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. […]

RMH laboratory maintains elite credentials

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on October 15, 2019. When a patient has a medical test done, both patient and healthcare provider put a lot of trust in the lab that runs the test. In order to help medical laboratories fulfill the trust placed in them, the […]

HR policy changes benefit hospital employees

Continuing its efforts to be a great place to work, Rush Memorial Hospital recently announced changes in its pay and benefits practices. Beginning in July, the hospital’s minimum wage was raised to $12 an hour. This is $4.75 an hour or $9,880 a year above the Federal Minimum Wage of […]

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 […]

Vaccination efforts continue in Rush County

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on March 12, 2019.  For the past several years, Greg Pratt, Director of Pharmacy, Whitney Owens, Director of Walk In Care, Ashley Snapp, nurse and Manager of Clinical Services, have been at the forefront of an immunization initiative at Rush Memorial Hospital. […]

RMH nurses can benefit from federal program

This article first appeared in the Rushville Republican on January 4, 2019.  As part of an effort to attract and retain more nurses through the year 2020, Rush Memorial Hospital administration worked closely with state and federal officials to secure benefits, such as a student loan repayment. This federally designated […]