Blog Posts in 2018

  • Daviess Community Hospital Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    Washington, IN, April 24, 2018 – The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Daviess Community Hospital was one of 750 awarded an ‘A’ for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. ...

  • National Nurses Week May 6 - 12

    Patients often recognize that a nurse is the health care professional with whom they and their families have the most direct contact. What they might not realize is that nurses also are leaders in improving the quality of care and expanding access to care. National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6 through May 12 and is an annual opportunity for communities to recognize the full range ...

  • National Hospital Week May 6-12

    A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal; it is part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community. National Hospital Week (May 6-12, 2018) celebrates hospitals and the men and women who, day in and day out, support the ...

  • DCH Foundation Hosts Kentucky Derby Fundraiser

    The weather and location could not have been more perfect on Saturday, May 5 th, as Daviess Community Hospital Foundation hosted their 4 TH Annual “Kentucky Derby Fundraiser”. Over 100 people were registered for the event with the purpose of raising money to support the Oncology program at DCH. Women were encouraged to wear hats or fascinators similar to those worn at the Kentucky ...

  • Daviess Community Hospital Hosts Physician Recognition Dinner

    January 14, 2018 (WASHINGTON, IN) – Daviess Community Hospital recently honored area physicians for their years of service by hosting a dinner at the Washington Country Club. Many physicians, members of the Board of Governors and spouses were in attendance. Tracy Conroy, CEO, welcomed the group and Dr. David Blemker provided a prayer before the meal. Following dinner, Tracy Conroy – ...

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

    January 9, 2018 (WASHINGTON, IN) – Daviess Community Hospital Foundation has been awarded nearly $12,000 in grant funds to provide breast cancer screening and diagnostic services, along with post-diagnosis support services to area women for 2018. The program for lower-income, medically underserved women, age 40+ that reside in Daviess, Martin and Pike Counties in Indiana will be administered ...

  • Daviess Community Hospital Nurses Provide Honor Guard

    January 4, 2018 (Washington, IN) – A beloved, longtime nurse became the latest to receive a special tribute from a new group at Daviess Community Hospital. Linda Troutman, who worked at the hospital for 43 years as a nurse, passed away on November 30 th at age 74. At her funeral a few days later in Montgomery, nurses from the DCH honor guard paid tribute to Troutman’s career with a ...

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