At Dearborn County Hospital, you will quickly see we take our mission statement seriously... to provide personalized, comprehensive and quality healthcare with compassion, dignity and respect that exceeds the expectations of those we serve. Our commitment to patient care goes beyond the walls of the hospital extending to the health and wellness of our communities in Southeastern Indiana, Northern Kentucky and Southwestern Ohio.
Dearborn County Hospital’s Home Health & Hospice is proud to announce that it has received high scores in numerous patient care categories when compared to almost 800 similar home health organizations around the United States.
Press Ganey Associates, Inc., (PGA) based in South Bend, Indiana, summarizes data from surveys on patients regarding the health care they are receiving. The most recent survey compilation was for April through September 2014. PGA announced that DCH had been given ratings of 90 percent or higher by patients in five categories.
“I am very proud of my staff. They have worked extremely hard to lessen the need for rehospitalization among our patients,” said Ricardo Horn, R.N., B.S.N., Director of DCH Home Health & Hospice. For more information about DCH Home Health & Hospice, please call Mr. Horn at 812-537-8192 or 800-676-5428.
The Medical Staff of Dearborn County Hospital has announced its Officers and Executive Committee for 2015. All officers and committee members serve two year terms except for the Hospital Based Physician Representative and the Member at Large, who each serve for one year.
Hospitals are seeing an increase in the number of respiratory illnesses including flu. In addition, there are several outbreaks of pertussis (whooping cough) throughout the region. Many hospitals in southwest Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeast Indiana are currently implementing limited visitation policies to minimize the spread of respiratory diseases to hospital patients. The goal of limited visitation is to minimize the spread of respiratory diseases to hospital patients.