Logansport Memorial Hospital prepares for a phased re-opening

As the number of COVID-19 cases begins to stabilize in our community, Logansport Memorial Hospital (LMH) is looking ahead and preparing to re-open in our new environment. Logansport Memorial Hospital has worked with state legislators from our district to confirm that Cass County should expect to move through the phases of the Governor's "Roadmap to Re-opening Indiana" at a pace that is two weeks behind most other Indiana counties.

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Logansport Memorial Hospital receives limited supply of Remdesivir

On May 1, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved emergency use of the experimental drug Remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19, after early data from ongoing clinical trials showed promising results in helping severely ill patients recover from the virus. Earlier this week, Logansport Memorial Hospital received notification from the federal government (through FEMA and the Department of Health and Human Services) that we were chosen as a site to receive Remdesivir, for immediate use and as appropriate treatment for COVID-19 patients in our facility. 

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Logansport Memorial Hospital carefully evaluating when to resume elective surgeries

In a new Executive Order announced by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb on Monday, April 20, 2020, hospitals across the state are now allowed to begin evaluating when and how to safely resume performing elective surgeries for their patients. In the midst of responding to COVID-19, hospitals had been restricted from performing these elective surgeries in an effort to maintain a capacity and supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used as they planned for a surge of COVID-19 positive patients. Today (April 24) Governor Holcomb signed a new Executive Order allowing for elective surgeries to be resumed, as warranted by the circumstances evaluated by each hospital or healthcare system.

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Logansport Memorial Hospital offers a new telehealth option

With social distancing and stay-at-home orders in effect, Logansport Memorial Hospital is thinking differently about how to provide ongoing healthcare for as many patients as possible. A new telehealth option is now available in many of the Logansport Memorial Physician Network offices.

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