RMH News

RMH Donates Water Bottles to RCHS

Monday, Oct. 18,  RMH CEO Brad Smith presented 650 refillable water bottles to RCHS Principal Rob Hadley on behalf of the hospital. Since the beginning of the pandemic, school water fountains had to be turned off. As a replacement, water bottle filling stations were installed. The hospital donated the bottles […]

RMH Receives “Best Digital Workplace” Award

RMH is pleased to announce that the hospital recently received the “Best Digital Workplace” award during the Inaugural Internal Communication Awards Ceremony at the Staffbase VOICES conference. RMH was nominated for the award from among other users of the Staffbase app, including the Adidas, Audi and Vestas corporations, as well as UC Health. The award recognized the extent to which the app has been […]

Veteran Surgeon Comes to RMH

RUSHVILLE — It is said that everyone has a story to tell. Rush Memorial Hospital’s newest orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Ginther, has more stories than most. Dr. Ginther, a native Hoosier, graduated from West Point Military Academy in 1970. He later received his MD degree from the Uniformed Services University […]

RMH Walk-in Care Does Triple Duty

Published in the Daily News Newspaper In the fall of 2019, when Dakota Wainwright accepted the position of Director of RMH Walk-In Care, her upcoming job appeared to be challenging, but not extraordinary. Within six months, the landscape of healthcare, and Dakota’s job, had been transformed. In addition to providing […]

Understanding Covid-19 Treatments

A Brief Explanation from Rush Memorial Hospital When researchers first found treatments that could attack the virus that causes Covid-19 itself, these treatments were in very short supply. They were only available on a limited basis in major hospitals where the outbreak was the most severe. They were totally unavailable […]

UVC Light Helps Disinfect RMH Emergency Room and Other Patient Areas 

  • Coronavirus Moonbeam Equipment Cleaning Room

At RMH, we know that the safety of our patients depends on the cleanliness of our facility. This is why we have invested in cutting edge disinfection technology that uses UVC light to break down the genetic material of viruses and bacteria. UVC disinfection, which follows traditional cleaning, adds a second layer of protection for our patients.   […]

RMH Employees Make Donation to RCHS

  • Photo of Clothing and toy donations

Since March of this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has put an immense strain on health care workers not only locally, but worldwide. Caregivers and hospital employees have been stretched to their mental and emotional limits. For this reason, the Rush Memorial Hospital Family Events Committee, in conjunction with the RMH […]

RMH Brings First Phase of Covid-19 Vaccine to Rush and Henry Counties

  • Vial with Covid-19 label

Beginning this Friday, December 18, Rush Memorial Hospital will begin distributing limited supplies of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to healthcare workers in Rush and Henry Counties. RMH is one of 51 Indiana hospitals chosen to participate in Phase 1 A of the voluntary vaccination program. In planning for our role […]

26 Years of Dedication Recognized

  26 Years of Dedication Recognized On Monday, June 22, the ambulance building at Rush Memorial Hospital (RMH) was renamed the Marvin L Cole Building in honor of retired hospital board member Marvin Cole and his many years of service to the hospital. The dedication ceremony was attended by the […]

Delaying or Avoiding Emergency Department Care

Don’t try to diagnose or treat emergency conditions at home. Since the arrival of Covid-19, emergency rooms across the country have seen an increase in patients who have put off seeking help, even for conditions such as heart attacks and strokes. Some patients have waited so long that they have […]