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    Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance to Host Conference on Patient Safety

    Featuring three experts on palliative care, a seminar on patient safety, “Fundamentally Human: An Innovative Exploration of Patient Safety and Engagement,” will be presented Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.

    Memorial’s Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Program Receives Recertification from Joint Commission

    Memorial Medical Center received a two-year recertification for its lung volume reduction surgery program, becoming one of only four healthcare facilities in the nation – and the only one in Illinois – to earn the achievement from the Joint Commission.

    Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon Will Be Held This Month at Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA

    The second Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon will take place Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA, 4550 W. Iles Ave.

    Memorial Medical Center to Host Free Introductory Seminar on Fitness for Adults Over 40

    Memorial Medical Center will host a free introductory session for athletes and active adults over 40 years old at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at Memorial SportsCare.

    Memorial Employees Donate $301,000 to Annual Fundraising Campaign

    Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 29th annual employee giving campaign raised a record-breaking $301,352 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.

    Memorial Medical Center to Host After-Hours Event for RNs

    Memorial Medical Center will hold a casual after-hours business reception for registered nurses who are interested in a career at the nonprofit Springfield hospital.

    Registration Open for Memorial’s 13th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Transplant Patients

    Memorial Medical Center’s 13th annual 5K Transplant Run/Walk to benefit our transplant patients will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, in Washington Park in Springfield.

    Memorial Health System, Heritage Health to Open 19-Bed Inpatient Hospice Unit in Springfield

    A 19-bed inpatient hospice unit will open in early June as part of an expansion of a partnership between Memorial Health System and Heritage Health.

    Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards Record-Breaking $544,000 in Health-Related Grants

    The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than a half-million dollars in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives – a record-breaking total for the foundation's grant program.

    Memorial Health System CEO Ed Curtis to Receive Honorary Doctorate During UIS Commencement

    Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Illinois on May 13 during commencement ceremonies for the University of Illinois Springfield.

    Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

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

    Memorial Medical Center Honored for Eye Donations

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

    Memorial Heart and Vascular Services to Sponsor Free Heart-Health Event for Women

    Area women are invited to a free community event featuring fun and interactive breakout sessions to improve their heart health at Celebrate the Heart of a Woman from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at the Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA, 4450 W. Iles Ave.

    SportsCare Offers Training Program for Local Triathlon

    Memorial Medical Center's SportsCare will offer a 12-week training program in June for participants in the Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon in late summer.

    Memorial Medical Center, Springfield Clinic to Sponsor Second Annual Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon at Springfield YMCA

    Online registration is now open for the second annual Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA, 4550 W. Iles Ave.

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