Month: January 2017

Welcome Dr. Michael Frais to Hot Springs

Welcome Dr. Michael Frais to Hot Springs

Liverpool, England gave America the Beatles…and Dr. Michael Frais. Dr. Frais grew up in Liverpool and attended medical school there.  He specialized in cardiology and worked as a physician for several years before moving to Manitoba in Canada. He then joined the staff at UAMS as assistant professor of medicine. He lived in Arkansas for […]

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James York Wins GEM of the Month

James York Wins GEM of the Month

Congratulations to James York for winning the January GEM of the month for Crothall Healthcare, our partner for transport, concierge and environmental services. GEM stands for “Great Employees Make Magic” and is a recognition program that focuses on quality, customer service, safety, attendance and Crothall core values. “Mr. York was selected as our GEM for January because […]

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Hot Springs Team Attends Breakfast with Bryan

Hot Springs Team Attends Breakfast with Bryan

Hot Springs Vice President of Patient Care Services, Bryan Williams recently held his January Breakfast With Bryan to recognize nursing coworker service anniversaries. Attendees were: Kara Childress, Amy Hill, Heather Penny, Bryan Williams, Michael Mays, Ronda Schauf and Michelle Williams Not pictured: Angela Burton #CHILivingOurMission

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Culture Survey Closed

Culture Survey Closed

Click here to take the survey. (Survey is closed. Thanks for your participation. We exceeded the 50% participation goal.) 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 […]

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Infirmary SEEC Celebrates Successful Angel Tree Program

Infirmary SEEC Celebrates Successful Angel Tree Program

Last month, the Infirmary Service Excellence Employee Council (SEEC) organized the annual Angel Tree holiday assistance program that connects coworkers with a deserving child or “Angel” in need. The 2016 Angel Tree volunteers collected gifts and blessed 62 angels at Christmas! Thanks to everyone who pitched in and made this possible! If you are interested in participating […]

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Infirmary Care Management Team Honors Coworker’s Memory by Giving Back

Infirmary Care Management Team Honors Coworker’s Memory by Giving Back

The Infirmary Care Management department chose to honor the memory of their coworker by donating to a cause that was close to her heart. Pam Pipkin was a coworker and member of the Utilization Management team and had fought a long battle with cancer. Pam had a very positive attitude and continued to work throughout her illness. […]

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Wear Red Day Feb. 3

Wear Red Day Feb. 3

CHI St. Vincent is supporting women’s fight against heart disease by wearing red on Friday, February 3! Show your support by joining in! Everyone can do it – even within dress code. Socks, earrings, lipstick, nail polish (be sure it’s not chipped), barrettes, headbands and bows for your hair are options for clinical staff. Take your […]

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Nominate a Service Hero Today!

Nominate a Service Hero Today!

Complete the form! Extraordinary things happen in our hospitals and clinics every day. And we want to recognize it! That’s why we are excited to launch a new system-wide recognition program called Service Heroes. It can be an exceptional accomplishment or a coworker or physician who continuously demonstrates behaviors that align with our values of […]

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Hot Springs Team Honored at Blood Center Grand Opening

Hot Springs Team Honored at Blood Center Grand Opening

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs was recently honored at the Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI) donor center grand opening for saving the lives of fellow Arkansans through blood donations. Since 2003, the Hot Springs campus has sponsored blood drives with ABI, collecting on average 480 units each year. This corresponds with a potential of 1,400 lives […]

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Hot Springs Ambulatory Team Recognized for Top Patient Experience

Hot Springs Ambulatory Team Recognized for Top Patient Experience

The Hot Springs Ambulatory Care team celebrated reaching the 74th percentile and achieving the highest Outpatient-Patient Experience Scores for last quarter. This team is made up of coworkers from a variety areas including Preadmission/Outpatient, OR, PACU, GI Lab, Admissions, Central Sterile and Volunteers. They proudly accepted the Praise and Celebration banner that will be displayed to […]

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