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 »

Donna Smith, RN Is Our First DAISY Award Winner

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Congratulations to Donna Smith, RN with our Advanced Wound Center. Donna is our DAISY award winner for fourth quarter, 2017 and is the first HCH RN recognized with this prestigious award. Nominated by the heartfelt letter written by Nancy Smith in thanks for the compassionate care Donna gives everyday. “She’s pretty special,” said Nancy. “I… Read more »

Flu Recommendations Upgraded To Restrictions

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Our primary goal at Henry Community Health is to provide the best quality of care in an environment that is safe for our patients, visitors, and staff. To protect them, at times we must manage their exposure to illnesses that are easily spread, like the flu. We carefully monitor flu activity levels in our hospitals… Read more »

Closings For Today, Friday, January 12

Weather closings

Now Closed New Castle Family & Internal Medicine at Forest Ridge and at Northfield Park Lab at Northfield Park Lab at Forest Ridge Medical Pavilion Draper Employee Clinic Strong, Brunk and Barrett Surgical Specialists Physical Medicine of East Central Indiana New Castle Pediatrics Henry County Cardiology HealthLink Employer Clinic Cambridge City Family Health Partners New… Read more »

Flu Recommendations Listed For Henry Community Health Main Campus/Hospital

Flu bug

Our primary goal at Henry Community Health is to provide the best quality of care in an environment that is safe for our patients, visitors, and staff. To protect them, at times we must manage their exposure to illnesses that are easily spread, like the flu. We carefully monitor flu activity levels in our hospital… Read more »

PARKINSON’S PATIENTS CAN BENEFIT FROM ROCK STEADY BOXING PROGRAM IN NEW CASTLE

Rock Steady Boxing, a unique exercise program, based on training used by boxing pros, and adapted to people with Parkinson’s disease, will begin on March 5 at HealthRidge Wellness Center located in the Forest Ridge Medical Pavilion. Call 521.1216 for more information. During the classes Rock Steady Boxers will train to improve hand-eye coordination, speed… Read more »