Category - Hospital News

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Little Company of Mary Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Excels in Patient Safety- Receives Straight ‘A’ Report Card in 2019 for Patient Safety Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
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Little Company of Mary to Host Fourth Annual Cancer Survivor Event
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Living Rosary
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Spiritual Care Appreciation Week
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Observes Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on October 15th
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For Best Health, Eat a Rainbow of Fruits and Veggies
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Get the Sleep You Need
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Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Lower High Blood Pressure
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Knowing Stroke Symptoms Could Save Your Life

Little Company of Mary Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Jennifer Solis, RN, 4 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 Hospital Excels in Patient Safety- Receives Straight ‘A’ Report Card in 2019 for Patient Safety Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade – marking a “Straight A” report card for LCMH in 2019. The designation recognizes LCMH’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a…

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Little Company of Mary to Host Fourth Annual Cancer Survivor Event

On Saturday, November 2nd, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) will host the fourth annual Cancer Survivor Event at the DoubleTree Hilton (5000 W. 127th St., Alsip, Illinois). This full-day program is open to cancer patients, survivors and those who support them. Our keynote speaker, Zoraida Sambolin, is a breast cancer survivor, Emmy-winning journalist and…

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Living Rosary

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is important to be aware of how domestic violence affects our community and what we can do to combat this ugly global blight.  Domestic violence involves more than physical abuse and robs the lives of its victims from a basic sense of safety. According to the National Network…

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Spiritual Care Appreciation Week

October 20th – October 26th is National Spiritual Care Appreciation Week, a time when we take a moment to recognize the contribution of chaplains in the health and well-being of our community. We are familiar with the phrase “Body Mind and Spirit” – a term that is the hallmark of true wellness. Chaplains focus on…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Observes Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on October 15th

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) will host their Cherished Angel Perinatal Loss Support Group on October 15th, which also is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. On this day, people around the world will be lighting candles in memory of angel babies from 7-8 p.m. It is called the “Wave…

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For Best Health, Eat a Rainbow of Fruits and Veggies

Mom always said, “Eat your vegetables.” But did you know that eating a rainbow of naturally colored fruits and vegetables ensures a more diverse intake of vitamins and minerals? Vitamins are important for functions such as cell repair. Minerals produce hormones and regulate body processes, such as maintaining a regular heartbeat. People who eat more…

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Get the Sleep You Need

Getting a good night’s rest isn’t easy for everyone. Sometimes the stress of work, family and other things can keep you up and thinking late into the night. Certain lifestyle factors can also lead to restless nights. What to do about it, then? By reducing stress, breaking out of bad sleep habits and perhaps creating…

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Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Can Lower High Blood Pressure

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition characterized by repeated pauses in breathing during sleep. The link between OSA and high blood pressure is so strong that if you have one condition you’re likely to have the other. In fact, studies have shown that at least 50 percent of people with OSA also have high…

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Knowing Stroke Symptoms Could Save Your Life

Every 40 seconds someone in America has a stroke. More than 795,000 people will have a new or recurrent stroke this year – and more than 130,000 of them will die. In fact, stroke is our nation’s fifth leading cause of death and one of the leading causes of disability. Yet, many people don’t know…

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