Thursday, April 27, 2017
Children are the future, so let’s keep the future healthy: this week is Every Kid Healthy Week, an annual observance created to celebrate school health and wellness achievements. The week shines a spotlight on efforts made to improve the health and wellness of children and the link between nutrition, physical activity, and learning. Memorial... Read More
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
A lot of effort, time, research, and education goes into preventing the spread of infection at Memorial Healthcare. Nurses at the hospital undertake a variety of roles, some of which are relegated to more behind-the-scenes tasks that most visitors don’t witness firsthand. That’s the case for Debbie Rose, infection control nurse at Memorial... Read More
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
At its recent annual meeting, the Memorial Healthcare Board of Trustees recognized three of its long-time members for their ongoing support of the hospital’s mission, vision and values. Recognized were Ann Marie Bentley, Janice Harper, and Dianna Maurer as they exited the hospital Board at their April 24 board meeting. Ann Marie Bentley served as... Read More
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Occupational therapists enable people across all ages to live life to its fullest despite illness, injury or disability. This April is Occupational Therapist Awareness month and we want to put the spotlight on these incredible individuals, who help people recover from injury, regain skills and provide support for older adults experiencing physical... Read More
Monday, April 3, 2017
Multi-drug resistant organisms that can cause healthcare-associated infections such as CRE (carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae), MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) continue to be a problem among the nation’s healthcare facilities. As these infections continue to threaten patient... Read More
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Sports are on the forefront of plentiful minds with March Madness underway. It’s difficult not to marvel at these athletes and become engrossed by the madness. Between March Madness and the fact that it’s National Athletic Training Month, now’s also a good time to put the spotlight on Athletic Trainers – who certainly play a large role on all... Read More
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Memorial Healthcare is excited to announce the arrival of two da Vinci™ surgical robots to its Owosso campus. This system enables Memorial Healthcare surgeons to perform operations through a few small incisions and which will benefit patients by less blood loss, fewer complications, less pain, shorter hospital stays, smaller incisions for minimal... Read More
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Everyone deserves a solid night’s sleep. Its instant rewards include helping us function properly and feel better day to day. Often overlooked, sleep also contains myriad long-term health benefits. Losing some sleep here and there won’t feel detrimental, but when it persists for long stretches, it’s time to get serious about it. Conquering... Read More
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Find something purple to wear: Purple Day is this Sunday, March 26th.In 2008, Cassidy Megan, who was struggling with Epilepsy, sought a way to rouse people into talking about epilepsy. She wanted to dispel myths and inform those with seizures that they weren’t alone. Thus, the idea of Purple Day was born. Cassidy teamed with the Epilepsy... Read More
Monday, March 20, 2017
Memorial Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce an opportunity for organizations in the community to request an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) funded by donors to its Community Emergency Services Appeal.  One organization will be selected to receive an AED. A one-page application form is available by clicking here. The... Read More