Category - Hospital News

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LCMH Recognizes Outstanding Nurses in Celebration of National Nurses Week 2017
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“Angel Moms” Bring CuddleCot Donation to Little Company of Mary Hospital
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Celebrates Volunteer Week
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National Health Care Decision Week 2017: You’re the Boss
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LCMH Celebrated Doctors’ Day on March 30th
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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

LCMH Recognizes Outstanding Nurses in Celebration of National Nurses Week 2017

On Thursday, May 4th, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) recognized outstanding and dedicated nurses at Little Company of Mary’s 2017 Nurses Week Awards and Recognition Tea. This was part of a national celebration week to honor the nearly 3.1 million registered nurses in the United States that comprise our nation’s largest healthcare profession. This…

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“Angel Moms” Bring CuddleCot Donation to Little Company of Mary Hospital

In April, members of Little Company of Mary Hospital’s (LCMH) Perinatal Loss Committee donated a CuddleCot to LCMH’s Family Birth Center, making LCMH the first hospital in the Chicagoland area to be able to offer this. After each experiencing the tragic loss of a child, Kathleen McShane, Cathy Petraitis and Susie Schultz, members of the…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Celebrates Volunteer Week

Little Company of Mary Hospital Volunteers were recognized and celebrated at their Annual Volunteer Awards and Recognition Luncheon on Tuesday, April 25th at Beverly Country Club. This year’s theme was “Little Company of Mary Volunteers are Superheroes!” More than 200 volunteers enjoyed lunch and were recognized for their hours and years of service at LCMH….

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National Health Care Decision Week 2017: You’re the Boss

National Health Care Decision Week 2017 is April 16th to April 22nd. Most adults prefer to make important decisions about their life themselves. Not that you don’t seek input from trusted friends and family members, a pastor or other personal counselor, but ultimately the decision is yours. This is known as autonomy. When it comes…

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LCMH Celebrated Doctors’ Day on March 30th

Thursday, March 30th, marked the annual celebration of Doctors’ Day across the nation. Physicians touch the lives of patients and their families every day. With a unique combination of expertise, skill and compassion, they help assure vital services and the very best care for members of our community. While their efforts are rarely overlooked, too…

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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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