News & Notes

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

Hot Springs Coworkers Cook Up Cancer Fundraiser

Hot Springs held its second annual Chili Cook-off benefiting Relay for Life. The event was held on Friday, March 1st and raised approximately $1,000. Aspiring chili cooks paid $2o to enter their chili and the “judges” paid $5 to come sample the chili and vote on their favorite. Chili cook-off winners were Becky Cordell, Linda Fava,View Full Post

Win Prizes When You Celebrate Patient Safety Week

National Patient Safety Week is March 10-16. Celebrate by completing the safety word search (click here to download) or the safety word scramble (click here to download). Submit completed games by March 16. Infirmary & North coworkers: Submit completed games to Claire Hardison at Hot Springs & Morrilton coworkers: Submit completed games to Kathryn GoadView Full Post

Dr. Joseph Beck Joins Medical Group

Joseph M. Beck, MD, a medical oncologist with a long history of private practice, has joined the Medical Group in our Oncology Clinic in Little Rock. Dr. Beck, a physician with the Infirmary’s medical staff since 1987, has served thousands of Arkansans with cancer. He’s been active on the Arkansas Medical Board, including serving as chair andView 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

February Fridays Were Red All Over

To all those who participated in the “Wear Red on Fridays in February”, we say THANK YOU! Although the first Friday in February is National Wear Red Day to promote heart health awareness, this year we decided to make every Friday in February “Wear Red Day”. We appreciate everyone coming together to show their support ofView Full Post