August 2006 Gibson General Hospital announces a new service for senior citizens, a Senior Enrichment program, held on campus at 402 North Third Avenue, Princeton, IN. Called HOPE HOUSE, the program is a behavioral health service is designed for adults, ages 65 and older, who may be going through life changes and/or adjustments (such as the loss of a spouse, loss of independence, loss of a function, depression or anxiety, or marked personality changes over time, suicidal thoughts, or social withdrawal or isolation).
October 2006 Gibson General Hospital,s Sleep Diagnostics Center Evansville site at the Residence Inn on Evansville's East Side was opened.
October 2006 Indiana Business magazine; title sponsor BKD, LLP; National City Bank of Indiana; and Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, recently presented Gibson General Hospital's Lifestyles Diabetes Center the 2006 BKD Indiana Excellence Bronze Award for Health Care Excellence. Following a rigorous review of statewide nominations, Gibson General Hospital earned distinction first as a finalist, then as a bronze award winner with its BKD Award in the Health Care division. The BKD Award recognizes excellence for continuous improvement in key areas such as service, quality, and customer satisfaction.
October 31, 2006 After months of consideration and discussion between management & Board, it has been decided to close the Gibson General Hospital Labor & Delivery Unit effective October 31, 2006. The announcement regarding closing of the unit was given to medical staff, volunteers, and employees on August 1, 2006. The last baby born in Gibson General Hospital's OB Unit was delivered on October 30, 2006.
Fall 2006 Having hired its first advertising agency, Gibson General Hospital medical staff, administration, employees and volunteers were among the first to see the ad agency's first campaign, Centered Around You. The campaign featured patients testimonies, along with photos of hospital staff and physicians.
November 2006 Gibson General Hospital upgrades the cardiac ultrasound (Echocardiography) equipment. The new machine has crystal technology to perform in real-time analysis to provide more refined images. With 2007 software, the equipment provides the most advanced images available.
November 2006 GGH held its first Business Advisory Panel meeting. The Gibson General Hospital Business Advisory Panel seeks to obtain insightful business community response to programs and service delivery provided by Gibson General Hospital. The members will act as representatives of the business community, offering feedback and suggestions to the hospital management. – less – More from ZoomInfo »