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Because you might be feeling inundated with information about Coronavirus, we sat down with Sam El-Dalati, MD, Beacon's Chief Clinical Officer, and asked for his perspective on some of most frequently asked questions about the respiratory illness. For the latest information from Beacon, and for links to updates from state, U.S....
Effective immediately, Beacon Health System has temporarily changed its visitor guidelines for patients receiving care at any of Beacon’s four area hospitals. To ensure the safest possible environment for all patients and visitors, Beacon asks that patients have only one or two healthy visitors over the age of 18 at any...
As the region’s largest health care provider, Beacon Health System is prepared for the arrival of patients who may test positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). There are currently no confirmed cases of Coronavirus at Beacon. But health officials believe it is a matter of time before a patient is infected with the virus...
A handful of Beacon associates are super excited about their birthdays Saturday. As they should be. Their birthdays only appear on the calendar every four years. We caught up with Judy Cassity, Alexis Selvesyuk and Doug Cripe -- who are among Beacon's lucky "Leapers" -- to find out what it will be...
Between the two of them, Ann and Dan Wierzbicki have logged 4,041 volunteer hours at Elkhart General Hospital. That’s more than 168 days, or almost half a year, if they volunteered around-the-clock, seven days a week. The word “dedicated” doesn’t do this power couple justice, considering they are retired and volunteer...
In life, nurses spend their careers taking care of others. In death, nurses take care of one another. Karen Eggleston considers it an honor to serve as a volunteer member of the Elkhart General Nursing Honor Guard. Their role is to pay tribute to fellow nurses by performing a ceremony at their...
Maddilyn James Enos is going to have the best story to tell about the day she was born. Maddie will always be able to say that people around the world took note of her birthday. 02/02/2020. Sports fans today know it as Super Bowl Sunday. Weather watchers had their focus on Punxsutawney...
“ANY MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL PLEASE COME TO THE BACK OF THE PLANE.” Madison “Mady” Stewart was studying for her national board exam in mortuary science when she heard the words on the overhead. The registered nurse at Memorial Hospital of South Bend glanced at her boyfriend, Jake Everett, who was playing euchre on...
The coldest months of the year have arrived and that means having to put up with dry, itchy skin. Or does it? We reached out to our experts at Beacon Medical Group Dermatology for advice. We wanted to know what exactly causes our skin to feel dry in the first place, how...