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Lebanon Foundation Awards $212,000 for Patient Care

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Earlier this spring, the Lebanon Community Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees awarded $211,922 in allocations to Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital departments and off-site facilities. The allocations will go toward renovations, patient care programs and equipment.

The allocations match dollar-for-dollar the amount employees pledge in the Samaritan Employee Caring Campaign each October. Employees pledged more than $145,000 in the 2018 campaign, and the foundation went beyond that amount with the 2019 allocations.

Departments receiving allocations include:

  • Samaritan Lebanon Health Center – Pediatrics: Power of Produce Program at the Lebanon Farmers Market, Reach Out and Read funding and advanced intubation head with board
  • Samaritan Lebanon Health Center - OB/GYN: Tilt adjustable procedure bed
  • Samaritan Lebanon Health Center - General Surgery: Stop the Bleed tourniquet funding
  • Samaritan Lebanon Health Center: Vaccine freezer for all-clinic backup storage 
  • Main Street Family Medicine: EKG replacement and EPIC friendly Spirometer
  • Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic – Lebanon: Hi-Low bariatric exam table
  • Human Resources: Employee engagement initiative games
  • Acute Care: Six new SureSigns VS2-ACU Vital Signs monitors and two patient room updates
  • Emenhiser Infusion Center: Furniture, locking carts, vital signs and prox badge lock
  • Wound Care: Online certification tuition and patient assistance for orthotics
  • Girod Birth Center: Postpartum bed replacement
  • Park Street Clinic: Medication reconcile project/pill reminder containers
  • ArtsCare programming for Lebanon: Harp music and employee project
  • Professional Development: Leopold’s Maneuver OB Manikin and Sim Lab AV equipment
  • Emergency Department: Artwork for front lobby waiting area 
  • Critical Care Unit: Hercules patient repositioner Endoscopy: Artwork for hallway 
  • Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital: New furniture for all front lobby waiting areas and patient assistance scholarships for non-cancer patients
  • Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House: Bariatric bed
  • Samaritan Cancer Program: That’s My Farmer funding, massage and general cancer services for east Linn County patients
  • Diabetes Education: Diabetes Day funding

For more information about the allocations or the Samaritan Employee Caring Campaign, call the foundation at 541-451-6303.

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