Category - Hospital News

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Conquer Colorectal Cancer
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Seeks Hospice Volunteers
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LCMH to Recognize Nurses on Certified Nurses Day: March 19th
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LCMH Nurse Receives the DAISY Award for Excellence
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Colon Health: Moving in the Right Direction
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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC
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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Azhar Awan
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Little Company of Mary’s Annual Crystal Heart Ball Honored Two Well-Known Community Awareness Organizers and Raised nearly Half a Million Dollars for a Great Cause
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University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at LCMH Unveils State-of-the-Art Radiation Oncology Technology at Evergreen Park Campus
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LCMH Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award As America’s Best Breast Center for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Conquer Colorectal Cancer

If you’re nearing the big 5-0, or that milestone birthday has come and gone, and you haven’t had a screening colonoscopy yet, be sure to put it on the calendar. During the “gold standard” test for colon and rectal cancer, your doctor will use a thin, flexible tube with a tiny video camera at the…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Seeks Hospice Volunteers

Hospice Volunteer Training to Take Place in April. Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) invites members of the community to become a Hospice volunteer.  The Hospice Program at LCMH provides compassionate care to patients with a terminal diagnosis.  Patients are cared for in their homes surrounded by the people who love them. The Hospice program…

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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 of…

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LCMH Nurse Receives the DAISY Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Mary Edborg, RN, 4 SW, who recently received the DAISY Award at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH). 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…

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Colon Health: Moving in the Right Direction

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the number one non-tobacco-related cancer killer in the United States. Risk increases with age, and more than 90% of colorectal cancers occur in people aged 50 and older. Yet, only one-third of Americans older than 50 has been screened for colon cancer. For this reason, it…

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Heart Disease in Women: Health Tips & Facts from the CDC

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a “man’s disease,” around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the United States. Learn how to lower your chance for…

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Featured Provider: Get to Know Dr. Azhar Awan

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 Hospital. This month, we had the chance to talk with Azhar Awan, M.D., medical director of Radiation Oncology at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at Little Company…

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Little Company of Mary’s Annual Crystal Heart Ball Honored Two Well-Known Community Awareness Organizers and Raised nearly Half a Million Dollars for a Great Cause

Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) Foundation hosted its annual Crystal Heart Ball on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at the Field Museum. The Masters of Ceremonies were Little Company of Mary’s very own baby alum, Patrick Elwood with WGN News Chicago, along with Nancy Loo, also with WGN News. More than 800 guests danced the…

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University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at LCMH Unveils State-of-the-Art Radiation Oncology Technology at Evergreen Park Campus

On Thursday, January 26th, the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center at Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) unveiled its new radiation oncology Philips Brilliance CT Big Bore with a special blessing ceremony. This advanced technology assists the radiation oncologist with treatment accuracy, patient positioning, and imaging performance. The Center, located on LCMH’s main campus…

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LCMH Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award As America’s Best Breast Center for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) has received the 2017 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers for the fourth consecutive year. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best breast centers based on robust criteria that considers female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. The award signifies that…

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