Dr. Raul Ramirez Named Service Hero at North

Dr. Raul Ramirez was named a Service Hero at North for displaying the value of COMPASSION. A patient was discharged and needed home equipment that was not covered by insurance. When Dr. Ramirez became aware of the situation, he went out of his way to ensure the patient had the needed equipment and also offeredView Full Post

Save a Life! Donate Blood at the Infirmary on March 5

You can save a life when you donate blood during the Infirmary’s upcoming blood drive, sponsored by the Arkansas Blood Institute. Wednesday, March 510am-3pmVincent DePaul Room All donors will receive a FREE Save the Humans-themed Tshirt and a ticket for one free meal in the cafeteria. Walk-ins are welcome or visit arkbi.org to schedule your appointment.

Create a Healthier Version of a Favorite Snack

Enjoying your favorite snack doesn’t have to mean piling on the calories. These onion rings are baked, not fried, and still deliver delicious flavor. Eating onions has other benefits. They contain quercetin, which helps to lower blood pressure and risk of heart disease, as well as antioxidants to help suppress the development and growth ofView Full Post

Paula Lowery Receives Hot Springs DAISY Award

Paula Lowery, a nurse-Patient Care Coordinator in SICU at Hot Springs, received the December DAISY Award. Paula was nominated for the care she provided to a patient who was unresponsive upon his arrival at the hospital. Because no ICU rooms were available, the patient was kept in ED while a bronchoscopy was ordered. Paula andView Full Post

Morrilton ED Team Named Service Heroes

Morrilton’s Emergency Department team members were named Service Heroes for displaying the value of COMPASSION. A homeless man came into the ED, looking for help. He was very dirty, and his clothes were soiled. The ED team immediately stepped in. Becki Ellis and Sarah Gaines gave him a shower. Jackie Loyd and Hope Hartman purchasedView Full Post

Laura McConnell Receives Hot Springs DAISY Award

Laura McConnell, an oncology nurse on 2W in Hot Springs, received the November DAISY Award. She was recognized after she organized her coworkers to help a patient’s daughter attend prom. The coworkers raised enough money to purchase a dress and have the girl’s hair and nails done for her special night. “This young lady andView Full Post