By Debra Staton, Wellness Coordinator for the Arkansas Health Network Because of COVID-19, the monthly Well-being Wednesday will be virtual. This month, the Well-being Team is asking coworkers to submit their favorite healthy recipe. COVID-19 has meant most people are spending more time at home, including cooking and eating more in our own kitchens. So, we… View Full Post
Amber Wallace, RN, patient care coordinator at the Infirmary, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Amber was recognized as a Service Hero for the extra care she provided that allowed a patient to go home in a timely manner. Recently, a patient was admitted with a lower extremity fracture, which… View Full Post
Christy Ross, an echo technologist at the Infirmary, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Christy was nominated for the kindness she showed a TAVR patient who had traveled alone by bus to the Infirmary for his 30-day appointment. The elderly man had ridden on the bus for an hour and… View Full Post
Looking to get creative in the kitchen? Consider experimenting with rhubarb, the July Harvest of the Month. Rhubarb is unique in many ways. It tastes is very tart and sour and unlike most vegetables the leaves are not edible, they’re actually poisonous! The edible part of rhubarb is its pink-ish, red stalk which has a… View Full Post
Congratulations to our coworkers who achieved a major milestone this year: graduation! More than 30 coworkers from all four hospitals and the Heart Institute earned their diplomas while serving in this ministry. Please share your best wishes with the team members listed below: Infirmary J’Quan Brammer, Equipment Tech, Surgical Technology Caitlin Cothern, Clinical Dietitian, Post-baccalaureate Dietetic… View Full Post
Megan Doyle was named a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. As the cardiovascular clinical pharmacist specialist, Megan’s primary patient populations are advanced heart failure (LVAD candidates and implants) and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients. The job of the pharmacist for PAH patients is very stressful. Initiating and maintaining these… View Full Post
Congratulations to Beverly Honeycutt who recently celebrated 45 years with CHI St. Vincent. To mark the milestone, the staff, physicians and management team presented Beverly with a service plaque signed by her team. Beverly was hired on June 25, 1975 as a HIM Tech. Since then, she has served as a lead medical transcriptionist and… View Full Post
Morrilton coworkers joined together to raise $1,900 for Dorothy Jeffers as she battles breast cancer. Coworkers presented Dorothy with the check the day before her surgery. Dorothy said she was appreciative of the financial support and especially touched by the love and kind words of support.