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Infirmary ED Celebrated for Improving ID Scanning

Infirmary ED Celebrated for Improving ID Scanning

Congratulations to the Infirmary ED for increasing positive patient identification (scanning armbands) and positive accession identification (scanning accession on tube labeled at bedside) from 30% compliance to 90% compliance in both categories during one quarter! Making this improvement even more impressive is that the 30% rate had been consistent for several years, and during this one quarter […]

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Pharmacists Celebrate 40 Years at the Infirmary

Pharmacists Celebrate 40 Years at the Infirmary

Congratulations to Mary Weathersby and Nan Stiles, who each recently celebrated their 40th anniversary of service as pharmacists at the Infirmary. The pharmacy team celebrated their milestone with cake!

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Dr. Viegas Speaks About Seasonal Allergies to QualChoice Employees

Dr. Viegas Speaks About Seasonal Allergies to QualChoice Employees

Dr. Mark Viegas, an family medicine doctor at the University Avenue clinic, recently spoke to a group of about 25 at QualChoice employees about seasonal allergies. During the event, bags with Well Fed Me books, CHI St. Vincent potholders, information about seasonal allergies and Dr. Viegas’ rackcards were provided. If you know of anyone who […]

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Chiung-fang Liang Named Service Hero at Infirmary

Chiung-fang Liang Named Service Hero at Infirmary

Chiung-fang Liang was named a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of REVERENCE and COMPASSION. Chiung had a patient that was nearing the end of life. This patient and their family wanted the patient to be able to go to the chapel to receive the last mass. However, the patient was not able […]

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Next Financial Peace Classes Begin June 2

Next Financial Peace Classes Begin June 2

Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money and start planning for your future. What if you knew where all of your money was going each month? What if you were debt-free, investing and making wise spending decisions? If you’re interested in learning more about the class, click on link below. This program is […]

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Kameron Lee Named Service Hero at Infirmary

Kameron Lee Named Service Hero at Infirmary

Kameron Lee was named a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Kameron, a med tech in the pharmacy, caught a significant medication error. She found a critical mistake in medication labeling from the patient’s retail pharmacy. The patient had filled a prescription for hydroxyzine (an antihistamine) at a local pharmacy, and […]

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Kandyce Cia Celebrates 50 years Since Nursing School Graduation

Kandyce Cia Celebrates 50 years Since Nursing School Graduation

Congratulations to Kandyce Cia, a nurse on 4W at the Infirmary, who recently celebrated 50 years since graduating from nursing school at the Infirmary. Her coworkers surprised her with a cake and card to mark the milestone anniversary. Kandyce, who has worked at the Infirmary since 1971, graduated on April 28, 1968.

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James Herndon Named Service Hero at Infirmary

James Herndon Named Service Hero at Infirmary

James Herndon was named a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of COMPASSION. A family member submitted his nomination: “After my precious 90-year-old grandfather was admitted for sudden confusion, high blood sugar and a terrible gall bladder infection, his condition worsened, and he was transferred to the ICU. When it became clear that […]

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Coworker Appreciation Week Celebrated May 6-12

Coworker Appreciation Week Celebrated May 6-12

Mark your calendars! Coworker Appreciation Week will be celebrated May 6-12 with a week full of fun activities at each hospital and HCA. This is one of several ways throughout the year that we praise & celebrate our coworkers for all the work they do! This year, we’re also celebrating a high participation rate across […]

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Kristina Garcia Named Service Hero at Infirmary

Kristina Garcia Named Service Hero at Infirmary

Kristina Garcia was named a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of COMPASSION. In February, several members of the lab lost their home in a fire. Within 24 hours of the fire, Kristina organized a help fund with members of radiology and GI lab, collecting $330. She then went to Target and bought […]

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