Paws for a Cause

Hannibal Regional Foundation is hosting the annual Paws for a Cause cancer walk benefiting the James E. Cary Cancer Center and Hannibal Regional Infusion Center.  This event will celebrate the many furry friends of local cancer survivors and families.     This walk will be held on Saturday, September 23 at 9:00 am on Hannibal Regional’s Healthy Way Fitness Trail.  Again this year, participants will enjoy a custom Paws for…

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August is Breastfeeding Month in Missouri

  The month of August is designated as Missouri Breastfeeding Month by the Missouri Department of Health. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Support Breastfeeding” and showcases the importance of breastfeeding for mothers and babies. Hannibal Regional is planning to celebrate our local breastfeeding moms and babies on August 9th with a brunch in the mall area of the hospital at 10 am. More than 81% of mothers in…

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Solar Eclipse Eye Safety

Perhaps you’ve heard there will be a partial eclipse of the sun in Hannibal on Monday, August 21 beginning at 11:40 am and ending at 2:34 pm.  If you wish to observe the phenomenon, you will need eclipse glasses or an approved safety filter in order to protect your eyes.  Approved eclipse glasses or safety filters are ones which meet the International Standard ISO13212-2.  It is important to have the…

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Welcome Complete Family Medicine

We are very excited to officially welcome Complete Family Medicine to our Hannibal Regional team! Drs. Puckett and Collins and their great team are now part of the Hannibal Regional family and we look forward to working with them. With locations in Moberly, Macon, Lancaster, Kirksville and La Plata, the large geographic area they serve is impressive, but more so their high level of commitment to their patients and families….

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Welcome Northeast Missouri Imaging Associates and Hannibal Medical Services

Hannibal Regional is pleased to announce that discussions are in progress to bring in Northeast Missouri Imaging Associates and Hannibal Medical Services as part of our Hannibal Regional family! Dr. Hassien and his team have been amazing assets to our community and healthcare system for years and we look forward to establishing a new relationship with them. Welcome Northeast Missouri Imaging Associates and Hannibal Medical Services to our team!

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Team Member Assistance Fund

We are excited to announce the details of our Team Member Assistance Fund and encourage our team to remember this fund when they or their fellow team members are going through an extraordinary life event. Thank you to all who have contributed in any way to this important fund and helped create a means of assisting each other in a time of great need.  Together, our team members have raised…

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Logo Wear Available Through All Custom Wear

Several months ago the Auxiliary began partnering with All Custom Wear to provide a way for team members to order logo wear and uniforms.  Team members can order online by visiting shophannibalregional.com.  All Custom Wear offers a wide variety of items such as polo shirts, lab coats, scrubs, outerwear and more! All Custom Wear will be onsite  August 10th from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm and August 11 from 7:00…

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Follow up – It’s Not Over When the Surveyors Leave

Even though there may be an audible sigh of relief when surveyors from The Joint Commission depart, in many ways the work is just beginning for those areas which received citations.   As is the case for Jacque Craig, MSN MBA BSN and many of her colleagues in the Quality Management Department. “As with so many things, there is a lot of behind-the-scenes work before, during and after survey.  We work…

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Compliance Corner – Policies

Hannibal Regional has implemented policies and procedures to guide team members to do their job legally and ethically in accordance with the regulations and laws. Policies also guide team members on how to appropriately handle certain situations. Team members can find HRHS policies on the Intranet.  The Policy section of the Intranet is divided into different departmental folders.  The policies are also searchable by keywords to assist with finding the…

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Nursing Grand Rounds: Hospital Readmissions – What’s All the Hype?

On Tuesday July 25th Darlene Graves, MSN, BSN, CCM provided an educational opportunity for HRH nursing staff to learn what their role was in preventing hospital readmissions. Darlene explained why it is important to prevent hospital readmissions, siting increased risk of secondary infections with patients readmitted, as well as financial penalties to the healthcare facility. She explained the importance of correct documentation and how the lack of it can cost…

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New Team Members

Front Row Left to Right: Jaime Gard, Department Secretary – Children’s Center; Gina Ballinger, LPN – HRMG; Brettan Stice, Physical Therapy Tech – Physical Therapy; Daniela David, Housekeeper – Housekeeping; Krista Wilson, PCT – Emergency Dept. Back Row Left to Right: Kenyetta Little, Phlebotomist – Laboratory; Kayla Shepherd, Receptionist – Home Health; Shawnee Hergert, Receptionist – First Impressions; Kevin Arthaud, Director – Organizational Development Not pictured: Naomi Bowens, RN –…

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Classifieds

Classifieds are free for team members and volunteers. Ads will be published for two issues, then removed. Ads for team member’s businesses cannot be published. “Wanted” ads are acceptable. Only personal phone numbers (not work extensions) can be listed. HRHS reserves the right to limit what is posted in the ads.

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Hannibal Regional Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2017

Hannibal Regional has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. “Employers in today’s highly-regulated healthcare industry face great challenges in recruiting, engaging and retaining top talent which is key to quality care and positive patient experiences,” said Aurora Aguilar, editor of Modern Healthcare. “I commend those organizations that have risen to the occasion and have made the list of Best Places…

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Golden Star Winners Announced

Hannibal Regional team members have the opportunity to be recognized on the spot for living out our RISE Values and offering excellent customer service! The Golden Star recognition program is in addition to the quarterly RISEing Star winners. Golden stars are given to various spotters each week. The spotters could be other team members, patients, visitors, vendors, or physicians, and they are on the lookout for team members who offer…

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Hannibal Cannibal A SUCCESS

The 22nd Annual Hannibal Cannibal race was held this past Saturday, July 1.  The cannon sounded and participants took off along scenic streets and rising pavement all the way up Lover’s Leap and back again. Numerous volunteers from many different areas of the hospital as well as our Auxilians along with their families turned out to help cheer on, hydrate, and tend to the runners.  It was a beautiful day…

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New Greeting Card Service

Our Guest Services team is pleased to announce they will now be offering an online Greeting Card Service.  Individuals will be able to go to our website and select a card of their choice for a patient and submit a greeting that will be hand-written by our guest services representatives and delivered that day to the patient.  We are excited to offer another element to support our patients in their…

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Prep Athletes of the Year Announced

Every year two local athletes, one male and one female, take home the WGEM Prep Athlete of the Year award. The winners were announced on June 23rd here on campus in a live broadcast with WGEM. The winners were Jordan Hildebrand from Unity and Logan Minter from Monroe City.  Jordan played both basketball and softball where her team took multiple titles. Minter played both football and basketball. He also won…

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Night of Hope a Success

The James E. Cary Cancer Center and the Hannibal Regional Infusion Center hosted their Night of Hope on the Mark Twain Riverboat June 22nd, 2017.  During the riverboat cruise, those attending had the opportunity to release a lantern in memory or honor of others in their cancer journey. Appetizers were served and all attendees enjoyed a wonderful night of commemoration. This event was a beautiful way to celebrate the lives…

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Facility Expansion Project

There are exciting things happening here at our campus! We have been planning a major expansion here at Hannibal Regional which has now begun.  We are embarking on this major facility expansion project that will provide our community, patients, families, and team members with a facility that will meet their needs well into the future. Over the next three years you will see construction activity on the campus, specifically to…

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Nursing Grand Rounds – Congestive Heart Failure

What is the Leading Cause of Hospitalizations in People Older Than Age 65? If you were present for Dr. Harruna’s Nursing Grand Rounds presentation on Tuesday June 13th you would know the answer is Congestive Heart Failure! You would also know that more than 500,000 people are newly diagnosed with heart failure each year and that heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans. Dr. Harruna prepared an excellent educational presentation designed…

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Shoeless Joe Golf Tournament has Excellent Turnout

Congratulations to our Foundation for another successful Shoeless Joe’s Celebrity Golf Classic on June 14th!  In its 8th year, this event has now raised over $500,000 for our healthcare system.  This year’s tournament raised over $80,000 for the Cherish Campaign, which is raising funds for our Women’s Health Services.     The Celebrity Golf Classic, which enjoyed a record-high fundraising year, was officially sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network…

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Pam Faulkner Recently Certified

Hannibal Regional would like to congratulate Population Health Nurse Pam Faulkner, RN, BSN. Pam was recently certified in Care Coordination and Transitional Management. The certification was completed through the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing! Thanks, Pam for “Guiding Our Patients To BETTER”!                  

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Compliance Corner – Survey

Starting July 5th, there will be an email with a link to take the short Compliance Effectiveness Survey.  It is done through SurveyMonkey and it is completely confidential. I am asking every Team Member to complete this short survey so that we can determine if you are getting the information you need for our Compliance Program.   It will also tell us how we can make improvements, including getting Team Members…

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Hannibal Regional Teams up with KHQA for Sports Runner

Hannibal Regional is excited to team up with KHQA’s Chris Duerr in sponsoring the Sports Runner! We are proud to be able to recognize area athletes, and track their performances and events. Just as Hannibal Regional has many facilities throughout the area, we are honored to follow all the athletes in these same areas and celebrate their triumphs and achievements in many different sports arenas. We Are Working Together to…

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