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Whether the headline is about exponential growth in staff and services, receiving an award for digital innovation, or being recognized for excellence in patient safety, the real story is our commitment to you and your family.

  • Feb 16 2021

    Memorial Announces Changes to Visitor Policies

    Memorial Health has announced it will implement several visitation changes at Memorial Hospital, Memorial Health medical centers/service locations, Memorial Medical Group practices, and Memorial Urgent Care locations, noting the organization continues to frequently evaluate and adjust these policies based on current medical conditions and guidance.

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  • Jan 21 2021

    Certified Physician Assistant Joins Memorial

    Memorial Health today announced Madelyn Bartsch, Certified Physician Assistant, will be treating patients at the Memorial Primary Care │ Urbana practice effective January 18, 2021. Bartsch will be providing care to patients of this growing practice, along with practitioners John Crankshaw, MD; Joseph Metz, MD; Rochelle Clark-Pulfer, PA-C; and Danielle Smith, PA-C.

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  • Jan 15 2021

    Memorial Health Issues Statement on 1B Vaccine Program

    At Memorial Health, we are extremely grateful for the amazing level of collaboration that has existed between our organization and the Union County Health Department (UCHD). For decades, we have enjoyed a relationship built on mutual respect and cooperation, both focused on ways we can individually and jointly serve the needs of our community. In some parts of the state and nation, local health departments and hospital systems are not great friends and it benefits residents greatly that Memorial and the UCHD are in lock step. Perhaps at no other time in recent history has that collaboration been more important and effective than now, in the midst of a pandemic. And even more so in this time of mass vaccination planning.

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  • Jan 07 2021

    Memorial Again Earns an "A" for Patient Safety

    Memorial Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Memorial’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six months. It is based on a hospital’s performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections, and other harms to patients in their care.

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  • Jan 04 2021

    New Nurse Director of Surgery

    Memorial Hospital announces the appointment of Dannielle Schroeder as the organization’s Nurse Director of Surgery.

    Schroeder joined Memorial in 2007, starting out on the surgical nursing team as an RN. In 2012, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Chamberlain University College of Nursing and was later promoted to Clinical Coordinator. In 2016, she earned her Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Nursing Administration from Otterbein University. Schroeder also completed the Leadership Success Series, led by Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions.

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  • Dec 08 2020

    Memorial Achieves AHA Gold Level Status

    The results of the American Heart Association 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index have been announced and Memorial Health achieved national Gold Level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.

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