Archive - July 2015

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Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center Earns Comprehensive Center of Excellence Re-Accreditation
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Seeks Dedicated Volunteers
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Named Outstanding Clinical Site by Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, Re-accredited by Illinois Department of Public Health
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25th LCM Nurse to Receive the Daisy Award for Excellence
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Oak Lawn Resident is the First to Receive Breakthrough Liver Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital
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Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips
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Little Company of Mary, UChicago Medicine Expand Pediatric Partnership

Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center Earns Comprehensive Center of Excellence Re-Accreditation

Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) has been accredited as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBCAQIP). This program accredits inpatient and outpatient bariatric surgery centers in the United States and Canada who have undergone an independent, voluntary, and rigorous peer…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Seeks Dedicated Volunteers

Little Company of Mary Hospital seeks dedicated, friendly, mission-driven individuals, who are willing to donate their time at least once a week to the Hospital’s Volunteer Resources department. There are volunteer opportunities for greeters, transporters, gift shop assistance, and many more. The volunteers at Little Company of Mary Hospital play a vital role and are…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Named Outstanding Clinical Site by Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, the Surgical Leadership Team at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) was presented with the Outstanding Clinical Site award on behalf of the Nurse Anesthesia Program at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Each year, the University’s graduating class selects its top Outstanding Clinical Site from among 31 Clinical…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, Re-accredited by Illinois Department of Public Health

Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) Emergency Department has been re-approved by the State of Illinois as an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP). This recognition formally identifies LCMH as a hospital that provides the necessary resources and capabilities to address the emergency needs of critically ill and injured children. A staff of emergency medical…

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25th LCM Nurse to Receive the Daisy Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Vicki Yaros, RN, 4 Southwest. Vicki is the 25th recipient of the DAISY Award at Little Company of Mary Hospital. What Is The DAISY Award? – The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses everyday. Little Company of Mary Hospital is proud…

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Oak Lawn Resident is the First to Receive Breakthrough Liver Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Jerry McElwee feeling great after receiving liver-directed radioembolization In December 2014, 79-year-old Jerry McElwee woke up after four days in Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) ICU and was told that he had been diagnosed with liver cancer, with a highly unlikely chance of survival. McElwee, of the Oak Lawn community, fell ill a few…

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Fourth of July Fireworks Safety Tips

Fourth of July is a fun-filled day spent with family and friends in the backyard grilling, swimming, and watching fabulous firework shows. Fireworks are beautiful and amazing to watch; however, they can also be incredibly dangerous if not used properly. In order to ensure that you and your family have a safe holiday, here are…

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Little Company of Mary, UChicago Medicine Expand Pediatric Partnership

Affiliation to boost community access to specialty care for infants and children Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers and the University of Chicago Medicine are partnering to expand care for infants and children by developing a subspecialty center on the community hospital’s Evergreen Park campus that will provide enhanced neonatology and pediatric…

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