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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

Lindsey Witham Receives North DAISY Award

Lindsey Witham, a nurse at North, received the June Daisy Award. Lindsey was nominated by person who was her preceptor during her first week in the residency program. Three years later, Lindsey was her sister’s day nurse. “The growth I witnessed was amazing.  As a new grad, she was proactive, enthusiastic and caring.  Now asView Full Post

North Celebrates EMS Week

North celebrated EMS Week with popcorn and drinks to thank the EMS crews that serve our community. North ED has six paramedics on its ED staff, including Chris Vaughn, Brian Massie, Jason Henderson, Bobby Tarno, Tabitha Jones and Jonathon Barber. North also has three EMTs on its ED staff, including Scotty Thomas, Darius Williams and LaKeshaView Full Post

North Team Recognized with Spotlight Award

North was recognized with the Spotlight Award for the care they provided to a critically ill patient. A patient was admitted for a routine procedure in the Cath Lab and was expected to return home after recovery. The patient’s recovery was going well without any complications. Cynthia Clement, RN, was performing her routine post-procedure assessmentView Full Post