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Diabeticos Saludables: Sweet Success in the Fight Against Diabetes Wins National Hospital Charitable Service Award
February 23, 2012

ATLANTA – Memorial Hospital’s “Diabeticos Saludables: Sweet Success in the Fight Against Diabetes” was among 10 programs from across the country named a Program of Excellence by the Hospital Charitable Service Awards, a national program sponsored by Jackson Healthcare.

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Cyber-Bullying “Plunge” to Address Important New Health Issue
February 15, 2012

Memorial Hospital’s Community Health Enhancement will host a community plunge to address the issue of cyber-bulling. The plunge will take place Thursday, Feb. 16 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at Memorial’s Pfeil Innovation Center, located inside Epworth Center, 420 N. Niles Ave. in South Bend. 

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Steve Huffman Accepts Chief Information Officer Position
January 31, 2012

South Bend, IN — Steve Huffman has accepted the position of Chief Information Officer of the Newly Affiliated Organization combining Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Health System.

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Danielle Dyer Named Chief Strategy and Planning Officer
January 24, 2012

Danielle Dyer has been named Chief Strategy and Planning Officer of the Newly Affiliated Organization combining Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Health System.

 
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Diane Stover Named Chief Experience and Marketing Officer
January 24, 2012

Diane Stover has been named Chief Experience and Marketing Officer of the Newly Affiliated Organization combining Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Health System.

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Free Shoulder and Elbow Screening at Memorial’s Health Discovery Center
January 9, 2012

A free shoulder and elbow screening will take place Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Memorial’s Health Discovery Center, 100 Navarre Place, suite #6670, at the corner of Michigan and Navarre streets in downtown South Bend. 

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Memorial Hospital Partners with UNICEF and the World Health Organization to Give Kids the Healthiest Start Possible
January 9, 2012

Memorial Hospital of South Bend has officially begun the journey to expand upon their already robust pediatric services and officially become designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF as a “Baby-Friendly” hospital.

A hospital can be designated as such when it has made special efforts to support mothers to start and continue breastfeeding and when it demonstrates that it follows all of the “Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding” as outlined by UNICEF and WHO.*

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NBC “Biggest Loser” Contestant to Inspire Others at Memorial’s Health & Lifestyle Center
January 9, 2012

Courtney Crozier, an NBC “Biggest Loser” contestant from season 11, will offer a motivational talk and lead a special workout at Memorial’s Health & Lifestyle Center on Saturday, Jan. 21.
 

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Free Weight Management Information Session at Memorial Health Discovery Center
December 21, 2011

A free Lifesteps orientation session will take place Thursday, Jan. 5 at noon at Memorial’s Health Discovery Center. Lifesteps is a weight management program that stresses the importance of diet, physical activity and behavior modification techniques for weight loss and maintenance. Lifesteps professionals will provide an overview of this 15-week program that costs $195. 

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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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