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SCHNECK CANCER CENTER FUNDRAISER GETS HAIRY
September 16, 2014
  • Pink hair will be the norm around Schneck Medical Center during the month of October. The public is invited to come to the Schneck Cancer Center on September 30th to get pink hair extensions added to their hair for $10 each. Simply Chic Beauty Salon

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American Diabetes Association Recognizes Diabetes Program at Schneck
September 15, 2014
  • The American Diabetes Association has awarded Education Recognition to the Schneck Medical Center Diabetes Self-management Program. Facilitated by Diabetes Care Coordinator Lisa Harrison, RN, CDE, Schneck’s Diabetes Care program was originally awarde

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SCHNECK RECEIVES GRANT TO PROVIDE FREE MAMMOGRAMS
September 4, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center has received a grant from the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide 40 free screenings mammograms to low and middle income women in the communities it serves. A mammogram is one of the best tools for the early detect

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Schneck Hospice Hosts GriefShare Program in Seymour
September 4, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center Hospice is hosting GriefShare, a 13-week free program open to anyone who is coping with a loss. GriefShare seminars feature video sessions and discussion led by Steve Barrett, Schneck Hospice and Palliative Care Chaplain. Y

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Schneck Integrative Medicine and Family Drug to Host Program on Bio-identical Hormone Therapy
August 28, 2014
  • Dr. Steven Windley, Schneck Integrative Medicine Center, and Family Drug of Brownstown are hosting a free program on bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. “Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy uses plant-derived hormones that are molecul

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Schneck to Begin Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
August 27, 2014
  • If you have a family member who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia disorder, Schneck’s Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group can offer you an opportunity to find out more about community resources, learn from others who a

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Schneck Hospice Hosts GriefShare Program
August 19, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center Hospice is hosting GriefShare, a 13-week free program open to anyone who is coping with a loss. GriefShare seminars feature video sessions and discussion led by Ron and Pam Evans. You will gain access to valuable GriefShare

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SCHNECK CANCER CENTER OFFERING FREE BREAST & CERVICAL SCREENINGS
August 18, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center wants to ensure that no woman in our community goes without regular pap smears and breast exams due to their inability to pay. A free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening will be held on Saturday, September 6, 8:00 a.m. to noon

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Dye and Wright of Schneck Medical Center Named as Baldrige Examiners
July 31, 2014
  • The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Tammy Dye, Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Quality Officer, and Suki Wright, Director of Organizational Excellence and Innovation, at Schneck Medi

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Schneck Medical Center and Indiana WIC to Host Breastfeeding & Brunch
July 29, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center and Indiana WIC welcome all expectant moms, all breastfeeding moms, and their families to attend Breastfeeding & Brunch Saturday, August 16, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to noon, at the Schneck Auditorium, just inside the Visitor’s Entranc

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SAME-DAY BREAST BIOPSY AVAILABLE AT SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER
July 22, 2014
  • Imagine finding a lump in your breast. A biopsy will determine if it is cancer or nothing to worry about. A million thoughts are running through your head, but mostly you’re thinking, “Will I be okay?” Waiting for your scheduled biopsy can be un

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GEORGE H. JAMES, JR. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS
July 14, 2014
  • The George H. James, Jr. Scholarship recently announced this year's recipients. The scholarship program was established in 2002 in honor of George H. James, Jr., for his 33 years of dedicated service to Schneck Medical Center. The recipients are

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Donna Butler of Schneck Medical Center Received National Certification
June 17, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center is pleased to announce that Donna Butler, MSN, ANP-BC, OCN, ACHPN, FAAPM, has successfully achieved recertification in hospice and palliative care granted by the National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses

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SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER WINS NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD
June 9, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center has been honored with the 2014 Greenhealth Partner for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading membership organization for healthcare facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations. The P

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Schneck Brings Grief Support Group to the Community
June 3, 2014
  • Grief. It is one of life’s most difficult and painful experiences. Yet grief also is a natural and important process. Whether our loss happens suddenly, comes unexpectedly or takes place over time, experiencing the death of someone we love is never e

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SCHNECK CANCER CENTER HONORED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO CANCER CONTROL
May 14, 2014
  • The staff and volunteers at Schneck Cancer Center were recognized for their efforts in cancer control with the Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Control Organization award from the Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC) during their 2014 Annual Meeting, h

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OUTSTANDING NURSES HONORED AT SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER
May 6, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center joins the American Nurses Association (ANA) in celebrating Nurses Leading the Way, as part of National Nurses Week, held each year May 6-12. The purpose of the week-long celebration is to raise awareness of the value of nursing

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Schneck Medical Center Now Offers Home Sleep Testing
April 24, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center Sleep Services now offers at-home sleep testing for sleep apnea for some patients. More than 40 million Americans suffer from a sleep breathing disorder. Despite the high prevalence, 93% of women and 82% of men with moderate

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SCHNECK CANCER CENTER OFFERING FREE CLINICAL BREAST SCREENINGS
April 14, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center wants to ensure that no woman in our community goes without a regular breast exam due to an inability to pay. A free Clinical Breast Screening will be held on Saturday, May 10, 8:00 a.m. to noon, at the Schneck Cancer Center.

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SCHNECK EARNS NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED QUALITY RESPIRATORY CARE RECOGNITION
April 8, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. Only

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SCHNECK HONORS SHERRY DOWLING DURING NATIONAL CANCER REGISTRARS WEEK
April 4, 2014
  • Schneck Medial Center honors Sherry Dowling, CTR, cancer registrar, during National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), April 7-14. Dowling is recognized for her role in the development of the cancer program at Schneck, and the implementation of the cance

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Schneck Offering Vascular Disease Screening
March 24, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center is hosting a Vascular Screening event on Wednesday, April 16th. The screenings will be held at the Women’s Diagnostic Center at Schneck. You must have a scheduled appointment to participate in the screening. Almost everyone

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Schneck Medical Center Celebrates Certified Nurses Day
March 12, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center is celebrating Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by honoring its professionally certified nurses. Certified Nurses Day recognizes nurses for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care. S

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SCHNECK TO KICK OFF COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH WITH GIANT INFLATABLE COLON
February 24, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center will kick off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month with a giant inflatable colon! The walk-through colon will be on exhibit March 3 and March 17, 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Schneck Medical Center near the Patient Entrance located off

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SCHNECK OFFERS NUTRITION CLASS FOR MOMMIES-TO-BE
February 13, 2014
  • Healthy babies begin with healthy eating habits before and during pregnancy. Join Schneck registered dietitians for Mommy-to-be Nutrition. Learn how to improve your nutrition and why eating for two is not really eating for two. Mommy-to-be Nutr

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SCHNECK RANKS #1 MOST NURSE-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL IN THE NATION
February 12, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center has ranked as the number one Most Nurse-Friendly Hospital in the nation by TopRNtoBSN.com, an influential nursing career and education website. The list names hospitals in the United States that have demonstrated a high valuati

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Forgey Named CAOO of Schneck Medical Center
February 4, 2014
  • Warren L. Forgey, CPA, CGMA, MHA, FHMA, FACHE, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Operations Officer (CAOO) at Schneck Medical Center. Forgey brings more than 20 years of experience in leadership roles at Schnec

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Schneck Bone & Joint Center Awarded Quality Certification from The Joint Commission
January 24, 2014
  • Schneck Bone & Joint Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its knee and hip replacement programs by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety. Schneck i

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SCHNECK RECEIVES GRANT TO PROVIDE FREE MAMMOGRAMS
January 15, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center has received a grant from the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide 40 free screenings mammograms to low and middle income women in the communities it serves. A mammogram is one of the best tools for the early detect

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Schneck Foundation Accepting Allied Health Scholarship Applications
January 7, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center Foundation Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that scholarship applications for allied health care fields will be available January 15, 2014. Candidates who are interested in pursuing a course of study in a technic

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Schneck Guild Makes a $125,000 Donation to Schneck Emergency Department
December 23, 2013
  • The Schneck Medical Center Guild recently announced a $125,000 donation to the Schneck Emergency Department Split Flow Project. Amy Cockerham, Schneck Volunteer Manager, and Pam Schepman, Schneck Guild Board President, presented Rick Smith, Schneck B

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SCHNECK RECEIVES GRANT TO PROVIDE FREE MAMMOGRAMS
December 10, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center has received a grant from the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide free screenings mammograms to low and middle income women in the communities it serves. A mammogram is one of the best tools for the early detection

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Schneck Medical Center Wins 2013 Brandon Hall Bronze Award for Excellence in Learning
December 9, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center has announced it has received a Bronze Award from Brandon Hall as part of its 2013 Excellence in Learning Awards. Often called the “Academy Award®” of learning awards, Brandon Hall has recognized industry leaders for over 19 ye

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Schneck Hospice to Host Surviving the Holidays
November 20, 2013
  • The holiday season is often among the most emotionally difficult of times for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. Holidays may be difficult no matter what you try to do or where you go. For individuals coping with the loss of a l

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Schneck Receives Guardian of Excellence Award in Patient Satisfaction
November 19, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center is proud to announce it has been named a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percent

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Schneck Medical Center to Host Diabetes Awareness Seminar
October 31, 2013
  • In observance of American Diabetes Month, Schneck Medical Center, Seymour, is sponsoring a FREE Diabetes Awareness Seminar on Tuesday, November 12 at 6:00 p.m. in the Schneck Auditorium, just inside the Visitor’s Entrance at Schneck Medical Center in

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Schneck Receives Employee Engagement Award from the Advisory Board Company
October 28, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center has been awarded The Advisory Board Company’s 2013 Excellence in Engagement Award. The annual award recognizes top-performing hospitals and health systems nationwide for outstanding levels of employee engagement. Winners must

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Indiana Hospital Association Awards Honors to Meyer and Forgey of Schneck
October 25, 2013
  • On October 1, the Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) presented its highest awards at the 2013 IHA Annual Meeting during the banquet and awards ceremony. Gary A. Meyer, president and CEO of Schneck Medical Center, received the IHA Distinguished Ser

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SCHNECK ACHIEVES NICHE "EXEMPLAR" STATUS FOR ITS EFFORTS TO IMPROVE CARE FOR OLDER ADULT PATIENTS
October 23, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center announces it has achieved "Exemplar" status for its NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program. NICHE is the premier designation indicating a hospital's commitment to excellence in the care of patients 65-yea

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Schneck Recognized with Gold Beacon Award for Excellence
October 16, 2013
  • The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently conferred a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence to the Intensive Care Unit at Schneck Medical Center. The Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes unit caregivers who successfully

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SCHNECK FOUNDATION SERVES UP SWEET RELIEF FROM AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE
August 28, 2013
  • Schneck Foundation’s Community Relations Committee is pleased to host a seminar on autoimmune disorders with practical advice for choosing foods that soothe rather than sabotage the body. Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle: Autoimmune Defenders will cov

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SCHNECK ADDS ENDOCRINOLOGY TO NEW SPECIALTY PRACTICE
August 12, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center is excited to welcome Dr. Kristen Gilbert, M.D., an endocrinologist, to the Schneck Specialty Associates practice. Dr. Gilbert is the only endocrinologist in the area, providing expertise treating endocrine conditions such as d

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Schneck Community Wellness Nurse Receives Certification
July 10, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center congratulates Joanah Wischmeier, RN, BSN, Community Wellness Coordinator, for completing training and successfully passing the exam for Coaching Healthy Behaviors from the Cooper Institute in Dallas, Texas. Joanah is now a Cert

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SCHNECK NAMED TO “100 GREAT COMMUNITY HOSPITALS” LIST
July 9, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center has received another national honor. Schneck has been named one of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the United States by Becker’s Hospital Review; one of only three hospitals in Indiana to be named to the list including M

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Schneck Medical Center Earns ACR Accreditation in MRI
June 19, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI is a noninvasive medical test that utilizes magnetic field

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ARE YOU AT RISK FOR LUNG CANCER?
June 6, 2013
  • Early detection is a proven, successful strategy for fighting many forms of cancer. Schneck Medical Center now offers screening with low-dose computed tomography (CT) for people at high risk for lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of can

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Schneck Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation with Commendation
May 23, 2013
  • The Schneck Cancer Center has been granted a Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC qual

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CALLY MORRIS NAMED SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
May 17, 2013
  • Cally Morris, Schneck Obstetrics & Gynecology, has been named Schneck Medical Center’s 2013 Employee of the Year at its 38th Annual Employee Recognition Dinner. Morris was nominated by her fellow coworkers who described her: “She is dedicated to

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OUTSTANDING NURSES HONORED AT SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER
May 10, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center joins the American Nurses Association (ANA) in celebrating Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care, as part of National Nurses Week, which is held May 6-12, every year. The purpose of the week long celebration is to r

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SCHNECK NAMED ONE OF NATION’S TOP 100 GREAT PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE
May 2, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s “100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review for creating an outstanding workplace through opportunities for professional development, robust benefits, wellness initiat

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Schneck Medical Center Earns Indiana University's 2013 Community Civic Engagement Award
May 1, 2013
  • Columbus, IN—Schneck Medical Center (SMC) was recognized with Indiana University’s 2013 Community Civic Engagement Award by Dr. Charles Bantz, chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, on April 26 in Indianapolis. The Seymou

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SCHNECK CELEBRATES EARTH DAY
April 22, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center celebrated Earth Day on Monday, April 22 with a variety of activities including seedling giveaways, a mercury thermometer exchange, and recycling drop offs for cell phones and tennis shoes, and prescription eyeglasses. Many ven

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SCHNECK CANCER CENTER OFFERING FREE BREAST & CERVICAL SCREENINGS
April 19, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center wants to ensure that no woman in our community goes without regular pap smears and breast exams due to their inability to pay. A free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening will be held on Saturday, May 11, 8:00 a.m. to noon, at

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SCHNECK EARNS NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED QUALITY RESPIRATORY CARE RECOGNITION
April 17, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. Only

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FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS OFFERED BY SCHNECK CANCER CENTER
April 15, 2013
  • Schneck Cancer Center is once again sponsoring FREE Skin Cancer Screenings. The screenings will be held Friday, April 26, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at Schneck’s Cancer Center on the medical center campus and will be conducted by Dr. Michael Sheehan, dermato

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SCHNECK HONORS SHERRY DOWLING DURING NATIONAL CANCER REGISTRARS WEEK
April 8, 2013
  • Schneck Medial Center honors Sherry Dowling, CTR, cancer registrar, during National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), April 8-13. Dowling is recognized for her role in the development of the cancer program at Schneck, and the implementation of the cance

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Schneck Integrative Medicine Offering Gluten Free Diet Program
April 2, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center’s Integrative Medicine office is hosting a gluten free diet program on Thursday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. The program will be held in the Schneck Auditorium, just inside the Visitor’s Entrance. Almost everyone has seen the gluten

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SCHNECK NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR DR. BUD AND GEORGE H. JAMES SCHOLARSHIPS
April 2, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center is now accepting applications for the Dr. Bud Scholarship for registered nursing school students and the George H. James Scholarship for medical school students. Applications for the two scholarships are now available at www

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SCHNECK CANCER CENTER OFFERING FREE ORAL CANCER SCREENINGS APRIL 12
March 11, 2013
  • In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Schneck Medical Center will be offering free oral cancer screenings on Friday, April 12 from 8:30 to 11:30 am. The screenings will be at Schneck’s Cancer Center on the medical center campus in Seymour. You mus

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Schneck Hospice Physician Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
February 25, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center congratulates Dr. Pamela H. Snook-Tidd on recently passing examinations to become Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine from the American Board of Family Medicine. Snook-Tidd joined the medical staff at Schneck

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SCHNECK RECEIVES GRANT TO PROVIDE FREE MAMMOGRAMS
February 6, 2013
  • Schneck Medical Center has received a grant from the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide free screenings mammograms to low and middle income women in the communities it serves. A mammogram is one of the best tools for the early detection

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SCHNECK CELEBRATES 5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS CENTER
February 4, 2013
  • On January 21, Schneck’s Surgical Weight Loss Center celebrated five years since the first bariatric surgery. Since the program began, more than 500 people have made the life-changing decision to have weight loss surgery. “Patients always tell us

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SCHNECK FOUNDATION TO HOST YOUR HEART IS IN YOUR HANDS
January 31, 2013
  • Chest pain is no laughing matter. Pressure in your chest, nausea, limb pain, and anxiety can all be signs of a heart attack. Thanks to a partnership with the Jackson County EMS and Columbus Regional Hospital, Schneck Medical Center has made access to

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