Giving the thumbs up for healing.

It’s a very small joint at the base of the thumb. But for those suffering from thumb basal joint arthritis, it’s no small problem. Hancock Regional Hospital Orthopedic Surgeon Anjan Kaushik, MD, who has completed a Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship at the University of Rochester, explains t…Continue Reading.

Creating Our County’s Wellness Roadmap – Part 2

Using the results of the County Health Rankings and the feedback we received from the Indiana Wellness Council questionnaire and inventory, we now have some short-term and long-term goals to improve our rankings locally and nationally. Short-term Opportunities (1-3 years) Develop an online datab…Continue Reading.

Bowling for Great Fun and a Great Cause

On Saturday, April 16, Hancock Health took on Ninestar in a bowling competition, with proceeds benefiting Hancock Hope House. Needless to say, our team left no pin standing and handily beat their opponents by nearly 200 pins! The Hancock Hope House exists to serve the homeless residents of Hancoc…Continue Reading.

Relieving the pain, regaining the joy.

Since 2008, Hancock Regional Hospital’s Total Joint and Spine Unit has been helping patients recover from debilitating joint pain caused by arthritis and other conditions and, more importantly, helping them rediscover the simple pleasure of movement. Initially focusing primarily on hip and knee…Continue Reading.

A Healthy Tradition Continues

On Saturday, April 23, after hours of planning, organizing and preparing, the 33rd annual Heartbeats Health Festival went off without a hitch. “To have a health fair for 33 consecutive years and have 600+ people attend is pretty amazing. It wouldn’t be possible without the commitment of s…Continue Reading.

Creating Our County’s Wellness Roadmap – Part 1

On August 18, 2015, Hancock Regional Hospital (HRH) hosted a discussion to explore how Hancock County can positively impact our state and become the #1 place people want to live, work, learn, play, and pray in Indiana. The purpose was to explore the Blue Zones® concept, and determine if Hancock …Continue Reading.

It’s the Little Things We Do

Occasionally, little stories that really shine through as examples of great service come across my desk. One such heart-warming story recently was shared with me, and I feel it is worth sharing with all of you. A mother and daughter recently visited our Cancer Center Boutique. The mother is getti…Continue Reading.

We’re All Like Family

“Time to smile, Dashi!” Thus were the words of my 2 1/2 year old grandson, Oliver, to my 7 month old grandson Dash, as he was in midst of a crying spell.  Oliver is a very matter of fact boy.  When you ask if he is hungry, he will thoughtfully consider the question and answer a simp…Continue Reading.

A Passion for Serving the Under-Served

You’ve heard the name said before. You may have heard someone refer a patient here. You, yourself, may have referred someone here. You may even know that Hancock Health is a partner to us and responsible for helping to bring us to this wonderful community we live in and serve. But, what exact…Continue Reading.