Auxiliary Celebrates Volunteers During Christmas Luncheon

The Auxiliary recognized volunteers with service pins and awards during its annual Christmas Luncheon. Auxiliary President Betty Pullam announced that the hours volunteers worked in 2018 had a value of $634,570 to the hospital. The Auxiliary also distributed checks to the many hospital initiatives they have raised money for throughout the year, including North Rehab,View Full Post

Volunteer Named President-Elect of State’s Hospital Auxiliary

Congratulations to volunteer Jan Gardner, who was recently named president-elect of the Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association. She will serve as president-elect for the next year before assuming her role as president in October 2019. During that time, Jan will travel to the state’s seven districts, championing the auxiliary’s various projects. Those projects include the HelmetView Full Post

Changing the Way Doctors Respond in Surgery

The following story was featured in the Fall 2018 issue of the OneSpirit Magazine. Dr. Emad Aboud, director of the Microneurosurgery Laboratory at Arkansas Neuroscience Institute at CHI St. Vincent, is changing the way surgeons from around the globe train for surgery. A brilliant neurosurgeon, Dr. Aboud developed the Aboud Model: The Live Cadaver –View Full Post

Radiologic Technologists of the Year Awarded for Central Arkansas

Congratulations to the Radiologic Technologists of the Year recipients for Central Arkansas. They are: Steve Starr at the Infirmary, Cassie Niotis at North and Jennifer Berkemeyer at Morrilton. The Radiologic Technologist of the Year awards are presented during national Radiologic Technology Week, which calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play inView Full Post

Donate Thanksgiving Foods to Coworkers in Need

Help coworkers in need by donating Thanksgiving food items this holiday season. Donated items can be dropped off at the following locations: Infirmary: Bring donations to the Ozark Room on Monday, Nov. 12. Drop off times are: 7-9am, 11am-1pm and 3-4pm. Donations must be provided in recyclable bags. Hot Springs: Bring donations to the BoardView Full Post

Carla Brooks Named North Service Hero

Carla Brooks, BSN, RN, CEN was named service hero for North for displaying the value of COMPASSION. When we recognize the misfortune of others, we may think, ‘That’s too bad,’ or ‘What a shame.’ Carla Brooks, however, thought, ‘There’s a simple solution’ and immediately offered help. A new PCT was hired at North but saidView Full Post

Jenna Gaskin Named North Service Hero

Jenna Gaskin was named Service Hero at North for displaying the values of COMPASSION and EXCELLENCE. Sometimes service means being aware of when you are needed and jumping in to help. Jenna did just that. She was working as house supervisor when an expectant mother entered the ED in labor. The patient needed to beView Full Post