News Archive 2009
Best in Class Profile
Chicago Hospital News (page 1)
November is National Hospice Month
Choose Midwest CareCenter
Every November, during National Hospice Month, we renew our commitment to raise awareness about hospice as an end-of-life care option that can benefit patients and their families.
Voices for Hospice a Joyous Celebration of Life and Song
Thanks to the performers, staff and volunteers who helped make Voices for Hospice a success!
Voices for Hospice
Triblocal, October 9
Soccer Tournament Benefits Midwest CareCenter
The Edgar Sanchez Foundation works to provide financial assistance to cancer patients who many not be able to cover the cost of treatments.
Advocacy News: Budget Neutrality Adjustment Factor
We are thrilled to announce that the reimbursement cuts associated with the elimination of the Budget Neutrality Adjustment Factor (BNAF) have now been spread out over 7 years, instead of being harshly phased in over just 2 years.
Training Program Awarded Accreditation
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has awarded our Midwest Hospice and Palliative Medicine Integrated Fellowship program the maximum three-year accreditation term, a time period signifying exceptional quality.
Another Magnum Opus Award for Midwest CareCenter!
We are pleased to announce that Reaching Out, our 2007 Annual Report, received recognition with a ContentWise Magnum Opus bronze award.
Drawings of Grief, Life & Self
Counselor Nina Raskin described a series of drawings completed by Kathy Medic, a Midwest CareCenter bereavement client who recently lost her father after serving as one of his caregivers for several years. More...
Comfort Zone 2009 Brings in Generous Support
"Cultivate, nurture and flourish” was the aim of guests at Comfort Zone 2009, held at the Chicago Botanic Garden on Friday, May 1.
A Healing Garden for Our Community
Creating a serene, inspiring and natural setting for rest, contemplation and learning
Longtime Advocates & Supporters Retire from Midwest CareCenter Board
The retirement of Katherine Nicklin and Mike Beemer from the Midwest CareCenter Board of Directors marks a significant transition. Each has been part of the fabric of the organization since it was founded and their tenures have been interwoven.