ELKHART – Years of planning and construction culminated Monday in community partners and leaders celebrating the opening of Elkhart Health & Aquatics. The planned opening of Beacon Health & Fitness on Thursday will mark the completion of the first phase of the $59 million facility in downtown Elkhart. The larger-than-Olympic-size competition...
Congratulations to Dr. Omar Jahangir, Hospitalist Program Director at Elkhart General Hospital, on receiving the Apogee Star Award from his practice, Apogee Physicians. Given to fewer than 10 providers in Apogee’s 17-year history, the award recognizes Dr. Jahangir’s dedication to patient safety, quality care and leadership during his career. He was...
Please help us spread the word about the Elkhart Health & Aquatics Community Preview that is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14. Community members are welcome to take a tour that day of the new facility, which contains the third area Beacon Health & Fitness. To become...
Congratulations to Dr. Thomas Erickson of the Memorial Hospital Childbirth Unit for being a Doc Who Rocks! A Rockin’ Doc is a physician who brings his or her best to Beacon Health System each day. Associates and colleagues nominated Dr. Erickson for this distinction because he makes authentic and trustworthy personal...
Malachi Southern would’ve thought it was the coolest thing. He would’ve loved seeing more than 250 doctors, nurses, technicians, therapists, cafeteria workers, custodians and so many others line the hallways for him. Hallways that 10 minutes prior had been empty, but quickly filled after an overhead announcement asking associates who could...
Elkhart General Hospital has achieved Level III Trauma Center designation by the American College of Surgeons. The recognition means Elkhart General has demonstrated its commitment to providing the highest quality trauma care for all injured patients. “This high achievement is a testament to the dedication of our physicians and caregivers, who...
Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Morgan, Elkhart General Hospital OB and NICU units and Beacon Medical Group Pediatrics Bristol Street, for being a Rockin' Doc! A Rockin’ Doc is a physician who brings his or her best to Beacon Health System each day. Associates and colleagues have nominated Dr. Morgan for this...
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women and is the second highest cause of cancer deaths in women. 2D mammography, otherwise known as traditional mammography, is the only test that reduces the death rate due to breast cancer. Digital breast tomosynthesis, or 3D mammography, improves upon 2D...
Congratulations to Dr. Janel Charlton of the Memorial Family Medicine Residency program for being a Doc Who Rocks! A Rockin’ Doc brings his or her best to Beacon Health System each day. Associates and colleagues nominated Dr. Charlton for this distinction because she makes authentic and trustworthy personal connections to create...
We are pleased to announce the availability of our 2018 Beacon Health System Annual Report. Beacon CEO Kreg Gruber looks back at the important milestones and achievements during 2018, and he looks ahead and explains what moving forward will look like as we progress together through 2019. For the first time, you...