Thursday, February 23, 2017
Effective immediately, Memorial Healthcare has placed visitor restrictions for the entire hospital, including its Long Term Care units. These restrictions will be in effect until further notice.“These restrictions are being placed into effect due to the increase in flu-like illness and for the safety of our patients, their family members, and our... Read More
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Memorial Healthcare Foundation will be offering three scholarships to area high school seniors who are going to pursue a degree leading to a career in health care.The $1,000 scholarships are being offered to seniors who attend high schools or are home-schooled within the Memorial Healthcare service area.  Applicants must be pursuing... Read More
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Memorial Healthcare Foundation is currently accepting applications for the annual Peggy Gulick Nursing Scholarship. This scholarship was established in honor of Peggy Gulick, former President & CEO of Memorial, for her many years of dedication and commitment to the nursing profession and Memorial Healthcare. “The purpose of this scholarship is... Read More
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Memorial Healthcare offers a free monthly support group for current cancer patients, cancer survivors, and their family and friends the first Monday of each month. This group is open to everyone and meets in the Community Room at Memorial’s Medical Arts Building, 721 N. Shiawassee Street, Owosso. This support group explores a variety of topics... Read More
Monday, February 20, 2017
Peg Watson, RN, Quality Improvement Coordinator with Memorial Healthcare, retired after 30 years of dedicated service on Thursday, February 16.After graduating number one in the class from the Nursing School at Black Hawk College in Moline, Illinois, Peg moved to Michigan and began working for Memorial Healthcare on its medical floor on June 1,... Read More
Monday, February 20, 2017
Heart disease scourges millions and is the leading cause of death nationwide among both men and women. Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined, and every 34 seconds someone in the United States experiences a heart attack. On the surface, it seems bleak. However, many heart disease-related deaths are preventable.... Read More
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Memorial Healthcare announces the opening of Memorial Surgical Associates located on the campus of Memorial Healthcare in the King Street Professional Building, Suite 201 (second floor). This new location offers patients convenient access to its surgeons and Wound Center, all within one office suite. The offices of Memorial Surgical Associates (Dr... Read More
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Memorial Healthcare’s Hospice team will be offering a free, three week volunteer training course starting March 7. The training will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 pm to 4 p.m. This course will offer volunteers the opportunity to learn about what hospice is and many other skills including sensitive communication, infection control, grief... Read More
Monday, February 13, 2017
Right now, nearly 120,000 people are on the national transplant waiting list. It’s a list that quickly grows higher each year – every 10 minutes someone is added to the waiting list. While the list of organ donors climbs higher, it’s not at a speed that matches the need. Ninety-five percent of adults support organ donation, yet only 48% are... Read More
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Sustaining good health status requires regularly seeing a doctor. Far too many people hold off on a doctor visit until they already feel ill. You should see a doctor even when you feel healthy. Someone with a busy schedule may feel like a visit to the doctor’s office is a waste of time when they feel healthy – however, forgoing regular check-... Read More