Author: Shannon Erb

National Hospital Week Puts Spotlight on People

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community. That’s the message organizers are touting with the 2017 National Hospital Week theme “The Healing Heart of Healthcare.”

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PET/CT Technology at DCH Offers Improved Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Decatur County Hospital will offer patients a powerful diagnostic imaging system known as PET/CT. This hybrid technology that combines the strengths of two well-established imaging modalities in one imaging session to more accurately diagnose and locate cancers while increasing patient comfort. The service is scheduled to start on April 1, 2017, in conjunction with Shared Medical Services of Cottage Grove, WI.

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Department Spotlight-Radiology

The Decatur County Hospital radiology department offers a variety of completely digital diagnostic imaging tools, which allows the highest quality results while maximizing patient convenience and comfort. Computerized imaging provides faster service and more comprehensive records for patients. Radiology Services are available from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. (Call for availability.)

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