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Sue Heflin, RN receives Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nursing Care at Pinnacle Hospital
Crown Point, Indiana: The Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses
The Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses recognizes the very special work nurses do every day. The award was established by the Daisy Foundation, an organization for the elimination of diseases attacking the immune system - in memory of J. Patrick Barnes.
Barnes' parents established the foundation in their son's memory, as they had experienced firsthand the skills and compassionate care of several nurses. The award is awarded quarterly to outstanding nurses nominated by patients, families and professional colleagues in over 315 hospitals throughout our nation. Daisy Award honorees personify the remarkable patient care experience at Pinnacle Hospital. Sue Heflin consistently demonstrate excellence through her clinical expertise, skill and compassionate care. As a Daisy Honoree, Sue is recognized as extraordinary role model in the nursing community.
Pinnacle Hospital - a Physician Owned Hospital to host Open House
Posted: March 15, 2012 Crown Point, IN-
Have you ever wanted to go "backstage" in a surgical room? Now is your chance to do just that. The public is invited to tour the spacious operating rooms and inpatient suites, express care, talk to staff and understand how we organize for the best in patient care.
During an Open House on Friday, April 27 from 5-7pm, tours will be given by hospital staff stationed throughout the hospital lobbies. All the new and greatly enhanced features of the 63,000 square -foot facility will be explained and the questions you have always wanted to ask will be answered. Light refreshments will be served.
Leading the tours will be our Director of Surgical Services at Pinnacle Hospital since inception in 2007. "All of us look forward to welcoming residents and physicians of the community here for a tour, "says Brent Jacobus, M.D., President of the Medical Staff. "We want the community to understand and appreciate the tremendous asset they have in this facility. We pride ourselves on providing an unsurpassed customer encounter every time. When guests enter the hospital, they are greeted by the soothing sounds of a waterfall in the entry corridor, a lobby that appears to mimic the look and feel of a plush hotel, personal greeter, gourmet beverages, E-readers, decorative pieces accompanying waiting room chairs with thick cushions. The patient tracking system is displayed in waiting rooms, updating throughout surgeries enabling families to stay informed.
Also leading tours will be Patti Hart, RN, Chief Operating Officer. She says the members of our Surgical Services and Express Care staff are very excited to share information. "Patients won't be delayed in a waiting area anymore. For example, patients are welcomed into the department by the Express Care team, who will take them to a private room and guide them through the treatment process. Working as a team is key to our success."
Over the past three years, Pinnacle Hospital has increased the depth of services it offers to the community. As evidence of that commitment, Pinnacle Hospital has introduced Express Medical Care. Pinnacle Express provides quality, cost effective healthcare for non-urgent treatment provided by highly trained physicians with decades of experience.
Pinnacle Hospital's diagnostic imaging department utilizes the newest state of the art radiology equipment including 1.5 Tesla MRI Scanner, 64 slice CT Scanner, GE Logiq 7 Ultrasound unit with cardiac/echo capabilities says, Dr. Divyesh Patel, the hospital's director of radiology. "Board Certified Fellowship trained Radiologists also now performing full service musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging".
Pinnacle Hospital supports the work of outstanding physicians in a range of medical and surgical specialties including but not limited to comprehensive breast center, ENT, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, General Orthopedic, General Surgery, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Spine & Pain Management Services, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, and Urology.
Pinnacle Hospital's open house is free and open to the public and located at 9301 Connecticut Drive Crown Point, Indiana. For more information call 219.796.4041.
50 Physican-Owned Hospitals you need to Know...and we are one of them!
Pinnacle Hospital (Crown Point, Ind.). Pinnacle Hospital, which opened in 2007, is a partnership between primary care physicians, surgeons and other specialists housed in a 18-bed, 63,000-square-foot facility. It contains the Indiana Breast Center, which has helped diagnose and detect breast cancer through various advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies. Pinnacle Hospital also offers unique patient amenities with free Wi-Fi Internet and access to e-books.
Pinnacle Recognized for Quality Care
Visit nwi.com to read what they had to say about Pinnacle Hospital.
Spinal Cord Stimulation as pain management option?
Learn more about neurostimulation/spinal cord stimulation..."get the pain relief you need from professionals you can trust"
Visit http://painkanuru.com/ for state of the art techniques and short descriptions of the procedures offered including spinal cord stimulation, radiofrequency treatment, epidural steroid injection, facet joint injection, discography/spinal diagnostic procedures and much more. You will find the answers to many questions our patients ask. You will also find some illustrations to help you understand the procedures Dr. Ramesh Kanuru, Board Certified Pain Management physician performs and links to his "Health-ful Tips" Library for articles and external links to healthy living.