Infirmary and North auxiliary members recognized volunteers during their annual Christmas Luncheon. Auxiliary member-at-large Wendy Saer announced that the volunteers worked more than 22,700 hours in 2019. If the hospital had to pay for these hours, it would be worth more than $677,160. The Auxiliary also distributed checks to the many hospital initiatives they have… View Full Post
Gregory Williams was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of COMPASSION. He was nominated by a patient, who thanked Gregory for his generosity and willingness to help others. “Greg is a good-going person. He helps people in need. He is very understanding and optimistic. He gave me a new… View Full Post
Dustin Grier was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Dustin was nominated after he used his body to shield a Behavioral Health patient who was being attacked by three peers. Dustin protected the patient, even though the attack was provoked by the patient using racial slurs and… View Full Post
Chaplain William Carpenter was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Chaplain William was nominated by a coworker, after he stopped her in the hallway to ask if she was felling well. The chaplain took the coworker to get her blood pressure taken. When he saw her blood… View Full Post
Kiley Pennington was recognized as a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Kiley was nominated by the son of a patient, who applauded her willingness to accommodate any request and her ability to interpret and translate medical names and procedures into layman’s terms. “She read a summary text of what… View Full Post
Shaquina Swope and Alexandria Spann were recognized as Service Heroes at the Infirmary for displaying the values of INTEGRITY and COMPASSION. An older male entered the Outpatient Physical Therapy Department, saying he had come from the ER and he was looking for some food. Quana Swope began to investigate. As it turns out, he was… 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. Thursday, Dec. 59am-3pmInfirmary’s Vincent DePaul Room All donors will receive a FREE long-sleeve Tshirt. Walk-ins are welcome or visit arkbi.org to schedule your appointment.
The following story was featured in the Fall 2019 issue of the OneSpirit Magazine. When Janie Kehler was planning a cruise to Cozumel and Cancun with her son, daughter and son-in-law, she hoped it would be a trip of a lifetime. Little did she know that she’d always remember this trip for very different reasons.… View Full Post