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Way to Go Team Sycamore
Sycamore

Way to Go Team Sycamore

After great HCAHP scores on patient experience, Sycamore employees and volunteers wanted to sing about it. Wally Sackett, Sycamore senior vice president, sang the song and wrote the lyrics. Check out their Way to Go (Team Sycamore) video.

Four Stars for Sycamore Glen
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Four Stars for Sycamore Glen

Sycamore Glen Health Center has achieved 4-star status on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Nursing Home Compare website. Nursing Home Compare allows consumers to compare information about nursing homes. It includes over 15,000 Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing homes.     Nursing home ratings are combined to calculate an overall rating from these three…

June Employee of the Month is Sherry Trapp
Network Stars, Sycamore

June Employee of the Month is Sherry Trapp

Sherry Trapp works in Radiology at Sycamore. She was nominated by a co-worker. Her nomination reads: Sherry recently came up with a solution to fix a long standing problem with visualization of imaging during ERCPs done in the OR. It has always been difficult with positioning of the GI screen, the radiology imaging, and placement…

Network Stars, Sycamore

June Employee of the Month is Mathew Boyer

Matthew Boyer works in Patient Financial Services on the Sycamore Campus. Matthew was nominated by a co-worker. His nomination reads: Matthew is always willing to go above and beyond to help with any needs outside of his every day job duties.  He’s always willing to answer questions and r esearch any issues that come up….

Making Memories at Sycamore Glen
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Making Memories at Sycamore Glen

Sycamore Glen Retirement Community has been making summer of memories. They held many fun events for their residents during May and June. National Nursing Home Week was May 11-17 and Sycamore Glen celebrated with a series of theme days. The fun started off with a Mother’s Day “Mardi Gras” themed social. The rest of the…

Respite Care for Your Family
Benefits, Sycamore

Respite Care for Your Family

Sycamore Glen Retirement Center offers special Kettering Health Network discount for respite care. The $1,000 processing fee is waived for all Kettering Health Network employees. This is a nice opportunity for family members who are seeking temporary care for loved ones when they are planning a vacation out of town. Caregivers can enjoy their vacation…

Sycamore Celebrates New Hyperbaric Chamber
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Sycamore Celebrates New Hyperbaric Chamber

Civic leaders, Kettering Health Network executives, and staff from the Wound Healing Center at Sycamore celebrated the opening of the new 12-person, multi-place hyperbaric oxygen chamber on April 21 with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony. This state-or-the-art, hyperbaric oxygen chamber measures 25 feet in length with a 10-foot diameter. This is the largest…

Connection & Communication
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Connection & Communication

by Wally Sackett Communication is “The transfer of meaning between one mind and another”; I was told by my favorite college professor, Loren Dickinson. Think of it for a moment: transferring meaning. The process of communication is much more nuanced and complex than we often consider. Out of the eight domains in the CMS HCAHPS…


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