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Beacon Health has embarked on two construction projects in Elkhart County as part of an ongoing effort to better meet the needs of patients as the health system continues to expand its regional footprint. The Beacon Dunlap Outpatient Center is currently under construction at 2222 Reith Blvd., at the site of...
Hari Gourabathini, MD, pediatric critical care medicine physician at Beacon Children’s Hospital, offers his perspective about caring for children affected by coronavirus and the unseen impacts of the pandemic on our community’s kids. Click here to hear him speak about MIS-C. The pandemic’s effect at face value It has been a more...
The number of COVID-positive inpatients at our hospitals has quadrupled during the past month, so this is not the time to let our guard down, says Dr. Sam El-Dalati, Beacon Health System Chief Clinical Officer. In today's Medical Minute, Dr. El-Dalati asks that community members get vaccinated, because the COVID...
Tami Slaven was fighting for her life one year ago this week. At 52, Tami had become Elkhart General Hospital's first COVID-positive ventilated patient. Read her original compelling story. We recently caught up with Tami to talk about the past year, about her experience with COVID and to find out...
Friday is Match Day, a pinnacle moment for medical students. Simply put, it's the day the National Resident Matching Program releases where applicants seeking residency and fellowship training positions have been "matched." Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program, one of the oldest residency programs in the country, is gearing up to announce its...
The last year has been one for the history books. With each act of heroism, each tear that was shed and smile that was offered, each time an associate gave all they had and then found a way to give a little bit more, our Beacon teams showed their true colors,...
Beacon Children’s Hospital recently received an annual contribution of $100,000 from the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi as part of the Tribe’s voluntary local agreement with the City of South Bend to share revenue from its Four Winds South Bend casino. “We are humbled and honored to be one the selected organizations...
By Kelly Jolliff, Infection Prevention and Emergency Preparedness Manager  As we look to celebrate the New Year and say good-bye to the history making 2020, let us look back and reflect on what we have learned and how this can help keep us safe in the coming year. For many of us,...