Pike Medical Clinic Groundbreaking Ceremony

Hannibal Regional hosted a Groundbreaking Event for the new Pike County Medical building on June 6 at 10:00 am in Bowling Green.  Construction will be starting soon and we look forward to a beautiful new facility for our providers and team in the Pike County community opening  in early 2018. Many members of the Pike County Medical Clinic team were in attendance, as well as numerous civic leaders.  Brief speeches…

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Auxiliary Announces Wish List Recipients

The recipients of the 2017 “Wish List” Program have been announced.  This program was initiated by Hannibal Regional Auxiliary to help purchase items that would have an impact on the care we give.  The Auxiliary is thrilled to be able to help fund four wishes in 2017!  Please help us congratulate this year’s recipients: HRMG, Ambulatory Care, Hannibal Children’s Center and Med/Surg/Peds!       HRMG received funding to purchase a Stryker…

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Daisy Award Winner Announced

  Announcing our newest Daisy Award Winner, Ellyn Smith, RN – BSN, Ambulatory Care.  Ellyn was recently honored with a Daisy Award on the recommendation of a patient testimonial which stated the following, ““Ellyn was my nurse when I came in for a procedure.  From the time I was in the room for pre-op to when I returned she treated me in every way like I was her only patient….

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Golden Star Winner 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 Regional Inpatient Rehabilitation Services Guides Quincy Attorney Back To BETTER

Hannibal Regional Inpatient Rehabilitation Services Guides Quincy Attorney Back To BETTER “I can’t imagine getting BETTER anywhere else,” Tad Brenner. When Quincy attorney Talmadge (Tad) Brenner began his day on the morning of June 11th, 2016, he didn’t realize his life would flash in front of his eyes in a matter of hours.   Mr. Brenner was enjoying a Sunday afternoon motorcycle ride on his 1952 Vincent.  “The coolest bike…

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Hannibal Regional Honors Volunteers and Chaplains

Hannibal Regional recently honored the 2017 Volunteer of the Year, Sharon Laser, and the 2017 Chaplain of the Year, John Paul Tomko, by placing their portraits in the Mall Area.  Each year the Volunteer Chaplaincy Corps and Auxiliary recognize individuals who go above and beyond in their service and who have given consistent support to Hannibal Regional as well as its patients and team members.  We are so fortunate to…

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Nursing Grand Rounds – Stroke

Did you know that stroke is the leading cause of disability in the US? Did you also know that 800,000 Americans experience a new or recurrent stroke every year?  Dr. Brett Hosley, HRMG Neurologist, Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Department, and Stroke Medical Director presented an evidence-based educational presentation regarding stroke for Hannibal Regional Hospital’s May Nursing Grand Rounds.  Dr. Hosley differentiated between the two types of stroke and transient…

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Night of Hope

Join the James E. Cary Cancer Center and the Hannibal Regional Infusion Center for a Night of Hope on the Mark Twain Riverboat. This event will take place June 22nd, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm.  During the riverboat cruise, those attending will have the opportunity to release a lantern in memory of others or in honor of their cancer journey. Appetizers will be served. This event is open to cancer…

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Blood Drive

Hannibal Regional will be hosting a Blood Drive on June 21st, 2017 from 10am-4pm in the HRH mall area. All donors will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate to the Hannibal Chamber of Commerce! Two winners will be drawn. For appointments contact 248-5333 or sign up online at redcrossblood.org.  

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Hannibal Regional Infusion Center Team Guides Hannibal Resident to Better

Pictured: Janna Hymers and David Hymers stand with Ellen Taylor, MSN, RN, OCN in the Hannibal Regional Infusion Center on David’s last day of treatment. Hannibal Regional Infusion Center Team Guides Hannibal Resident to Better A trip to the emergency room for a gallbladder attack ended with a surprising outcome for Hannibal resident John David Hymers, known to many as David.  In February of 2017 David was returning home from an…

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Hometown Healing Hearts Team Member Picnic

Thanks to the RISE Team for hosting our annual Hometown Healing Hearts Team Member Picnic on June 1st and 2nd.  All who were able to come enjoyed wonderful food, great music and lots of fun. There were many team members in attendance, as well as Hannibal’s own Tom and Becky.  The picnic was a great kickoff to summer here at Hannibal Regional. The RISE team puts in many hours to…

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Auxiliary Stuff-the-Cart Drive is a SUCCESS

Hannibal Regional Auxiliary recently collected items for a pediatric cart in the Emergency Department.  These items will be used when children are in the Emergency Department to help care for them and keep them occupied and entertained.  Everything from stuffed animals and coloring books to party hats and toys were collected.  Hannibal Regional is so grateful to the the Auxiliary and the support they provide in guiding our patients to…

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Compliance Corner – Computer Monitors

  Compliance Corner Computer Monitors Do not take photos of your computer monitors and put that photo out on a social media site. If you have it on the home screen showing all your icons, this can give a computer hacker information they need to see what software applications are on the system that they might try to hack into.  Definitely don’t have any patient or financial information showing! Do…

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Memorial Trailer Donation

Mike Krigbaum with Krigbaum Trailers and Charlie Perkins with Trailerman Trailers teamed up to donate a trailer to Hannibal Regional in memory of Sam Krigbaum. Pictured from left to right are, Keith  Mosley, Director of Plant Operations; Mike Krigbaum, Krigbaum Trailer Sales; Charlie Perkins, Trailerman; Jerry Harland, Supervisor Plant Operations; Dr. Wendy Harrington, President of Hannibal Regional Foundation and Bob Hess, Director of James E. Cary Cancer Center.

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New Team Members

Front row (L to R): Krystal Ferguson, Surgery, GI Tech; Candy Lopez, Housekeeper, Houskeeping; Kate Aschemann, RN-BSN, Women’s Care; Laci Bowman, RN, ICU; Emily Tate, Teacher, Children’s Center; Brooklyn Myers, Med Reconciliation, Med Reconsiliation Tech; Evie Miles, Patient Care Tech, PCU; Jane Ralls, Information Systems, IS Administrative Assistant

Back row (L to R): Brett Hamilton, System Leadership, Risk Management Coordinator; Nicholas Powell, Teacher, Children’s Center; Austen Eisecarver, ER Physicians, Medical Scribe; Jack Baumann, Surgery, Surgical Aid; Adrian Mehrer, Teacher, Children’s Center

 

Front row (L to R): Stacey Davis, Housekeeper, Housekeeping; Whitney Fisher, Patient Care Tech, Progressive Care Unit; Diana Ebers, Housekeeper, Housekeeping; Kari Beaver, Patient Care Tech, Women’s Care; Suzanne Summers, RN, BSN, ICU.

Back row (L to R): April Baxley, Patient Care Tech, Progressive Care Unit; Cameron Conley, Security Officer, Security; Nicole Hamlin, Medical Secretary, Med/Surg; Brandi Hill, Communications Operator, Communications; Bill Herrin, Clinical Applications Coordinator, Information Systems.

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Patient Experience: Listening to Our Patients and Their Families

We have a variety of ways in which we invite our patients and families to help us understand what really matters to them. Here is a sampling of the good, the bad, and the opportunities revealed by our patients in the recent survey comments. If you would like to hear more, please email Julie Leverenz – Vice President, Patient Experience, or visit with your manager.   “I was in such…

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Nurse Interns

Hannibal Regional would like to give a warm welcome to our Nurse Interns. You will be seeing these new, friendly faces starting the week of June 5th, 2017.     Front, Left to Right: Kristen Bloss, PCU; Jessica Schindler, WCU; Regan Baker, ICU; Christina Bulen, PCU. Back, Left to Right: Shelby Renner, ER; Kelsey Ringhausen, ER; Tina Dugan, WCU; Micayla Murphy, PCU; Faith Pettitt, ICU Not Pictured: Kaelin Conrow, Med-Surg…

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Hannibal Regional Adds Five New Locations with Planned Acquisition of Complete Family Medicine

We are pleased to announce that Complete Family Medicine, based in Kirksville, MO, will soon become part of Hannibal Regional Healthcare System. With this acquisition, Hannibal Regional is able to expand our patient-centered care westward and include new five locations.

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