Blog Posts in 2017

  • CORE Center hosts physicals, gives back to Washington Schools

    On May 24, the new CORE Center hosted sports physicals for Washington Community School student athletes grades K-12. Several Daviess Community Hospital physicians, advanced providers, athletic trainers and therapists were onsite to evaluate the athletes. They included Marcus Thorne, MD, Norma Krelein, MD, Lindsey Sell, PA-C, ATC, Allison Kreiger, NP-C, and Debra Ramsey, NP-C. Prior to seeing the ...

  • DCH Foundation Hosts "Navigating the Stretch" Kentucky Derby Gala

    On Saturday, May 6th, Daviess Community Hospital Foundation held the 3rd Annual “Navigating The Stretch” Kentucky Derby Gala. Over 90 people attended the event with the purpose of raising money to support the Patient Navigator Program at DCH. Women were encouraged to wear hats or fascinators similar to those worn at the Kentucky Derby race at Churchill Downs. Men were also encouraged ...

  • Mead Named DCH Nurse of the Year

    Daviess Community Hospital's Cancer Patient Navigator Sharon Mead tackles every task with a smile and a willingness to give her all. She advocates for her patients, openly shares her own experiences and has been an active member of the DCH Relay for Life, March of Dimes and Komen Race for the Cure teams among other things. Friday afternoon, the nurse of over 30 years was honored as the DCH ...

  • Dr. Jess T. Brower Receives Sports Medicine Designation

    May 11, 2016 (WASHINGTON, IN) – Dr. Jess Brower has obtained the postgraduate designation of Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician® (CCSP®) by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians™ (ACBSP™). The CCSP® certification requires the doctor to attend a 120 hour postgraduate program. This instruction is specific to physical fitness and the evaluation and ...

  • Navigating the Stretch: DCH Foundation event benefits Cancer Patient Navigator program

    Saturday evening the community is invited to break out their best derby hat, enjoy a Southern-style buffet and support a good cause while attending the third annual Navigating the Stretch Kentucky Derby Party at the Moose Family Center in Washington. Proceeds from the event benefit Daviess Community Hospital's Cancer Patient Navigator program. "We have a few seats still available," ...

  • DCH Acute Rehabilitation Unit Receives CARF Accreditation

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) surveyed the Acute Rehab Unit in March of this year. Notification was received in May that the Daviess Community Hospital Acute Rehabilitation Unit is accredited by CARF International for a period of three years for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs - Hospital (Adults). This accreditation extends through January 2017. Daviess ...

  • Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust Grant Awarded to Daviess Community Hospital Foundation

    (Washington, IN) —Daviess Community Hospital Foundation has been awarded nearly $15,000 in grant funds to provide breast cancer screening and diagnostic services, along with post-diagnosis support services to area women. The program for lower-income, medically underserved women, age 40+ that reside in Daviess, Martin and Pike Counties in Indiana will be administered by the Radiology Services ...

  • Not Just for Athletes

    Last fall, athletic trainers from Daviess Community Hospital began working with student athletes not only from Washington Schools but Barr-Reeve and North Daviess as well. From attending practices, where 62 percent of all sports injuries actually take place, to being on the sidelines during contests, the three trainers working with youth in the community stayed busy. Scott Sell, director of ...

  • Marching for an end

    The Daviess County March of Dimes March for Babies committee wants to give every baby a fighting chance, but to do that, they need your help. “The March of Dimes is the only preventative health care organization that has solved its problem,” said Mike Ball, development manager for the March of Dimes, as he addressed the group gathered for the annual Daviess County March of Dimes ...

  • DCH Signs New Management Agreement

    St. Vincent will take over management of the Daviess Community Hospital next month. The hospital and the company announced the approval of a three-year agreement on Thursday. The agreement calls for St. Vincent to provide DCH with both a Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer. It goes into effect April 10. "The contract with the current management provider (Quorum Health) was ...

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