Margaret Mary named a Top 100 Great Community Hospital  

July 30, 2014
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BATESVILLE — Margaret Mary Health has been named one of the 2014 top “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the United States by Becker’s Hospital Review. This is the third year in a row Margaret Mary has received this distinguished award

“We are proud of this award, but what makes us most proud is having the opportunity to be part of such an impressive community,” said Tim Putnam, hospital president and CEO. “What makes our hospital great are the qualified doctors and support staff who choose to work here, the local businesses and organizations that choose to support us and the patients who trust us with their care year after year.

The hospitals featured on the list have fewer than 550 beds and minimal teaching programs. Many are located in rural areas and are their communities’ sole hospital. All have worked to provide the experience and quality of care their patients expect and deserve. Hospitals were selected based on rankings and awards which considered clinical, operational and financial performance

“I am proud of our hospital for again being named a ‘Top 100 Great Community Hospital,’” said Jim Roberts, EdD, Batesville Schools Superintendent and MMH board member.

“With that said, the recognition is not a surprise to me as ‘great’ seems to describe everything about us: GREAT schools, both public and private; GREAT businesses, both big and small; GREAT eating establishments, both old and new; GREAT churches; GREAT people; GREAT families; GREAT community. Margaret Mary is an extremely important part of our GREAT community and goes above and beyond to ensure we receive the best service possible.”

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5:30 pm Hope CANCER SUPPORT GROUP @ United Methodist Church
Hope CANCER SUPPORT GROUP @ United Methodist Church
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm
The Batesville United Methodist Church, in partnership with Margaret Mary Health, will soon be offering a cancer support group whose goal is to ensure access to valuable community resources to those living with cancer. The group will also provide hope, encouragement, education and sanctuary. HOPE will meet on the last Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM at the Batesville United Methodist Church and will feature a guest speaker, time for topic discussion and fellowship. The Batesville community and beyond are invited to attend! The first session is scheduled for Thursday, June 26 and will feature a discussion around the emotional rollercoaster of cancer and the fear of recurrence. For a complete list of monthly topics or for more information, contact Kari Ann Rennekamp of the Margaret Mary Outpatient and Cancer Center at 812.933.3741 or the Batesville United Methodist Church at 812.934.3137.
5:30 pm Money Matters: Becoming an Onlin... @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Money Matters: Becoming an Onlin... @ Batesville Memorial Public Library
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join representatives from each of Batesville’s local banks at the Batesville Public Library who will offer tips and personal assistance to master your online and mobile banking! Stop by any time between 5:30 and 7:30 Thursday, July 30 to learn how these online tools can help you manage your accounts, balance your budget, pay your bills, save and more! Feel free to bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone.
7:00 pm “The Best of Batman” Movie Showing @ The Gibson Theatre
“The Best of Batman” Movie Showing @ The Gibson Theatre
Jul 30 @ 7:00 pm
In honor of the 76th anniversary of Batman, the Gibson Theatre will be showing the animated film, “The Best of Batman” on Thursday, July 30 at 7:00 pm. Free to the public, costumes welcome! The first children will receive a Batman Book or Comic Book donated by the Batesville Memorial Public Library. Sponsored by Batesville’s own Grinning Goblin Comics & Games. Supported by the Batesville Memorial Public Library. **Use your summer reading coupon for popcorn & drink at the Gibson Theatre!**

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