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St.Vincent Names Executive Director of Quality – St.Vincent Indianapolis

Inside Indiana Business, Indianapolis Business Journal

Stephanie Tooley, DNP, RN, NE-BC, has been named the new executive director of Quality at St.Vincent Indianapolis. Tooley’s new role will include overseeing accreditation and patient safety, clinical quality and infection control, risk management and medical credentialing as well as the Magnet credentialing process.

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Butler No. 1 Not Forgotten – St.Vincent Sports Performance

The Indianapolis Star

Ralph Reiff, executive director of St.Vincent Sports Performance, was interviewed about former Butler University Men’s Basketball player, Al Tucker. When Tucker played for the Bulldogs, Reiff was the school’s athletic trainer. Tucker still tops the list of Butler’s Top 10 All-Time Leading Scorers.

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Colts’ Joe Reitz: From Lean Ball Player to Andrew Luck’s First Life of Defense – St.Vincent Sports Performance

Sports Illustrated

Joe Reitz shared how he worked to transform his body from a 250-pound center for the Western Michigan University Broncos to a 325-pound guard for the Indianapolis Colts. Reitz works out at St.Vincent Sports Performance and worked closely with Lindsay Langford, registered dietitian, to customize a diet to support his weight and muscle mass goals.

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Gordon Hayward Is Becoming A Franchise Player – St.Vincent Sports Performance

Utah Jazz guard and former Butler University Basketball player shared how his off-the-court work at St.Vincent Sports Performance has developed his body and mentality to become a great NBA player.

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Landry Fighting Through Adversity, Living His Dream – St.Vincent Sports Performance

Carl Landry, Sacramento Kings forward, suffered a torn hip flexor during training camp and a meniscus tear in his right knee last season. He rehabilitated from his injuries at St.Vincent Sports Performance and credits his rehab and strength and conditioning work for being able to return to the NBA playing his “highest level of basketball.”

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CDC Says Flu Shot Less Effective While Health Officials Push Hoosiers To Get Vaccinated – Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent

FOX-59, CBS-4

There have been 85 flu-related deaths in Indiana so far this season – higher than the total deaths in each of the previous 10 years. The CDC released a report stating that the flu vaccine is only 23 percent effective this year compared to the average efficacy of 60 percent. Dr. Christopher Belcher, medical director of Infectious Diseases at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent, was interviewed about why it is still important to receive an influenza vaccination and provided insight to why the vaccine is not as effective as years past.

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South Bend Native Running Back Training for NFL – St.Vincent Sports Performance

FOX-28, World News Report

South Bend Native, Tevin Lake, is preparing for a chance to play in the National Football League. Lake, former running back for Marian University, is taking part in the six-week Pre-Combine Training Program at St.Vincent Sports Performance.

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Does Appearance Match Youthful Feeling? – St.Vincent Fishers

Current in Fishers

Research featured in the December issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found that 70 percent of nearly 6,500 people surveyed felt at least three years younger than their actual age. Mandy Cook, esthetician and massage therapist at SKINnovations at St.Vincent Fishers, shared popular non-invasive procedures that help clients look closer to the age they feel, often increasing self-esteem and confidence.

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IBJ People: Dr. Michael Emmons – St.Vincent Medical Group

Indianapolis Business Journal

Dr. Michael Emmons, a family medicine physician, joined St.Vincent Medical Group in Fishers, Ind.

Geist Half to Add 10K Course to 2015 Race – St.Vincent Fishers

The 2015 Geist Half Marathon will add a 10k race option for runners that want to challenge themselves but might not be ready to participate in the half marathon. St.Vincent Fishers is an event sponsor and will host the Runner’s Expo Experience.

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The Poets of Elwood – St.Vincent Mercy

The Herald Bulletin

A group of poets, writers and musicians, making up the Last Stanza Poetry Association, gather twice a month at St.Vincent Mercy to share their creativity and artistic expression.

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