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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Stephanie Wilt and Pam Faulkner featured on the Iowa Health Coach Website

July 5, 2016

Health Coaching Success with an Employer Population Pam Faulkner, RN, BSN and Stephanie Wilt, RN, BSN both work with Hannibal Regional Healthcare System. They both partner on a Population Health project.  Now they have one more thing in common: they are both graduates of The Clinical Health Coach® training program. In 2013, the Accountable Care Program at Hannibal Regional Healthcare System, took a proactive approach by offering a service to…

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United We Stand; Divided We Fall

July 5, 2016

United we Stand; Divided We Fall. The Power of Standard #5: Team Spirit By Julie Leverenz, VP-Patient Experience While visiting recently with one of our managers about how to enhance the patient experience, she expressed frustration with how powerless she felt at times. Regardless of the effectiveness of those team members reporting to her, the performance of others caring for her patients had just as much, if not more, impact…

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Hannibal Regional Implements American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI™) Program to Increase Patient Survival

June 13, 2016

More than 200,000 in-hospital cardiac arrests occur annually and the survival rate from adult in-hospital cardiac arrest is only 25 percent. While CPR may seem to be a basic skill for healthcare providers, research has shown that psychomotor skills related to resuscitation can decay within just three to six months – far before the two-year standard when basic and advanced life support skills are currently evaluated. At Hannibal Regional we…

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Hannibal Regional’s Chris Coons Women’s Care Center Recognized For Excellence

June 13, 2016

The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized Hannibal Regional’s Chris Coons Women’s Care Center for excellence in lactation care. The Chris Coons Women’s Care Center has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition for staffing professionals who hold the prestigious International Board Certified Lactation Consultant® certification (IBCLC®) and providing a lactation program for breastfeeding families.  In addition, the facility demonstrated that…

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Congratulations to Kim Bernard, AGPCNP-BC, Now Certified CVNP-BC

June 10, 2016

Kim Bernard, AGPCNP-BC, CVNP-BC completed her training to be credentialed as a Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner through the American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine. “I want to ensure that I provide excellent care for the patients I see within the clinic setting.  I believe it is extremely important to continually advance my knowledge and stay abreast of current and changing guidelines in clinical cardiology in order to provide exceptional care for my…

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Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) Program: BLS and ACLS Certification Program

April 12, 2016

Hannibal Regional is excited to announce that the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) Program will soon be available! Hannibal Regional will be the first hospital and medical clinic in the state of Missouri to implement the RQI Program. The goal of the RQI Program is to help sustain high-quality CPR and improve patient outcomes through brief and regular skills practice. Team members and medical providers in positions which…

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Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) Program Coming to Hannibal Regional

March 2, 2016

More than 200,000 in-hospital cardiac arrests occur annually and the survival rate from adult in-hospital cardiac arrest is only 25 percent. CPR may seem to be a basic skill for healthcare providers, but research has shown that psychomotor skills related to resuscitation can decay within just three to six months – far before the two-year standard when basic and advanced life support skills are currently evaluated. Hannibal Regional will soon…

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Mary Bennett Earns CIC Credential

March 2, 2016

Mary Bennett, RN, Infection Preventionist, recently received her Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC®) by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).   The CIC® credential identifies healthcare professionals who have shown of knowledge in infection prevention and control.  Those who have earned the CIC® credential are responsible for developing and implementing infection prevention and control measures, educating healthcare workers and the public on infection prevention, analyzing infection data…

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Hassien Receives Master’s Degree

December 7, 2015

Joel D. Hassien, MD, FACR, board certified radiologist and Medical Director of Radiology at Hannibal Regional Healthcare System, recently earned his Master of Arts in Leadership in Organizational Management from Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU). The inaugural year of the program graduated 15 students. HLGU’s Master of Arts in Leadership program focuses on educating business, community, and church/non-profit leaders in innovative ways to think about their roles in their own organizations and…

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HRH Hosts Advanced Fetal Monitor Class

Advanced_fetal_monitoring On August 22nd and October 29th Hannibal Regional Hospital hosted an Advanced Fetal Monitor Class. Obstetricians and RN’s currently working in Labor and Delivery/Outpatient Triage in the Chris Coons Women’s Care Center attended. Connie Thompson and Pam Randazzo, Perinatal Outreach Educators from SSM St. Mary’s Health Center in St. Louis, presented evidence based practices and case studies. The interactive class discussed issues relating to safe OB patient practices, protocols, and innovative team improvements.

November 13, 2013
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Spirit of Excellence Kicks Off

bruce spirit of excellence
October 21, 2013

Team members of Hannibal Regional Healthcare System recently had the opportunity to take part in the Spirit of Excellence Training. This was the next step in the organization’s journey to create a culture of excellence, which will allow us to improve service, HCAHPS scores and patient satisfaction scores. Spirit of Excellence was brought to our organization by Enspiron Company and Mr. Bruce Loeffler. The Spirit of Excellence will help HRHS…

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