October 9, 2018

October is National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, and Memorial Health System is once again teaming up with the American Physical Therapy Association and other physical therapists across the country to help promote the use of physical therapy to treat pain as an alternative to opioid use. “Recent studies show people with chronic low back pain might […]

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October 3, 2018

Home Health & Hospice of Dickinson County to Host Caregiver Support Group October 9th

Home Health & Hospice of Dickinson County will host a support group for caregivers on Tuesday, October 9th, 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. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you care for a spouse, parent, family member […]

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October 2, 2018

MHS Employees Donate to The Hope Center

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 September. The day was organized by the MHS Employer of Choice (EOC) committee. A total donation of $265 […]

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October 1, 2018

Collective Goods Sale Offers Discounts on Books and Gifts October 4 and 5

Start your holiday shopping, find the perfect gift for any occasion, or treat yourself at the Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps Collective Goods Sale (formerly Books are Fun). The sale will be on October 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and October 5th from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Memorial Hospital lobby, […]

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September 18, 2018

Jurgensen Graduates KHA Leadership Institute

The KHA (Kansas Hospital Association) Leadership Institute graduated its 17th class of 30 students on September 6 at the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show in Overland Park. Students were nominated by their hospital’s CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals. Included in the class was […]

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September 17, 2018

Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps Earns Gold Award for 26th Consecutive Year

Shown from left: Jeannette Butler, HAK District 3 Coordinator; Harold Courtois, MHS CEO; Wendy Klosterman, MHS Volunteer Corps President; Diana Holloway, HAK President; Tom Bell, KHA President. The Memorial Health System (MHS) Volunteer Corps was awarded the Gold Award of Excellence for the twenty-sixth consecutive year at the annual joint luncheon for Kansas Hospital Association […]

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September 12, 2018

Mammography Services Passes Survey

Photo: Memorial Hospital Radiology and Imaging Director Rhonda Schmid (right) and Ryann Woodall, Radiologic Technologist (left). The mammography department passed a KDHE survey in which no deficiencies were found.  Memorial Hospital’s Radiology and Imaging Department received notification from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) that mammography services has again passed its recent survey […]

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September 11, 2018

New 3D Mammography Machine, Impact the Cure, and Breast Cancer Awareness to be Featured at Lunch Meeting

Rhonda Schmid, Memorial Hospital Radiology and Imaging Director, and RaeLyn Swisher, Impact Sports and Fitness Director, will be the guest speakers at the next Healthwise 55 luncheon. They will talk about the new 3D mammography machine, breast cancer awareness, and the upcoming Impact the Cure event in Abilene. Healthwise 55 will be on Tuesday, September […]

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