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“Everyday Heroes” Honored at Henry Community Health

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on “Everyday Heroes” Honored at Henry Community Health

“At Henry Community Health, we wanted to recognize all our employees as heroes so we asked employees to take photos of each other in their masks and called them our Everyday Heroes! At the time these ran, we had employees working at the hospital, in our physician offices, and from home. We know it takes…

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Stories Like That of Gerald, a 91-year-old Veteran, Keep the Riverview Health Team Going Everyday

September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Stories Like That of Gerald, a 91-year-old Veteran, Keep the Riverview Health Team Going Everyday

April 10, 2020 “Today, an extra special patient graduated from Acute Rehab and was discharged from the hospital. Gerald, a 91-year-old Vietnam and Korean war veteran, was admitted to Riverview Health on March 21 as he tested positive for COVID-19. After spending ten days on Med/Surg and ICU, he was eventually moved to Acute Rehab…

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SHO Continues Collective Focus on Telehealth

October 23, 2019 / Comments Off on SHO Continues Collective Focus on Telehealth

The SHO hospitals continue to work together to address the advent of telehealth services in our communities. Launched in early 2017 on a shared platform called myVirtualHealthVisit, nine SHO hospitals have been party to a collective agreement with American Well to offer video visits to patients.  This group agreement through SHO has allowed the participating…

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SHO Readies Behavioral Health Integration Model

October 22, 2019 / Comments Off on SHO Readies Behavioral Health Integration Model

To overcome access barriers to behavioral healthcare and to assist primary care providers in the management of commonly encountered behavioral health diagnoses, SHO has identified an opportunity to introduce a Behavioral Health Integration model of care. This model is an evidence-based, patient-centered, team-care approach allowing primary care and psychiatrist providers to collaborate, linked by a behavioral care manager…

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SHO’s Physician Leadership Series 2019-2020

October 21, 2019 / Comments Off on SHO’s Physician Leadership Series 2019-2020

Suburban Health Organization (SHO) is mid-way through the third Physician Leadership Series (PLS).  Healthcare reform has positioned hospitals and physicians to collaborate in bringing medicine and management together.  SHO has gathered national and local experts to provide physicians and advance practice providers with an introduction to financial, strategic, and leadership topics over an 18-month program.…

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SHO Celebrates Physician Leadership Series 2019-2020 Graduates

September 24, 2019 / Comments Off on SHO Celebrates Physician Leadership Series 2019-2020 Graduates

Suburban Health Organization (SHO) celebrated the completion of its’ third Physician Leadership Series (PLS), held on August 11, 2020. Nineteen physicians from Goshen Health, Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health, Henry Community Health, Major Health Partners, and Witham Health Services successfully completed the series. The PLS introduces physicians and advanced practitioners to collaboration concepts in bringing…

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SHO Hosts Hospital Board and Leadership Retreat

March 18, 2019 / Comments Off on SHO Hosts Hospital Board and Leadership Retreat

In January, SHO hosted the second Suburban Health Organization Board and Leadership Retreat. This retreat was designed for the hospital board members as well as physician and hospital leadership.  The purpose of this one-day retreat was to: Hear from national speaker on “Systemness” and Integration Learn about the key strategic initiatives for SHO in 2019 Engage…

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SHO Launches Speakers Bureau

March 18, 2019 / Comments Off on SHO Launches Speakers Bureau

SHO’s Continuing Education (CE) program develops continuing education activities for physicians, nurses, social workers, and other allied health professionals.  SHO’s CE program offers live activities, webinars, and on demand activities. In an effort to share the expertise offered by SHO hospitals, physicians, and affiliates, we are developing a Speaker’s Bureau for SHO member hospitals. Individuals…

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SHO Continuing Education Congratulates Graduates and Introduces New Programs

September 26, 2018 / Comments Off on SHO Continuing Education Congratulates Graduates and Introduces New Programs

SHO congratulates graduates of the second Physician Leadership Series, held on June 12, 2018. Twenty-one physicians and a nurse practitioner from Hancock Health, Henry Community Health, Major Health Partners, Riverview Health, Rush Memorial Hospital, and Witham Health Services successfully completed the series. SHO’s Physician Leadership Series introduced participants to collaboration concepts in bringing medicine, management,…

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Margaret Mary Health Launches New School-Based Telehealth Services with SHO’s myVirtualHealthVisit

September 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Margaret Mary Health Launches New School-Based Telehealth Services with SHO’s myVirtualHealthVisit

On August 1, Margaret Mary Health launched a new telehealth service for South Ripley Schools that connects the school nurse with a pediatrician at the hospital to diagnose and treat minor injuries and acute illnesses. Parents are also able to join the video visits remotely without leaving work. This application of myVirtualHealthVisit, SHO’s telehealth platform…

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