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Everything listed under: Community Hospital East

  • Students explore healthcare career opportunities

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications      

    Some Scecina students considering a good job for the future are looking at the healthcare field up close. 

    They board a Scecina bus and within about 4 minutes arrive at a major hospital, Community Hospital East, where they work with health professionals. 

    They are the first students taking a new year-long class at Scecina, Health Occupations, which combines classroom instruction and real-life experience inside the health system. They spend nearly two class periods almost every day at the hospital. The students cannot touch patients, but they get experience in a real hospital setting, said teacher Sarah Smith.... Read More

  • Live from Chicago: Scecina science students go inside the heart

    By Beth Murphy,
    Director of Marketing Communications

    A live patient. An open-heart surgery. A skilled medical team in real time performing a complicated cardiac procedure. 

    It was an intersection of the wonders of modern medicine and modern videoconferencing. There, up on the screen, was the heart of one 65-year-old heavy-smoking male undergoing a triple bypass at Chicago’s Advocate Christ Medical Center. Watching from more than 180 miles away, in an auditorium at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, were 60 Scecina science ...Read More