SWMC Turns Patient’s Dream Into a Reality

SWMC Med/Surg Staff Provides Post-Surgery Surprise for Patient

A patient of Southwestern Medical Center’s Joint Center underwent a complete shoulder surgery. While under anesthesia, he said he dreamed about sitting at a table full of different types of lunch meats, cheeses and breads…

WVMC Physician Deployed to Provide Support to Hurricane Victims

WVMC Physician Serves on Disaster Medical Assistance Team

Willamette Valley Medical Center’s Emergency Department physician, Dr. Tom Cronin, was deployed in September to Orlando, Florida, to provide aid for hurricane victims. He was deployed with the DMAT OR-2, a part of the National Di…

Shoals Therapists Help with Patient’s Recovery

Patient Shares Gratitude for Shoals Staff

Team Burdine. The t-shirt says it all. For Greg Burdine, a local attorney and former state representative, suffered a stroke recently, but he has worked very hard toward a full recovery. Right there with him were therapists from the J.W. Sommer Rehab Unit o…

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NPMC Participate in Community Kindness Project

NPMC Therapy Staff Provides Patients Opportunity to Brighten Up the Community

Patients in Rehabilitation Therapy at National Park Medical Center recently spent a Friday painting and hiding colorful, creative rocks as part of a community kindness project which has taken Hot Springs residents b…

WVMC Breast Cancer Patient Shares Story of Fighting for Her Life

A Patient Testimonial: 10 years of Mammograms and Monthly Breast Exams

“For ten years, I religiously practiced as much preventive care within my power. Yet, I have now become that 11%, weeks before my 45th birthday! The 11% of breast cancer patients that are diagnosed before their 45th Birth…

PRMC Employee Sets Example of Advocating for Patients

Diligence Pays Off to Help Unfunded Patient

In June, a trauma patient was admitted to Paris Regional Medical who was unfunded and in a motor vehicle accident. Due to the trauma, this patient reportedly required several extensive surgeries. PRMC’s Financial Counselor, Marcy Woods, work…

CMC Staff Volunteers at Sled Hockey Clinic

CMC Plays Role in Building Community Hockey Scene

Staff from Community Medical Center’s Administration, Materials Management and Rehab Therapies departments provided volunteer support for Eagle Mount’s Adaptive Sled Hockey Clinic in Missoula, Montana at the end of September. Pa

Shoals Celebrates National Rehab Week

Shoals Employees Host Lunch-And-Learn Events

In September, members of the Shoals Hospital rehabilitation staff celebrate National Rehab Week. Throughout the week, employees have had an opportunity to take part in a variety of lunch and learn events to gain an education in different aspects of r…

Shoals Tech Helps Hurricane Harvey Victims

Hurricane Volunteer Sets Example of Selfless Service

Matt Metcalf didn’t hesitate to respond to the call for help for victims of Hurricane Harvey. As a tech at Shoals Hospital as well as a nursing student, he believed his skills would be needed, especially in the immediate aftermath of the storms…
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