Month: February 2016

Abby Starkel, RN and Jeff Young, RT Save a Patient’s Life

Abby Starkel, RN and Jeff Young, RT Save a Patient’s Life

Abby Starkel found a patient with the tracheostomy dislodged and in respiratory distress. She acted quickly and called respiratory. Jeff Young responded to the call and arrived at the bedside. He was unable to reinsert the tracheostomy. He carefully repositioned it so the patient could be ventilated until an ENT physician arrived to replace the tracheostomy. […]






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Leap Day Babies Welcomed at Hot Springs

Leap Day Babies Welcomed at Hot Springs

To celebrate Leap Day 2016 on Feb. 29, CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs presented newborns with Leap Day onesies. Pictured are Alissa Oseguera, Jenny Black and Mary Smith.






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Nutrition Month Games: Get In To Win

Nutrition Month Games: Get In To Win

We’re celebrating National Nutrition Month at CHI St. Vincent with two games and a chance to win one of 20 CHI St. Vincent Healthy Spirit water bottles. Savor the flavor by Decoding the Secret Message or completing the Vegetable Word Search for Adults. Click here to download Decode the Secret Message.       Click here […]






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Hot Springs Co-workers Recognized For Patient Experience

Hot Springs Co-workers Recognized For Patient Experience

Every day many co-workers at CHI St Vincent Hot Springs touch our patients lives in a meaningful way that they will often never forget.  We hear about some of those impactful interactions though our Patient Experience reports from Health Stream and through our daily administrative rounding.  The co-worker may never know what their simple smile, […]






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Download Feb. 29 edition of OneSpirit Weekly

Download Feb. 29 edition of OneSpirit Weekly

The Feb. 29 edition of OneSpirit Weekly is out. Get the latest co-worker news, including Savor the Flavor of Nutrition Month, a Hot Springs volunteer chairs a national committee, biometric screenings and get social with Get Your Rear in Gear.   Click to download and/or enlarge






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Savor the Flavor Drop-Ins

Savor the Flavor Drop-Ins

You’re invited to drop in for snacks, short videos and conversation with Sodexo dietitians to help you make changes in your choice of foods and how you shop for food. There’s also a video with tips for revamping your kitchen to help with portion control. Infirmary 11 am – 1 pm LaHarpe Wednesday, March 16 Wednesday, March […]






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Central Arkansas American Heart Association Appoints Three CHI St. Vincent Board Members

Central Arkansas American Heart Association Appoints Three CHI St. Vincent Board Members

Raj Chakka, MD; David Fox, and Morris Kelley, MD have been appointed to the Central Arkansas American Heart Association Board of Directors. Chakka and Kelley are cardiologists at Heart Clinic Arkansas. Fox, FACHE, FAHRA is System Vice President, Network Development. The story was published in the February 25 issue of Arkansas Business.






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Savor the Flavor with Samples from Cooking Demonstrations

Savor the Flavor with Samples from Cooking Demonstrations

Sodexo Chefs will serve samples of Mindful recipes while demonstrating how to prepare them.  Don’t miss the chance for tasty samples and to learn how easy healthy cooking and eating can be.  Check the schedule below. Then Subscribe to the CHI St. Vincent Well-Fed Heart monthly  e-newsletter for recipes and kitchen tips your family will love. […]






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Lab and Mother Baby Unit Teamwork Nets Sustained Excellence

Lab and Mother Baby Unit Teamwork Nets Sustained Excellence

Bobby Abbott, Market Director, Laboratory Department and his team, along with Jenny Bowe, Market Director, Mother Baby Unit and her team, have been recognized for having sustained excellence in improving the delivery time of our PKU blood specimens to the Arkansas Department of Health. The state average for newborn screening specimens arriving in the lab […]






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Well-Fed Heart: Cinnamon Oatmeal Breakfast Squares

Well-Fed Heart: Cinnamon Oatmeal Breakfast Squares

This breakfast sticks to your ribs for hours and makes a great breakfast on the go as well as a snack for later in the day. Cover with foil and they’ll keep all week long! Serve with yogurt and fruit. Click here for the recipe card. Subscribe to the CHI St. Vincent Well-Fed Heart monthly […]






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