Angela Bodell’s idea of stress relief involves a pile of fresh eggs, a flock of sheep, and maybe a few ears of the sweetest sweet corn. So when she finishes her work days in Hancock Health’s human resources department, she doesn’t mind going home to do even more on the family farm. When she…Continue Reading.
Wherever disaster strikes, Ty Hunt wants to be there. The reason: Ty, the director of nutritional services at Hancock Regional Hospital, volunteers his time and culinary skills to feed the victims of floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, and more. As a part of the non-profit organization Mercy Ch…Continue Reading.
Whenever Brian Muckerheide packs a backpack and heads for the wilderness, he’s fulfilling one of his childhood dreams. He’s usually doing a lot for the dreams of others, too. Brian, the incoming chief executive officer of Hancock Physician Network, has been taking his Boy Scouts of America tr…Continue Reading.
After serving as both a physician and administrator for Hancock Health, Dr. Stephen Flink is looking forward to spending more time with his grandchildren, pursuing an empty pickleball court, and becoming more deeply involved in Christian ministry when he retires later this month. But looking back…Continue Reading.
Nursing is one of the most selfless careers in our society. Nurses are usually our first point of contact when we’re sick or visiting the doctor’s office. Many nurses go out of their way to make sure patients are comfortable and act as a calm presence for those worried about their health. It …Continue Reading.
Since 1933, the grateful public has formally recognized Doctor’s Day to express appreciation for the lifesaving work of physicians. In 1990, President George H. W. Bush recognized the numerous contributions of physicians by formally designating March 30 as National Doctors’ Day. During the la…Continue Reading.
Employees and associates of Hancock Regional Hospital work toward improving the health of the community every day. It makes sense, then, that HRH has a program dedicated solely to bettering their own health as well as the health of their families. Enter Healthy U, an initiative of Hancock Regiona…Continue Reading.
Greenfield, Ind.—Announced December 14, Hancock Health has received an A rating for hospital safety during the fall 2020 period. This designation demonstrates how the health system prioritizes patient safety, patient responsiveness, and communication with and between doctors and nurses. “We a…Continue Reading.
According to the American Childhood Cancer Organization, 15,780 children from birth to 19 years old are diagnosed with cancer every year. That is 1 in 285 kids. Globally 300,000 kids are diagnosed each year. Those are crazy big numbers that we do not hear in our media every day. We need more rese…Continue Reading.