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Celebrate Our Volunteers April 7-13

Celebrate National Volunteer Week by thanking the many volunteers who help our ministry operate. In 2018, the hours volunteers donated had a value of more than $634,500. Campuses will host events throughout the week to say thank you to volunteers. The Infirmary will provide food and gifts on Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12,View Full Post

CHI St. Vincent Partners with LR School District for App Contest

As published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, March 11, 2019, by Cynthia Howell: The Little Rock School District’s Forest Heights STEM Academy is working with the local medical center CHI St. Vincent on the “Appalooza” Mobile App Solution Competition, which is intended to build computer science and problem-solving skills among students. CHI St. Vincent representatives metView Full Post

Patient Care Techs Graduate from Newly-Created Course

Congratulations to our new Patient Care Technicians. The PCTs graduated Monday, March 11 from a newly-created program that allows interested individuals an opportunity to enter healthcare without a certification or degree requirement. The new hires also meet the demand for more PCTs at the bedside. In the spirit of growing our own, the program developsView Full Post

William Hezel Receives Daisy Award at Infirmary

William Hezel, a nurse on 3N at the Infirmary, received the February Daisy Award. A patient nominated William for his “sweet, kind and caring actions,” including sharing how he ran down the hall to ensure the patient got their nausea medicine prior to a procedure. In another example, the patient recalled how William made sureView Full Post

Pat Brown Receives Infirmary Daisy Award

Pat Brown, a nurse on 4E at the Infirmary, received the February Daisy Award. A patient’s child nominated Pat, noting the care and compassion she showed after her mother experienced an excruciating headache following surgery. “She prayed for mom and sang for my mom. I have never seen the sheer amount of compassion from oneView Full Post

OB/GYN Physicians Plan Move to LRDC Offices

To better serve patients, Dr. Shelly Gibbs, Dr. Heather Owens and Dr. Ananth Ranganathan, OB/GYN physicians in Central Arkansas, will move to the Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic in March. Drs. Gibbs and Owens will move March 4, followed by Dr. Ranganathan on March 11. The new office will be closer to Baptist Health, which will provide labor andView Full Post

Reader’s Digest Names Infirmary State’s Top Heart Hospital

Reader’s Digest has named the Infirmary as the top heart hospital in Arkansas in their list of the Best Heart Hospitals in Every State. The magazine cited the Infirmary’s consistent U.S. News and World Report ranking among top-performing heart hospitals since 2012 as well as earning ACE Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence in recognition of its state-of-the-art cath labs, anView Full Post