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From my family - to our hometown hospice

Patty Culbert Fremont Hospice

Circumstances in our lives often create change. For 20 years I helped people in our community through my work as an ER Nurse at ProMedica Memorial Hospital. It was through my work as an RN that I was drawn to the one-on-one care of patients with terminal illnesses.

Great news for heart health!

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Exciting news was recently announced regarding cardiac rehab for patients with heart failure. Medicare has now expanded cardiac rehabilitation benefits to its consumers. This expanded coverage includes services that are provided at ProMedica Memorial Hospital, and could greatly benefit our patients.

Honoring hospice volunteers

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Forty years ago, President Richard Nixon declared the first National Volunteer Week to recognize Americans who give of their time and talents to benefit others. This was the same year, 1974, that the Connecticut Hospice – one of the first hospices in the country – opened its doors changing the way dying persons were cared for in the U.S.

Hey mom, it's (not) time to cut the cord... yet.

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There is an old saying that there is nothing new under the sun. That is especially true in the labor room. After all, women have been having babies for millennium without the aid of modern obstetrics. How different can it really be? So when I say new trends, I really mean we are rediscovering old truths and applying them in new ways – and surprise, surprise, we are finding out they actually work. One of these new trends is delayed cord clamping.

Hey kids, GO out and get healthy!

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Recently, I began participating in Sandusky County GO, which is a collaborative effort between local business agencies, county parks, hospitals, the health department, schools and recreation centers to create a healthier Sandusky County.

Teamwork All Over Town: Taking pride in our emergency response

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On Wednesday, March 12 in near blizzard conditions there was a devastating accident on the Ohio Turnpike. The event resulted in multiple fatalities and critical injuries. Because ProMedica Memorial Hospital was the most accessible hospital to the crash, emergency responders brought many of the injured individuals to us for treatment. Although this was a tragic event, our community can be very proud of the emergency response of local EMS services, fire and rescue agencies and ProMedica Memorial Hospital.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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According to the CDC, Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it.

It’s 3D… baby!

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Recently, ProMedica Memorial Hospital acquired two LOGIQ™ E9 ultrasound systems with XDclear transducer technology from GE Healthcare. These exceptional new ultrasound systems provide outstanding image quality for our patients. 

Healing hearts with cardiac rehab

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Cardiac Rehabilitation week was February 9-15. The Cardiac Rehab staff would like to share information about our program, which can be a life saver for patients who have experienced a cardiac event or cardiac surgery.

Be kind ... just like momma said

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There are two phrases that my mother used to tell my sisters and I quite frequently that still ring in my head: “make good choices” and “treat others as you would want to be treated.” Of course then it just meant share my toys, no name calling and be nice to everyone. Now, it's a little different, although the concept remains the same.

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