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Three stars are a big deal when it comes to this heart procedure. And that’s what Elkhart General Hospital’s transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) program has earned – the highest rating possible – from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology. Walter Halloran, MD, Troy Weirick, MD, Amjad Syed, MD, and...
By the time she retired after 23 years as a registered nurse and critical care case manager at Elkhart General Hospital, Joyce Hislope had become a vital part of the hospital’s care team. For the past five years since then, Hislope said she and her husband, Noel, have been greeted and...
The Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital guest services and security teams have introduced the Fast-Pass visitor identification system, following a soft launch at these locations. All visitors, vendors and off-duty associates and providers now will be issued a photo-identification visitor pass upon entering the hospitals. Individuals will also use the...
When Elizabeth Kuntz attended Saint Joseph High School in South Bend, she was always excited for Thursday afternoons. That’s when she volunteered in the Emergency Department at Memorial Hospital, where her duties included putting charts together, cleaning rooms, answering call lights, and much more. Kuntz ultimately would volunteer there for seven years,...
Sometimes we can do things for others that seem small to us but are huge to those we do them for. On a recent Friday morning, Brenda Clanton had just learned she had tested positive for COVID-19. The 68-year-old Niles woman was grateful to Dr. Chris Hall, her Beacon Medical Group...