FAQ – Henry
What services do you provide other than typical hospital ones?
We offer coordination, home health, hospice, outpatient pharmacies, advanced wound center, sleep center, sports medicine, anticoagulation clinic, HealthRidge Wellness and immediate care in addition to the the Hospital and practices in Henry Community Health Medical Group.
What type of specialty support do you have?
Physicians with Henry Community Health Medical Group provide specialty support in cardiology, OB/GYN, orthopedics, general surgeon, physiatry, pain management, allergy and immunology, infectious disease and wound care. Specialty services offered locally by other physicians include urology, podiatry, nephrology, pulmonology, ENT, dermatology, oncology and radiation oncology, and ophthalmology.
Do you have a hospitalist program?
We have a 24/7 adult and pediatric hospitalist program.
Do I have to live in New Castle?
You can live where you choose. We have physicians who live in Indianapolis and Muncie. Physicians on
Hospital call need to live within 30 minutes of the Hospital or stay overnight on their call days.
What type of oncology services do you provide?
Our surgeons perform surgery. IU Health Ball Cancer Center located in Forest Ridge Medical Pavilion provides radiation, chemotherapy and other services. A Tumor Board representing both hospitals meets regularly.
What type of Emergency Department coverage do you have?
We have 24/7 emergency department coverage. Our adult and pediatric hospitalist programs cover inpatient medical admissions. Pediatricians, obstetricians/gynecologists, cardiologists, general surgeons, orthopedic surgeons and urologists provide on call coverage when needed. A Telestroke program is available in partnership with St.Vincent and the Emergency Department is an accredited Chest Pain Center.
What hospital do you use for tertiary care?
St.Vincent and its affiliate hospitals including the St.Vincent Heart Center and Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital are typically used for tertiary referrals. In some cases emergency cardiac cases are transferred to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in order to meet the time requirements needed for further care.
What are the steps in the recruiting process?
When you contact SHO, a recruiter will review your experience and practice interests and then speak with you. If the match looks good for you and our practice, they’ll arrange for you to meet with us.
Why does SHO recruit for Henry Community Health?
Physician recruitment is one of the services SHO provides to members. We have found that working with the professional recruiters at SHO is advantageous to physicians as well as our hospital staff.
Who is Suburban Health Organization (SHO)?
SHO is a leading central Indiana provider network including:
- Hancock Health
- Hendricks Regional Health
- Henry Community Health
- Johnson Memorial Health
- Major Health Partners
- Margaret Mary Health
- Riverview Health
- Witham Health Services
Henry Community Health offers our practice a broad spectrum of surgical opportunities. We work with a familiar high quality stable nursing staff in a family based environment. Richard Strong, General Surgery
The medical staff is up to date with the best practices and very knowledgeable. The standard of clinical care is very high. It’s what you would expect in big city America. Romel Antolin, Obstetrics & Gynecology
The cooperation between administration and the medical staff can’t be overemphasized. A lot of small hospitals and hospitals in general don’t have that. Lindsey Rolston, Orthopedic Surgery