Hannibal Regional Saved My Heart

February 1, 2017

Last year, Joel Booth, a 30-year old loan officer at F&M Bank & Trust, attended a Lion’s Club meeting and listened to Bob Crawford, Group Director, Cardiopulmonary Services at Hannibal Regional discuss the importance of taking care of your heart and some new heart screenings being offered at Hannibal Regional. Find out how it saved his life!

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Red for a Reason

February 1, 2017

Hannibal Regional is designating Friday, February 3rd, 2017 as Red for a Reason Day. Why wear red? Together, we have the power to raise awareness, provide education and take action to reduce heart disease.

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Toe Walking

February 1, 2017

Toe walking is not a normal part of walking development. However, there is no need for treatment intervention unless the toe walking persists for six months after the initiation of independent walking (not cruising). Read more to understand when and why it is best to treat with physical therapy.

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New Marketing Campaign

January 9, 2017

The Marketing Department is excited to unveil the new Hannibal Regional ad campaign. As you may recall, back in October the Marketing Team partnered with Geile/Leon from St. Louis to develop a bold new approach consisting of television, print, internet and billboard ads.  We want to thank everyone for their cooperation and patience as the team went all around campus to do the filming – we could not have done…

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Trisha Evans Named Accountable Care Nurse

January 9, 2017

Hannibal Regional is pleased to announce that Trisha Evans, BSN has accepted the position of Accountable Care Nurse.  In this role Ms. Evans will continue to build on her 20 years of nursing experience at Hannibal Regional by serving as an advocate for patients and team members and providing support on their journey to better health.  The accountable care program began in 2013 and is designed to guide Hannibal Regional…

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Hannibal Regional Hosts Suture Lab for Medical Students

November 4, 2016

Emma Wright and Tara Korff joined Dr. Rohde on Thursday, October 27, 2016 for a suture lab. During this time the students were able to practice how to properly suture a wound with hands-on help and attention from the staff at Hannibal Regional. We would like to thank the Country Butcher Shop in Palmyra, who donated the pigs feet that were used for practice in this lab.

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Med-Surg

November 4, 2016

Preventing hospital-acquired pressure injuries is definitely one of the Med-Surg team’s highest priorities and they’ve worked diligently to those injuries in their department. Bobi Mathews is one of their champions who drives this effort. The turn team is highly effective and they work very hard to make sure patients who are immobile are turned appropriately and all preventative interventions are implemented for patients who are at high risk for skin…

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Pharmacy Week

November 4, 2016

Pharmacy Week was celebrated October 16 – 22 this year. Pharmacy Week acknowledges the contributions that pharmacists and technicians make to patient care in healthcare settings. We would like to acknowledge and celebrate our pharmacists and pharmacy technicians for their achievements in ensuring safe and effective medication use and would like to share those accomplishments with patients, other health professionals, and the community.

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Hannibal Regional Now Offering 3D Mammography

October 7, 2016

3D Mammography exams are clinically proven to increase invasive cancer detection and reduce recall rates Hannibal Regional is excited to offer Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams, developed  by Hologic, Inc., a worldwide leader in Women’s Health. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, Genius exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing. In conventional 2D mammography,…

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Hannibal Regional Hosts Service Awards Banquet

October 7, 2016

Hannibal Regional hosted its annual Service Awards Banquet on September 17, 2015. Each year, Hannibal Regional hosts the Service Award Banquet to honor and recognize Hannibal Regional Team Members who have reached 5-year milestones. RISEing Stars of the Year and Compassionate Care award winners are also announced. A special congratulations and thank you goes out to our 35, 40, 50 year recipients! Debra Burditt in Radiology, Gaylene Crawford in Cardiopulmonary,…

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Alicia Rollins Named President of the Missouri Volunteer Association

October 7, 2016

Alicia Rollins, Guest and Volunteer Services Director at Hannibal Regional, also belongs to Midwest Association of Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (MAHVRP). This association is a membership group of the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA).  It is a membership group for Director’s of Volunteer Services that she has been a member of for almost 7 years and have been on the  board for 5 serving as website chairman, district representative (2 years),…

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Paula Weathers Retires After 50 Years of Service at Hannibal Regional

October 7, 2016

Paula Weathers started at St. Elizabeth’s in the fall of 1965. She recalls her guidance counselor saying “I see you working with people, whether that be in the ministry or in the hospital. At age 18 and right out of high school, Paula started working as a “Nurse’s Assistant” along with 7 other nurse assistants, 1 LPN, and 1 RN on their floor. Throughout the years some things have changed…

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Register TODAY for TODD Talks

October 7, 2016

Curious about what the future holds for Hannibal Regional?  Be sure to register for the October TODD Talks and find out!  Our CEO, Todd Ahrens, is eager to share insights and listen to the input of all Hannibal Regional team members through the TODD Talks sessions. TODD Talks provide an opportunity for Hannibal Regional team members to stay engaged as we continue to guide our patients to better.  TODD Talks…

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October is Physical Therapy Awareness Month

October 7, 2016

Each October we celebrate Physical Therapy month, and we’re taking this opportunity to thank Theresa Dent for all of her hard work! Theresa is a Pediatric Physical Therapist and has been with Hannibal Regional for over 15 years and has over 25 years experience in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of children. Theresa treats children with a wide array of needs including, children with Down Syndrome, low muscle tone, Cerebral…

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Register Today for TODD Talks!

September 1, 2016

Curious about what the future holds for Hannibal Regional?  Be sure to register for the October TODD Talks and find out!  Our CEO, Todd Ahrens, is eager to share insights and listen to the input of all Hannibal Regional team members through the TODD Talks sessions. TODD Talks provide an opportunity for Hannibal Regional team members to stay engaged as we continue to guide our patients to better.  TODD Talks…

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Allen Clark Named President of the Missouri Chaplains Association

September 1, 2016

Chaplain Allen Clark, Pastoral Care Manager,  was selected as the President of the Missouri Chaplain’s Association for the 2016 and 2017 term. He has served on the MCA board since 2011. He has been a member since 1990. Chaplain Clark has served as a staff chaplain and Pastoral Care Manager at Hannibal Regional for over 20 years (October 1995). The Missouri Chaplain’s Association is a program membership group  of the…

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21st Annual Hannibal Cannibal

July 5, 2016

Hannibal Regional Foundation’s annual Hannibal Cannibal was held on Saturday, July 2nd, 2016. There were 1,751 participants who helped raise over $54,000 to benefit the Foundation’s Back to BETTER Campaign. After the starting cannon went off at 7:00 am, runners and walkers took off along the scenic route through downtown Hannibal and out Highway 79. Along the way they were cheered on by volunteers at water stations manned by Hannibal…

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Self-Help Portal

July 5, 2016

Hannibal Regional’s Informations Systems team has developed a self-help portal for it’s employees. With this self-help portal, employees can utilize: Password Reset: Helps you to reset your forgotten password. Account Unlock: When you are locked out of your computer or application, you can unlock yourself with this tool. Directory Update: Update your account with your latest contact information. Password or Account Expiry Notification: Receive email notifications before your account expires….

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Pharmacy Now Offering Over-the-Counter Medications to Team Members

June 10, 2016

The pharmacy at Hannibal Regional is now offering over the convenience for team members to get over-the-counter medicines, for personal use. The over-the-counter medicines can be paid through HSA, flex spending or out of pocket. If you are in need of the medicines listed below, come to the pharmacy when the cashier is in, anytime 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (no weekends or holidays).   Over the Counter Item  …

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Hannibal Regional Blood Drive June 22nd

June 10, 2016

The need for blood donations is constant and every donation is a lifeline for patients in hospitals. Give the gift of life and donate blood. Hannibal Regional Healthcare System will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, June 22nd from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the HRH Mall Area. For appointments call the HRHS Blood Bank at 573-248-5333 or sign up online at redcrossblood.org.

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Katelyn Chapuis Accredited as INP

June 10, 2016

The National Certification Corporation (NCC) is pleased to announce that Katelyn Chapuis, BSN, RNC-OB,  has achieved an NCC national accreditation as an Inpatient Obstetric Nurse (INP). The credential is earned by meeting educational and/or practice requirements and taking a rigorous examination that covers the specified specialty area. Katelyn joins over 100,000 health care professionals that have earned the prestigious NCC credential.  Maintenance of the credential is required every three years…

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Hannibal Regional Receives Healthgrades 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award

May 4, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that we have received the Healthgrades 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. We were identified as providing outstanding performance in the delivery of a positive experience for patients during their hospital stay, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Healthgrades evaluated 3,858 hospitals that submitted at least 100 patient experience surveys to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), covering admissions…

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