News Release Archive

O’Neil Named Chief Administrative Officer for Beacon Health System
July 19, 2012
O’Neil Named Chief Administrative Officer for Beacon Health System

Michael J. O’Neil has been named Chief Administrative Officer for Beacon Health System. He has served as Chief Operating Officer of Memorial Health System since 2005, and has been with the organization since 1993. His areas of responsibility have included Memorial Home Care, Memorial Medical Group, and a variety of medical joint ventures. He is a nationally recognized speaker and also serves on the board of the Convenient Care Association.

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Ruchita Kachru, M.D., joins Ireland Road Medical Group
July 13, 2012
Ruchita Kachru, M.D., joins Ireland Road Medical Group

Pediatrician Ruchita Kachru, M.D., has joined the providers of Memorial Medical Group’s Ireland Road Medical Group. Dr. Kachru received her medical degree from Government Medical College in Jammu, India and completed her residency in pediatrics at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Greg Conrad Named V.P. of Newly Formed Beacon Health Ventures
July 13, 2012
Greg Conrad Named V.P. of Newly Formed Beacon Health Ventures

July 13, 2012—Greg Conrad has been appointed Vice President of the newly formed Beacon Health Ventures organization, which includes the home health and professional services division of Beacon Health System.

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Memorial Maternal Fetal Medicine has been re-accredited by The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
July 11, 2012

South Bend, IN – The Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is please to announce that the ultrasound practice of Memorial Maternal Fetal Medicine has been re-accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

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Elkhart General and Memorial Hospital of South Bend Collaborate to Offer Special Support for Senior Emergency Room Patients
July 9, 2012
Elkhart General and Memorial Hospital of South Bend Collaborate to Offer Special Support for Senior Emergency Room Patients

As one of the first patient care enhancements developed from the affiliation between Elkhart General and Memorial Hospital of South Bend, the two organizations have collaborated to launch a new program in both emergency departments to meet the special needs of senior citizens. Team members from both organizations reviewed senior care policies and procedures and blended the two, benchmarked other enhancements from around the country and launched new procedures.

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