Archive - 2019

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LCMH to Recognize Nurses on Certified Nurses Day: March 19th
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Nurse Manager advocates for others to get Routine Screenings after undergoing Colon Cancer Treatment
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Special Crisis Fund Aids Little Company of Mary Patients in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
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Palos Park Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital
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Little Company of Mary Hospital’s 29th Annual Crystal Heart Ball Celebrated a Well-Known Humanitarian and Raised $410k for Hospital’s Interventional Radiology Services
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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence
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Little Company of Mary now offers Reflexology and Foot Detox Services
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Bariatric Surgery FAQs
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Little Company of Mary Nurse Receives DAISY Award
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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Shamila Garg, Hematologist/Oncologist

LCMH to Recognize Nurses on Certified Nurses Day: March 19th

­ March 19th is Certified Nurses Day, an annual worldwide event dedicated to celebrating board approved certifications as a means to ensure high standards of patient care and to promote continuing excellence in the nursing profession. Certification validates a nurse’s specialty knowledge for practice in a defined functional or clinical area of nursing. Little Company…

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Nurse Manager advocates for others to get Routine Screenings after undergoing Colon Cancer Treatment

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and the third most common cause of cancer death in women. In other words, colorectal cancer is serious. Just ask Mary Grimm, 66, nurse manager at Little Company of Mary…

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Special Crisis Fund Aids Little Company of Mary Patients in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Two decades ago Beverly Area friends and neighbors organized a walk to help support breast cancer patients and the services needed to treat them. Today, their hard work is showcased not only by the state-of-the-art diagnostic technology found at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH), but also a crisis fund that was developed to help…

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Palos Park Woman to Join Thousands this Mother’s Day in the Fight Against Breast Cancer After Undergoing Cancer Treatment at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Lori Smith, 66, grew up on Chicago’s West Side, attending Notre Dame School for Girls and Jones Commercial High School. On November 24, 1973, Lori married Jim Smith, a Southsider. From this union, they have three daughters and five grandchildren. The only real “battle” they had in their family was Chicago Cubs or Chicago White…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital’s 29th Annual Crystal Heart Ball Celebrated a Well-Known Humanitarian and Raised $410k for Hospital’s Interventional Radiology Services

Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) Foundation hosted its 29th annual Crystal Heart Ball on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at the Field Museum. The Masters of Ceremonies were Little Company of Mary’s very own baby alum, Patrick Elwood with WGN News, along with Nancy Loo, also with WGN News. More than 700 guests danced the…

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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Anna Fitzgerald, RN, 5 West, who recently received the DAISY Award at Little Company of Mary. 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 every day. Little Company of Mary Hospital is proud to be…

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Little Company of Mary now offers Reflexology and Foot Detox Services

Reflexology is a holistic therapy known to increase blood flow, offer pain relief, reduce stress and bring the body into balance. Foot Detox provides a thorough and efficient way to cleanse and purify the whole body from toxins. Detoxification can help maintain health and help avoid disease. Our Reflexologist is in the center on Mondays…

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Bariatric Surgery FAQs

Obesity affects far more than just your waistline. It’s a metabolic condition that increases your rish for health problems such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. The Little Company of Mary Bariatric Surgery Center is dedicated to safely and effectively treating patients who are chronically 100 pounds or more over their ideal body weight….

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Little Company of Mary Nurse Receives DAISY Award

Congratulations to Neil Duggan, RN, 7 West, who recently received the DAISY Award at Little Company of Mary. 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 every day. Little Company of Mary Hospital is proud to be…

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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Shamila Garg, Hematologist/Oncologist

Every month, we feature a provider as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great people on staff at Little Company of Mary (LCM). This month, we had the chance to talk with Shamila Garg, M.D., hematologist/oncologist with the LCM Medical Group. Dr. Garg brings a wealth of experience having worked in…

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