Month: October 2016

CHI St. Vincent Celebrates 100th TAVR Procedure

CHI St. Vincent Celebrates 100th TAVR Procedure

CHI St. Vincent held a celebration with our first 100 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) patients. TAVR is a procedure which is an option for patients deemed high risk for traditional open-chest heart surgery. Learn more about it here. TAVR allows the aortic valve to be replaced, and like open-heart surgery, TAVR produces results in improving patients’ quality […]






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Service Hero-Elvie Raper Re-purposes Outdated X-Ray Aprons to Help Autistic Children

Service Hero-Elvie Raper Re-purposes Outdated X-Ray Aprons to Help Autistic Children

Congratulations to Elvie Raper for receiving the Service Hero Award in Hot Springs. Read a portion of her nomination below written by Crystal Oliver: “My name is Crystal Oliver and I work at the 70 West Clinic here in Hot Springs and I work with Elvie Raper who is our x-ray technician here. She is a […]






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Introducing the New Healthy Spirit “Hub”

Introducing the New Healthy Spirit “Hub”

The Healthy Spirit champions team for CHI St. Vincent announces the newest resource for you. A new “hub” for information, including walks, gym discounts, and other growing number of resources. Click here to check it out!   Do you have interest in being a Healthy Spirit champion or have any Healthy Spirit questions? Then call […]






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Conference: Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP)

Conference: Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP)

CHI St. Vincent and the Arkansas Nursing Research Alliance are conducting the Evidence-Based Practice Forum 2016: Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP). The purpose of the forum is to promote the sharing and dissemination of nursing research. This is a great opportunity for students and professionals to see and share literature reviews, evidence-based practice, and research […]






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Service Hero Award – Hot Springs Rehab Team Supports Coworker in Time of Need

Service Hero Award – Hot Springs Rehab Team Supports Coworker in Time of Need

Congratulations to the Hot Springs Rehabilitation team members for being honored as Service Heroes. Below is a snip from their nomination: “I wanted to bring your attention to our amazing coworkers in Outpatient Therapy in Hot Springs. Betty Giles was a Rehab Aide for us for many, many years. She had to have a below the […]






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CHI St. Vincent Women’s Clinic Invades KARK Channel 4’s Instagram

CHI St. Vincent Women’s Clinic Invades KARK Channel 4’s Instagram

CHI St. Vincent Women’s Clinic is taking over KARK Channel 4’s Instagram account on Wednesday, October 26! Posts will be released every hour throughout the day beginning at 9 a.m. and will be showcasing the new clinic and highlighting Dr. Shelly Gibbs and Dr. Ananth Ranganathan! KARK is promoting the takeover to their 330,000 social media […]






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Infirmary Celebrates New Maternal Child Unit – You’re Invited!

Infirmary Celebrates New Maternal Child Unit – You’re Invited!

The Infirmary Maternal Child unit is celebrating their new space! All coworkers are invited to stop by for some refreshments on Wednesday, October 26 during the following times: 6-8am 11am-1pm 6-8pm #CHILivingOurMission  






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Allen Sheets receives Compassionate Care Award in Hot Springs

Allen Sheets receives Compassionate Care Award in Hot Springs

Allen Sheets was recently recognized as Compassionate Care Award winner in Hot Springs. Below is a snip from his nomination form that was submitted by his coworkers in the OR: “Allen is very knowledgeable as a care partner. He works independently to assist coworkers with their work. He goes beyond what’s expected of him. He is an excellence […]






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Welcome Robbie Hemmer as the New Registered Nurse Residency Program Manager

Welcome Robbie Hemmer as the New Registered Nurse Residency Program Manager

Please join us in congratulating Robbie Hemmer on his new position as Registered Nurse Residency Program (RNRP) Manager for CHI St. Vincent.  Robbie brings diverse knowledge and experience to his new role that will enrich the RNRP to a greater degree. He obtained his Bachelors degree in Business Administration in 1995 and worked in the banking and business industry before […]






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CHI St. Vincent Morrilton Raises over $300 for Cancer Research

CHI St. Vincent Morrilton Raises over $300 for Cancer Research

A team at CHI St. Vincent Morrilton held a doughnut sale and raised over $300 for the Arkansas Komen for the Cure foundation. They also joined together to design a race day shirt that they wore at the Race for the Cure event on Saturday, October 22. The Race for the Cure provides an opportunity to […]






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