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The Memorial Network has been more than 56 years in the making, and it’s an ever-evolving plan for better healthcare right here—in your community.

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    With a team dedicated to your health and the latest in medical technology, we are setting the standards in high-quality healthcare.

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    Memorial Hospital East

    Coming in 2016! This 94-bed hospital will have private patient suites, ICU, cardiac cath lab, surgical suites, and an obstetrics unit.

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Memorial Medical Group is a physician-directed, community-wide organization, committed to improving the health of its patients.

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Foundation

Memorial Foundation raises funds and enhances community support to assist Memorial in providing providing exceptional healthcare.

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Careers

Memorial offers employment in a patient-centered environment where dedicated staff work together to serve our communities.

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Speakers Bureau

Bring more to your next group meeting

Memorial Hospital’s Speakers Bureau can help you plan interesting and informative programs for your group.

The topics listed below offer suggestions for programs to meet your group’s needs. If you are interested in a topic not listed, contact us and we will attempt to secure a speaker for your group or event.

All of the speakers have been chosen because they are particularly knowledgeable and articulate on one or more of the suggested topics. All of the speakers are members of Memorial Hospital’s staff or Auxiliary.

The names of the speakers are not listed, as they may change from time to time. Generally, talks last approximately 30 minutes. Some are, of course, shorter or longer.

To arrange a presentation, please contact Memorial Hospital’s Community Relations Department at (618) 257-5649.

Topics

Advance Directives

An important decision that you and your family may have to face, and an issue that Memorial feels is a very personal and emotional one, is the decision to sustain or prolong life using artificial methods. This program discusses the documents—Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for Healthcare—necessary for you to make your wishes known.

Auxiliary at Work

A look at the variety of opportunities available to Memorial Hospital Auxilians. From volunteering in the hospital or Memorial Care Center to supporting Auxiliary-sponsored community activities and fundraisers.

Belleville Health and Sports Center

A discussion of fitness and health topics, including current trends and fads. Ideas on leading an active and healthy lifestyle to promote life extension.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

An explanation of the hospital’s 12-week program of supervised education, counseling, and individually prescribed exercise for cardiac patients.

Diabetes/Pre-Diabetes

A general overview of diabetes, pre-diabetes, and diabetes management.

Heart Health and Fitness

"911" - Cardiovascular Disease and its signs and symptoms.

Home Care

A discussion on continuity of care for patients making the transition from hospital to home. Information on providing care to those home bound due to illness or injury.

Infection Control

Answers the question of why we need infection control. Topics could include hand hygiene, antibiotic usage, influenza, or other communicable diseases.

Lessons from the Bible for Caregivers

A holistic view of human beings reflected in religious faith and emphasizing the whole person, including mind, body, and spirit.

Mammography

An explanation of complete diagnostic services, including 3-D Mammography (Tomosynthesis), offered by The Breast Health Center of Excellence at Memorial.

Memorial Hospital

A brief view of Memorial Hospital’s past, present, and future.

Nutrition

Nutritional needs throughout the life cycle for different diseases and weight control. Talk can be geared toward various ages and diseases.

Pain Control

Pain control via electricity, biofeedback, relaxation, and meditation, rather than chemical products that can create their own illnesses and dependencies.

Physical Therapy

Modern use of physical therapy services in the allopathic and osteopathic healthcare systems.

Pulmonary Rehab

Topics include asthma, COPD (emphysema), pulmonary rehabilitation and the hazards of cigarette smoking.

Relaxation and Meditation

The use of introspection, mental clearing, and focusing to reduce physical, mental, and emotional tension.

Social Work in Healthcare

A discussion of the social and emotional problems caused by illness. An explanation of the services offered to patients and their families by medical social workers.

Sports Medicine and Athletic Injuries

Common adult knee and shoulder issues, with emphasis on non-surgical management, tendon injuries and issues, special considerations of youth musculoskeletal injuries, and common running injuries and issues.

Stress Control

How stress affects our lives and physical condition, and the use of rational, active, and passive methods to handle stress in daily living.

Speakers Bureau

4500 Memorial Drive
Belleville, Illinois 62226
(618) 257-5649