News Release Archive

Reaction to the 2010 Indiana Hospital Self-Reportable Events Update
November 29, 2011

We have conducted extensive investigations on the self-reportable events that occurred in 2010. Our goal is to have no errors, however, we are grateful that all five patients recovered without complications, and with no permanent injury. We have used these investigations, which included root-cause analyses, to make appropriate changes to processes and policies.

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Memorial Hospital Earns Consumer Choice Award
November 29, 2011

National Research Corporation (NRC) has named Memorial Hospital of South Bend as a Consumer Choice Award winner for the tenth consecutive year.

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Memorial Opens New Facility for Vascular Disease Testing and Wound Care Services
November 28, 2011

Memorial will open a new facility dedicated for vascular disease testing and patient consultations as well as wound care services. This dedicated space, which opened as part of the Memorial Leighton Heart & Vascular Center on the hospital’s first floor, allows the vascular clinical team to meet one-on-one with patients about vascular disease. The facility features new ultrasound equipment needed in diagnosing vascular diseases, including aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and carotid artery disease.

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Breakfast with Santa at Memorial’s HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum
November 28, 2011

A special Breakfast with Santa will take place at Memorial’s HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum from 9 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. 

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Memorial Health System Board votes to approve affiliation with Elkhart General Health System
November 23, 2011
Memorial Health System Board votes to approve affiliation with Elkhart General Health System

Today the Board of Directors of Memorial Health System voted to approve the formation of a new company in order to combine the operations of Memorial Hospital of South Bend and Memorial Health System with Elkhart General Health System. This historic affiliation comes after years of successful collaboration between the two organizations and as a proactive response to dramatic changes pending in the health care industry around health care reform. 

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Conquer Winter with Complimentary Light Therapy at Memorial
November 15, 2011

The Memorial Health Discovery Center now offers a light therapy room for the general public, as well as Memorial staff and visitors, who feel the emotional effects that come with cloudy, low-light winter days.

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Memorial Home Care Ranked Among Top 25% of Home Health Providers in Country
November 10, 2011

South Bend, IN, November 10, 2011 — Memorial Home Care today announced that it has been named to the 2011 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its sixth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies based on an analysis of more than 10,000 agencies nationwide. Winners are ranked based upon performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance. Memorial Home Care has achieved this recognition three of the six years, including the last two times, and is honored to again be the only agency in their primary service area to appear on the list. 

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Senior Director of Women’s and Children’s Services Named
November 9, 2011

Michaeleen Conlee, R.N., has been named Senior Director of Women’s and Children’s Services at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.

 
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Director of Memorial Hospital’s Mother/Baby Unit Named
November 9, 2011

Sarah Paturalski, RN, has been appointed Director of Memorial Hospital’s Mother/Baby Unit.

 
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Compassionate Caregivers Expands Services Within Local Community
November 8, 2011

Compassionate Caregivers has expanded its services and opened a new office to better serve the communities of Goshen, Elkhart and surrounding areas.

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