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    Memorial to Hold 12th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Kidney, Pancreas Transplant Patients

    Memorial Medical Center’s 12th annual 5K Transplant Run/Walk to benefit kidney and pancreas transplant patients will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Washington Park in Springfield.

    Memorial Medical Center to Hold Free Seminar on Ovarian, Other Gynecologic Cancers

    Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on gynecologic cancers at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.

    Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance to Host Conference on Patient Safety

    A seminar on patient safety, “Fundamentally Human: An Innovative Exploration of Patient Safety and Engagement,” will be presented Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.

    Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $282,000 to Annual Campaign

    Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 28th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $282,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.

    Memorial Medical Center Earns Top National Honor in Quality and Safety from American Hospital Association

    Memorial Medical Center is the first hospital in Illinois to receive the American Hospital Association’s top national honor for quality and safety.

    Registration Open for Memorial’s 12th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Kidney, Pancreas Transplant Patients

    Memorial Medical Center’s 12th annual 5K Transplant Run/Walk to benefit kidney and pancreas transplant patients will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, in Washington Park in Springfield.

    Memorial Medical Center’s Bariatric-Surgery Program Earns National Three-Year Reaccreditation

    Memorial Medical Center’s bariatric surgery program has been reaccredited by a national agency for its surgical weight loss program.

    Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

    Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for exhibitors to participate in its seventh annual Be Aware Women’s Fair in October.

    Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards More Than $537,000 in Health-Related Grants

    The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than $537,000 in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives.

    Memorial Medical Center Earns Third Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence

    For the third consecutive time, Memorial Medical Center received the highest honor a healthcare organization can attain for nursing excellence, an achievement reached by only 3 percent of the nation’s hospitals.

    Memorial Medical Center Honored for Eye Donations

    Memorial Medical Center earned recognition for its work in helping patients receive the gift of sight with a cornea transplant.

    Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois Renamed Memorial Behavioral Health

    To stress the importance of behavioral health to overall wellness and to strengthen its connection to Memorial Health System, Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois has changed its name to Memorial Behavioral Health.

    Hospital Launches Memorial Center for Healthy Families

    Memorial Medical Center has launched the Memorial Center for Healthy Families, a new program that offers healthy and wellness guidelines along with nutritional support to children, teenagers and their parents.

    Decatur Memorial Hospital Joins the BJC Collaborative

    Decatur Memorial Hospital has joined The BJC Collaborative, a collaboration among health care systems throughout Illinois, Missouri and Eastern Kansas.

    Memorial’s 2015 Festival of Trees Sets Attendance Record, Raises More Than $332,000

    More than 35,000 people attended Memorial's 26th annual Festival of Trees, which raised $332,107 to fund health-related projects and programs at Memorial Health System and in the Springfield community.

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