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Carrie Schroeder, R.N., named joint care coordinator at Community Hospital South

For release on August 05, 2011

Indianapolis, IN---Carrie Schroeder, R.N., has been named joint care coordinator for the Center for Joint Health at Community Hospital South. In this role, she will provide patient and family education and manage individualized patient care for patients undergoing hip or knee joint replacement surgery.

“Carrie brings the perfect mix of experience, compassion and leadership to this role,” said Marcia Anness, R.N., director of the ortho-neuro-spine unit at Community Hospital South. “She will see patients and families through joint replacement surgery, from pre-op through recovery, ensuring seamless communication among the various members of our specialized care team.”

Schroeder has a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Franklin College and a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Marian College. She is a member of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She has worked at Community Health Network since 2007.

The Center for Joint Health is a dedicated unit for hip and knee joint replacement patients that focuses on the entire patient experience. The goal is to help patients get back to doing the things they enjoyed before being sidelined by joint pain. The Center for Joint Health allows patients to work together and support each other as they build strength, mobility, and a better quality of life. For more information, visit eCommunity.com/jointcenter.

About Community Hospital South
Community Hospital South is an acute care hospital located at 1402 East County Line Road. With a vast array of surgical capabilities, maternity care, emergency room services and cardiovascular care, Community Hospital South provides an exceptional patient and family experience for the residents of southern Marion and Johnson Counties. Ranked among the nation’s most integrated healthcare systems, Community Health Network is Central Indiana’s leader in access to innovative and compassionate healthcare services, where and when patients need them—in hospitals, in convenient health pavilions and doctor’s offices, in the workplace, at schools, in the home and online. As a non-profit health system with multiple sites of care and affiliates throughout Indiana, Community’s full continuum of care integrates hundreds of physicians, acute care and specialty hospitals, surgery centers, physician offices, home care services, walk-in care centers and employer health services. To put the needs and the convenience of patients first, Community pioneers advanced treatments and world-class health information technologies, with a focus on ease of access to exceptional care. For more information about Community Health Network or to find a physician, call 800-777-7775 or visit eCommunity.com.


Courtney Jones, Media Relations
Courtney Jones
Media Relations