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MHSVC Donates Pictures to Health System

  The Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps (MHSVC) recently donated seven pictures to be displayed throughout Memorial Health System in Abilene. The photos were submitted by local photographers during the construction phase of the new part of the hospital. The MHSVC had the photos framed by SK Designs of Abilene. The pictures are now being […]

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Diabetes Support Group to Meet September 4

The Dickinson County Diabetes Support Group will meet on Tuesday, September 4, at 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Hospital, in Abilene, Conference Room B. Jennifer Kirkpatrick, the dietitian at Memorial Health System, invites anyone with diabetes and/or their family members to join the group. This month’s meeting will be about “Blue Zone Habits” and how diabetes […]

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Abilene Participating in “Safety in Football Campaign”

Each year we seem to hear more and more about injuries in the sport of football. Concerns about concussions, head and neck injuries, and rare fatalities has brought nationwide attention to the safety of the sport. Therefore, as a part of a Kansas state-wide effort, Abilene High School, along with the Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society, […]

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Hospice Volunteers Meeting – Herington

Hospice of Dickinson County will host the monthly Hospice Volunteers meeting on Thursday, August 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Home Health and Hospice Office,11 N. Broadway, Herington. Debbie Bielefeld, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, will present “Understanding COPD” (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). All Hospice volunteers and individuals interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend. Anyone who […]

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Hospice Volunteers Meeting – Abilene

Hospice of Dickinson County will host a Hospice Volunteers meeting on Tuesday, August 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Home Health and Hospice Office, 1111 N. Brady, Abilene. Debbie Bielefeld, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, will present “When the Dog Bites,” a program on the topic of being cautious of aggressive dogs and how protective they are […]

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Memorial Health System Partners with Press Ganey for Patient Satisfaction Feedback

Memorial Health System has partnered with Press Ganey for the purpose of measuring, analyzing, and improving the patient experience. It is the mission of Memorial Health System (MHS) to enhance the health and wellness of all. In an effort to accomplish our mission, we have contracted with Press Ganey, to survey patients via mail or […]

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Impact Sports & Fitness Receives Donation in Memory of Theresa Foster

Photo from left: Sherry Hooper (Theresa’s sister), Steve Foster (Theresa’s husband), and Jackie Foster (family member). Impact Sports and Fitness, in Abilene, recently received two new recumbent bikes. The bikes were purchased with donations (totaling $6,915) collected in memory of Theresa Foster, who was a loyal, long-time member of Impact Sports and Fitness. “We are […]

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Dr. Short Certified to Remain as Hospice Medical Director

   The Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB) has recently completed their fifth examination for qualified hospice physicians. Dr. William Short passed his 2018 certification exam to remain the Hospice of Dickinson County Medical Director. This certification remains valid through November 30, 2024. “Hospice is a great service our health system provides for our community, […]

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MHS Athletic Trainer Attends National High School Rodeo Finals

                             Photo 1 (left to right): MHS Athletic Trainer, Justin Clark, treats a cowboy before his competition. Photo 2 (left to right back row): Justin Clark, Dr. Moffitt, Cory Neal, Dan Clements, Nelson Davis, Dr. Blanton (left to right front row): Anita […]

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