The Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) team. In honor of National Nutrition Month, Chef Pat provided protein smoothies, protein bars and fruit trays to the team and senior leadership for their meeting this week. The TAVR procedure provides an alternative to open heart surgery for patients with severe aortic valve stenosis that is less invasive… View Full Post
Alyssa Huber, a diet tech at the Infirmary, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Alyssa was nominated by a patient who was especially grateful for the care she received. The patient said her medication often made her confused, and she was unclear what she should eat because of her dietary… View Full Post
Jackie Cotton, a supervisor in the Emergency Department at the Infirmary, was named a Service Hero for displaying the values of REVERENCE and COMPASSION. On a very cold night, a homeless man came to the Infirmary’s Emergency Department because he had been beaten up. He brought his dog and her three puppies in a shopping… View Full Post
Lisa Sanders, a patient tech in the Infirmary’s PACU, was named the recipient of the Honey Bee Award. The new monthly award recognizes an outstanding non-licensed nursing care team member (PCT, MHT). Lisa was nominated by a coworker who praised the care she provides patients and the support she offers her team members. “She constantly… View Full Post
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.
Tim Guinee, a nurse on 3NW at the Infirmary, received the February DAISY Award. Tim was nominated by a patient who praised his “words of encouragement and infectious smile.” “He catered to my needs. When I rang my bell, he was right there explaining the purpose of my pills. From the time he clocked in… View Full Post
Meosha Tye was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Meosha was nominated by a coworker after she stepped in to help during a particularly busy day when 5E had several high risk fall patients. Meosha saw the nursing staff struggling to keep all of these patients in… View Full Post
Victoria Cathey was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Victoria was nominated by a coworker after staying past her shift to help her coworkers and patients. Victoria recognized the day shift was short-handed and didn’t have a patient care tech to hand out patient food trays and… View Full Post