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All Arkansas Preps: CHI St. Vincent Health Award

All Arkansas Preps: CHI St. Vincent Health Award

When young athletes overcome health challenges, they deserve recognition. That’s what the Health Award given at the annual All Arkansas Preps student athletes banquet is all about. In June, CEO Chad Aduddell presented Lexie Castillow the honor as CHI St. Vincent was the presenting sponsor for the event. The CHI St. Vincent Health Award highlights […]

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HUSH Program Makes Big Noise at Hot Springs

HUSH Program Makes Big Noise at Hot Springs

Hot Springs launched a quiet time program themed HUSH (Help Us Support Healing) in all units on June 18. Quiet times have been shown to have positive impact on patient experience and outcomes. The times launched in Hot Springs are daily from 2-3pm and from 10pm-4am. The program featured posters that will hang in all […]

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National Patient Safety Week June 24-30

National Patient Safety Week June 24-30

You may be thinking to yourself, “Wasn’t National Patient Safety Week in March?” Well, yes, but in order to give it the proper attention, we decided to recognize it in June during National Safety Month. We will celebrate National Patient Safety Week June 24-30. The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) 2018 theme is “United for […]

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Values In Action Team Hosts Pack Shack Parties

Values In Action Team Hosts Pack Shack Parties

To promote the Value of the Quarter, compassion, each facility will be hosting The Pack Shack in a Feed the Funnel party to pack thousands of meals for neighbors in need. Meals packed at Feed the Funnel parties are donated free of charge to local organizations, such as food banks and food pantries, for them to distribute […]

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Junior Volunteer Program Begins June 25

Junior Volunteer Program Begins June 25

This summer you will see young people volunteering at the Infirmary and North as part of a five-week Junior Volunteer Program that begins Monday, June 25 and ends Thursday, July 26. Around 15 qualified young people were selected for the program earlier this month after undergoing a thorough selection process. Each one demonstrated the skills necessary for the […]

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Infirmary Pharmacists Celebrates 40 Years of Service

Infirmary Pharmacists Celebrates 40 Years of Service

On June 5, Lynne Betzner, PharmD at the Infirmary celebrated her 40th year of employment as a pharmacist within our organization.  She began her pharmacist career on June 5, 1978 at St. Vincent Doctors Hospital and transitioned to the Infirmary in 2008.  The pharmacy surprised her with her favorite homemade chocolate cake on her work […]

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Chad Krebs Elected to AAHP Board

Chad Krebs Elected to AAHP Board

Chad Krebs, Pharmacy Clinical Manager, was elected to the Arkansas Association of Health-Systems Pharmacists board. AAHP is an organization that works to support Arkansas pharmacists, residents, students, and technicians working in hospitals or health-systems through advocacy, mentorship, education, and leadership.  Their mission is provide resources that improve patient care and safety. Congratulations Chad! Well done!

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Hot Springs Participates in Oaklawn Health Fair

Hot Springs Participates in Oaklawn Health Fair

Hot Springs had a strong showing at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming’s annual health fair on June 8. Dr. Vengala, Dr. Roper, Dr. Acharya along with Hastings Attwood, Jennifer Thompson, Amy Bernard, Tiffani Butler, Kevin Carlisle and others were all on hand to answer questions and assist their employees with health related questions and information. Hot […]

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Hot Springs Hosts MASH Program

Hot Springs Hosts MASH Program

Hot Springs is hosting it’s summer MASH  (Medical Application of Science for Health) program June 11-15. The MASH program is designed to encourage students to explore healthcare related careers. This year’s class consists of  7 students: Alaina Edwards, Katelynn Cogburn, Kaylee Todd, Maddie Slatton, Juliana Sy, Madeline Hickey, and Justin Harper. Representing schools: Bismarck, Lakeside, […]

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Self-Evaluations Due June 29

Self-Evaluations Due June 29

If you haven’t already, take time today to complete your annual self evaluation in Workday, here’s a reminder that it is due June 29. Access your self evaluation by going to Workday and opening the Performance worklet, or by accessing your Workday inbox. This is your opportunity to assess your own performance, highlight your successes […]

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