Ovarian Cancer Awareness

By: Keith Merlin, MD, Chief, Department of OBGYN   Ovarian cancer will affect about 1 in 80 women in their lifetime. Early diagnosis of the disease can be challenging as there is no screening test like a Pap smear for cervical cancer. Family history can sometimes provide a clue. If you have multiple relatives–mother, sisters, aunt, grandmothers–with … More Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Make Patient Safety a Personal Priority

By: Keith Merlin, MD, Chief, Department of OBGYN Patient safety has become a national buzzword and it is critical to improving outcomes for moms and babies. It is concerning that the United States has a significantly higher maternal mortality rate than most industrialized countries. The reasons for this are complex but in many cases relate to a … More Make Patient Safety a Personal Priority

Signature Healthcare is Officially Baby-Friendly

By: Sally Howland, RN, Nurse Manager You might be thinking, of course it is; Signature Healthcare is a great place for moms and babies! Now, you’re not the only one who thinks so. Recently, Signature Healthcare received international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility from Baby-Friendly USA. Baby-Friendly USA, Inc is the U.S. authority … More Signature Healthcare is Officially Baby-Friendly

Wow!

By: Carolyn Coleman  This is the word I think of when I think of my son. My son turned 16 a few days ago and I thank GOD every day for such an amazing gift. I look at him and I see joy and happiness; I see a young man with a great heart and … More Wow!