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Author: Laura Bailey

Hey Doc, You Rock! Dr. David Sabato

Congratulations to Dr. David Sabato for being a Doc Who Rocks at Memorial Hospital! A Rockin’ Doc is a physician who brings his or her best to Beacon Health System each day. Associates and colleagues nominated him for this distinction because he makes authentic and trustworthy personal connections to create moments that matter for patients, families and staff members. Here are some of the reasons why his Beacon team members think Dr. Sabato rocks: –Even when he’s very busy, Dr. Sabato shows true caring for patients and their families using gentle and reassuring words. –He appreciates his team members’...

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Hey Doc, You Rock! Dr. Justin Lightburn

Congratulations to Dr. Justin Lightburn 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. Lightburn for this distinction because he makes authentic and trustworthy personal connections to create moments that matter for patients, families and staff members. Here are some of the reasons why his Beacon team members thinks he rocks: • In one instance, Dr. Lightburn graciously performed an emergent, technically challenging and lifesaving procedure. He was assigned at another location,...

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Memorial earns high score for patient safety

Congratulations to our awesome teams at Memorial Hospital! Memorial was one of just 750 hospitals in the country awarded an “A” from the Leapfrog Group, an organization that aims to improve health care quality and safety for consumers. Memorial was awarded an “A” for the last reporting period in Fall 2017, too. The safety grade is based on 27 metrics, including performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in the hospital’s care. “Receiving an ‘A’ Safety Grade means a hospital is among the best in the country for preventing these terrible problems and putting their...

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Attend ‘Strike Out Stroke’ this month

In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, Beacon Health System and the South Bend Cubs are teaming up to Strike Out Stroke during the Friday, May 25, game against the West Michigan Whitecaps. A local stroke survivor will throw out a ceremonial first pitch at the start of the 7:35 p.m. game. Fans at the game can receive a blood pressure check and information about the signs of stroke, the importance of calling 9-1-1 if you suspect a stroke, and ways to reduce your chances of having one. Guests may enter for a chance to win some great prizes, too....

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Hey Doc, You Rock! Dr. Jagadeesh Reddy

Congratulations to Dr. Reddy of the Memorial Epworth Center for being a Doc Who Rocks! A Rockin’ Doc is a physician who brings his or her best to Beacon each day. Associates and colleagues have nominated Dr. Reddy for this distinction because he makes authentic and trustworthy personal connections to create moments that matter for patients, families and staff members. Here are some of the reasons why his Beacon team members think Dr. Reddy rocks: • When Dr. Reddy speaks with patients he gives his full attention to them, noticing the smallest details. • Dr. Reddy is the “patient...

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The news is official: Community Hospital of Bremen has joined Beacon Health System. "We are ready to start our work together," said Beacon CEO Kreg Gruber. "We believe we have a bright future ahead of us." beam.beaconhealthsystem.org/15169-2/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Hundreds of Beacon associates gathered outside Memorial Hospital on Wednesday to celebrate, honor and recognize David Mitchell, respiratory therapist, who died last week. Associates wore David's Notre Dame football #44 on kelly green T-shirts in his memory. ... See MoreSee Less

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