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Month: May 2016

Third HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum Opens!

        For the second time, HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum is spreading its amazingly fun and fascinating health education initiative to a new U.S. city! St. Louis, Missouri becomes the second site in which the popular HealthWorks! Kids’ Museum has been replicated. The first replication site, Tupelo, Mississippi, opened in 2009. Delta Dental Health Theatre, which opened in St. Louis in 1977, was instrumental in teaching kids about the importance of dental health through an interactive experience. In recent years, Delta Dental Health Theatre leadership began seeking new ways to expand health content for its operation. And when...

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Beacon Teams Up with Mayo Clinic Care Network

Beacon Health System and Mayo Clinic announced May 19 that Beacon has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a network of health care providers committed to serving patients and their families through collaboration. Beacon is the first health care organization in Indiana to join the network. The formal agreement gives Beacon access to the latest Mayo Clinic knowledge and promotes collaboration among physicians to benefit patients. Through these shared resources, more patients can get answers to complex medical questions — and peace of mind —while staying close to home. Check out this new video about the collaboration: You can...

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Join Now & Save!

If you’re a Beacon associate, you don’t have to pay the enrollment fee to join Beacon Health & Fitness! Plus, Beacon Associates and their immediate family members receive a discounted monthly membership. The new facility will open in Mishawaka in fall 2016. The new fitness center will feature physician-approved programs … medically-integrated services … 24-hour access … complimentary group exercise classes … and more! Sign up today. Visit beaconhealthandfitness.org or call 574.647.2597 for more information. If you’re not a Beacon associate, you can still save when you join Beacon Health & Fitness. Be one of the first 500 people to sign up and you’ll save up to 65 percent off the enrollment fee. Visit beaconhealthandfitness.org or call 574.647.2597 for more...

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April Doc You Rock!

Memorial Hospital Daniel Meng, MD, PhD, FACC | Cardiology He’s the kind of doctor who not only holds himself to a high standard, but he expects the same of others. In the process, though, Dr. Daniel Meng displays a blend of compassion and humor that makes him a favorite among patients and staff at Beacon Medical Group Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists. “Dr. Meng makes it a pleasure to come to work. All I hear from patients about him makes me want to come to work and do the best I can to provide outstanding patient care. I am proud to say I work for Dr. Meng,” explains a staff member. He is always willing to go above and beyond, no matter the situation. “I had questions and needed help scheduling one of his procedures,” recalls a staff member. “He came up to the front desk, sat with me and helped me.” A trusted practitioner, Dr. Meng is regarded as a leader, teacher and friend. “He is a standout in jumping in and lending a hand in emergency situations. He is dependable and has a way of making all of our staff feel welcomed and appreciated.” And when it comes to his patients, there isn’t much this Rockin’ Doc won’t do. “Patients love Dr. Meng because he keeps things light with his sense of humor but he is very smart and...

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Executive Profiles: Getting to Know Our Leaders

With more than 7,000 associates across four counties and around-the-clock staffing, it can be pretty challenging to get to know people outside our departments. It can be even more difficult to become familiar with those in executive leadership because of their demanding schedules. To help bridge that gap, we will be featuring executive profiles each month that we hope will not only shed more light on what our top leaders do in their day-to-day work, but also highlight their personal lives. Diane Maas – Beacon Vice President of Managed Care and Business Development An enthusiast of mystery novels, Diane...

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