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Memorial Hospital Announces 2014 LCM Outstanding Physician Award Recipient

Jasper – Dr. William Lehmkuhler has been named the 2014 Little Company of Mary Outstanding Physician Award recipient at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. This award is named in honor of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the sponsors of Memorial Hospital. The LCM Award is given annually to a physician on Memorial Hospital’s active medical staff who has been nominated through a hospital- and community-wide nomination process with the winner being chosen by a selection committee from a group of six finalists. The award is based on outstanding performance reflecting Memorial Hospital’s mission statement and the core values of Respect for Human Dignity, Compassionate Caring, Stewardship, Quality and Justice. The top six nominees for this year’s award included Dr. Lehmkuhler, Dr. Mary Burgeson, Dr. Marc Campbell, Dr. Joseph El-Houjairy, Dr. Mark Luff, and Dr. Kevin Lusk.

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Memorial Hospital Hosting “Grief Has Its Seasons” Program

Jasper, Indiana – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center will host the presentation “Grief Has Its Seasons: Grieving as a Natural Process” on Monday, March 3, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Medical Arts Conference Center located in the Medical Arts Building at 721 W. 13th Street, Jasper. The program will be presented by Michael G. Jones, MTS, MPA, BCC, chaplain at Memorial Hospital.

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Kathleen M. Tempel Nursing Scholarship

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering the Kathleen M. Tempel Nursing Scholarship to a student who has been admitted or plans to enroll in a nursing program leading to an associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing. The scholarship was created in memory of the late Kathy Tempel, former Vice President of Patient Services at Memorial Hospital. The desired outcome is that the recipient returns to the southern Indiana area to work in nursing following graduation. Past recipients may apply annually if they wish. The scholarship is a one-time grant of up to $1,500.

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2014 Outstanding Little Company of Mary Physician Award

In support and recognition of exceptional and exemplary devotion to continuing Christ’s healing mission, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center will be presenting an annual Outstanding Little Company of Mary Physician Award to a deserving physician in 2014. This award is named after the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the sponsors of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.

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Memorial Hospital Sponsoring Women’s Health Event

Jasper – A special morning devoted to women’s health is planned for Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 9:00 until 11:30 a.m. at the Huntingburg Event Center. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s “Women of the Heartland” will feature presentations by Dr. Geoffrey Day, Dr. Farah Snyder, and Dr. Zouhair Bibi.

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Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center ranked among America’s Best Hospitals for Women

Jasper, INDIANA – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has received the 2014 Women’s Choice Award® ranking among America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics. The distinction is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women say they want from a hospital, including quality physician communications, responsiveness of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from other women.

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Memorial Outpatient Surgery Center Crosses One Year Anniversary

Jasper – On October 1, 2012, Memorial Outpatient Surgery Center opened on the first level of the St. Thomas Medical Center. With an expectation of 3000 surgeries to be performed at this location in the first year of opening, Memorial Outpatient Surgery Center performed 13% more surgeries or procedures than projected.

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Pasquale Cancelliere, DPM Appointed to Medical Staff

Jasper – Podiatrist Pasquale Cancelliere, DPM was recently appointed to the Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg.

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Memorial Hospital’s Wound Care Program
Becomes First in Indiana to Receive Certification

Huntingburg — Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Wound Care Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its wound care program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national state-of-the-art standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

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“Expert Spine Care Close to Home”

Jasper, Ind. – Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability around the world. The convenience of having expert spine care close to home is priceless. During this HealthMatters program, Dr. Brian Blessinger will provide an overview of the spine.

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19 Hospital Employees Nominated for LCM Award

Jasper, Ind. - Nineteen Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center employees have been nominated for the 2013 Little Company of Mary Award, named for the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the religious organization that sponsors Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Bilal Ahmed Appointed to Medical Staff

Jasper – Psychiatrist Bilal Ahmed, M.D. was recently appointed to the Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. He will serve as a staff psychiatrist with Memorial Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services and the new Caring Hands Senior Services.

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Brian Blessinger, M.D. Appointed to Medical Staff

Jasper – Orthopaedic Surgeon and Spine Specialist Brian Blessinger, M.D. was recently appointed to the Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.

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“Management of Thyroid Nodules”

Jasper, Ind. – Thyroid nodules are very common. An estimated 4% of the population has a palpable thyroid nodule, and more than 50% have a nodule detectable by ultrasonography.

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Dr. Jason Stubbs Appointed to Medical Staff

Jasper – Jason Stubbs, D.O. is joining the Practice of Dr. Ehrhard to serve the region in otolaryngology, which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the head and neck. Some of the conditions he treats include tonsillitis and chronic/recurrent ear infections, hoarseness/swallowing issues, sinusitis/allergy, skin cancer of the face, thyroid and salivary gland diseases, dizziness/imbalance, as well as cosmetic facial signs of aging/aesthetic needs.

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Dr. Farah Snyder Appointed to Medical Staff

Jasper – Farah Snyder, M.D., specializing in obstetrics/gynecology, was recently appointed to the Active Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Dr. Snyder was born and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana, and received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

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Dr. Michael Snyder Appointed to Medical Staff

Jasper – Michael Snyder, M.D. has joined the Active Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. A native of Jasper, Dr. Snyder is returning home to serve the region in gastroenterology, which specializes in the evaluation and treatment of disorders of the digestive tract.

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Dr. L. Ashlin Thurston Appointed to Medical Staff

Jasper – Emergency physician L. Ashlin Thurston, M.D. was recently appointed to the Active Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.

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Memorial Hospital Receives VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence

Jasper – VHA Inc., a national health care network, has given Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center a 2013 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence, honoring the hospital for achieving national performance standards for clinical quality, safety and patient experience.

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Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Program Receives National Outstanding Achievement Award

Jasper, IN – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s cancer program was recently presented with the 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) Commission on Cancer (CoC). Memorial Hospital is one of a select group of only 79 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year. The award acknowledges cancer programs that achieve excellence in providing quality care to patients.

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The Nature and Process of Grief: Understanding that Leads to Healing

Jasper – The death of a loved one, a child leaving home, overwhelming changes in one’s personal life – each can cause profound grief and suffering. To offer reassurance and understanding, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has developed a free program called “The Nature and Process of Grief: Understanding that Leads to Healing.”

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Dave Mitchell Receives First Responders Hero Award

Evansville, IN – Dave Mitchell of Schnellville was recently awarded the American Red Cross First Responders Hero Award during the Heroes Awards Banquet held in Evansville, IN. This award honors local heroes that have gone above and beyond to help those in need across the community.

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“Heartland Half Marathon & 5K” to Take Place on Labor Day Weekend in Southwestern Indiana

Jasper, IN – The race course in and around Jasper, Indiana has been described as “very fast” which should make the second annual running of the Heartland Half Marathon nothing less than exciting! The Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk event is slated for Sunday, September 1 – during the middle of Labor Day Weekend – in Dubois County, just west of the Hoosier National Forest in southwestern Indiana.

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PAD/AAA/Stroke Combination Screening

Jasper – To bring more awareness to cardiovascular diseases, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a combination PAD, AAA, and stroke screening on Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30 at Memorial Cardiovascular Services located at 440 Scott Rolen Drive in Jasper. These screenings allow individuals with certain risk factors the opportunity to assess their health status.

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“Understanding Urological Issues”

Jasper, Ind. – Urological issues affect many people. Major issues include: elevated PSA, incontinence, kidney stones, overactive bladder, erectile dysfunction, and cancer (kidney, prostate, bladder and testis). During this HealthMatters program, Dr. Gilley will discuss various urological issues and ways to get tested and receive treatment.

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Memorial Hospital Announces 2013 LCM Outstanding Physician Award Winner

Jasper – Scott Beckman, M.D. has been named the 2013 Little Company of Mary Outstanding Physician Award winner at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. This award is named in honor of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the sponsors of Memorial Hospital. The LCM Award is given annually to a physician on Memorial Hospital’s active medical staff who has been nominated through a hospital- and community-wide nomination process with the winner being chosen by a selection committee from a group of six finalists. The award is based on outstanding performance reflecting Memorial Hospital’s mission statement and the core values of Respect for Human Dignity, Compassionate Caring, Stewardship, Quality and Justice.

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Diet-Free: Eight Habits That Will Change Your Life

Tired of diet plans that are impossible to stick with or leave you feeling hungry? Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a new program “Diet-Free: Eight Habits That Will Change Your Life.” This nine-week video seminar, led by a registered dietitian, is a weight-loss program that coaches you through eight diet-free habits that will guide you toward a healthier life.

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Emergency Physician Dr. Stephen Sample Joins Staff

Emergency physician Stephen Sample, M.D. was recently appointed to the Active Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Dr. Sample received his medical degree at University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed a residency in emergency medicine at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Consortium in Texas. He is board certified in emergency medicine and a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

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Are You Having Trouble Sleeping?

Sleep-related difficulties, typically called sleep disorders, affect many people. Major sleep disorders include: insomnia (the inability to fall or stay asleep), hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness), Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), and sleep apnea (interrupted sleep caused by periodic gasping or snorting noises or momentarily suspension of breathing). During the HealthMatters program on Tuesday, March 19, pulmonologist Dr. Sohail Qadir will discuss various sleep disorders and ways to get tested and receive treatment.

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Dr. David Bell Appointed to Medical Staff

Family Physician David Bell, M.D. was recently appointed to the Active Medical Staff at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Dr. Bell received his medical degree from University of Louisville Medical School and completed a residency in family practice at University of Massachusetts. He previously served as president of Narragansett Family Medicine in Templeton, Massachusetts and as hospitalist with Deaconess Care Group in Evansville.

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Memorial Hospital Medical Staff Offers Bethany Volz Scholarship

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Centers Medical Staff is awarding a $500 scholarship to area high school seniors entering a two- to four-year educational program in a health-related field. To qualify, the applicant must maintain at least a "B" (3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale) grade point average. Other criteria for consideration include SAT scores, financial need, and community involvement. A brief essay is required along with letters of reference.

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Memorial Hospital in Top 5% Nationally for Patient Safety and Patient Experience

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center was identified as a recipient of the 2012 HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, indicating that its patient safety ratings are in the top 5% of U.S. hospitals. In a new study released by HealthGrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital, Memorial Hospital is one of only 263 hospitals in the country to receive this designation. learn more

Memorial Hospital Named One of the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for 2008 by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. learn more

Hospital Earns Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is proud to announce that its Critical Care Services department has received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, an award given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). learn more

Memorial Hospital’s Home Care Named to 2010 HomeCare Elite

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center today announced that its Home Care service has been named to the 2010 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States, for the fifth consecutive year. Now in its fifth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance. learn more

Womens Choice Award: Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Is Tops for Patient Satisfaction

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has received the Womens Choice Award from WomenCertified distinguishing it as one of the 2012 Americas Best Hospitals for Patient Experience. The award is based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital including quality physician communications, responsiveness of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from other women. WomenCertified represents the collective voice of female consumers and is a trusted referral source for top businesses and brands identified as meeting the needs and preferences of women. learn more
Womens Choice Award: Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center Is Tops for Patient Satisfaction

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has received the Womens Choice Award from WomenCertified distinguishing it as one of the 2012 Americas Best Hospitals for Patient Experience. The award is based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction and what women say they want from a hospital including quality physician communications, responsiveness of nurses and support staff, cleanliness and trusted referrals from other women. WomenCertified represents the collective voice of female consumers and is a trusted referral source for top businesses and brands identified as meeting the needs and preferences of women.

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