HRH Awarded Population Health Grant

Hannibal Regional Hospital, through Hannibal Regional Hospital Foundation, has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH).  The funds will support Hannibal Regional Hospital’s new Population Health Program.   This pilot program is designed to assist those in our community who are fighting a number of chronic diseases and who can benefit from increased care coordination and health education. The Population Health Program engages a lead Accountable…

February 4, 2014
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HRH Auxiliary Warms Hearts

Red-ScarvesThe HRH Auxiliary Knitting Committee is always busy making items for patients to bring them comfort during their healthcare journey. The knitting committee make items such as extra soft washcloths and lap blankets for cancer patients, baby blankets and hats, scarves for Cardiac Rehab patients, and much more.

The Knitting Committee makes red scarves to give Cardiac Rehab patients upon completion of their program. The scarves are a gesture from the Auxiliary to let the patients know they are thinking of them and wish them the best as they continue to heal.

February 4, 2014
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Hannibal Regional Hospital Receives Matching Scholarship Funds

February 4, 2014

Hannibal Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant from The Healthcare Services Group to assist in scholarship awards for healthcare careers.  In May 2013, Healthcare Services Group’s President & CEO, Joe Moody, announced the creation of the Healthcare Services Group Charitable Foundation (HSGCF). The Foundation assists in funding healthcare programs that advance the quality of patient care, patient safety, and community wellness in member hospital communities…

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HRH Auxiliary Completes New Reception Desk

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This year Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary worked hard at raising funds to renovate the reception area inside the main entrance of Hannibal Regional Hospital. The new reception desk provides enables patients and visitors to be greeted by a volunteer in a private, warm, and inviting atmosphere.

February 4, 2014
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Red Rules Update

A few months have passed since two Red Rules were introduced at Hannibal Regional Healthcare System: dual patient identification prior to medication administration and/or initiation of a procedure, and completion of time-outs prior to invasive procedures.

How are we doing?

February 4, 2014
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Dr. Lollar Appointed as Cancer Liaison Physician

LollarCongratulations to Kevin Lollar, MD, FACS, who has received a three-year appointment as Cancer Liaison Physician for the cancer program at Hannibal Regional Hospital. Cancer Liaison Physicians are an integral part of cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).

Dr. Lollar is among a national network of more than 1,500 volunteer physicians who are responsible for providing leadership and direction to establish, maintain, and support their facilities’ cancer programs…

February 4, 2014
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HRH Welcomes Dr. Biernacki to the Medical Staff

DR_BiernackiHannibal Regional Hospital recently welcomed Maj-Beth Biernacki, MD to the Medical Staff. Dr. Biernacki has joined Northeast Missouri Imaging Associates along with Dr. Joel Hassien, Dr. Lance Dorsey, and Dr. Daniel Subisak.

Dr. Biernacki received her doctorate from the University of Oklahoma Medicine and she is board certified with the American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology.

February 4, 2014
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Compliance Corner – Record Retention

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Hannibal Regional Healthcare System has a Record Retention policy in place. It is a General Administrative Policy (GA 1-118) and can be found on the Intranet (under policies tab) for easy viewing.

Having this policy in place is an important Compliance requirement in order to give team members guidance when determining if an important document should be kept or not, and if so, how long it should be kept. This policy is also important to ensure availability of documents, to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and to provide for the timely disposal of documents once the applicable retention period expires. If there is the anticipation of, or current involvement in, any investigation, audit, or legal claim the document(s) must not be destroyed.

February 4, 2014
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