Excellence in Patient Care Award

Posted November 1, 2013

Wabash County Hospital Wins Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award   Wabash County Hospital has been chosen to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award given by outcomes firm Studer Group®. The hospital received the award — which was presented at the 11th annual What’s Right in Health Care conference — for their exemplary “Room was always clean” results … Read More »

SpringSide achieves recertification

Posted October 7, 2013

SpringSide Life CareCenter of Wabash County Hospital has, once again, been awarded program certification for its cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Certification recognizes those programs rigorously reviewed by a national board and found to meet the outlined essential requirements for standards of care. Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed … Read More »

Wabash County Hospital: Enhancing Patient Care with ERASE CAUTI Program

Posted September 23, 2013

            When patients are admitted to Wabash County Hospital, they can be confident they are getting the best care by the most educated and trained medical staff in the area. Case in point, the staff at Wabash County Hospital has recently undergone extensive training to enhance patient care focused on preventing a common healthcare-acquired infection called catheter-associated urinary tract infection … Read More »

Walk-In Clinic, QuickMed, Now Open

Posted September 17, 2013

Wabash County Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of QuickMed, a walk-in clinic designed to provide treatment for patients who require immediate medical attention, but who are not in an emergency situation. QuickMed services include the treatment of a variety of conditions such as minor injuries and illnesses, bumps, bruises, sprains, strains, minor lacerations, coughs, colds and flu-like symptoms. “We are excited … Read More »

Laboratory achieves accreditation

Posted July 29, 2013

Wabash County Hospital leadership learned recently that its Main Laboratory received accreditation from College of American Pathologists based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.  The facility’s medical director, Joseph D. Gifford, MD, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. Wabash County Hospital Main … Read More »

Jeffrey Hartzell, MD, joins Wabash Orthopaedic Center

Posted July 23, 2013

Wabash County Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey L. Hartzell to its active medical staff. He will be joining Dr. Robert Jackson and Dr. Charles Kershner at the Wabash Orthopaedic Center, in the office located in the lower level of WCH. He specializes in all disorders of the shoulder, knee and elbow. Dr. Hartzell completed his undergraduate work at … Read More »

WCH Participates in Patient Safety Coalition

Posted February 28, 2013

During the week of March 3, Wabash County Hospital will participate with the Indiana Hospital Association and other Indiana hospitals to observe Patient Safety Awareness Week and honor a statewide commitment to collectively work together as a health care community to provide the safest care possible. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has joined this effort by proclaiming March 3-9, 2013, as … Read More »

Wabash Skilled Care Closes

Posted January 21, 2013

The Wabash Skilled Care closed its doors on January 15. Located on the 3rd floor of Wabash County Hospital, residents of Skilled Care utilize the facility for anything from a short-term stay for rehabilitation following surgery or illness or as their permanent home. Wabash Skilled Care opened in 1990 and was managed by an outside company. When that company decided … Read More »