School Has Begun – Is Your Child Up To Date on Immunizations?

Back to School

CHECKLIST OF BACK TO SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS BY THE STATE OF INDIANA Well child physical examinations for children entering kindergarten and 7th grade. Check with your pre-school as they also may require a well visit. Sports physical examination for anyone participating in 2018 fall and winter sports, and spring of 2019 Immunizations for children entering grades K-12 IMMUNIZATIONS AND WELL… Read more »

Fraud Alert-Scammers Taking Advantage On Confusion About New Medicare Cards

Medicare scammer

Medicare is in the process of issuing new Medicare cards across the United States. In an effort to improve fraud protection, cards are being replaced with newly assigned 11-digit unique ID numbers in place of your Social Security number for identification. Scammers already are contacting Medicare recipients posing as Medicare representatives demanding a processing fee. Other fraudsters are telling beneficiaries they are owed a… Read more »

Shoulder Injury and Shoulder Pain Can Be Treated

Damion Harris, MD

Until it was injured you probably didn’t realize how important your shoulder is to your everyday activities. It has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body and needs to have the right balance of strength, flexibility and stability to prevent pain and injury. There’s no need to suffer with the pain and stop doing what you like to do. “Commonly, shoulder pain… Read more »

Healthgrades Recognizes Henry Community Health for Achievements in Patient Safety and Patient Experience

Awards

Henry Community Health announced it has been recognized for two distinctions in quality excellence from Healthgrades: the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the Healthgrades 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Only 65 out of just over 4,500 hospitals evaluated for patient… Read more »

3D Mammography – The Game Changer In Breast Cancer Detection

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. To treat it, you must find it. If you find it early, you have a greater chance of an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan. At Henry Community Health we commit ourselves every day to matching our compassionate breast health care with state-of-the-art technology to help ensure an early… Read more »

2017 Business of the Year

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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… Read more »

Flu Restrictions Lifted

No germs

Henry Community Health is lifting flu restrictions for visitors effective immediately as the flu season hopefully continues to wind down. This decision was based on a declining number of flu cases in our facility as well as other local hospitals are lifting their restrictions. Please note influenza does continue to circulate in our region. Please be… Read more »

Welcome General Surgeon Dr. Sara Kovacic to Henry Community Health

Sara P. Kovacic, DO, a board certified general surgeon, joins Drs. Richard Strong, Brian Brunck and Matthew Barrett. In addition to general surgery, Dr. Kovacic also will work in our HCH Advanced Wound Center. Prior to coming to Henry Community Health she was a general surgeon at Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg, IN where she… Read more »

HealthRidge Balance Clinic Screening March 19 & March 22

The Balance Clinic at HealthRidge emphasizes practical strategies to improve balance, reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels.   Along with simple strength and balance exercises, the Balance Clinic helps participants increase confidence and improve coordination and strength. Participants interested in the Balance Clinic need to attend a free Balance Screening March 19 or March 22  to… Read more »

Introducing our 2018 Speakers Who Will Address The Topic Of Strokes

First up, Arun Tewari, MD will cover the clinical side of strokes. Dr. Tewari is Chief Medical Officer for Henry Community Health and is their Hospitalist Program Director. Beginning his duties at HCH in July of 2017, Dr. Tewari already has established a new Perioperative Clinic and currently is reconstructing stroke protocols at the local… Read more »

Affairs of the Heart Marks 10th Anniversary

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Doors Open at 4 pm, Thursday, February 22 At First Baptist Church Family Life Center. For the past 10 years, Henry Community Health has looked forward to presenting the community with this special event. Although it is geared toward women, it is hoped men also have benefited from the information on this number one killer… Read more »