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DCMH presented prestigious award

Mar. 7—Decatur County Memorial Hospital's Obstetrics/Women's Center is the recipient of the 2023 INspire Hospital of Distinction Award.

Annually, the Indiana Hospital Association awards OB departments across the state for demonstrating success across five fundamental aspects: safe sleep, breastfeeding, tobacco use prevention, perinatal substance use, and safety bundles.

"I couldn't be more proud of our incredible team. We will continue putting best practices forward as we provide care and education to our mothers and newborns. We are dedicated to continued education and providing quality care to reduce infant and maternal mortality," Tammy Sidell, DCMH Women's Center/OB manager, said. "Our incredible DCMH OB/Women's Center team has obtained this award for the fourth year in a row!"

"This is an outstanding distinction for our OB department and team members," Katie Lykins, Executive Director of Nursing Services, added. "They work exceptionally hard to provide high quality care to our mothers and newborns. I am incredibly proud of our team. This is a testament to the many wonderful things we are doing here at DCMH."

Founded in 1922, Decatur County Memorial Hospital provides a wide range of services to the community.

To learn more about DCMH, visit www.dcmh.net or call 812-663-4331. — Information provided