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Volunteer Elected President of State’s Hospital Auxiliary

Congratulations to volunteer Jan Gardner, who was recently elected president of the Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association. During the past year as president-elect, Jan has traveled to the state’s seven districts, championing the auxiliary’s various projects. Those projects include the Helmet Emergency Labeling Program (HELP) and Look Before You Lock, which reminds caregivers of the dangersView Full Post

Kari Epperson Named Service Hero at North

Kari Epperson was recognized as a Service Hero at North for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Kari was nominated for her efforts to advocate for patients and their families. During National Brain Cancer Awareness Month in May, she designed and sold “Go-Grey” T-shirts. She engaged all areas of the hospital and sought support for staffView Full Post

Sign Up Now for Pack Shack Parties

Pack Shack parties are returning! The Values in Action team will host Pack Shack party to pack thousands of meals for neighbors in need. Coworkers will be able to volunteer for 30 minutes – 1 hour time slots on these dates: Infirmary/NorthTuesday, July 30, 11am-2pmTerrace Room Hot SpringsThursday, Aug. 1, 11am-2pm Mercy / McAuley RoomView Full Post

Connie Spinks Named Service Hero at North

Connie Spinks was named a Service Hero at North for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Connie has taken on several responsibilities outside of her job description, including creating a system and providing staffing in the PAT to see patients in a timely manner. After implementing the new system, the patient wait time dropped from moreView Full Post

Tara Anderson Named Service Hero at North

Tara Anderson was named a Service Hero at North for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Tara came in on her day off to help provide care for a patient who was in extreme pain and having difficulty following directions to care for his post-procedure sheath. The patient’s high blood pressure made him a high riskView Full Post

Arkansas Neuroscience Institute Research and Education Center Opens

The newly-opened Arkansas Neuroscience Institute (ANI) Research and Education Center will work to improve treatment outcomes for patients, map the human brain and provide training for neurosurgeons to develop the skills necessary to tackle the most complex cases. The center is the culmination of a $30-million project to develop new neurosurgery, education and research facilitiesView Full Post