Johnson Memorial Health
Johnson Memorial Health (JMH) iscounty-owned and has served the citizens of Johnson County immediately south ofIndianapolis since 1947. With just over 100 staffed beds the hospital has anumber of specialty programs. Among them are a comprehensive cancer services,breast center, cath and peripheral vascular lab, interventional radiology, cardiovascular testing center,sleep center, wound care center, diabetes care program, acute rehabilitationcenter, spine surgery, orthopedic and sports medicine services, ENT services,critical and progressive care units and a renal dialysis service on the JMHcampus.
Johnson Memorial Healthmaintains a 12-bed Maternity Center built entirely on the LDRP concept. TheUnit also has a special procedures room where all C-sections are performed.Patients and the medical staff have access to 24-7 anesthesia coverage and theunit staffs a level 1 nursery. The hospital maintains a close relationship withRiley Children’s Hospital which is utilized for newborn critical caretransfers. The transfer rate over the past five years as ranged from a low of1% to a high of 3.5% of all births. Over the last five years the Unit hasaveraged 500 births per year and that volume is growing.
In 2010 Johnson Memorial Healthentered into a clinical collaboration agreement with Community Health Networkin Indianapolis. The agreement sets up a system for JMH and the CHN to poolresources and market strength to jointly develop new programs and services inthe Johnson County market. The agreement has no effect on the hospital’sownership or management, as it will remain a county-owned hospital, directed byits own board of trustees and administrative team.
The hospital completed a $12.5million expansion and modernization of the surgery unit in 2012.