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  • IU Health West Educates Public on Colon Cancer

    03/24/2015 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Indiana University Health West Hospital reminds Hendricks County residents that the close of March means we are wrapping up Colon Cancer Awareness month. Recognizing the importance of education on this rather “unglamorous” topic, the hospital is hosting an interactive, information booth in the Garden Café during lunch hours on Tuesday, March 31, to help reduce the stigma or… Read More

  • IU Health West to Host Free Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Screening

    03/09/2015 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Avon, IN ~ Indiana University Health West Hospital will partner with dental health professionals in the Hendricks County community to offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings April 13 -- April 17, 2015. During this quick and painless screening, all you have to do is say "Ahhh!" Early detection and treatment of oral cancers is key to better outcomes. The American Cancer Society’s… Read More

  • IU Health West to Host FREE Community Talk on Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain

    02/27/2015 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Avon, IN—Indiana University Health West Hospital is hosting the next “Week One at West”—featuring orthopedic surgeon, Brian Keyes, DO—to discuss osteoarthritis pain and how to decide if joint replacement is the right option for you. This free community health education event is Friday, March 6, from 10 am to 11 am in the Garden Classroom at IU Health West. If hip or knee… Read More

  • IU Health West, North & Saxony Hospitals Lift Flu Restrictions

    02/16/2015 | | IU Health North HospitalIU Health Saxony HospitalIU Health West Hospital

    IU Health Lifts Flu Restrictions at Suburban Indianapolis Hospitals As threats subside during one of the worst flu seasons Indiana has seen in years, IU Health has begun lifting restrictions on visitation at suburban Indianapolis hospitals. IU Health West Hospital in Avon, IU Health North Hospital in Carmel and IU Health Saxony Hospital in Fishers have announced that they will lift the temporary visitor… Read More

  • IU Health West Hospital to Offer Free Valentine’s Day Heart Health Screening

    02/09/2015 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Heart disease takes many different forms and it can be difficult to understand how it affects your everyday life. This is why Indiana University Health West Hospital commits itself not only to providing outstanding patient care, but also to educating the community about heart disease. Understanding the numbers in your blood pressure reading, cholesterol levels and body mass index are important parts… Read More

  • IU Health West Seeks Patients & Family Advisory Council Candidates

    01/06/2015 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Indiana University Health West Hospital is currently recruiting community members for its latest Patient and Family Advisory Council. The council is made up of current and former patients and family members who are interested in supporting improvement efforts at the hospital. The Patient and Family Advisory Council meets at the hospital six times a year. “Our inaugural council completed their… Read More

  • Happy New Year ... It’s a GIRL for IU Health West’s First Baby of 2015!

    01/02/2015 | | IU Health West Hospital

    A mere two minutes after the ball dropped in Times Square, Indiana University Health West Hospital welcomed our first baby of 2015! Maternity Center caregivers delivered this first bundle of joy--a baby girl--at 12:02 am on Thursday, January 1. Clermont's newest parents, Elena and Don Hartgrove, met their child, Mariama Faith, after 19 hours of labor. The baby girl weighed… Read More

  • Is a Heart Scan Right for You?

    12/24/2014 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Knowing your heart disease risk factors could save you time, money and heartache. Most of us know that we will reach an age when we need certain universally cringe-worthy health screenings, such as a mammogram to rule out breast cancer or a colonoscopy to look for colon cancer. And when that time finally comes—with a nudge from our family doctor—we grit our teeth and schedule the appointment,… Read More

  • Community Health Assessment Surveys Residents to ID Community’s Greatest Health Needs

    12/15/2014 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Public survey to determine priorities for future community health outreach initiatives. Indiana University Health West Hospital is reaching out to residents in Hendricks County to get their views on the most important health needs in our communities. Resident responses to an IU Health online survey will be used to help the state’s largest healthcare system determine its community benefits strategies… Read More

  • IU Health West Announces Temporary Visitor Restrictions to Help Prevent Spread of Flu

    12/15/2014 | | IU Health West Hospital

    Effective Monday, December 15, at IU Health West Hospital. Indiana is bracing for what is expected to be a severe flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this season’s most predominant strain—the H3N2 strain of influenza A—is historically known to cause more hospitalizations and deaths. Indiana University Health is taking the precautionary measure… Read More

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