St. vincent in the news

in the news - week of june 16, 2017

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June 26, 2017 |

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21-year-old Owen Chupp keeps active, gives back after life-saving heart surgery at St. Vincent Heart Center

Kokomo Tribune
June 22, 2017

Story about St. Vincent heart patient Owen Chupp and his efforts to raise funds to help other patients who need heart transplants or ventricular assist devices (VADs). This fundraising will support similar heart patients through the St. Vincent transplant fund.

Health professionals warn coconut oil is no better than butter

FOX 59
Tanae Howard
June 22, 2017

A serving of coconut oil has about 13 grams of fat; 12 of those grams are saturated fat. Research shows saturated fat increases our bad cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease. St. Vincent clinical dietitian Anna Busenburg explains and offers healthier alternatives.

St. Vincent nurse who lost 160 pounds in a year and a half: 'Never give up on yourself’

Debby Knox
June 21, 2017

Robanne Robin, a medical surgical registered nurse at St. Vincent Hospital, leads an exercise class once a week on Georgia Street downtown. This is the story of her motivation and weight loss journey.

St. Vincent interventional cardiologist named Master Fellow

Current in Fishers
June 20, 2017

Dr. James B. Hermiller, an interventional cardiologist at the St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis, has been named to the new class of Master Fellows of the society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), the professional medical society for adult and pediatric invasive/interventional cardiologists.

Summer pregnancy tips

Anne Marie Tiernon
June 20, 2017

St. Vincent nurse practitioner Julie Schnieders offers advice to help pregnant women make it through summer.

Drum Circle helps kids let out some steam at Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent

June 19, 2017

Story about Luke Andritsch, a 13-year-old cancer survivor who uses music to inspire patients at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent. The piece features remarks from Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital music therapist Jenny Kaufman. In case you missed it, click title to watch the video of this story.

Is diet soda a danger? Study links drinks to higher risk of dementia, stroke

Devan Filchak
June 19, 2017

A new study claims to have found a connection between drinking diet soda and being at higher risk of developing dementia and stroke. Michelle Richart, registered dietitian at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital, said she encourages her patients to drink less diet soda because it cuts down how much water they are drinking.

Parkinson's group to hear speech therapist

Kokomo Tribune
June 18, 2017

Individuals, families and caregivers battling Parkinson’s disease, in a 50-mile radius of Kokomo, now have access to Courtney Wisher, a local LSVT-certified clinician at St. Vincent Kokomo Physical and Sports Therapy. LSVT LOUD speech treatments treat the underlying physical pathology associated with disordered voice and improve both voice and speech.

Multi-jurisdictional SWAT team completes training exercise

Crawfordsville Journal Review
June 16, 2017

With the increased threats to all public safety workers, Montgomery County is trying to stay ahead of the curve in preparing and training its Fire/EMS and Law Enforcement Officers to respond. The special training was under the direction of St. Vincent Indianapolis’ Chief of Trauma Surgery Dr. Lewis Jacobson. The course was instructed by Charity Cummiskey, RN/EMT-P, and a Trauma Education Coordinator. Representatives from the St. Vincent Trauma Service as well as StatFlight also assisted in the training.

Time for men to step up

Current in Carmel
Elisabeth Prosser, M.D.
June 14, 2017

Men often take responsibility to protect and provide for their loved ones. Unfortunately, many men fail to protect themselves when it comes to their own health. Column about common misconceptions men have about their health features remarks from St. Vincent family practice physician Dr. Elisabeth Prosser.

St. Vincent announces two new doctors in Bedford Area

Bedford Online
June 18, 2017

Experienced OB/GYN Dr. Amy Osborne has joined the St. Vincent Medical Group at their Bedford location. Dr. Matthew Main, who focuses on family medicine with an emphasis in normal and high-risk obstetrics, will practice at the group’s Lawrence and Washington County locations.


Mom 'didn't seem remorseful' after leaving baby in hot car

Jordan Vandenberge
June 20, 2017

Evansville police continue to ask questions after a mother allegedly leaves her infant son in a hot car for more than two-and-a-half hours. At the time the child was rescued, the temperature was 87 degrees. Inside the vehicle, it was likely much hotter, potentially reaching levels that eclipse 120 degrees. It's a miracle the child survived, said Mary Raley RN, the injury prevention, trauma education and outreach coordinator for St. Vincent- Evansville.

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