News Release Archive

Memorial BrainWorks to Hold Brain Game Challenge: Event Encourages Individuals to Be Proactive About Brain Health
October 24, 2011

South Bend, IN - In an effort to challenge individuals to take steps towards good brain health, Memorial BrainWorks, in partnership with the Northern Indiana Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services will host the Brain Game Challenge on November 12, 2011.

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Region’s First Multi-Specialty Pediatric Center Opening at Memorial
October 24, 2011

To provide the best possible care to children in our community, and to help attract new pediatric specialists to Michiana, Memorial will open a new pediatric specialties office at 100 Navarre Place, suite 5550. It is the first multi-specialty pediatric center in the region, offering advanced-trained specialists all under one roof.

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Free Prostate Screenings at Memorial Regional Cancer Center
October 5, 2011

The physicians and staff of Memorial Regional Cancer Center (MRCC) will offer free prostate screenings and special ‘test drives’ of the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System on Wednesday, Oct. 5 from noon to 5 p.m. Each 30-minute screening will include a PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood test, and a digital rectal exam.

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Memorial Announces Release of New Book on Innovation “Wake Up and Smell the Innovation!”
September 29, 2011
Memorial Announces Release of New Book on Innovation “Wake Up and Smell the Innovation!”

Memorial Hospital announces the release of a new book on innovation, written by hospital CEO Phil Newbold and Vice President of Marketing and Innovation Strategy Diane Serbin Stover. The book, titled "Wake Up and Smell the Innovation! Stirring up a return on imagination," combines the story of Memorial's journey to develop an innovation competency, with a guide that others can use to create a culture of innovation in their own organization.

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Eat at Applebee’s and Support Memorial Children’s Hospital
August 23, 2011

Stop by Applebee’s in Granger, Mishawaka and South Bend (locations listed below) any time between Aug. 22 - 24, and Applebee’s will donate 15 percent of your total bill to Memorial Children’s Hospital. 

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Send Your Kids Back to School the Healthy Way with the Help of Memorial’s HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum and Trauma Services
August 23, 2011

Memorial’s HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum and Trauma Services will demonstrate the healthiest ways to get back to school, at the Kidgets Back-to-School event at the University Park Mall.

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Memorial Sports Medicine Institute offering free child cognitive development study
August 17, 2011

The sports medicine physicians at Memorial Sports Medicine Institute, Drs. Lavallee and Mansfield and their team of local certified athletic trainers have teamed up with Axon Sports to offer a free online child cognitive development study for children ages 5 to 18.

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Enshrinees to Visit Memorial Children’s Hospital
July 13, 2011

Two of this year’s Enshrinees to the College Football Hall of Fame are scheduled to visit Memorial Children’s Hospital on Thursday, July 14 at 5:00 p.m.

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Memorial Expands da Vinci Robotic Surgery Program
June 29, 2011

Memorial Hospital has expanded its da Vinci robotic surgery program with an upgrade from the da Vinci S system to the da Vinci Si system and the addition of a second Si unit and a Skills Simulator unit. Memorial is the first hospital in the state to offer the Skills Simulator and only the second hospital in the state to offer a dual-console approach.

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Free Vision Screening for Children
June 28, 2011

Memorial’s Navarre Pediatric Group, along with the Indiana Lions Eye & Tissue Transplant Bank’s Operation Kidsight is conducting a free vision screening for children ages 1-6. The screenings will take place on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 100 Navarre Place, Suite 4440 in South Bend. The process is painless and only takes a few seconds; it is 85-90 percent effective in detecting certain vision problems in children.

 

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