Month: November 2015

Tanekia Lewis Becomes Healthy Spirit Champion

Tanekia Lewis Becomes Healthy Spirit Champion

She’s a familiar face at the Infirmary in Employee Health and she also has an expanded role as CHI St. Vincent’s Champion for Healthy Spirit. Tanekia Lewis can be reached via email or at 501-552-3697. She’s coordinating a new team of Healthy Spirit Champions for the system as well. Watch for ongoing promotions as they “pop […]

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Sister Margaret Meisner, SCN Celebrates 60 Anniversary Diamond Jubilee

Sister Margaret Meisner, SCN Celebrates 60 Anniversary Diamond Jubilee

Sister Margaret Meisner, a Sister of Charity of Nazareth (SCN),  is celebrating her 60 Year Anniversary Diamond Jubilee this year. Sister became an SCN in 1953 and made first vows December 8, 1955.  She taught elementary school for more than 20 years and was also a Religious Education Instructor for other teachers in that time.   She continues […]

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Our Co-Workers Give Thanks and Say Thanks

Our Co-Workers Give Thanks and Say Thanks

“It’s that time again when we reflect on our many blessings — Thanksgiving. The CHI St. Vincent “family” has a lot to be thankful for as well.  We’re blessed with so many people who have answered the call to our ministry to heal. As we move to have a greater focus on health, we’re fortunate […]

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Media: CHI St. Vincent, Conway Regional Form Alliance

Media: CHI St. Vincent, Conway Regional Form Alliance

Arkansas Medical News, a publication for and about healthcare professionals in Arkansas, published a front-page story in their November – December issue about CHI St. Vincent and Conway Regional forming the Arkansas Health Alliance to meet challenges. Click here to read the story

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Concierge Bright is GEM of Month

Concierge Bright is GEM of Month

Congratulations to concierge Carl Bright for winning the November GEM of the month for Crothall Healthcare, our partner for transport, concierge and environmental services. GEM stands for “Great Employees Make Magic” and is an employee recognition program that focuses on quality, customer service, safety, attendance and Crothall core values. “Carl provides excellent customer service to […]

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Media: Dr. Raj Chakka Talks Syncope

Media: Dr. Raj Chakka Talks Syncope

Syncope is temporary loss of consciousness and posture, described as “fainting” or “passing out.” It’s usually related to temporary insufficient blood flow to the brain. It most often occurs when the blood pressure is too low (hypotension) and the heart doesn’t pump a normal supply of oxygen to the brain. Dr. Raj Chakka with CHI St. […]

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Cardiology Team Receives Best Poster Award at STEMI Conference

Cardiology Team Receives Best Poster Award at STEMI Conference

Cardiologist Aravind Rao, M.D., and Deborah Meiklejohn, MNSc, RN, were recognized for Best Poster Presentation at a recent conference in Dallas. Between the two is  William Bledsoe, RN, Director, CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Cath Lab, who also attended the conference. The poster, Do Symptom Onset to Arterial Reperfusion (SOAR) Times Differ in Patients Experiencing a ST-Elevation […]

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All Three CHI St. Vincent Health at Home  Locations Named “Elite Winners”

All Three CHI St. Vincent Health at Home Locations Named “Elite Winners”

HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of all Medicare-certified agencies in the country and highlights the top 100 and 500 agencies overall, along with the top agencies of the year. Out of 9,718 agencies considered, only 2,431 are recognized as HomeCare Elite. CHI St. Vincent Health at Home in Morrilton, AR was name a […]

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Matt Harms, Food and Nutrition Leader, Receives National Recognition

Matt Harms, Food and Nutrition Leader, Receives National Recognition

CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Food and Nutrition Services Director Matt Harms, CDM, CFPP, is one of this year’s recipients of the Sodexo Cornerstone of CARES award. He earned special recognition from Sodexo Regional Vice President Rob Pasos at a recent event. (Sodexo is our partner for Food and Nutrition.) The Cornerstone of the CARES award is presented […]

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Media:  Raising the Roof for a Single Mom and Her Two Sons

Media: Raising the Roof for a Single Mom and Her Two Sons

CHI St. Vincent co-workers and Habitat for Humanity raised the roof on a home for a single mom and her two sons Saturday, Nov. 21, in Maumelle. Thanks to THV11 for their coverage of another chapter in this story.

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