RMH News

RMH and SPARC Receive CAH Community Partner Award 

  • Brad Smith and Deb Hummel

The Indiana Office of Rural Health recently awarded its CAH Community Partner Award to Rush Memorial Hospital and Rush County community coalition SPARC (Suicide Prevention Across Rush County). This annual award is given to an Indiana Critical Access Hospital (CAH) that has made a significant contribution to a community partner.   […]

Vaccines now offered for ages 5-11

  • Woman getting a vaccine from a nurse

The Federal Drug Administration has approved the Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11. Vaccinations for children are now being offered at the RMH Covid Vaccine Clinic located at 157 W Foster Heights Road. Vaccination registration can be completed at scheduling.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine.

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 […]