Noblesville—Bruce Kettler, director of public relations at The Beck Foundation, recently presented a check for $20,000 to Riverview Health Foundation to assist with the purchase of a new large-bore MRI. This large-bore MRI will allow Riverview Health physicians to better evaluate parts of the body and detect health issues, including heart disease, stroke and cancer. Through the years, the generosity of The Beck Foundation has helped support the Riverview Health Heart & Vascular Program and the Women’s Pavilion.
Located in Atlanta, Indiana, Beck’s Hybrids is the largest family-owned retail seed company in the United States.
About Riverview Health Foundation
Since its inception in 1976, Riverview Health Foundation—a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization—has served Riverview Health in preserving the health of the community through philanthropic efforts and fundraising. Funds raised by Riverview Health Foundation are gifted to Riverview Health for the purposes of purchasing advanced medical equipment and providing much-needed services to patients and their family members.
Riverview Health is comprised of a full-service, 156-bed hospital in Noblesville and a hospital in Westfield with 20 beds. Also included are 23 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.