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SCHNECK FOUNDATION HELPS WOMEN TO STAY CALM IN STRESSFUL ENVIRONMENTS
April 23, 2015
  • Feeling stressed out? Most of us see stress as unavoidable, as part of being an employee, parent, student; as part of being human. Stress plays an important role in keeping us aware of our surroundings and able to react to change. Your body is equipp

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Schneck Announces Appointments of New Vice Presidents
April 20, 2015
  • Schneck Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Fish, M.D., MBA, as Vice President of Physician Practices, and Douglas A. Towriss, M.D., as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. About Eric Fish, M.D., MBA Eric Fish, M.D

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SCHNECK FOUNDATION SPREADS AWARENESS ABOUT THE DANGERS OF FOOD ALLERGIES THROUGH YOU MAKE ME SICK!
April 16, 2015
  • What you don’t know about your food CAN hurt you. Have you ever had a bad reaction to a specific food or wondered if you might be allergic? Food allergies are less common than most people think, affecting only about 4 percent of adults, but can be ve

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Time to Slather On the Sunscreen
April 16, 2015
  • Summer is just around the corner, and after a long winter, many of us can’t wait for those pool days and hours in the sun. But before you grab your favorite magazine and relax poolside, be sure to apply your sunscreen. According to the American Ca

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HEALTH CAREER DISCOVERY PROGRAM BEGINS AT SCHNECK
April 14, 2015
  • Schneck Medical Center is proud to announce the 2015 Health Career Discovery Program, a free program for middle and high school students interested in exploring various careers within a hospital. The program offers participants the opportunity to lea

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Schneck Cancer Center Offering FREE Breast Screenings
April 13, 2015
  • 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 9, 8:00 a.m. to noon, at the Schneck Cancer Center.

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SCHNECK FOUNDATION RAISES AWAREMENSS ABOUT PORTION CONTROL THROUGH TOO MUCH ON YOUR PLATE?
April 9, 2015
  • How much is too much? During infancy, the human body instinctively knows to stop eating when it is full despite the amount of food offered; however, at as young as two years of age, we begin to be affected by portion sizes. Schneck Foundation’s Co

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Schneck to Transform Annual Health Fair
March 26, 2015
  • As a leader of innovative healthcare in southern Indiana for more than 100 years, Schneck Medical Center knows that health encompasses more than advanced technology and medical procedures. While Schneck is always here to care for its patients during

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SCHNECK OFFERING VASCULAR DISEASE SCREENING: SIMPLE TESTS CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE
March 26, 2015
  • Schneck is hosting a Vascular Disease Screening on Thursday, April 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The screenings will be held at the Women’s Diagnostic Center at Schneck Medical Center. You must have a scheduled appointment to participate in the scre

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Schneck Announces Community Open House Honoring Retiring CEO
March 20, 2015
  • Schneck Medical Center announced a community open house to be held Thursday, April 2 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in honor of its retiring President/CEO Gary A. Meyer. The open house will be held in the Schneck Auditorium, just inside the Visitor Entrance

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SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER NAMED ONE OF NATION’S TOP 150 GREAT PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE
March 19, 2015
  • Schneck Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Schneck was chosen for creating an outstanding workplace through benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, and efforts to

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Top Tips for Talking to Your Teen About Drug & Alcohol Abuse
March 19, 2015
  • According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 570,000 people die due to drug use each year. And, we’ve all read the devastating headlines about the teens that contribute to this tragic statistic. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Seymour Hig

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The Yearly Screening That Could Save Your Life
March 19, 2015
  • “It will never happen to me” is an assumption we make all too often, especially when it comes to our health. With spring around the corner, having your yearly checkups can easily fall to the bottom of your to-do list. But what if having one yearly

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MEYER AWARDED SAGAMORE OF THE WABASH
March 18, 2015
  • Gary. A. Meyer, President/CEO of Schneck Medical Center, has received the highest civilian award possible in Indiana after a lifetime of community involvement. Warren Forgey, Schneck’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Operatio

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SCHNECK VEIN CENTER TO OFFER FREE INDIVIDUALIZED SCREENINGS
March 13, 2015
  • Varicose veins affect half of the people over age 50 and in some cases such as with pregnancy , can start earlier. Some individuals still think that varicose veins are just a cosmetic issue; but for many, varicose veins and related conditions can le

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FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS OFFERED BY SCHNECK CANCER CENTER
March 11, 2015
  • Schneck Cancer Center is once again sponsoring FREE Skin Cancer Screenings. The screenings will be held Friday, April 10, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., and Thursday, May 14, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Schneck’s Cancer Center on the medical center campus. The scre

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SCHNECK CELEBRATES COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH WITH A HAIRY EVENT!
March 3, 2015
  • Blue hair will be the norm around Schneck Medical Center during the month of March. The public is invited to come to the Schneck Endoscopy Center on March 10th to get blue hair extensions added to their hair for $10 each. Simply Chic Beauty Salon pro

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SCHNECK RANKS #1 MOST NURSE-FRIENDLY HOSPITALI N THE NATION FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
February 25, 2015
  • 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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Don’t Let the Cold Slow You Down
February 12, 2015
  • Three Easy Tips for Cold Weather Injury Prevention With spring — and running season — just around the corner, you may have already started heading outside to exercise. But before you take on the elements, be sure your body is as ready for physic

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Why You Might Have Already Given Up on Your New Year’s Resolutions
January 30, 2015
  • Create habits for change to stick to your goals It’s almost February, and I have kept every single one of my New Year’s resolutions — said no one ever. In fact, only eight percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions stick to them, and those

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SCHNECK RECEIVES GRANT TO PROVIDE FREE MAMMOGRAMS
January 28, 2015
  • Schneck Medical Center has received a grant from the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust to provide 45 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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Warren Forgey Named New President and CEO of Schneck Medical Center
January 20, 2015
  • Warren Forgey, CPA, MHA, has been named the new President and CEO of Schneck Medical Center upon the retirement of Gary Meyer on April 3, 2015. “We are so fortunate to have Warren lead Schneck Medical Center,” said Rick Smith, chairman of the hos

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Schneck Foundation Accepting Allied Health Scholarship Applications
January 5, 2015
  • Schneck Foundation Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that scholarship applications for allied healthcare fields will be available January 15, 2015. Candidates who are interested in pursuing a course of study in a technical/professional

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Schneck Hospice Hosts GriefShare Program
December 29, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center Hospice is hosting GriefShare, a 13-week free program open to anyone who is coping with a loss. There will be two locations offering the GriefShare program starting January 8th, 2015. The Point in Seymour will offer the pro

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Indiana Hospital Association Recognizes Schneck's Work to Improve Quality and Patient Safety
December 10, 2014
  • The Indiana Hospital Association (IHA) recognized Schneck Medical Center recently at The Marten House in Indianapolis for their work to reduce patient harm by 40 percent and readmissions by 20 percent over the past three years. The recognition is bas

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Schneck Medical Center Offering Community Blood Screenings & Flu Vaccine
December 4, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center is offering a community clinic for blood screenings and flu vaccines to provide affordable, comprehensive testing for the community. The community clinic will be on Tuesday, December 9, 7:00-9:00 a.m., at the Crothersville S

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Schneck Changes the Patient Experience for Emergency Services
December 2, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center has begun a renovation that will change the patient experience for emergency services. The redesign will accommodate its innovative Split-flow Model of emergency care to more effectively handle the current and increasing volume

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Nurses at Schneck Medical Center Receive National Certification
November 5, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center is pleased to announce that Stacy East, BSN, RN, Carey Darlage, BSN, RN, Tiffany Rotert, BSN, RN, and Rachel Stangland, BSN, RN, have recently earned the credential of CNOR® after successfully completing a rigorous national exa

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JOIN SCHNECK MEDICAL CENTER AND LEARN HOW TO GET A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP
November 4, 2014
  • Do you dread the alarm clock? Do you feel like you haven’t slept when you hit the snooze? Do others complain about your snoring? Join Dr. Steven Windley, Schneck Integrative Medicine Center, to learn about the symptoms, signs, and treatments of v

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Schneck Offering Free Depression Screenings October 8
September 24, 2014
  • Schneck Medical Center in partnership with Mental Health of American Jackson County will conduct free depression screenings on Wednesday, October 8 from noon to 4:00 p.m. The event will be held at Schneck Psychological Services, Schneck Medical Cente

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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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