Monthly Archives: August 2010

Finding New Outlets for Training

Editor's Note: We've asked two former LifeBridge Health orthopedic patients to do the Save-A-Limb ride in October. As they train, they'll be sharing their experiences here on the LifeBridge Health blog. Today we hear from rider Randy Reisfeld. So, much has gone on since my last blog, but unfortunately not in the area of progressing…
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Summer Volunteer Program Wraps Up at Northwest

Northwest Hospital wrapped up its annual summer volunteer program Friday, and once again employees showed their commitment to mentoring and encouraging youth. The 22 participants were ages 15 to 19 and worked in 21 departments ranging from the gift shop to the finance department to clinical areas. The students, who wore uniforms, completed a total…
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Sinai Pitches in at Maccabi Games

Sinai ER-7 staff once again volunteered with the 2010 Maccabi Games, a part of the 2010 JCC Maccabi Experience. The games, which are an Olympic-style competition, is the largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world, with 5,000 Jewish teens participating. The staff participated over four days during this month's games, staffing two…
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Getting on the Bandwagon

LifeBridge Health is on the bandwagon - the wristband bandwagon, that is. Poor communication about risk factors can lead to negative effects. “Get on the Bandwagon” is a patient safety campaign to standardized color wristbands that alert caregivers to some risks patients may face. For example, a patient may be allergic to penicillin, in which…
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Superheroes Arrive at Sinai Hospital

At Sinai, our pediatric patients are our superheroes. Today, those patients got to meet their superheros: Batman, Robin and Wonder Woman. Thanks to Hope for Henry, a foundation dedicated to bringing smiles to hospitalized children, the characters arrived bearing gifts, food and general awesomeness. Pictured above is 18-month-old pediatric oncology patient Emma Miller, with her…
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