At Jewish Hospital in Louisville, part of KentuckyOne Health, a team of surgeons recently used an advanced microsurgical technique to take abdominal tissue from one identical twin and use it in breast reconstruction for the other twin: something that has happened only five times in the world.
The Mercy College bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program in Des Moines is Iowa’s only recipient of 2017 funding for a White Coat Ceremony. More than 80 new undergraduate students at Mercy College School of Nursing participated in the school’s first-ever white coat ceremony, a rite of passage that welcomes students into medical professions.
CHI oncology investigators and research teams from around the system received a total of 11 awards at the annual meeting of the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP). This NCI-supported network brings cancer prevention clinical trials and cancer care delivery research to people in their home communities.
TriHealth, Cincinnati, OH, has set new goals to increase the organization’s leadership diversity and supply chain spending with minority, women and veterans. This is part of TriHealth’s long-term commitment to diversity and inclusion, according to Mark Clement, president and CEO.
Throughout CHI, spiritual care teams are ready to provide comfort, compassion, and hand-on help in many situations. A recent story in Catholic Health World looks at how spiritual care teams rise to the occasion during natural and man-made disasters: and, the first example is the spiritual care team at CHI St. Luke’s Health-Baylor St. Luke’s Medical
Joe Johnson, the program coordinator for the FATHER Project, received Outstanding Professional of the Year award at The Nurturing Fathers Program 2017-2018 Summit. Since launching in 2011, the FATHER Project of CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health, Park Rapids, MN, has provided life-changing support for families.
Pediatric and infant heart and vascular patients at Saint Joseph London, London, KY, now have better monitoring technology closer to home. With the help of a $10,000 grant from the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the hospital has purchased echo probes sized specifically for smaller patients.