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

Gwen Nutt Receives Hot Springs DAISY Award

Gwen Nutt, RN, Mother/Baby, received the DAISY Award at Hot Springs for November. Often we see people at their worst, physically and or emotionally. They are often stressed, scared and/or generally not feeling well. That’s why the importance of the kindness and compassion we show to every patient can not be overstated. Here’s an excerptView Full Post

John Smith Named Morrilton Service Hero

John Smith was named Service Hero at Morrilton for displaying the values of COMPASSION and REFERENCE. Holiday travel can be dangerous. An accident that results in an ER visit, can really put a damper on the holiday spirit, especially when you’re away from home. John understood and helped a traveling patient retrieve her belongings fromView Full Post

Brittany Cole Receives Hot Springs DAISY Award

Brittany Cole, RN on 3W in Hot Springs received the DAISY Award for November. Her attention to detail, proper assessment, genuine concern and diligence really made the difference. While assessing a post-operative patient, she noticed some signs that were cause for alarm. After performing her due diligence, she notified the charge nurse and House Supervisor.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

Sarah Gaines Named Morrilton Service Hero

Sarah Gaines was named Service Hero at Morrilton for displaying the value of COMPASSION. “Little things make all the difference.” We’ve heard it all our lives. Unfortunately in health care, we are so focused on the “big things” that the little ones can go unnoticed. One patient in Morrilton, who’s stay was longer than anticipated,View 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