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National Police Week
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National Police Week

National Police Week took place May 12 to May 18. May 15 was National Peace Officer Memorial Day. “It’s a week intended to recognize all police officers across the country who are actively serving and to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice by giving their lives to protect others,” stated Kettering Health Network Chief…

National Organ Donation Month
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National Organ Donation Month

April was National Organ Donation Month, and Sycamore Medical Center was honored to celebrate with heart transplant recipient, Hank Dodson, and his wife, Shirley. Hank came to Sycamore and shared his story and was kind enough to help us raise the Donate Life flag on our flag pole, which was kept up for the month…

Sycamore Blood Drives a Continued Success
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Sycamore Blood Drives a Continued Success

Since 2013, Sycamore blood drives have been coordinated by Teresa Taylor and Joshua Felts. During this time, their commitment to blood donation and saving lives has resulted in 352 units of blood being donated; this means 1,056 lives in our community have been impacted by Sycamore’s generous blood donors. In 2018 Sycamore Medical Center received…

Sycamore MRI Receives Accreditation for Breast Exams
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Sycamore MRI Receives Accreditation for Breast Exams

Sycamore MRI recently received the American College of Radiology Accreditation for performing breast exams. Sycamore is currently the only MRI in the network with this accreditation. American College of Radiology Accreditation is recognized as the gold standard in medical imaging and is proven to provide the highest level of image quality and safety by documenting that…

Change—A Good Thing!
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Change—A Good Thing!

Dear Sycamore Family, When I was given the opportunity to become the president of Sycamore Medical Center, Senior Services, and Kettering Behavioral Medicine Center, I did three things: 1. I prayed a prayer of gratitude and guidance regarding this change. I felt peace. 2. I called my husband and children about my work change. They…

Michael Brendel Named Vice President of Patient Care Services
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Michael Brendel Named Vice President of Patient Care Services

Michael Brendel, MHL, RT, RN, will be joining our executive team as vice president of Patient Care Services for Sycamore Medical Center. An accomplished health care leader, Michael most recently served as chief operating officer for Centura Health in Colorado, where he oversaw strategy and business development for Perioperative Services, Imaging, Heart and Vascular Services,…

Rehab Medicine Holds Continuing Education Event
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Rehab Medicine Holds Continuing Education Event

On Friday, February 22, Sycamore Rehab held a continuing education event called Decrypting Dysphagia Treatment and Assessment: What You Didn’t Learn in Dysphagia 101. Dysphagia is the medical term for swallowing difficulties. Some people with dysphagia have problems swallowing certain foods or liquids, while others can’t swallow at all. Dysphagia has many causes—physical (anatomical) obstruction to…

Shoes4theShoeless
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Shoes4theShoeless

During the month of February, we held another sock drive for Shoes4theShoeless, an organization that has delivered well over 75,000 pairs of shoes and socks to disadvantaged children with the Great Miami Valley region. Thank you to all who participated. Through this year’s drive, we collected 5,000 pairs of socks. To close out the 2019…


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