In 2011, Lauren Heller delivered her fourth child, a daughter, at Hendricks Regional Health. The baby required extra care and was moved to the Special Care Nursery. In spite of the stress she was under, Heller was touched by a gift from a Girl Scout who, as part of her gold project, had given gift bags for special care nursery babies.
We’ve always had doctors that Treat People Better. And we already knew our docs were tops. But it’s nice to see them also be recognized by their peers for their dedication to patient care. Our heartfelt congratulations to the Hendricks Regional Health doctors who made the Indianapolis Monthly Top Doctors list for 2011.
Recently the United States Preventive Service Task Force has released recommendations against the use of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer in asymptomatic men. Currently, the PSA blood test along with a digital rectal examination is the only available method to screen men for a cancer which affects 1 in 6 men and leads to nearly 34,000 deaths annually. This controversial issue is receiving significant media attention ...
The CDC is recommending that you vaccinate early this year. Flu vaccine is currently available in both of our Immediate Care Center locations for patients six months and up. Cost is $40 and it is covered by most insurance plans. The Immediate Care Centers will submit the information to your insurance company as a courtesy. If your family physician is in the Hendricks Regional Health Medical Group, flu vaccines are also available ...
Hendricks Regional Health and the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis have partnered to offer a fully-integrated YMCA and hospital collaboration in Avon. The Grand Opening Celebration is June 26, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Hendricks Regional Health YMCA is a central hub of health and wellness opportunities for people of all ages and activity levels. It is a destination where people can learn, plan and take action to improve their health.
The Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPAC) was passed on March 23, 2010. This act will affect the insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, taxation, long term care, medical malpractice, wellness as well as individual and employer requirements. This act will give 38 million people coverage under the Medicaid program.
One of my interests is health screening and educating people about when to get common screenings performed. Here are answers to some of the common questions I receive from patients in my practice.As always, it is important to always talk with your gynecologist to determine the best screening plan for you or your daughter.