News Tagged ‘Pulaski Memorial Hospital’
“I was in Lafayette at Home Hospital for about 10 years, and then just south of Indianapolis for almost 10 years,” Barry told the Winamac Town Council. “Most recently I was in a small critical-access hospital in Eldorado, Ill. which makes Pulaski Memorial look like the Taj Mahal.”
Barry added that PMH is a “real gem” and said he’s very impressed with the quality of programs and care offered locally.
Pat Smith has not only held the role of director of media marketing; she has also been the director of volunteer services and the director of the volunteer chaplain’s program.
Pulaski Memorial Hospital has begun expanding their oncology coverage to three Fridays each month in an effort to provide the community with quicker and more convenient medical oncology appointments at a location not too far from home.
A fundraiser at Pulaski Memorial Hospital culminated in the presentation of a check for $350 to Christina Pugh to go toward a $5000 goal pledged to Riley Children’s Foundation in Indianapolis by Emily Larkin. Larkin pledged the goal in honor of her sister, Christina Pugh, a cancer survivor. The $350 check had been raised by hospital employees during a “pizza and jeans day” fundraiser.
Pulaski Memorial Hospital welcomes new CEO Tom Barry.
Barry was most recently the President and CEO of a hospital in Eldorado, Ill. and was the COO at Home Hospital in Lafayette and Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin for nearly 20 years.
Pulaski Memorial Hospital has announced the first New Year’s baby at the facility.
Skarlet Madison Ehlers of Star City was born Monday morning at 7:12 a.m. ET. Her parents are Kelsie Gainer and Shawn Ehlers of Star City. Scarlet weighed in at seven pounds, eight ounces and is 21.5 inches long.
After 28 years, the CEO of Pulaski Memorial Hospital has retired. Richard H. Mynark retired Friday.
Mynark was instrumental in planning, developing and implementing the hospital’s critically needed facility renovation and modernization project in February 1985. The new front addition was finally complete in 2003.
Pulaski Memorial Hospital’s winner of the Patsy Shoemaker Award for 2012 has been announced.
The Patsy Shoemaker Award is presented to the Pulaski Memorial Hospital Outstanding Associate of the year each December and the 2012 recipient was Michele Willing. Willing began her career at the hospital in 1988 as a medical transcriptionist in Health Information. She then advanced to Data Specialist within the department. After the unexpected passing of Patsy Shoemaker, she filled the position of Health Information Management Supervisor.
Willing continues in her work as Health Information Management Supervisor.
Pulaski Memorial Hospital has named its MVP for 2012 and the recipient is Nursing Administration Secretary, Debbie Good.
Good has worked at Pulaski Memorial Hospital twice has been employed there for nearly three decades. She believes that the hospital is a blessing to Pulaski County and couldn’t imagine what it would be like to have to go out of town for routine services.
She’s grateful for the association with the hospital and the people she has gotten to know and appreciate.
A significant number of people have come down with the flu, and some places are taking steps to prevent the sickness from spreading. Due to the high number of flu cases in the area, Pulaski Memorial Hospital has announced that in an effort to protect their patients, staff, and visitors, the hospital will be temporarily limiting visitation.
Pulaski Memorial Hospital has received word about a possible scam that may affect their “emergency response system” users. Pulaski Memorial Hospital Home Health & Hospice provide this service, and they have been contacted by the company with a warning.
A scam involving a fake company is attempting to mimic Philips Lifeline and is making the rounds that affects senior citizens in our community.
Laura G. Hauptli, 56, of Francesville, Indiana passed away Monday, July 23, 2012. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. ET at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville. Visitation is Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. ET at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Scleroderma Foundation or to the Pulaski Memorial Hospice.
Funeral services for a former Starke County Sheriff will be held tomorrow afternoon.
Wilkus Minix passed away Wednesday, July 5 at the Pulaski Memorial Hospital in Winamac. He was the Starke County Sheriff from 1995 to 1998, and he was also an officer for the North Judson Police Department and the Starke County Sheriff’s Department.
He was a member of the Starke County VFW and the Knox American Legion. He also served as a California Township Advisory Board member and was a former precinct committeeman for the Republican Party.
Funeral services will be tomorrow at 1 p.m. CT at the Braman and Son Memorial Chapel in Knox with visitation today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. He will be interred in the Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox.