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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, Ind., December 14, 2020 – Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend have been awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national...
Dear Beacon Team, We’ve all been in this together for the past seven months, since our first confirmed case of COVID-19 back in March. We’ve worked together to mitigate the spread of the virus in our hospitals, clinics and offices. And together, our efforts have resulted in very low exposure to and...
Beacon Granger Hospital is proud to introduce our new online ER Check-In process. The ER Check-In is a quick, confidential way to let Beacon Granger Hospital know that you are on your way with a non-life threatening emergency.  If your condition is life threatening or time-sensitive, please call 911 or go...
Over the past six months in quarantine and isolation, a new term has gained popularity: doomscrolling. Maybe you’ve doomscrolled while sitting on the couch or trying to fall asleep or even while in line at the grocery store. Switching from a Facebook feed full of arguments to a Twitter timeline full...
As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Beacon Health System providers are able to consult with Mayo Clinic specialists through eConsults — electronic consultations that provides a second opinion at no additional charge to the patient. Dr. Thomas Reid recently requested an eConsult when a patient came to his office...
The 2020 Sunburst Races, scheduled to take place August 8 in South Bend, have been canceled out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of participants and the community during the continued COVID-19 pandemic. “While we realize how disappointing this is to everyone involved in Sunburst Races, the...
When Cliff Johnson meets his third great-grandchild later this year, he’ll do so as a cancer survivor. “They haven’t told us if it’s a boy or a girl yet,” says Sharon Johnson, Cliff’s wife. Ten years ago, Cliff’s family took him to the ER when he started bleeding unexpectedly. Physicians diagnosed him...