PCH launches patient portal for electronic access

In compliance with the federal government's Meaningful Use Initiative, all hospitals are being required to electronically provide patients (and/or a patient-authorized user) access to their patient record. Having electronic access through a personal, secured email will allow the patient the ability to review their medical record after their stay at [...]

First walk a success for Women Walk Putnam County

Wednesday, Aug. 20 marked the first morning walk for Women Walk Putnam County.The initial group of 19 women, plus Lori Lucas of Putnam County Hospital and Jennifer Cannon of the Purdue Extension Office of Putnam County, walked the trails of the DePauw Nature Park from 8-8:30 a.m. The morning did [...]

PCH Physician Practices now offering Patient Portal for health management

Putnam County Hospital Physician Practices, including Family Medicine of Cloverdale, North Putnam Family Healthcare, Putnam Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, and Putnam Surgical Specialties, are now offering the Physician Practices Patient Portal. The portal will allow patients to better manage their health by allowing electronic access to health records, request prescription [...]

PCH earns three-year accreditation in computed tomography

Putnam County Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning -- sometimes called CAT scanning -- is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for [...]

State-of-the-art MRI for PCH

Putnam County Hospital and PCH Radiology Department announce the installation of the GE Healthcare Optima MR450w 1.5T, a new MR (magnetic resonance) system. The Optima MR450w will give Putnam County Hospital the newest scan technology available, providing the highest image quality possible on 1.5T MR MRI systems. This latest generation [...]

Johnson Nichols clinic relocates to PCH

Johnson Nichols Health Clinic, a community-based healthcare provider serving residents of Putnam and Owen counties, has moved from its 141 Martinsville St. location in Greencastle to Putnam County Hospital. This move will allow residents in Greencastle and surrounding communities to have convenient access to the clinic's array of health services [...]

Putnam County Hospital Hosts Ebola Preparedness Meeting

Putnam County Hospital hosted an Ebola Preparation meeting on November 10, 2014. Steve Walters, Putnam County Hospital Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, opened the round table meeting at 9am. The purpose of this meeting called by the hospital was to ensure the community healthcare workers and emergency responders were all coordinated in [...]

Putnam County Hospital Supports Local Robotics Program

Putnam County Hospital and the Putnam County Hospital Hospitalist Program proudly donated a check to sponsor the December 6th robotics competition held by the Area 30 Robotics program. This is the first tournament hosted by the local robotics program. Various tournaments are held throughout the year, [...]