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  • Hendrick Pulmonary Rehab offers free screening for COPD Month

    Hendrick Pulmonary Rehab offers free screening for COPD Month

    Posted: 11/22/2019

    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a leading cause of death in the nation, with more than 65 million Americans affected and millions more unaware they have it. COPD is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis and refractory (non-reversible) asthma. To raise awareness of COPD, Hendrick Pulmonary Rehabilitation is offering free COPD screenings. “Patients often visit their doctors with complaints of shortness of breath, wheezing ...

  • Summer program at Hendrick beneficial to local students and organization

    Summer program at Hendrick beneficial to local students and organization

    Posted: 08/19/2019

    Each summer, local students have the opportunity to participate in Hendrick Health System’s Junior Volunteer Program. These volunteers are placed to work in various departments throughout the hospital, including Admissions, Central Supply, First Perk Coffee Cafe, Sterile Processing and the Gift Shop at Hendrick. “This program is a great opportunity for both the students and our employees,” said Marsha Brigman, manager for volunteer services at Hendrick. “The students are exposed to many career opportuni...

  • Hendrick offers free health-related support groups for community

    Hendrick offers free health-related support groups for community

    Posted: 07/31/2019

    Hendrick Health System offers a variety of support groups for the community. Support groups bring together people who are going through or have gone through similar experiences. For many, a health-related support group may fill a gap between medical treatment and the need for emotional support. While Hendrick support groups vary in format and meeting dates, all offer a safe place for participants to connect with each other, engage in relevant discussions and learn new information and strategies. Click h...

  • Hendrick Health System begins work on Community Health Needs Assessment

    Hendrick Health System begins work on Community Health Needs Assessment

    Community input requested

    Posted: 05/31/2019

    Over the next several weeks, Hendrick Health System will be conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) to identify what the community considers to be the top needs of residents in medical care and access, mental health care and transportation services, as well as other areas. Hendrick has retained Crescendo Consulting to assist in the process of documenting top healthcare needs and how the community compares to other communities. Through a simple survey, the community can participate in the p...