National Foundation Co-Founders Present Award to Nurse Susan O’Neall May 9, 2017 – Linton, IN – Greene County General Hospital welcomed Bonnie and Mark Barnes, Co-Founders of the DAISY Foundation for a unique award presentation today. The DAISY Foundation is a national award program that recognizes nurses for outstanding patient care. The Barnes started the Foundation when their son, Patrick, passed away after weeks in a hospital in the early 1990’s. “The only positive thing that came of … [Read more...] about Mark and Bonnie Barnes, DAISY Co-Founders, Visit Hospital
Linton, IN – May 3, 2017 – Brenda Reetz, CEO of Greene County General Hospital, released the following statement today regarding recent flood damage at the hospital: “During the recent heavy rains in Linton, Greene County General Hospital experienced some water damage. The hospital continues to operate at full capacity, and no services have been interrupted. Patient care and safety remain our top priorities, and we are continuing to provide the highest quality care around the … [Read more...] about Statement on Water Damage from Greene County General Hospital
Greene County General Hospital is pleased to announce that scholarship applications are now being accepted. The three annual scholarships are open to Greene County students interested in pursuing careers in health care. Two scholarships in memory of Dr. Mathias Mount and Eleanor C. Mount, are open to high school seniors only, in the amount of $560.50 each. These scholarships recognize the past service for Dr. Mount, a longtime family practice physician from Bloomfield. The $500 Physicians … [Read more...] about Annual Scholarship Applications Now Available
Greene County General Hospital now offers on-site molecular testing. This service allows technicians to identify bad bugs faster than ever. From sexually transmitted infections to the flu virus, this new service quickly and accurately targets DNA from foreign molecules. Patients can expect quick turn around (1-2 hours) on tests so providers can accurately diagnose and treat a variety of conditions. About GeneXpert Systems and Xpert Tests With more than 11,000 systems in 182 … [Read more...] about Molecular Testing Makes GCGH Lab Faster, More Efficient
Dr. Fred Ridge has announced the merging of his practice with Greene County Health, Inc. Ridge has long been affiliated with Premier Healthcare, a Bloomington-based physician group that has recently joined IU Health, Southern Indiana Physicians, Bloomington. Dr. Ridge and his team will continue seeing patients in his current office. Dr. Fred Ridge is board certified in Family Medicine. Board Certified Family Physicians are medical specialists who provide continuing and comprehensive … [Read more...] about Dr. Fred Ridge Joins Greene County Health, Inc.
Non-nursing staff are being honored with the PETAL Award for exceptional employees. A compliment to the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, the PETAL Awards were created by Greene County General Hospital in 2015 to recognize the hard work of employees in non-nursing roles, from housekeeping and dietary services to clinical areas. Award winners receive framed certificates, gift cards, and pizza for their entire department. This round of awards was unique, honoring all six phlebotomists in … [Read more...] about PETAL Award Winners