Riverview Health is pleased to announce that it will serve as the exclusive orthopedics and sports medicine provider for University High School, starting June 15, 2019.
“We’re excited to partner with University High School and further our involvement in the Carmel community by providing expert orthopedic and sports medicine care to student athletes,” said Chad Robertson, director of operations. “Our primary focus is to keep young athletes competing at a high level by providing injury prevention services, emergency care, concussion management, and clinical diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and medical conditions.”
As part of the agreement, Riverview Health will provide a full-time certified athletic trainer onsite and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training for coaches and staff members. Under the supervision of a board-certified and fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine physician, Riverview Health will also provide comprehensive medical care, including ImPACT concussion testing and injury evaluation, to student athletes.
Riverview Health is comprised of a full-service, 156-bed hospital in Noblesville, a 16-bed hospital in Westfield, as well as freestanding combined ER and urgent care facilities. Also included are more than 25 primary, immediate and specialty-care facilities in Hamilton County. Riverview Health provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in more than 35 healthcare specialties and has been frequently recognized for its clinical and service excellence. National achievements include Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery award (2019) and Outstanding Patient Experience award (2017-2018). Leapfrog Group awarded Riverview Health an A grade—the highest grade possible—for patient safety in 2017. As one of the largest employers in Hamilton County, Riverview Health recently received the Five-Star AchieveWELL Award through the Wellness Council of Indiana and was honored at the 2017 Indiana Health and Wellness Summit.