About Shelly Haberman

Shelly Haberman serves as Public Relations Supervisor at Agnesian HealthCare.
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End- of- life decisions focus on life, not death

When radio personality Casey Kasem passed away last month at the age of 82, news stories focused as much on the legal battles waged by his family as they did on Kasem’s 40-plus years in the entertainment industry. Kasem, perhaps best known as the host of the widely popular “American Top 40” countdown, suffered from [...]

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The New RMC Medical Imaging Area

The new Medical Imaging area is being prepared at Ripon Medical Center. This space is where prep work is being done for the hospital’s new MRI unit. Medical Imaging services are being centrally located on the hospital’s first floor for enhanced patient access and convenience. This area will also feature support services and meeting rooms. [...]

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The New RMC Mobile Services

Ripon Medical Center will continue to have access to mobile imaging services, like MRI and bone density through this new area. However, the new hospital will feature a permanent MRI for greater convenience and accessibility. During the hospital move transition, there may be a period of time where this mobile area will be helpful as [...]

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The New RMC Emergency Department and West Entrance

The new Emergency Department at Ripon Medical Center will be located on the hospital’s west side and will have a separate entrance off Douglas Street. An ambulance bay is being constructed. The Emergency Department will be surrounding by services that complement their efforts, including imaging, laboratory and surgical services.             [...]

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Surgical Services at the new Ripon Medical Center

A meditation room and healing gardens will be located near Surgical Services at the new Ripon Medical Center. Outpatient and inpatient surgical procedures will be offered in this area on the hospital’s first floor. The area will feature a total of 11 pre- and post-op rooms; three surgical suites; and an endoscopic procedure room.   [...]

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Lobby at the new Ripon Medical Center

The new lobby at Ripon Medical Center features an open concept to help patients and families easily locate the services or programs they are seeking. A gift shop will be off the lobby for conveniences, and a fireplace will provide a healing environment for those coming to the hospital. Journeys: a health resource center will [...]

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New RMC Towers

As part of its facility planning, Ripon Medical Center has worked with the city of Ripon to incorporate design features that complement the city’s rich history. For example, the three towers that welcome patients and visitors to the main entrance, Emergency Department and wellness center feature slanted pitched roofs that match many historical buildings downtown. [...]

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New RMC Main Entrance

Ripon Medical Center’s new main entrance will feature a canopy for convenient patient drop off and pick up, even in rainy weather. The lobby will be open and inviting, including windows that will add natural lighting for patients and visitors. Services will be readily available from the new lobby. Separate entrances will also be available [...]

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Video blog: Keeping a pulse on construction progress

Katherine Vergos, Ripon Medical Center chief operating officer, has been sharing updates on the new hospital construction, set to open in fall/winter 2014. These community presentations have brought forward exciting details, as well as offering insightful questions from area residents. If interested in a presentation for local organizations, call Public Relations at (920) 926-4971.

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New Ripon Medical Center taking shape quickly

The landscape on the City of Ripon’s east side is taking on a whole new dimension as construction moves rapidly at the new Ripon Medical Center. Driving by the new facility off Highway 23 shows the construction of stair shafts, as well as footings and foundation parameters in place for the entire structure. The Emergency [...]

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