Tag - Little Company of Mary Hospital

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Managing Pain: Staying as Young as You Feel
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Ten Questions Women Should Ask about Cardiovascular Diseases
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Losing Weight and Gaining Support
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5 West Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Excellence
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Third Time’s the Charm for Mother Seeking “Baby-Friendly” Experience
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Save the Date for the 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair
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Local Third Graders Participate in “What Makes You Healthy?” Art Contest Sponsored by Little Company of Mary Hospital
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14,000 People Gathered on Mother’s Day to Join the Fight against Breast Cancer
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Excels in Patient Safety – Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
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Local Police Officer Receives New Lease on Life after Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Managing Pain: Staying as Young as You Feel

Many of us feel young at heart, but our bodies don’t seem to be on the same page. About 80 percent of Americans ages 65 and older suffer from a chronic disease and 30 percent have three or more chronic diseases. In many cases, these conditions spell long-term pain. Research has shown that half of…

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Ten Questions Women Should Ask about Cardiovascular Diseases

Heart disease and stroke, two of the leading cardiovascular diseases, are the number one and three killers of women. There is much you can do to prevent these diseases, but first you must know your risks. The American Heart Association suggests that women ask their health care providers these 10 questions about heart disease and…

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Losing Weight and Gaining Support

If you’re one of the 68 percent of Americans considered overweight or obese and are thinking of beginning a weight-loss regimen, congratulations! Taking charge of your health today is one of the best things you can do to improve your future. Not only will a sensible diet and regular physical exercise help you lose weight,…

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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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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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Save the Date for the 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair

The 6th Annual Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair will take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Evergreen Park Fire Department (9000 S. Kedzie  Avenue). Free Health Screenings, Hearing Screening, meet Little Company of Mary Hospital Providers, music, dancing and more! This FREE Event is open to community seniors and…

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Local Third Graders Participate in “What Makes You Healthy?” Art Contest Sponsored by Little Company of Mary Hospital

To coincide with this year’s National Hospital Week, Little Company of Mary Hospital (LCMH) sponsored an art contest, “What Makes You Healthy,” for third grade students who attend school within LCMH’s primary service area. National Hospital Week 2019 celebrated hope and healing, and the hospitals, health systems, and women and men who support the health…

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14,000 People Gathered on Mother’s Day to Join the Fight against Breast Cancer

Little Company of Mary’s 20th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk Took Place on Sunday, May 12th On Mother’s Day, May 12th, nearly 14,000 women, men and children gathered together to walk the 20th Annual Beverly Breast Cancer Walk (BBCW). Participants joined together to embark the three-mile route through the historic Beverly Hills and Morgan Park…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Excels in Patient Safety – Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (LCMH) was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes LCMH’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety…

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Local Police Officer Receives New Lease on Life after Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery at Little Company of Mary Hospital

Kevin Hammond, 49, never expected to be a candidate for Bariatric surgery. A police officer, Hammond always was active, outgoing and hard-working. After a knee injury in 2011, he was out of work for some time. His wake-up call came after hitting his heaviest weight of close to 300 pounds. After a few years of…

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