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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...
ELKHART and SOUTH BEND, Indiana, April 29, 2021 – Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend received an “A” grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Beacon’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent...
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,...
SOUTH BEND, Indiana – Cigna has recognized Memorial Epworth Center as a Center of Excellence for Adult Mental Health. With a wide range of behavioral health and substance use hospital and residential treatment locations across the country, the Cigna Centers of Excellence program helps customers identify the most appropriate care. Memorial...
ELKHART and SOUTH BEND, Indiana – Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend have been recognized by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield with a Blue Distinction® Centers Plus (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital...