Archive - June 2019

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Little Company of Mary’s Bariatric Surgery Center Earns Comprehensive Center of Excellence Re-Accreditation
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Healthy and Safe Swimming
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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence
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FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings on June 27th
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4th of July and Safe Grilling: Tips from the CDC
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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience

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

Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) has been re-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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Healthy and Safe Swimming

Pools, hot tubs/spas, and water playgrounds are great places to have fun, be active, or just relax. Learn how to stay healthy and safe when in the water this summer! Swimming is one of the most popular sports activities in the United States. Just 2.5 hours of physical activity per week, including water-based activity, has…

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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Morgan Micetich, 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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FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings on June 27th

Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center is offering FREE Hand and Wrist Screenings this Thursday, June 27th, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Mary Potter Pavilion, Suite 106 (2850 W. 95th Street, Evergreen Park). Screenings will be conducted by Ramsey Ellis, M.D., fellowship-trained hand and wrist surgeon with Little Company of Mary’s Bone…

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4th of July and Safe Grilling: Tips from the CDC

Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season. Separate When shopping, pick up meat, poultry, and seafood last, right before checkout. Separate them from other food in your shopping cart and grocery bags. To guard against cross-contamination, put…

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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience

Prompted by a question on a Facebook post about whether her hospital was Baby-Friendly, Janet McKay replied that her first two children “were born in a non-baby friendly hospital ,” but the facility where her third child was born was “baby and mama friendly” and she “had an amazing experience.” We were intrigued, so we…

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