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Over the last month, Drew Memorial Hospital expected to receive a few dozen “port pillows,” homemade cushions that allows cancer patients to protect their treatment ports from rubbing against seatbelts while driving in a car. (more…)
National Research Corporation (NRC), has selected client Drew Memorial Hospital of Monticello, AR, as a recipient of its 2016 Excellence award. (more…)
Drew Memorial Hospital is challenging Southeast Arkansas residents to support local cancer patients by creating port pillows. Staff were inspired by the founder of portpillows.com, Amanda Rosen, who realized patients receiving cancer treatment often avoided wearing seatbelts properly because of the discomfort caused by their ports rubbing against the seatbelt.
Here are the bids.
The Drew Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, Wednesday afternoon, voted to add armed security guards to Drew Memorial Hospital’s security program.
The DMH Auxiliary Installed its 2016-2017 officers at their June meeting.
Arkansas Hospital Association Auxiliary officers were present for the occasion.
From L to R: AHAA Southeast District Chair Barbara Goodwin, AHAA President Dorothy Berley, DMH CEO Scott Barrilleaux, President Barbara Brown; Vice President Joy Barnhill; Treasurer Shirley Kizer; Recording Secretary Regina Dunn; Corresponding Secretary Bobbie Everett. Not pictured: Secretary Leta Taylor.
Drs. Deel and Speights, with Arkansas State University and New York Institute of Technology presented information regarding a proposed partnership with DMH a medical school rotation, at the recent MEDC meeeting. (more…)
“There are serious questions about whether Drew Memorial Hospital can procede with it’s expansion plans,” is how County Attorney CLiff Gibson described the situation abound how DMH surgery center will be affected by 10 owrthwest Arkasas senators refusing to pass Gov. Hutchinson’a Arkansas Works program.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Mainline Health System Inc. of Star City, AR has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long?term, participative relationships.
The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care and reduce costs. Medical homes foster ongoing partnerships between patients and their personal clinicians, instead of approaching care as the sum of episodic office visits. Each patient’s care is overseen by clinician-led care teams that coordinate treatment across the health care system. Research shows that medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patient and provider reported experiences of care. (more…)
Arkansans to Access Free Dental Care
The Arkansas Mission of Mercy to Provide a Two-Day, 100-Chair Dental Clinic at Monticello.
Dentists from all around the state will combine their skills for a tremendous cost-free dental clinic, for residents from all across the state, who need dental care.
When ARMOM was in Monticello, in 2010, 1,254 patients were treated, 3,001 teeth were extracted, and thousand’s of fillings were done. The value of the services that were provided for free would have cost, $760,000.
Thursday night’s open meeting about Drew Memorial Hospital’s proposed 1/4 cent extension of the expiring 1/2 cent library tax provided a chance for members of the public to meet the new surgeons, as well as hear updated statistics on surgery, and see the drawings of the new facility.
The question & answer session was also informative, especially dealing with the current 40 year old operating room.
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