Bryan Williams, chief nursing officer for the Arkansas market, recently hosted Breakfast with Bryan for small groups of coworkers at the Infirmary and North. During these breakfast meetings, front line coworkers are invited to have an informal conversation with leaders in a small group. Bryan was joined by Rhonda Mayfield, vice-president of patient care services,… View Full Post
The Arkansas Blood Institute will be at the Infirmary on Thursday, March 4. You can help save a life when you donate. Thursday, March 410am-3pmVincent dePaul Room The Arkansas Blood Institute is experiencing an emergency need for blood donations of all types. The recent inclement weather has dramatically reduced blood donations during a time when… View Full Post
Last update: Feb. 20, 2021 @ 2pm The Inclement Weather policy has been lifted for the Arkansas market. Inclement Weather Policy (click here to download) Last update: Feb. 14, 2021 @ 9:15am The Inclement Weather policy is in effect for the Arkansas market. This includes Hot Springs as well as the Infirmary, Morrilton and North. Click here… View Full Post
Brenda McDonald, a unit coordinator on CCU at the Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for the displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Brenda was nominated by a coworker for going “above and beyond” to provide assistance. A patient’s family was scheduled to pick them up. They called when they arrived, but they were at… View Full Post
Congratulations to Lauren Ford, PharmD BCACP, a clinical pharmacist at the Infirmary, on becoming a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist. The purpose of the BPS Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) program is to validate that the pharmacist has the advanced knowledge and experience to optimize patient outcomes by: Providing team-based, patient-centered ambulatory care to… View Full Post
Ivy Langga, RN on 3North at the Infirmary, has been recognized as a Serivce Hero for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Ivy was nominated by a coworker because of the kindness she showed to a patient who did not speak English. “I was having a hard time talking to her or understanding her. Ivy found… View Full Post
The Infirmary’s CVSD team members were recognized as Service Heroes for displaying the value of COMPASSION. The team was nominated by the spouse of a patient who was admitted with significant carotid artery blockage. “All of the staff for our entire stay was excellent. My husband’s first surgery was right after the CTA showed the… View Full Post
Congratulations to Christine Creekmore, PharmD BCPS, and Caitlin Nugent, PharmD BCPS, both clinical pharmacists at the Infirmary, for successfully completing their national board certification as Pharmacotherapy Specialists. Board certification through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties is recognized as the gold standard for determining the pharmacists who are qualified to contribute at advanced practice levels.