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Radiation Oncology Coming to Memorial North; Employee Parking to be Relocated

UCHealth will soon begin construction of a new building on the campus of Memorial Hospital North to provide radiation oncology services closer to home for patients who live in northern Colorado Springs. The building will house a new Varian Truebeam linear accelerator. The Varian Truebeam allows clinicians to deliver … [Read More...]

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New Security Chief Brings Skills from Military Service

After a lifetime spent serving others, Terry Knapp landed a role at Memorial Hospital that, not surprisingly, requires extraordinary customer service skills. As the new manager of security, Knapp will use the leadership skills he honed as a U.S. Navy commander to help Memorial continue to grow a culture that places … [Read More...]

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Employees’ Donations Provide Equipment, Scholarships

The tally is in. Memorial Hospital employees donated $103,757 during the recent Employee Giving Campaign. That money will be used to purchase equipment for patient care, fund scholarships for nurses and replenish the Employee Assistance Fund. “I was very humbled and impressed by how employees stepped up and supported … [Read More...]

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Memorial’s Celebrating U and Daisy Award Winners Announced

Nurse Debbie Yarra spends her time at HealthLink calling patients who have recently been discharged from Memorial Hospital to ask a few questions, build rapport, and make sure the patients are OK. Yarra, a nurse since 1986, recently called a patient. After asking a few questions, she became extremely uncomfortable with … [Read More...]

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UCHealth to Build New Hospital in Longmont

UCHealth announced plans March 17 to build a new hospital in Longmont. The hospital will have 50 to 75 inpatient beds, an intensive care unit, operating rooms and an emergency department, along with cardiology services and a birth center, according to the press release. “Longmont and Boulder County are growing rapidly, … [Read More...]

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She’s Escaped Death Twice: Once in Nazi Germany, Once in Colorado Springs

Seven decades have passed since the waning days of World War II, but Aloisia Manley remembers 1944 as if it was playing in Kodacolor. At 18, she … [Read More...]

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Nurse Navigator Helps Patients Weather Stormy Seas of Cancer

Navigating the health issues of a cancer patient can be tricky, making Lisa Allison’s job challenging. As an oncology nurse navigator, she helps … [Read More...]