AHCA and the negative impact it will have on our community

June 22, 2017

Our country’s healthcare system is in the midst of a massive upheaval. Never before have we witnessed such challenges that will impact both the type of care our community receives and the ability of our local hospital to continue providing the high-quality care . . . .

Jeffersonville Pediatrics has office hours at Charlestown Medical Center

June 21, 2017

The Charlestown Medical Center located at 11500 State Road 62 welcomes Jeffersonville Pediatrics to its facility. The providers of Jeffersonville Pediatrics are currently accepting new patients for morning appointments Monday-Thursday. Please call 812.288-9141 for an appointment. . . .

Clark Memorial Hospital to begin renovation for Level II neonatal intensive care unit in Southern Indiana

June 16, 2017

Clark Memorial Hospital will begin to renovate the existing nursery space to prepare for its Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This venture headed by Orange Construction & Restoration will allow the hospital to repurpose the nursery and install the new equipment necessary to care for the hospital’s tiniest patients. The $50,000 nursery update began Wednesday, June 14 and is expected to be complete in six weeks. . . .

Men, Take Your Health to the Next Level

May 25, 2017

It’s probably no secret to anyone that, on average, women take a more proactive approach to their health than men do. That historic imbalance reveals its sobering effects in the facts. . . .

Congratulations, Marnetta Fortner, RN 2017 Mercy Award Winner!

May 19, 2017

The 2017 LifePoint Health Mercy Award was given to Marnetta Fortner, RN, Clinical Resource Manager for the nightshift staff in the ICU. We all work alongside people that are selfless in their passion that goes far beyond their day-to-day job. Marnetta is one of those selfless team members . . .

World Hand Hygiene Day 2017

April 28, 2017

Wash your hands. How many times have we heard that oft-repeated refrain over our lifetimes? Since we were children, we’ve been encouraged to wash our hands after playing outside, before eating, after using the restroom and any one of a number of other occasions.

Help Safeguard Your Child and Your Community’s Health with Vaccinations

March 30, 2017

In recent years, there has been continued debate about the risks and benefits of vaccination, but despite the noise, one thing remains clear: vaccines help prevent infectious diseases and save lives. And if that isn’t reason enough, childhood vaccinations are recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics . . .

Clark Memorial Hospital to open first Level II neonatal care unit in Southern Indiana

March 21, 2017

Clark Memorial Hospital and Norton Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of the first Level II neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Southern Indiana at Clark Memorial’s Family Birth Place. The collaboration connects neonatologists from Norton Children’s Hospital with pediatricians in the NICU at Clark Memorial Hospital, allowing better access to specialty care close to home for residents in Southern Indiana.

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