Dearborn County Hospital will start a Hospitalist Program for inpatient care beginning on Wednesday, October 16. The program will bring four new physicians to DCH and provide for around-the-clock onsite care.A hospitalist is a physician whose practice is dedicated entirely to providing care for patients while they are hospitalized. Hospitalists do not have offices in the community, rather they partner to work cooperatively with and are in touch with area primary care physicians and specialists to oversee and coordinate care for patients during periods of hospitalization.During the patient’s hospital stay, hospitalists will consult and communicate with the patient’s personal primary care physician on a regular basis, in order to better care for the patient’s overall needs. Upon the patient’s discharge, their personal physician will resume providing care.“Hospitalists are utilized in all Cincinnati hospitals and in fact, most facilities throughout the country,” explained Roger D. Howard, DCH President/CEO. “With the rapidly increasing number of regulations and new developments in healthcare today, it is difficult for physicians to keep abreast of all the changes. Hospitalists make it possible for primary care physicians to concentrate on office based medicine, allowing them to care for more patients.”“There is a shortage of primary care physicians now and it will become worse in the near future,” continued Mr. Howard. “Currently, the majority of primary care physicians looking to start a new practice or relocate their existing practice want to refer to and work with a hospital that has a hospitalist program. By partnering with the hospitalists for inpatient care, DCH and the community derive two major benefits. First, it helps our primary care physicians to better address the community’s needs by increasing the number of available office appointments. Secondly, it allows DCH to be more competitive in the recruitment of top flight primary care physicians.To learn more about the DCH Hospitalist Program, please visit the hospital’s website at www.dch.org.
The 7th Grade Batesville Bulldogs lost to South Dearborn 36-26.The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Lyle Oesterling who had 12. He was followed by Bryson Bonelli with 7, Grant Peters with 5, Cole Pride with 2. Max Baumer pulled and Trenton Roell pulled down some big rebounds.The Dogs will be back in action against Milan at home Thursday night.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Ben Pierson.The 8th Grade Bulldogs played well last night, but ultimately fell to the Squires 51-44.The Bulldogs had opportunities at the charity stripe, but failed to connect often enough to pull ahead. Eli Pierson led the way scoring with 13, followed by Cole Werner with 10. Ean Loichinger had 8 with several offensive put backs. Travis Lecher and Cooper Wilhelm added 4 a piece. Rounding out the scoring was Zach Wade with 3 and Ian Powers 2.The Bulldogs play at home Thursday against Milan. Come and support you BMS Bulldogs!Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Clint Pride.
Barcelona pulled off a Clasico demolition of Real Madrid, extending their La Liga lead to six points and putting down a marker for the rest of the season.Lionel Messi started on the bench after much speculation about his recovery from injury, but ultimately the Catalans didn’t need the Argentine – as Andres Iniesta, Neymar and Luis Suarez in particular tore their greatest rivals to shreds.Rafael Benitez was already udder pressure prior to the match, with some fans unhappy with the defensive manner of his tactics, and this result will only serve to heighten scrutiny of the Real Madrid manager.Luis Enrique’s side, on the other hand, now hold a six-point lead at the top of La Liga, although they might rue the numerous opportunities they passed up to make their win a record Clasico result.Real Madrid were out-passed, out-played and out-fought by their Catalan counterparts, with the home crowd inside the Santiago Bernabeu jeering and booing their own players throughout. Benitez might not recover from this blow. –This game was live on SuperSport, your world of champions.
Facebook19Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Adopt-A-PetMeet Brewzer! He is a happy and healthy five-month-old Lab/PitBull puppy, weighing in at 24 pounds. Brewzer is actively exploring the world and learning new things. He is beginning to understand what it means to walk on a leash politely and to “come” and “sit”. He loves to play and looks cute while doing so!Brewzer is an eager 5-month-old puppy looking for a family. Photo courtesy: Adopt-A-PetBrewzer’s coat is black and nicely accented with a white chest and white paws. When he listens to humans talk, he perks up his ears so that he doesn’t miss a thing. If you are a nice family with a fenced yard, and the desire to teach an eager puppy how to become a great forever companion, he would like to meet you. Please schedule an appointment to meet him or if you have further questions, please contact the adoption team at Shelton Adopt-a-Pet. Emails are the preferred method of communication.Adopt-A-Pet has many great dogs and always need volunteers. To see all our current dogs, visit the Adopt-A-Pet website, our Facebook page or at the shelter on Jensen Road in Shelton. For more information, email [email protected] or call 360-432-3091.