News and Updates

Celebrating Strength Through Partnership

September 21, 2020 / Comments Off on Celebrating Strength Through Partnership

Supporting Our Hospitals, Providers, and Communities Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, SHO has been privileged to support the Hospitals’ response to COVID-19 and serve alongside them in a variety of ways. It’s been inspiring to see SHO’s “Strength Through Partnership” truly come to life. “We watched our hospitals go from contacting patients to come in for…

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Honors and Awards

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Honors and Awards

Health Care Heroes Award The IBJ Health Care Heroes Award honors companies, individuals and organizations for their contributions to improving health care in the Indianapolis area. Hendricks Regional Health Community Paramedicine Program received the Community Achievement in Health Care recognition. Read more: https://www.ibj.com/events/health-care-heroes Healthgrades 2020 Outstanding Patient Experience Award Hendricks Regional Health and Henry Community…

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Tru-D, the Disinfectant Robot, Becomes Good Friend to Rush Memorial Hospital Associates

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Tru-D, the Disinfectant Robot, Becomes Good Friend to Rush Memorial Hospital Associates

“The story behind the acquisition of our ‘Tru-D’ and ‘Moonbeam’ UVC disinfection devices shows how one innovation can serve multiple purposes, both from a clinical and a marketing perspective. In 2019, our EVS Director, Deb Showalter, learned of the existence of UVC disinfection devices. She attended a demonstration, which convinced her that UV light disinfection…

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Batesville Community Shows Support of Margaret Mary Health through “Gnome” More COVID Campaign

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Batesville Community Shows Support of Margaret Mary Health through “Gnome” More COVID Campaign

“In late June, the Margaret Mary Health Foundation launched a ‘Gnome’ More COVID campaign.  This campaign was designed to raise both awareness and funds for the COVID-19 Relief Fund.  The fund was established to provide support to the hospital as we work together with the community to fight the pandemic.  While COVID-19 is no laughing…

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Seniors Bring the Love to Witham Health Services #INMayWeServe

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Seniors Bring the Love to Witham Health Services #INMayWeServe

“At Witham Health Services, we have experienced amazing community support and extraordinary teamwork from our staff. With the community’s support and outreach, our front-line health care workers have been able to adapt more easily to get through the COVID-19 pandemic. What has made a huge impact and is also a great morale booster for our…

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Logansport Memorial Hospital Continues Their Popular Community Conference Calls

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Logansport Memorial Hospital Continues Their Popular Community Conference Calls

“To coordinate a community-wide response to the many aspects of COVID-19, Logansport Memorial Hospital initiated a weekly Community Conference Call with state and local government representatives, other local organizations, and fellow non-profit partners to share updates about how the rapidly evolving global pandemic was affecting Cass County. Participants dialed in virtually to convene on a…

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“I can’t thank [Hancock Health] enough for what they did. I know I’m just one of many stories out there…”

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on “I can’t thank [Hancock Health] enough for what they did. I know I’m just one of many stories out there…”

“I want to tell you, my doctor that took care of me, we got to talking a little bit my last day in the hospital, and he just opened up and said that he was terrified that he would bring this virus home to his family too, but yet he knew he was doing what…

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A Local 3D Manufacturing Company Adapts Production to Create Needed Parts for Safety Equipment at Johnson Memorial Health

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on A Local 3D Manufacturing Company Adapts Production to Create Needed Parts for Safety Equipment at Johnson Memorial Health

“At Johnson Memorial Health in Franklin, health care workers in the COVID-19 unit suit up in powered air purifying respirators (PAPRs) for the best protection against the coronavirus. But the hospital needed replacement parts that were not available to keep 10 of the older units in service. A small business in town put its 3D…

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“I cannot say ‘THANK YOU’ enough to Major [Health Partners] and all of their healthcare heroes…”

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on “I cannot say ‘THANK YOU’ enough to Major [Health Partners] and all of their healthcare heroes…”

“Unfortunately, my mother found out yesterday in a call from the Hospital that she is, indeed, fighting the COVID-19 bug (symptoms are not severe at this time).  Shortly thereafter, a part of her hearing aid came off in her ear.  Neither the provider where she got the hearing aid nor her doctor could have her…

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Marion General Hospital Heartened by Community’s Thoughts and Prayers

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Marion General Hospital Heartened by Community’s Thoughts and Prayers

At the advent of the COVID-19 lockdown, the faith community of Marion rallied around Marion General Hospital (MGH).  Initially, surrounding churches delivered items of appreciation for the health care workers, including cards, snacks and even meals.  One pastor and family created murals and messages of encouragement, drawn in chalk on the sidewalk entrances to MGH.…

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