The Lily Pad, 01.03.22

January 3, 2022

Monday Motivation

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” 

Maya Angelou

Questions About Surgery? We Have Answers.

Have you seen our new surgical website, It’s designed as a go-to resource for questions about surgery in general—and especially all the procedures we perform at Hancock Regional Hospital. Patients can find out what to expect before, during, and after surgery. We’ve even included a cost estimator to take the guesswork out of surgery costs. But our favorite feature is this: Our board-certified surgeons explain the procedures they perform and answer frequently asked questions. Check it out here and don’t forget to tell us what you think!

Making Health Possible

Maybe you’re staring down a list of New Year’s resolutions you made a few days ago and wondering where to start—or maybe you’d rather not make any at all. Either way, our award-winning health and lifestyle website,, can help you get 2022 started with lots of healthy eating tips and helpful advice.

Got a new fitness routine? Make it stick.

Forgot to make resolutions? Take the easy way out.

Feeling the winter blues? Lighten up a little!

Dr. Laura Rife Talks Surgery

One of the ways we’re answering patients’ questions at is with videos featuring our talented associates, doctors, and surgeons. There are dozens of them, addressing everything from how to prepare for surgery to this one, in which Dr. Laura Rife explains how to know if your surgery worked.

Hank’s Dad Joke of the Week

Q: Why did Hank’s frog friend have to go to the hospital?

A: The doctor said he needed a hopperation.

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We Make Health Possible

As East Central Indiana’s population grows, we’re putting health care where people need it most. Besides Hancock Regional Hospital, ranked as one of the nation’s safest by the Lown Hospital Index, our network includes more than 30 other locations near your home or work.

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