Logansport Memorial continues Building Better Health: FBC now open, new Breast Center on the horizon

As 2021 passes by the one-year mark when the global COVID-19 pandemic began, there is a lot to reflect on in a year's time. While COVID-19 consumed much of Logansport Memorial's time and attention throughout 2020, and changed plans for growth and the way we needed to provide care safely, it should not diminish what progress was still made toward our ongoing facility improvement projects. The culmination of a multi-year project was marked with the "unofficial" opening of the newly renovated Family Birth Center, and the progress continues toward a much-anticipated opening of a new Breast Center with state-of-the-art 3D mammography capabilities later this summer.

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Logansport Memorial physicians honored during National Doctors Day

On March 30, hospitals and medical offices around the country celebrate National Doctors Day by paying tribute to the physicians that impact our lives. Through their actions, whether it be an encouraging word, kind bedside gesture, or a life-saving procedure, doctors make a difference each and every day.

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Myth buster: why you're avoiding a colonoscopy

You have probably seen it before... a social media post highlighting colorectal cancer awareness month. Did that Facebook post encourage you to get a colonoscopy? Chances are, probably not. The fear and myths associated with colonoscopies tend to shy people away from getting the very necessary screening that could save their life. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women, and more than half of those cases could be prevented with proper screening. 

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Logansport Memorial named a top 100 rural and community hospital again

Logansport Memorial Hospital (LMH) has been named one of the Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals in the United States by the Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award is based upon the results of the Chartis Center's Hospital Strength INDEX, which has grown to become the healthcare industry's most comprehensive and objective assessment of rural hospital performance.

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