Community Health Enhancement

 

Memorial is committed to
embracing the diversity of our community
and
strengthening the relationships
within our community

to help make St. Joseph County
a healthy place to live!

 

Memorial Hospital is committed to helping our community become one of the healthiest in the nation. Creating a healthier community means helping people stay well by

  • educating on important topics,
  • providing the means to adopt healthier lifestyle choices and
  • removing barriers to ensure access to adequate health care.

Memorial established numerous community health programs and services and provides a significant amount of traditional financial assistance for uninsured patients who cannot afford health services. In addition, Memorial also has a unique community health program: Tithing. The hospital allocates (or tithes) a percentage of excess revenues (usually over a million dollars annually) to help local organizations develop innovative programs that address a wide range of community health issues.

 

Memorial's Community Outreach Priorities

ACCESS TO HEALTH & MEDICAL CARE
AGING POPULATION
EARLY CHILDHOOD
HEALTH DISPARITIES
PHYSICAL HEALTH
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
  • Intermediate & High School Programs
  • Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC)

 

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307 N Michigan Street • 3rd Floor • South Bend, IN 46601

574-647-1350 •  574-647-1351 fax

 

Memorial BrainWorks!
Memorial BrainWorks!

Neuroscience translated into easy-to-understand strategies for improved health, good decision making, and overall well-being. Support healthy brain development with brain games. Register for presentations and webinars.

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Visit the Health Discovery Center
Visit the Health Discovery Center

The Health Discovery Center provides computers, a health reference library and a variety of educational materials in a relaxed and quiet setting. Learn from our nursing education staff in free, confidential sessions.

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Memorial HealthWorks! Kids' Museum
Memorial HealthWorks! Kids' Museum

Interactive children's health education center in downtown South Bend, infectiously contaminating kids to learn, have fun and make great life choices!

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