Kettering & Sycamore


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...
Network Stars

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

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

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...

June Living the Values Employee is Amelia Little

Amelia Little works at the Coffee Cart at Kettering. She was nominated for a Network Stars by a co-worker. Her nomination reads: Recently, one of Amelia’s co-workers was misquoted a price for an item in the Boulevard Bakery. Amelia took it upon herself and purchased the treat for her. Amelia also explained her good deed...

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...

Support Kettering and Grandview at Kroger

Shop for groceries and support Kettering Health Network. The Grandview Foundation and the Kettering Medical Center Foundation’s Women’s Wellness Fund are a part of the Kroger Community Rewards program. When you shop for groceries with your registered Kroger Plus card, the Grandview Foundation or the Women’s Wellness Fund will benefit. To register your Kroger Plus card...

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...

Oncology Receives Prestigious Distinction and Accreditation

Kettering Medical Center recently received the distinction of International Center of Excellence by Elekta, the producer of cutting-edge cancer treatment technologies that include the Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ brain treatment system and Versa HD™ radiation therapy. Elekta developed the Center of Excellence Program to acknowledge facilities that provide cancer and brain disorder patients with extraordinary treatment,...

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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