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In the News (CNN): Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign says he plans to return home to Vermont after suffering a heart attack last week, CNN reports. The 2020 Democratic primary candidate, a challenger of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, showed signs of unusual fatigue and "chest discomfort" at a campaign event...
SOUTH BEND — Growing demand for the highly skilled ambulance and MedFlight crews of Beacon Health Transport, which provide hospital-level care for patients transferring to Memorial Hospital from across the region, has resulted in the expansion of Beacon’s ambulance service. “We’re currently seeing demand for more of our specialized teams and...
Memorial Hospital of South Bend has been awarded an A rating for quality and safety measures from the Leapfrog Group. This is the fourth consecutive year Memorial Hospital has received the top letter grade from the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization. The Leapfrog Group issues letter grades to more than 2,600 U.S....
The Memorial Hospital Security Police Department was recently designated a "Program of Distinction" by the International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety.  Memorial is one of seven hospital security police departments in the country that qualified and was approved for Program of Distinction status this year. It is the only hospital...
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...
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...
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...