National Night Out says thank you

2017-09-27T22:06:41+00:00

To the Editor: On behalf of the National Night Out Committee we are proud to announce that over 1,500 community members participated in our 11th annual event on Tuesday, Aug. 1st from 5-8 p.m. at Greencastle Robe-Ann Park. The activities however were stopped a little short due to an impending storm. Hot dogs, pizza, [...]

National Night Out says thank you2017-09-27T22:06:41+00:00

First Friday to again offer local ‘Taste’

2017-09-27T22:09:44+00:00

Spurred on by the success of the 2016 partnership that brought Greencastle First Friday attendees to the annual Taste of Putnam County event, Main Street Greencastle and the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce have teamed up again this year. The upcoming First Friday event, set for 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1 in downtown Greencastle, [...]

First Friday to again offer local ‘Taste’2017-09-27T22:09:44+00:00

PCH leads efforts in quality improvement of regional long-term care facilities

2017-09-27T22:12:29+00:00

In January 2015, ISDH launched the Regional Healthcare Quality Improvement Collaborative grant, a grant which has now funded nine Regional Collaboratives across the state with the goal of improving quality of care in Indiana long-term care (LTC) facilities. Each collaborative will learn about and implement the Quality Assurance Process Improvement (QAPI) model – an initiative [...]

PCH leads efforts in quality improvement of regional long-term care facilities2017-09-27T22:12:29+00:00

3D mammography exams arrive at PCH

2017-09-26T06:46:15+00:00

Putnam County Hospitalwill offer Genius 3D Mammography exams, developed by Hologic Inc., a worldwide leader in Women’s Health. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, Genius exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing. In conventional 2D mammography, overlapping tissue [...]

3D mammography exams arrive at PCH2017-09-26T06:46:15+00:00

PCH Cancer Center offering navigation program to patients

2017-08-19T15:13:01+00:00

The care team members at Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center have developed a Breast and Lung Cancer Navigation Program. Navigation is a process of care management that begins when a person receives a suspicious finding on their mammogram, nodule in their lung or a cancer diagnosis. This one-on-one assistance helps to ensure timely diagnosis and [...]

PCH Cancer Center offering navigation program to patients2017-08-19T15:13:01+00:00

AAA screenings now available at Putnam County Hospital

2017-08-19T15:11:16+00:00

Putnam County Hospital is now offering Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm screenings, hospital officials have announced. An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), a specific kind of aneurysm, is the swelling of the body’s largest artery. AAA typically has no symptoms, which is why having a screening is important. While AAA is a potentially life-threatening condition, the good news [...]

AAA screenings now available at Putnam County Hospital2017-08-19T15:11:16+00:00

Women Walk Putnam County stepping up for fourth season

2017-08-19T15:09:57+00:00

The American Heart Association reports heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States of America. Reports show heart disease causes one in three deaths each year. The American Heart Association also reports since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and the gap between men [...]

Women Walk Putnam County stepping up for fourth season2017-08-19T15:09:57+00:00

Free wellness screening at Aug. 5 Farmer’s Market

2017-08-19T15:07:17+00:00

Be Well, the Putnam County Hospital wellness team, will be offering free wellness screenings to the community at the Greencastle Farmer’s Market on Saturday, Aug 5 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The complimentary screening includes the opportunity for individuals to learn their vitals such as height, weight, BMI and blood pressure. Glucose and cholesterol will [...]

Free wellness screening at Aug. 5 Farmer’s Market2017-08-19T15:07:17+00:00

Aug. 28 luncheon to kick off Women Walk Putnam County

2017-09-26T08:20:54+00:00

Incorporating physical activity into your everyday routine is important for good health. Physical activity helps weight management, reduces risk of cardiovascular disease, and strengthens bones (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015).Oftentimes when individuals think of physical activity our minds automatically think of running and/or jogging. However, did you know that walking produces some of [...]

Aug. 28 luncheon to kick off Women Walk Putnam County2017-09-26T08:20:54+00:00

Putnam County Hospital earns 4-Star quality rating

2017-08-19T15:05:32+00:00

Monday, January 16, 2017 Putnam County Hospital has earned a 4-Star Overall Hospital Quality Rating, based on data collected on Hospital Compare. The ratings for hospital facilities throughout the nation were released to the public in December 2016. How did Putnam County Hospital earn the 4-Star rating? The new Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating [...]

Putnam County Hospital earns 4-Star quality rating2017-08-19T15:05:32+00:00