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CON filed for East Memphis pediatric outpatient center
Le Bonheur recently filed a certificate of need for a new pediatric outpatient center, located at 100 N. Humphreys Blvd, in Memphis. Le Bonheur will renovate the building (currently The West Clinic) to include physician offices as well as diagnostic and rehabilitation services. The outpatient center is expected to open in 2016 and will consolidate services currently offered at multiple sites. It will also increase access to pediatric services for patients and families.
Le Bonheur updates online virology information
Up-to-date virology information is available online at www.lebonheur.org/forproviders, under “Clinical Care Resources and Viral Identifications from the Le Bonheur Children’s Clinical Virology Lab.” The site continues to be updated regularly with the latest numbers for influenza, respiratory syncytial and other viruses in our area.
Jackson cardiology services consolidate, add ECHO
Starting Jan. 1, Le Bonheur will see cardiology patients in Jackson, Tenn., at its Stonebridge location, 77 Stonebridge Blvd. Patients formerly seen at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital can now be seen at the Stonebridge clinic, and will receive notification of the change. The move will consolidate Le Bonheur pediatric services offered in Jackson.
Le Bonheur will also offer outpatient echocardiography services in Jackson starting Jan. 1.
Le Bonheur hosts holiday party
This year’s holiday party is set for Sunday, Dec. 15, from 4-6 p.m. on the hospital’s Front Lawn. Le Bonheur patients and families, as well as Le Bonheur Associates, physicians and their families, are invited to enjoy live reindeer, festive snow, holiday crafts and refreshments.
Estate Place Urgent Care to close
Le Bonheur will close its Estate Place Urgent Care on Dec. 31. For alternate locations and hours, visist www.lebonheur.org/YourVisit.
Le Bonheur remembers Bell
Emmett D. Bell Jr., MD, Le Bonheur’s first pediatric resident and former chief of staff, died Nov. 20. He was 90. Bell and his associate, Dr. Raphael Paul, were the first physicians to perform heart catheterizations on children in Memphis. He was passionate about saving the lives of children and practiced pediatric medicine into his 80s, most recently at the Memphis Children’s Clinic. Bell is survived by his son, grandson, niece and nephews.
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