Vim & Vigor - Fall 2013 - Community Healthcare - (Page 1)

CONTENTS SPECIAL In Good Hands For more than a decade, thousands of people, including Louise Thompson of Valparaiso, have come to the Hand Center at St. Catherine Hospital for relief. 56 DEPARTMENTS 2 Community Message Working together for a healthier tomorrow. 3 Community Briefs Community Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center are recognized for the quality care provided to patients. 46 Virtual Health Help with meal planning, cool gadgets and more! COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAN M AC MEDAN/CONTOUR BY GETTY IMAGES 50 SPOTLIGHT ON: St. Mary Medical Center Preparing students for the future. 52 SPOTLIGHT ON: Community Hospital Patients are walking without pain after getting treatment for PAD. 54 SPOTLIGHT ON: St. Catherine Hospital A retail outlet opened to help patients stay informed when making health decisions. 4 6 8 10 14 19 FEATURES Dream Team A growing national trend, hospitalists are making a positive impact on patient outcomes and satisfaction. Spreading the Health New Healthy Me is a points-based incentive program that has been helping employees maintain healthier lifestyles. Memory Keepers Memory Support Care at Hartsfield Village offers residents programs and a team of trained experts specifically related to dementia. Step It Up Walking offers a number of health benefits. Here are 27 tips for stepping up your routine. Your Mightiest Muscle As one of the most powerful parts of your body, your heart could always use some extra TLC. Well, Well, Well When it comes to cancer, early detection is key. Find out how you can stay on top of your health with regular exams. 22 26 34 38 42 Are You Doing More Harm Than Good? Your good intentions may be sabotaging your health. Is Your Shut-Eye Serving You Well? Getting a good night’s sleep can make any day brighter. Learn about the importance of sleep. Anatomy of an ER Visit Nobody can really prepare for an emergency, but if you know what to expect in the ER, you’re a step ahead of the game. Next-Gen Surgery Learn about the past, present and not-too-distant future of minimally invasive surgery. Attack from Within Having an autoimmune disease can feel like your body’s turned against you. Learn how to manage three of the most common types. ON THE COVER 28 With fatigue, stress and morning sickness, pregnancy is rarely the stuff of fairy tales. Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, can attest to that. Learn about the makings of a healthy pregnancy to give your own little prince or princess a strong start to life. FAL L 2013 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Fall 2013 - Community Healthcare

Vim & Vigor - Fall 2013 - Community Healthcare
Contents
Community Message
Community Briefs
Dream Team
Spreading the Health
Memory Keepers
Step It Up
Your Mightiest Muscle
Well, Well, Well
Are You Doing More Harm Than Good?
Is Your Shut-Eye Serving You Well?
On the Cover
Anatomy of an ER Visit
Next-Gen Surgery
Attack from Within
Virtual Health
SPOTLIGHT ON: St. Mary Medical Center
SPOTLIGHT ON: Community Hospital
SPOTLIGHT ON: St. Catherine Hospital
In Good Hands

Vim & Vigor - Fall 2013 - Community Healthcare

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