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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.
At Monday’s Quorum Court meeting, the QC asked to meet with local doctors to get their opionion of the proposed hospital expansion (and contionuation of the 1/2 cent library tax) Members of the DMH board also attended.
DMH CEO Scott Barrilleaux give a more detailed report about the upcoming hospital expansion.
DMH’s Scott Barrilleaux is on the front cover of this weeks Arkansas Business magazine, following an interview on the issue of private options affect on local hospitals’ operating budgets.
MonticelloLive interview Barrilleaux, Tuesday morning, where he summarized his interview with AB, and explained in layman’s terms
what “private option” is, and how it works.
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After serving 10 years on the Drew Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, with around 6 of those years as chairman, Jim Searcy has announced that he will leave that position when his term expires on June 30.
Searcy told MLive, (more…)
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