July Golden Stars Announced

Golden Stars_JUlyHannibal Regional Healthcare System team members now have 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 exceptional customer service and live out our RISE Values.  If they spot someone they feel deserves the star, the spotter will present it to the team member, who can then present their star to HR to receive a prize.  Various spotters will be in different departments and different shifts throughout the year.  Our Golden Star recipients for July were Marie Bachtold, RN, and Lacey Fertch.

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HCC Making a Difference

DSCN9183Some of the children at Hannibal Children’s Center, along with their families, participated in a coin drive over the summer.  They collected $211, which will support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Honeysuckle Cafe

Honeysuckle_CafeThe Hannibal Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Support Group has a new name and new look.  “Honeysuckle Café”.

The “Honeysuckle Café” is a place where breastfeeding moms gather to talk about baby and feeding topics.  Lactation Consultants are available for questions as well as hospital scales for baby weight checks.   Classes are held on Monday’s at 5:00  p.m. and Wednesday’s at 10:00 a.m. in the HRH OB Classroom.

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Compliance Corner – Safety Surveys

You may have noticed that approximately every six months there is an HRHS team that visits your department to do a Safety Inspection.  These safety inspections cover a variety of topics, including Compliance related items.  This inspection team visits every department in the organization.  The survey team will ask team members questions to determine their level of understanding, and we appreciate everyone’s cooperation.  These Safety Surveys are done to prepare…

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HRHS Welcomes New Team Members

Left to Right: Erin Riney, RN, PCU; Tonya Seddon, RN, CDU; Anne Clark, Radiology Tech, Canton Clinic; Megan Sinclair, Medical Secretary, PCU; Brittany Reutenauer, Medical Secretary, PCU; Paula Kiser, Patient Care Tech, PCU. Left to Right: Erin Riney, RN, PCU; Tonya Seddon, RN, CDU; Anne Clark, Radiology Tech, Canton Clinic; Megan Sinclair, Medical Secretary, PCU; Brittany Reutenauer, Medical Secretary, PCU; Katherine Foster, Dietitian, Food and Nutrition; Shelby Franklin, RN, PCU; Paula Kiser, Patient Care Tech, PCU.

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Foster Receives Registered Dietitian Accredidation

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Katie Foster, HRH dietitian, recently took and passed the Registration Examination for Dietitians.  To be eligible for the examination, she had to meet current academic requirements set by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics and complete 1200 hours of Supervised Practice Experience.  Some of that experience she received here at HRH as an intern this past spring.

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Hannibal Regional Healthcare System and Area Hospitals Form Network to Accelerate Improvements in Health Care Quality

HealthNetworkHannibal Regional Healthcare System, along with Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, and University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia has formed a collaborative network to improve access and better coordinate the health care provided in the areas served.

“The nation’s health care delivery system is changing rapidly,” said Harold A. Williamson Jr., M.D., executive vice chancellor of health affairs at the University of Missouri Health System. “Hospitals and health systems must be innovative in developing ways to improve the health of populations, enhance the experience and outcomes of patients, and reduce per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities.”

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June Golden Star Winners Announced

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

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