Hospital Radiology Department Passes Survey with Highest Rating

The Memorial Hospital Radiology and Imaging Services Department staff recently achieved a zero deficiency rating during a survey by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Shown are (from left): Dee Parker, Rhonda Schmid, Ryann Woodall, Brittany Burns, Noel Schultze, and Susan Hall. Not pictured: Alexis Kain.  The Memorial Hospital Radiology and Imaging Services Department, […]

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MHS Employees Donate to Neighbor to Neighbor

Employees of Memorial Health System (MHS) recently wore blue jeans at work for another “Jeans Day” fundraiser. Employees who made a donation of at least $5 were allowed to wear blue jeans on the last Friday of August. The day was organized by the MHS Employer of Choice (EOC) committee. A total donation of $245 […]

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MHS Welcomes Dr. Susan Thompson

Memorial Health System welcomes Susan Thompson, MD, as a member of its medical community. Dr. Thompson grew up locally, graduating from Chapman High School in 1977 (Susan Kubin). She received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and completed her residency in Family Medicine with Obstetric Care at Wesley Medical Center […]

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Home Health & Hospice of Dickinson County to Host Caregiver Support Group September 11th

Home Health & Hospice of Dickinson County will host a support group for caregivers on Tuesday, September 11th, at 6:30 p.m. in their office conference room located at 1111 N. Brady, Abilene. Chris McKee, LSCSW, Bereavement Counselor, will be the facilitator. The speaker for the evening will be Mark Guilfoyle, attorney, speaking on “Legal Issues […]

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Health System Employees Recognized for Service

Five-year service award recipients in attendance shown. Ten-year service award recipients in attendance shown. Fifteen-year service award recipients in attendance shown.  Twenty-year service award recipient Noel Schultze (right) shown with MHS CEO Harold Courtois. Twenty-five-year service award recipients, April Morton (left) and Sandra Rein.   Memorial Health System honored 42 employees for their 430 years […]

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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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