RMH News

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 […]

Covid 19- RMH and Community Plan is In Place-CDC and ISDH Have Up to Date Disease Info

The Covid 19 pandemic is raising many questions and giving rise to even more rumors. Should this disease reach Rush County, Rush Memorial Hospital is prepared to execute an emergency management plan that has been in place for many years. This plan is part of an integrated county and state […]

Dr. Jeffrey Ginther Joins the Rush Memorial Hospital Team

Rush Memorial is pleased to announce the addition of Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Ginther, fellowship trained in joint replacement specializing in knee and hip. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Orthopedics, and Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery.  By combining tourniquet less knee replacement, computer assisted surgeries and cryoneurolysis, Rush Memorial […]

Discover your blood type at RMH

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on October 25, 2019.  Knowing your blood type is a key part of understanding your own body. If you don’t know what yours is, stop by the RMH Lab located beside the Imaging Department on Oct. 30 and have your blood drawn. […]

Bringing back the “House Call”

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on August 6, 2019. Coming home from the hospital can be a scary experience. In the hospital, it’s easy to feel safe. Nurses are there 24/7 to watch over you. Your doctor is only a phone call away. If you don’t understand […]

Four Legged Visitor Brings Joy to RMH Patients

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on July 19, 2019 Chris Sullivan, a surgical nurse at Rush Memorial Hospital, has always been a dog lover. When her son was very sick in infancy, a beautiful Great White Pyrenees came to visit Chris and her husband at Riley’s Children’s […]

A trip to ‘the Hill’

This article was first published in the Rushville Republican on July 9, 2019.  The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) had its annual “Day on the Hill” on April 10. Two hundred and forty volunteer members from around the nation converged on Washington D.C. to meet with senators and […]