new Primary Care Campus at Northfield Park and the renovation and expansion of the Surgery Department. Numerous national awards recognized HCH in 2017, but Care Team members keep their eye on what’s most important to them – their patients and their community.

For three years in a row HCH has been recognized in the top 5% in the nation by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience. In 2017 HCH was listed in the Top 100 Hospitals Benchmarks for Success by Truven Analytics, a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital by the National Rural Health Association’s Rural Health Policy Institute and The Chartis Center for Rural Health and Becker’s Hospital Review 100 Great Community Hospitals. They also were given a Fall 2017 “A” Award for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group. Many of these awards recognize HCH for being a top performer in managing risk, achieving higher quality, securing better outcomes, increasing patient satisfaction and operating at a lower cost than their peers.

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