Provide Your Perspective: Participate in Culture Survey

Provide Your Perspective: Participate in Culture Survey

Click here to take the survey. Help us determine how well the organizational cultures of CHI and Dignity Health could fit together in our potential alignment of ministries. (Watch this short video from CEO Chad Aduddell to gain more clarity about WHY this survey and your feedback are vital.) An email should have arrived in your […]






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EVS Team Recognizes Nurses for Efforts to Enhance Cleanliness

EVS Team Recognizes Nurses for Efforts to Enhance Cleanliness

A friendly hospital staff and a clean, infection-free environment can make the difference between a good patient experience and a bad one. And it’s everyone’s responsibility. That’s why our Environmental Services (EVS) team recognizes departments for making strides to improve the cleanliness of their nursing floor. This month, the EVS team awarded two trophies to nursing […]






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Ligia Cernat Wins Daisy Award

Ligia Cernat Wins Daisy Award

Ligia Cernat, RN, was the January 2017 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses winner at CHI St. Vincent. Liga is a nurse in the Cath Lab in Hot Springs. Here’s an excerpt from her nomination letter: “Ligia has such a sweet, loving heart and kind, giving spirit. She moved to this country 15 years ago, as a nervous 20 year old, […]






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Matt McClain Wins Daisy Award

Matt McClain Wins Daisy Award

Matt McClain, RN, was the January 2017 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses winner at CHI St. Vincent. Matt works in the Emergency Department in Hot Springs. Here’s an excerpt from his nomination letter: “Matt had a level 4 patient and did an assessment and reviewed the patient’s chart. He noted that the patient had a history of HIV but […]






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Publication Profiles Marcia Atkinson

Publication Profiles Marcia Atkinson

The Arkansas Medical News publication published a thoughtful profile of one of our executive leaders: Marcia Atkinson, MHSA, vice president/administrator of the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, heads the largest cardiology practice in the state with 42 cardiologists by this summer plus five cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons. CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute supports cardiology services […]






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Dr. Maggie Larrimer Recognized as January Service Hero in Hot Springs

Dr. Maggie Larrimer Recognized as January Service Hero in Hot Springs

Congratulations to Dr. Maggie Larrimer of the CHI St. Vincent Women’s Clinic in Hot Springs. She was named a Service Hero for January by the Hot Springs Praise & Celebration team. Some notes from her nomination: A patient wrote a note stating, “My wife had a breach delivery with no time for C-section. Dr. Larrimer […]






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Morrilton Attends the Senior Center Health Fair

Morrilton Attends the Senior Center Health Fair

CHI St. Vincent Morrilton attended the Senior Center Health Fair Thursday, January 12 and provided health information and glucose screenings to the community. Representatives were also available to answer any health-related questions and promote other services offered such as radiology and mammography, cholesterol, joint health and more. Well Fed Me booklets were handed out along with giveaways such as […]






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Congratulations Cara Petrus on Becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Congratulations Cara Petrus on Becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Congrats to Cara Petrus, Manager of Clinical Quality Analytics, for successfully achieving the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification! Cara started working towards this during her journey to complete her Master’s Degree at Saint Louis University for Health Care Administration.   “The content for that program was heavily focused on the transition from Fee for Service to […]






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Nursing Congress Recap Jan. 3, 2017

Nursing Congress Recap Jan. 3, 2017

Kelsey Gasaway recaps Nursing Congress for Jan. 3, 2017

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Farewell to Sister Margaret

Farewell to Sister Margaret

A message from Chad Aduddell, CEO:  It’s with deep sadness that I have to inform you that Sister Margaret Meisner, SCN, went to be with our Lord on January 10, 2017. Sister had been ill for quite some time, but she was strong throughout her diagnosis and treatment. It was Sister Margaret’s wish that she […]






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