Memorial Roundup: Code Pink to Change to Infant Code Blue; Rubin Honored for Fundraising; Wipe Alert!; Take the Family to CC Hockey Night

Code Pink changes to Code Blue Beginning Monday, Oct. 5, Memorial Hospital will change how it calls codes for infants at the hospital. Infant Code Blue will be called instead of Code Pink for infant patients who need immediate resuscitation. This change is being made to standardize how codes are called in all UCHealth locations. AFP […]

Memorial Roundup: Radiology School Recruits; Shuttle Bus Stop Moves; Win Broncos Tickets; Burke Named Director; Winning Nurses Chosen; Sign Up for Conference

Radiology meetings set The UCHealth-Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology will hold a series of informational meetings to help prospective students learn more about the school. Dates for the meetings, to be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., are Oct. 14, Dec. 9 and Jan. 13. Meetings will be held at UCHealth-Memorial Administration Center, 2420 […]

Roundup: New Foundation Director Hired; Rockies Tickets Discounted

Karns to lead Memorial Hospital Foundation Cari Karns has accepted the position as Senior Director of Development for the Memorial Hospital Foundation. Karns joins Memorial after serving as Development Director for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. She brings more than 17 years of fundraising, marketing, board training and management experience. She is well-known in […]

Memorial Roundup: Ortho Interim Senior Director Named; Share Your Success Stories; Employee Picnics a Success

Interim ortho director named David Lewis, CEO of the Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence, has accepted the role of interim senior director of the Orthopedic Service Line for UCHealth in southern Colorado. He will lead service line program development, aid in improving physician engagement, optimize orthopedic operations, and further improvements in care coordination. Lewis brings […]

Memorial Roundup: Don’t Miss BBQs; Plan on Symposium

The annual Memorial Summer BBQ is in full swing this week. On the menu: hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecued chicken, vegetarian patties, assorted chips, brookies (brownie cookies), fresh fruit salad and assorted soft drinks/water. The barbecues are free for employees and held at various Memorial locations. Memorial employees and contract employees – Children’s Hospital Colorado, Crothall, […]

Memorial Roundup: Flarity Honored as Athena Nominee; Important Dates and More

Flarity Receives Honor as Athena Nominee Kathleen Flarity, a clinical nurse specialist/nurse scientist in the emergency department, was honored at the 2015 Athena Awards luncheon sponsored by the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, Better Business Bureau and Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Flarity, a first-time Athena Award nominee, also serves as a colonel in the […]

Memorial Roundup: Hausmann Named Children’s CEO; Upcoming Classes, Events and a Wild Volunteer Opportunity

Hausmann named CEO of Children’s Colorado Children’s Hospital Colorado announced this week that Jena Hausmann has been named president and CEO, effective May 1. Hausmann has been serving as the interim CEO since January 2015, in addition to her role as president and chief operating officer. With nearly two decades of experience in health care […]

Roundup: Candle-lighting Memorial Service; 3D Mammography Open House; more

Remembrance Service to be held April 26 Memorial Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado at Memorial Hospital Central will host a memorial service to remember and honor infants who passed away in the last year. The interfaith service will be held at 1:15 p.m. April 26 at the Memorial Administrative Center. During the service, a family […]

Memorial Roundup: Oncology Services Expands North; KOAA-5 Wins Award for Work with Memorial

Oncology Care Expands to Memorial Hospital North Tasha Roberts (pictured right), an office coordinator, works at a computer in a cancer patient’s room at Memorial Hospital North. Residents of northern El Paso County may now receive cancer care closer to their homes. On March 9, Memorial Hospital North began offering cancer care on the fourth floor of […]

Memorial Roundup: Spring Forward, then Save these Dates

It’s Time  to Spring Forward Much of the nation will be switching to Daylight Saving Time at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8. Most of the United States switches to Daylight Saving Time because it reportedly saves energy costs. By moving the clock ahead one hour, Americans use less electricity each day.     Memorial Foundation Gala April […]