In the News Week of July 24

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In the News - Week of July 24, 2017

By: St. Vincent

August 02, 2017 |

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Keeping kids healthy as they head back to school

Fox 59
Jessica Hayes
July 27, 2017

Kids are heading back to school and doctors are reminding parents how to keep kids healthy this year. Pediatricians recommend that parents make sure their children’s vaccines are up to date as different grades have different requirements. This piece, which also aired on WTTV CBS 4, features remarks from Dr. Amanda Beach, a pediatrician with St. Vincent. The online version of this story also includes a complete list of required vaccinations.


How hospitals must evolve to survive

Becker's Health IT & CIO Review
Daniel E. Greenleaf
July 26, 2017

This guest column about the evolution of healthcare and the need for hospitals to adjust to a rapidly changing industry points to St.Vincent Health's neighborhood hospital model as an example of how some healthcare providers are adapting to the decentralization of care.

Pitcock has given decades of service

Anderson Herald Bulletin
Devan Filchak
July 26, 2017

When Nancy Pitcock began working at St. Vincent Anderson (then called St. John's Hickey Memorial Hospital) in college, she wasn’t expecting to work there for the rest of her career. She also did not expect to hold the positions of vice president and chief nursing officer when she retired 46 years later. This story highlighting Pitcock’s impact and accomplishments across more than four decades also features remarks from St. Vincent Northeast Region President Mike Schroyer.

‘Drive Now, Text Later’ campaign on your streets

Lauren Casey
July 25, 2017

Trauma and injury prevention experts at the St.Vincent Level I Trauma Center discuss the hospital’s ‘Drive Now, Text Later’ program and urge motorists of all ages to drive without life-threatening distractions. The piece aired on multiple newscasts and features remarks from St. Vincent trauma surgeon Dr. Andy Isch and injury prevention coordinator Charity Cummiskey.

Colts: Although sidelined for training camp, Andrew Luck is throwing and on schedule with rehab

FOX 59
Tanae Howard
July 24, 2017

The Indianapolis Colts’ most indispensable player began throwing last week as part of his rehabilitation from a January surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder. This piece features remarks from Dr. Jamie Gordon, a rehab performance specialist with St. Vincent Sports Performance.


St. Vincent selects Parod to be Southwest Region President

Inside Indiana Business
Tara Twigg
July 25, 2017

St. Vincent has promoted Dan Parod to president of its southwest region. Through his leadership, the St. Vincent southwest region has continued to grow with projects like the St. Vincent Orthopedic Hospital, which is scheduled to open in May 2019, and the St. Vincent Evansville management agreement with Daviess Community Hospital in Washington.

‘Midday with Mike’ talks to St. Vincent Southwest Region President Dan Parod

WFIE 14 News (NBC) Evansville
Mike Blake
July 24, 2017

In this in-studio interview, ‘Midday with Mike’ host Mike Blake talks to St. Vincent Southwest Region President Dan Parod about St. Vincent’s new developments and upcoming projects in the Tri-State area.

St. Vincent hosts concussion testing

WFIE 14 News (NBC) Evansville
Steve Maugeri
July 22, 2017

St. Vincent Evansville offers free baseline concussion testing and strongly recommends student athletes take the tests before participating in sports-related activities. Dr. Tom Weinzapfel, sports concussion alliance director for St. Vincent, explains how baseline concussion tests help with treating athletes who have suffered head injuries.

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