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Part 1: Accepting: Understanding the Benefits of CPAP
 
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Memorial Home Services in Springfield, IL, offers instructions on how to adjust to use of your CPAP machine in your home.
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Memorial's Festival of Trees: How to Create a Tree Topper
 
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The traditional star or angel just doesn’t cut it anymore. Decorators are now topping trees with bows, ribbons, sprays and picks. Visit MemorialsFestivalofTrees.com for details about the annual Festival of Trees, and watch as Jason Wood and Steve Dunker explain and demonstrate how to create a tree topper. Be sure to check out Jason and Steve’s tree at this year’s Festival, Nov. 21-29, 2015 at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. For more information on Memorial's Festival of Trees, visit MemorialsFestivalofTrees.com
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Water Walking
 
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Pool walking is becoming an increasingly popular way to get your 30 minutes of daily exercise, explains Grace Sorrentino, a cardiac rehab nurse with Memorial Heart and Vascular Services.
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Memorial's Hospice Gala 2015 benefiting the Sharing Wishes Fund
 
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In April of 2015, supporters gathered to raise money for a fund that helps fulfill the wishes of Memorial Home Services hospice patients. The goal of hospice is to focus on quality of life for every patient-physically, emotionally and spiritually. Much time is spent reflecting with patients and families about their memories, hopes and wishes. Comments of "I wish I could..." or "I wish I had..." are common. Join us as we support the Sharing Wishes Fund at our annual Hospice Gala. Whether it is a special family-and-friends gathering or a visit from a distant loved one, your donation can help make the wish of a hospice patient become a reality. You can help. Donate today at SharingWishesFund.org.
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The Story of a 26-Year-Old Stroke Patient
 
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At age 26, Darah Nelson is far younger than the average stroke patient. Yet on Oct. 18, 2012, she found herself in her office, the door closed, and unable to move or speak. A family friend, who had once experienced a stroke, happened to stop by, opened her door and quickly recognized the signs of a stroke. Darah arrived via ambulance to Memorial Medical Center, where the Emergency Department team launched its Star 45 program, the 45-minute diagnostic timeline that determines whether patients, like Darah, are candidates for stroke treatment. This video chronicles her story.
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Time-Lapse Video of Tower Crane Build at Memorial Medical Center
 
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A 200-foot tower crane has taken its place just outside the main entrance of Memorial Medical Center. The 100,000 pound behemoth will call MMC's front lawn home for the next three years, and will be responsible for a large portion of the construction on the new Patient Care Tower. The assembly of the crane itself was a fairly involved operation. Read about the crane erection at AdvancingCareByDesign.com, and take a look at our video of the whole process—from beginning to end, over the course of just five days beginning Monday, Aug. 5. The tower crane is now fully operational, and has begun its work on the Patient Care Tower.
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Survivor - A Patient Experience from the Heart
 
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On Oct. 8, 2013, George Rudis went on a run. Two days later, he woke up at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois, having suffered a major heart attack. This is George's story.
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The Weight Loss & Wellness Center - Dane's Story
 
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Hear how the Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Center helped Dane lose more than 270 pounds. Learn more at www.memorialweightlossandwellnesscenter.com
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Memorial Physician Services - Christopher Rivera, MD.
 
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Memorial Physician Services (MPS) is a primary care network located in Central Illinois. Affiliated with Memorial Health System, the MPS network includes 14 branch clinics that support a variety of outpatient services.
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Advancing Care by Design: A Field Trip to Selvaggio Steel
 
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We love our local connections to Springfield-based companies, and that's certainly true with the partnership between Memorial Medical Center and Selvaggio Steel, a family-owned company based in Springfield that is fabricating more than 1,800 tons of structural steel for MMC's Advancing Care by Design expansion project. Memorial Medical Center is dedicated to using local vendors and labor when at all possible. "That has created a huge positive environment in the community, allowing the local economy to grow," said president Mark Selvaggio, who with his brother, vice president Tony Selvaggio, manages Selvaggio Steel, which was founded by their father, Joe, in 1957. Selvaggio Steel is doing all the structural steel work for Advancing Care by Design, which will transform MMC and how we deliver care to the hundreds of thousands of patients we serve each year. The company also handled the structural steel work for two other buildings on Memorial's campus: the Springfield Clinic First building and the Springfield Clinic First North building under construction. Selvaggio is one of the largest and most automated structural steel companies in Illinois, Mark said. It was the first company in Illinois to take advantage of 3D computer-aided drafting for steel and is certified by the American Institute of Steel Construction -- the gold standard in the industry. With state-of-the-art fabrication equipment and computer technology, the company has created a safer work environment for its employees and is able to fabricate even more precise steel parts for its clients in less time.
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Memorial Physician Services - Stephanie Gadbois, MD, MSPH
 
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Memorial Physician Services (MPS) is a primary care network located in Central Illinois. Affiliated with Memorial Health System, the MPS network includes 14 branch clinics that support a variety of outpatient services.
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Memorial: Through a Patient's Eyes
 
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How a patient feels is more than just a physical question. It’s very common for patients – and their family members – to feel anxiety, confusion and fear while in a hospital or a physician’s office. Therefore, it is critical that caregivers provide excellent medical/physical care while at the same time reducing stress and anxiety by making patients feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible. To help all employees understand the patient experience from the patient’s perspective, a video was created for the last leadership development sessions and is now available for all employees.
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Memorial's Festival of Trees: How to Design a Unique Holiday Wreath
 
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Check out these tips to decorate your own unique holiday wreath. In this video, Megan Henley Brown, owner of Trendsetters Design, Inc. teaches WNNS radio show host, Chris Murphy, some great tips on wreath decorating. Trendsetters Design showcases their talent every year at Memorial's Festival of Trees held annually in November in Springfield, IL. Visit MemorialsFestivalofTrees.com for details.
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Gall Bladder Removal Using Da Vinci Surgery
 
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Take a guided animation tour of how the da Vinci surgeon removes a gallbladder with only one tiny incision through the navel. Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL offers this procedure along with several other da Vinci procedures, all resulting in better outcomes, less scarring, shorter hospital stay and quicker recovery time.
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The Urology Nurse Navigator at Memorial Medical Center
 
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Unique to Memorial Medical Center, the Urology Nurse Navigator is a registered nurse who has many years of experience with urologic patients and their experiences. The nurse navigator offers support and personalized services for every step of the way during and after an inpatient stay at Memorial Medical Center. The navigator provides one on one education and emotional support for you and your family regarding your individual urologic diagnosis and post operative course. The navigator shares information related to medical, social, and community services should you need additional resources. The navigator will advocate on your behalf to your physicians and hospital staff. The navigator can also communicate with your provider's office regarding your hospital course and can arrange a follow up plan for you prior to your discharge.
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Advancing Care by Design, Memorial Medical Center Expansion Project
 
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Memorial Medical Center announced in September 2012 its Advancing Care by Design expansion project, a historic multi-year endeavor that will transform the medical center and how we deliver care to the hundreds of thousands of patients we serve each year. When this project is complete, Memorial Medical Center will offer our patients enhanced privacy and safety while improving the comfort and accommodations for families and visitors, as well as expand our operating room capacity and strengthen our relationship with the educational mission of the SIU School of Medicine and other regional healthcare academic partners. The expansion is expected to be fully operational in 2016. Please note: As of April 2014, Memorial's executive vice president and chief operating officer is Charles Callahan, PhD. Former COO Doug Rahn, DBA, is now the president and chief executive officer for Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville. Additionally, the Memorial Center for Learning & Innovation — set to be complete in early 2015 — will now feature four floors instead of three.
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Part 2: Tolerating:  Using Your CPAP Equipment
 
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Memorial Home Services in Springfield, IL, offers instructions on how to adjust to use of your CPAP machine in your home.
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Part 3: Responding:  Adjusting to CPAP Use
 
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Memorial Home Services in Springfield, IL, offers instructions on how to adjust to use of your CPAP machine in your home.
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The new MRI suite at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
 
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Patient privacy is important, and the new diagnostics area, which includes radiology, laboratory, sleep study and cardio-pulmonary, has many enhanced features to ensure privacy. Patients in need of diagnostic tests are escorted to their rooms for appointments, and registration is done either in advance by phone or at the bedside. When possible, testing is brought to the patient in a universal testing room, limiting patients' travel between various departments and improving their safety. Radiology's floor plan is also much more patient friendly. An outer patient corridor and an inner staff corridor help with traffic flow, and a central work area allows staff to work together in an effective and efficient manner. Additional space in the new hospital provides CT patients with a separate prep room where they can drink oral CT contrast in privacy while watching TV or reading a magazine. In the old hospital, patients preparing for a CT sat in a waiting room alongside other patients and family members. Another new addition is the in-house MRI suite. In the past, a mobile truck provided ALMH patients with access to MRIs. With the new MRI suite, there will be seven new patient exams available, providing our patients with access to cutting-edge technology they expect and deserve. Nearby, the sleep study labs were designed with patient comfort in mind. Their first-floor location provides easy access, and the soothing atmosphere with its calming colors helps patients relax during their procedures. Much of what happens is the laboratory is behind-the-scenes, but its impact on patient care is significant. Design features in the lab will enhance communication among employees and improve the work flow, allowing for more efficient and effective patient care.
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The LVRS Miracle for Severe Emphysema and COPD
 
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At Memorial Heart and Vascular Services, we perform more than 12,000 cardiac and vascular cath lab procedures and over 1600 cardiac and vascular surgeries each year. But that's only one part of the patient-centered care that we deliver. Our care begins with community education and awareness, and ends with the desired goal: wellness. Lung Volume Reduction Surgery is often the last treatment option available for people suffering from severe emphysema. Five LVRS programs are certified by the Joint Commission nationwide. Memorial Medical Center offers the only program certified in Illinois. In this video, two patients share how Lung Volume Reduction Surgery changed their lives, and Dr. Stephen Hazelrigg describes the LVRS process.
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Hand Transplant Program at Memorial Medical Center
 
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In 2014, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine launched the first clinical hand transplant program in Illinois. This program, which is the 11th in the nation, builds on a long-standing history of successful replantation -- or re-attachment -- of amputated fingers, hands and upper extremities by SIU's plastic and reconstructive hand surgeons. The procedures are performed at Memorial Medical Center. Hand transplantation is an option for people who have lost one or both hands below the elbow and may even be beneficial for some above-elbow amputees. The goal is to restore hand function and sensation as well as a state of wholeness to the body.
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Memorial Physician Services - Amy High, MD
 
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Memorial Physician Services (MPS) is a primary care network located in Central Illinois. Affiliated with Memorial Health System, the MPS network includes 14 branch clinics that support a variety of outpatient services.
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Memorial Medical Center Patient Story: A Special Connection
 
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A new mom's brush with death creates a lifelong friendship with her nurse after her care experience at the Family Maternity Suites at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois.
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The Memorial Bariatric Experience: Results
 
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Three Memorial Bariatric Services patients share how they've changed their life with our program.
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"Look Good... Feel Better" at Memorial Medical Center.
 
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Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Foundation, this two-hour, hands-on workshop held at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL is designed to give women in various stages of cancer treatment a personal makeover. Participants receive a complimentary cosmetic kit for the skin care and makeup application lesson as well as advice on options for dealing with hair loss and nail care techniques. They experiment with various wigs and receive suggestions on how to wear scarves and other accessories. The professional guidance comes straight from trained cosmetologists who volunteer their personal time to lead the workshops. For more information on the Look Good ... Feel Better program or to register for the next workshop, visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org.
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Mike Dulakis: Stroke Survivor
 
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Mike Dulakis, 39, was lifting weights when a stroke nearly took his life. When he arrived at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, the emergency team immediately began stroke protocol to determine if Mike was a candidate for tPA—a blood clot busting drug. They administered tPA and transferred Mike to Memorial Medical Center, a Comprehensive Stroke Center in Springfield, Illinois, where additional care got him on the road to a full recovery.
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Shirley Jensen - The new Special Procedures Area at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
 
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Shirley Jensen has been receiving treatments at ALMH's same-day care department for more than a year. She has a condition called plastic anemia, which prevents her bone marrow from producing the levels of blood her body requires. Same-day care, now known as the Special Procedures Area (SPA), has increased capacity from nine to 11 rooms. The rooms emphasize patient comfort chairs for family members, as well as private bathrooms. Computers in each room allow caregivers to conduct bedside charting. Shirley is particularly glad her treatments are easier to get to on the first floor of our new hospital. In the past, she has visited ALMH each Tuesday for a blood draw; if her levels are out of line, she returns the next day for a blood transfusion. The staff is wonderful, Shirley says. "They work together and take care of the patient." Procedures conducted in SPA include transfusions, injections, IVs, PICC line maintenance and removal and dressing changes. The SPA is conveniently located next to surgery, connected with a private inner hallway, so outpatient surgery patients are not pushed through a public corridor.
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Mike Dulakis: Stroke Survivor
 
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Mike Dulakis, 39, was lifting weights when a stroke nearly took his life. When he arrived at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, the emergency team immediately began stroke protocol to determine if Mike was a candidate for tPA—a blood clot busting drug. They administered tPA and transferred Mike to Memorial Medical Center, a Comprehensive Stroke Center in Springfield, Illinois, where additional care got him on the road to a full recovery
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Taylorville Memorial Hospital’s Turn the Corner Swing Bed Program
 
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Take a tour of our Turn the Corner Swing Bed Program led by manager Becky Erlenbush. Learn more about this program at https://www.taylorvillememorial.org/Services/Swing-Bed-Program.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s Swing Bed Program
 
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Take a tour of the ALMH Swing Bed Program led by manager Val Cooper.
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Meet Lisa - One Of Our Top 3 ER Story Submitters
 
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Say hello to Lisa, one of our three ER Stories winners out of over 70 submissions. All of the stories we received were remarkable to read, but Lisa's is particularly astounding. She fought through a fractured back, ribs, hip, pelvis, a collapsed lung, and many scratches and bruises to be where she is today. She credits Memorial for her recovery, but her fighting spirit surely helped her along the way!
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Memorial Physician Services - Ekta Basnet, MD
 
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Memorial Physician Services (MPS) is a primary care network located in Central Illinois. Affiliated with Memorial Health System, the MPS network includes 15 branch clinics that support a variety of outpatient services.
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Hospice Care Myths and Misconceptions: Hospice is only for cancer.
 
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Hospice applies to cancer and many other diagnoses including Alzheimer's, dementia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), congestive heart failure (CHF), stroke, end-stage renal disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Mary Bretscher, MD, Associate Medical Director for Memorial Home Services Hospice explains hospice care.
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Medical Checkups: Why They Matter
 
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Wellness checks. Yearly physicals. Preventative health exams. Whatever you call them, annual health-maintenance exams are "a very important tool in maintaining good health and exchanging important information with your doctor," says Benjamin Montgomery, MD, a physician with Memorial Physician Services -- Jacksonville. In this video, Dr. Montgomery explains why wellness checkups are an important factor in your overall health.
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Treatment Alternatives for Kidney Tumors
 
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Each year, 54,000 Americans are diagnosed with kidney cancer and more than 13,000 die from this disease. Fortunately, with early diagnosis and treatment, kidney cancer can be cured. If found early, the survival rate ranges from 79-100%. Removing the entire kidney is not the only option. Many times, only a portion of the kidney needs removed, called a partial nephrectomy. Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Illinois, offers many treatment options for those suffering from kidney tumors.
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Memorial Physician Services – Jennifer Snyder, MD
 
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Memorial Physician Services (MPS) is a primary care network located in Central Illinois. Affiliated with Memorial Health System, the MPS network includes 14 branch clinics that support a variety of outpatient services.
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Virgil Davis - A graduate of Memorial's inpatient stroke rehab program.
 
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Virgil Davis spent about five weeks on Memorial's Inpatient Rehab unit before going home and undergoing additional rehabilitation as an outpatient at Memorial's Koke Mill Medical Center. To keep his fingers and mind agile, he began experimenting with woodworking about a year after his stroke. Scattered throughout his Springfield home and cabin in Pike County is handmade evidence that 73-year-old Davis has come a long way since suffering a severe stroke in 2003. Whistles made out of sticks or deer antlers, toilet paper dispensers that resemble a fishing pole reel, Fighting Illini key chains, wine bottle holders — the only limit to what Davis can create is his imagination. Memorial's inpatient stroke rehab program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and provides a multidisciplinary approach to care.
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What Happens During a Sleep Study?
 
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Eddie, lead technologist at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital's Sleep Center,k answers FAQs about a sleep study. To learn more contact the Sleep Study Center at 217-605-5111 or visit ALMH.org.
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What Do Patients Say About Bariartic Services at Memorial Medical Center?
 
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Could weight loss surgery be right for you? Listen to these patients talk about their experiences at Memorial Bariatric Services in Springfield, IL. Lose weight. Gain health. Visit MemorialBariatricServices.com to learn more.
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Hospice Volunteer, Kay, 2012
 
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A Memorial Home Services Hospice Volunteer shares why she volunteers for the hospice program. For more information on volunteering, visit MemorialHomeServices.com
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Memorial Physician Services - Irfan Moinuddin, MD
 
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Memorial Physician Services (MPS) is a primary care network located in Central Illinois. Affiliated with Memorial Health System, the MPS network includes 14 branch clinics that support a variety of outpatient services.
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Neurointerventional Radiology at Memorial Medical Center, August Elias, MD
 
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Memorial Medical Center, in exclusive partnership with Clinical Radiologists, S.C., provides neurointerventional radiology. Neurointerventional radiology utilizes endovascular and percutaneous techniques to treat vascular conditions involving the central nervous system - the brain, spinal cord, head and neck. These minimally-invasive techniques effectively treat conditions and result in shorter hospital stays and quicker patient recovery times. Augusto Elias, MD, at an established neurointerventional radiology clinic provides consultation, evaluation and follow-up for patients. The clinic, which is located in Memorial Medical Center, accepts referrals from all practitioners.
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Treatment Alternatives for Incontinence
 
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No matter your age or gender, if you suffer from incontinence or leaking urine, there are several treatments to help you get your active lifestyle back. There are medications, exercises and even minor surgical treatments, such as InterStim, TVT, Mini Arc and the male sling. There are many treatments for urinary leakage, but we cannot help if you do not talk about it. Both men and women should reach out to their primary care providers or urologists to discuss their symptoms and treatment options.
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Stacy Curtis - Stretches [Part 1]
 
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Stacy Curtis, Physical Therapist with Memorial's SportsCare, demonstrates key stretches for key muscle groups.
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Heavy Lift: Moving an Ambulance into the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation
 
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Flying ambulance? Memorial's Aimee Allbritton, PhD explains why we lifted this 6,000 pound behemoth into the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.
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The new Outpatient Services Center at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
 
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Construction began on the hospital's outpatient services center in October 2009. The single-story center is designed for outpatients, who account for more than 70 percent of the patient visits to the hospital, and is the second phase of a three-phase construction project. The first phase was a 42,000-square-foot, two-story medical office building completed in the fall of 2009 and has been completely leased by Springfield Clinic. The third phase is the extension of Wilson Street east of Webster Street (Route 29). Taylorville Memorial Hospital is one of six affiliates of the Springfield-based Memorial Health System.
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Sharon's unexpected recovery from a da Vinci hysterectomy.
 
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Recovering from a traditional abdominal hysterectomy can be a long and painful process. The open surgery leaves a wide incision across the abdomen, increasing the recovery time as well as the risk of infection. But it's not the only option. Today, the da Vinci surgical system allows the surgeon to operate through several small incisions. That means patients experience shorter hospital stays, less pain, less blood loss and less scarring. This is local patient Sharon's account of her unexpected recovery from a da Vinci surgical experience.
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