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CMS in the House: No Findings

After a three-day survey, three CMS surveyors left with "no findings'' identified as part of a review of changes made as part of the transition of pediatric services to Memorial Hospital. Colette Martin, chief operating officer for Memorial, attributed the success of the organization to "thousands of hours of work by our … [Read More...]

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Get Your Sky Sox Tickets Here

Tickets for the July 10 Employee Appreciation Night at the Sky Sox are now available. Memorial employees will receive two free tickets, one for the employee and one for a guest. Employees may purchase up to 10 additional tickets for $5 each – cash only at the time of pick up. Tickets come with a meal voucher for a hot … [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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Standardized Protocols Screen for Possible Onset of Sepsis

Almost everyone has had a kidney infection, an ear infection or strep throat in their lifetime. Most often, the infection remains localized and patients get better. But when the infection causes the body to mount a systemic inflammatory response, there’s considerable cause for concern. The patient has sepsis. Though … [Read More...]

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‘Slicer Dicer’ Could Be Next Cutting-edge Tracking Tool

A new Epic tool launched last month at University of Colorado Health aims to help physicians dig through data that defines their patients’ needs. Loads of information about conditions, diagnoses, treatments, demographics and social history lie buried in the Epic electronic health record (EHR), waiting to be tapped. In … [Read More...]

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Scholarship Winners Advance Nursing Careers through Degrees

For nurses at Memorial Hospital, hard work and ambition pay off. Literally. Six of the hospital's nursing staff were recently selected as recipients of the first-ever Excellence in Nursing Scholarship … [Read More...]