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Better Patient Care Through Privacy – FairWarning to Launch in Hot Springs

Better Patient Care Through Privacy – FairWarning to Launch in Hot Springs

To help safeguard the privacy of patient information, Hot Springs will implement FairWarning, a software tool that national selected to maintain the privacy of electronic protected health information (ePHI) across the system. FairWarning works by collecting and auditing access logs from clinical applications to identify any inappropriate access to ePHI. FairWarning will simplify the auditing […]

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Hot Springs Announces Residency Program

Hot Springs Announces Residency Program

Hot Springs announced a partnership with the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) in Fort Smith to develop new Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) and Graduate Medical Education (GME) training opportunities for ARCOM students and graduates. We anticipate launching GME Residencies in both Family Practice and Internal Medicine beginning in 2020. The partnership will help to […]

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Infirmary SEEC Auctions Off Parking Spaces

Infirmary SEEC Auctions Off Parking Spaces

The Infirmary SEEC is auctioning off three parking spaces outside Medical Affairs to raise money for coworkers. Coworkers can purchase the spaces on Monday, Feb. 19, from noon-1pm, in the Ozark Room. The cost for each space is $750.  Purchases are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. If the parking spaces are not […]

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Close to the Heart Promotion Includes Contest to Win Flowers

Close to the Heart Promotion Includes Contest to Win Flowers

You may see ads and social media posts for heart month with the theme “Close to Your Heart.” In fact, our main website homepage has been “taken over” exclusively with heart messages. This campaign was launched for heart month and conveys how CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute is different from other heart programs: We have […]

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Get Your CHI St. Vincent Apparel at New “Pop-Up” Website

Get Your CHI St. Vincent Apparel at New “Pop-Up” Website

The CHI St. Vincent Pop Up Store is now open! This short-term online store will be available for ordering apparel between now and Feb. 28. The store offers four items: A puffy vest: $36 A zip pullover: $18 A silk touch polo: $17 A hat: $9 The first three items are each available in men’s […]

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Hands-on Demo Set for Monday, Feb. 5, for New Robotic Surgery Device at Infirmary

Hands-on Demo Set for Monday, Feb. 5, for New Robotic Surgery Device at Infirmary

The latest and greatest robotic-assisted surgical system will be up and operational at the Infirmary in February. Coworkers will have the chance to be part of hands-on demonstrations for the equipment on Monday, Feb. 5. Stop by the lobby between the hours of 9:30am-2:30pm to “test drive” the device. It’s like video gaming with a […]

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Hot Springs Aids in Suicide Rate Reduction

Hot Springs Aids in Suicide Rate Reduction

Susie Reynolds Reece, Violence Prevention Specialist at Hot Springs,  discussed methods of furthering suicide prevention for youths and seniors during Hot Springs National Park Rotary’s weekly lunch meeting at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa. Reece’s father died by suicide when she was only 10, she told Rotarians as she stressed the importance of having conversations […]

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Crystal Bohannan Named Vice President Operations in Hot Springs

Crystal Bohannan Named Vice President Operations in Hot Springs

Crystal Bohannan has been named Vice President Operations in Hot Springs. Crystal joined Hot Springs in 2014 and has most recently served as Market Director-Operational Finance. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Southern Arkansas University and her MBA from Mississippi State University. Crystal brings strong experience to the role, with a history of leading and […]

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Infirmary Awarded Magnet Site Visit in Redesignation Efforts

Infirmary Awarded Magnet Site Visit in Redesignation Efforts

A message from Brenda Fischer, PhD, RN, MBA, FACHE, CPHQ, Magnet Program Director: The Infirmary has been awarded an upcoming Magnet Site Visit to be held on April 4-6 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Infirmary campus submitted its initial redesignation document on June 1, 2017 and completed an additional documentation request on […]

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Dana Hayes Named Director of Clinical Informatics

Dana Hayes Named Director of Clinical Informatics

Dana Hayes, MSN RN-BC, has been named to Director of Clinical Informatics. Dana began her career working as an RN in the Labor / Delivery Unit of the Infirmary in 2003. In 2013, Dana joined the Clinical Informatics Team as an RN Clinical Analyst. She became an RN Clinical Informaticist in 2015. Dana has served […]

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