At Dearborn County Hospital, you will quickly see we take our mission statement seriously... to provide personalized, comprehensive and quality healthcare with compassion, dignity and respect that exceeds the expectations of those we serve. Our commitment to patient care goes beyond the walls of the hospital extending to the health and wellness of our communities in Southeastern Indiana, Northern Kentucky and Southwestern Ohio.
Dearborn County Hospital’s upcoming blood drive, in association with the Hoxworth Blood Center, will be on Thursday, May 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the conference rooms of the hospital. Blood donors must be 17 years of age or older (16 years of age with the appropriate signed parental consent form) and weigh at least 110 pounds. Donors must wait a minimum of eight weeks between blood donations or 16 weeks if they have participated in the automated double red cell donation. Women who are pregnant may not donate. Persons who have been tattooed in the State of Indiana must wait 12 months from the date of tattooing to donate.
To schedule an appointment to donate at Dearborn County Hospital’s May blood drive, please call the DCH Education Department at 812-537-8431 or 800-676-5572, ext. 8431. A 24 hour voice mail system is available to take your message. You may also register online at the Hoxworth website at http://www.hoxworth.org/
One of Southeastern Indiana’s most respected and beloved surgeons, Dr. Jim Swanson, has retired from the United States Army Reserve with the rank of Colonel. Dr. Swanson has had a distinguished career in the United States Army and later in the US Army Reserve.
This year, DCH became part of a prestigious worldwide program to recognize nurses for outstanding care and dedication to their patients. The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award For Extraordinary Nurses by the DAISY Foundation of Glen Ellen, California, is celebrated worldwide at 2,000 healthcare facilities located throughout the United States and 14 additional countries.
The Southeastern Indiana School Insurance Consortium (SISIC) has announced plans to partner with four local hospitals to provide health care coverage for its nearly 1,700 members and their families effective April 1, 2016.View all news articles