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Due to a nationwide shortage of COVID-19 rapid tests and increased community demand, Beacon will be prioritizing its use of the tests across the system beginning tomorrow, September 3. “In the last two weeks, for example, testing volumes at our MedPoint locations has increased 200 percent,” said Molly Kelly, RN, Director...
Relief, excitement, anticipation and every emotion in-between ran through our Elkhart General Hospital vaccine clinic team members when the first shipment of vials arrived on the loading dock on December 17, 2020. Our team is proud to serve in a vital role in our community’s efforts against COVID-19. Now, with more...
Hospital visitor restrictions are now in effect for all Beacon locations: No visitors will be permitted except under special circumstances. Patients in labor or hospitalized after delivery may have one person to accompany them. Children and dependent adults are permitted two healthy visitors over age 18 per day with only one entry per person...
October 7, 2020 Visitation policies are now in effect for all Beacon locations: A maximum of 1 visitor will be permitted at any one time for each patient. Visitors must be 18 years of age or older and in good health. Visitors cannot be acutely ill and cannot be in quarantine or...
Sessions at Elkhart General Hospital bring associates together to express themselves in era of COVID-19 A desire to serve and bring support to associates ignited Vice President of Nursing and Patient Care Services Rose Speights’ inspiration behind the new “Masks On, Masks Off Check-In” that debuted at Elkhart General Hospital last...
Memorial Regional Breast Center and Memorial Lighthouse Medical Imaging Designated as ACR Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence Beacon Health System’s Memorial Regional Breast Center in South Bend and Memorial Lighthouse Medical Imaging in Mishawaka have been designated as Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The...
Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Weiss of the Elkhart General Hospital Radiology Department 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. Weiss for this distinction because he makes authentic and trustworthy...
South Bend, IN – Beacon Health & Fitness - South Bend announced today that it has achieved certification by the Medical Fitness Association, the country’s leading organization dedicated solely to medically integrated wellness and fitness facilities. This certification represents a significant step forward in improving the health of the entire...
Patient comfort, convenience keystones of new offices For patients receiving cancer treatments, staying close to home and near family support is vital. The recent addition of a new Beacon Medical Group oncology practice and the expansion of Elkhart General Hospital’s infusion therapy center are enriching oncology services to meet the community’s...