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Month: March 2016

Welcome Dr. Ramiah

Satya Ramiah, DO Neurohospitalist Dr. Ramiah received his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. He completed his internship and neurology residency at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital in Garden City, Michigan, neurophysiology fellowship at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and the J. Kiffin Penry Epilepsy MiniFellowship in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He previously worked at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as an epileptologist. Dr. Ramiah is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. He is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Neurologists & Psychiatrists, the American Academy of Neurology and the American Osteopathic...

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February Doc You Rock

Scott Eshowsky, MD Beacon Health System’s Chief Medical Information Officer Family Medicine Dr. Eshowsky, a family-medicine physician and Beacon Medical Group’s Chief Medical Information Officer, is described by staff and patients as compassionate and a great listener with a superb bedside manner. “He is very dedicated and loves to take care of our patients,” explains a staff member. “He will add patients at the end of the day and during lunch hour if necessary. Patients never feel rushed by him and he rearranges his schedule often to accommodate them.” Staff members and colleagues rave about his ability to connect with people. “Because of his calm, easy-going demeanor, he is easy to work with and approaches every interaction doing the right thing in the best way possible,” says a staff member. “Dr. Eshowsky works hard and is a true team player. He treats the staff with the utmost respect and values us as team players in providing patient care.” “He consistently demonstrates a focus and concern on the impact on patient care and the experiences of his medical peers. It is no wonder that the staff, physicians and patients at Main Street all love and respect Dr. Eshowsky, our Rockin’...

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The Next Generation of Innovation at Beacon

Innovation is part of Beacon’s culture — it’s in our DNA! To help take us into the next stages of Innovation — taking awesome ideas and forming them into successful business models — Brett Belock, MBA, and Mary Kuhr Anderson, MBA, have joined us as Innovation Project Consultants to lead the Beacon Business Innovation Lab. A Look Inside the Lab Teaming up with our Performance Improvement and Exceptional Experience teams, Brett and Mary will collect and prototype potential system-wide Innovation projects and shepherd them through a coordinated, formal approval and implementation process. In essence, the Innovation Lab isn’t a...

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Construction Updates Around Beacon

Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program Things are close to wrapping up on the 13,500-square-foot addition and renovation. Staff moved into into their new space the week of December 14. The following areas are currently being renovated: two additional nurses stations, lab and blood draw rooms, nurse triage, call center, check in/out areas, conference room, staff break area and additional offices. An open house and celebration is planned for May 24. Beacon Health & Fitness Construction teams are making good progress on the 67,000-square-foot building. Site work and foundations are 80 percent complete and the exterior precast concrete wall panels...

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Welcome, New e.crew 2016

Now in its seventh year, e.crew recognizes rising stars at Beacon Health System. This year, 27 associates will join the more than 150 others who have participated in the program that offers team-based learning opportunities to advance special projects in three specific areas over the next year: Recognition/Feedback, Transparency/Communication and Employee Support. Beacon e.crew members also expand their knowledge of the organization through: • Structured activities and training to enhance professional development • Attendance at Leadership Connection Days • Interaction with top Beacon leaders The Origins of e.crew The idea for e.crew was conceived in 2009 when then Vice...

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