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 . . . .
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. . . .
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. . . .
June 2, 2017
Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
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.
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 . . .
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.
February 17, 2017
Play Smart With Your Heart
Clark Memorial Hospital will host a free educational Lobby Talk designed to raise awareness among local residents that heart disease can be prevented.
January 24, 2017
Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, one in four people die of heart disease every year. That’s why it’s important to play smart with your heart. . . Clark Memorial Hospital is offering a free Heart Health Assessment on February 15 from 7 a.m. to noon. The 30 minute assessment includes BMI (body mass index), blood pressure, blood glucose, full cholesterol screening and one-on-one education.
January 4, 2017
Clark Memorial Hospital will host a free educational Lobby Talk entitled “Nutrition and Healthy Eating for the New Year” on Monday, January 23 in the main lobby from 1 – 3 p.m. Learn how to set your new year’s resolution into action by taking the necessary steps to eat better.