Akright Earns BSN

February 8, 2016

Jill Akright, RN, BSN in Women’s Care recently received her BSN from Blessing – Rieman College of Nursing.  Congratulations Jill!                

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HRH Auxiliary Demonstrates Compassionate Giving

January 11, 2016

December 21st was a very special day for Hannibal Regional Healthcare System as the Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary presented the System with a check for over $99,000.  A major portion of these funds are designated to support the James E. Cary Cancer Center’s new Linear Accelerator.  Other projects funded by the Auxiliary include scholarships for Hannibal Regional team members, coloring books, puppets, the Wish List Program, and much more.  …

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RISEing Stars of the Quarter Announced

January 11, 2016

Recently the HRHS RISEing Stars of the Quarter were announced. The honorees are Jane Ann Verdier, Scrub Tech in Surgery and Marie Bachtold, RN, BSN in Med-Surg 1. Jane Ann Verdier Jane Ann joined the Hannibal Regional team in 1993 as a Scrub Tech in Surgery.  Jane Ann was nominated for a RISEing Star award for recognizing the need for a patient’s husband to rest and going above and beyond…

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Hannibal Regional Medical Group Welcomes New Physicians

January 11, 2016

New physicians have joined the Hannibal Regional Medical Group and you may already know them. Pranav Parikh, MD, Purvi Parikh, MD, and Kevin Imhof, DO, have already started seeing patients at the Hannibal Regional Medical Building and Steven Cockrell, MD will begin seeing patients at HRMG on February 1st.  “We are excited to have these physicians join Hannibal Regional Medical Group,” notes C. Todd Ahrens, President and Chief Executive Officer…

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First Baby of 2016

January 11, 2016

Hannibal Regional Healthcare System would like to congratulate the Strieker family for having the first baby born at HRHS in 2016! Baby girl, Reese Elizabeth Strieker was born on January 2nd at 3:26 a.m.. Her proud parents are Nathan and Amie Strieker. Also welcoming her home is her excited big sister Rowan, who is 2 years old. The Chris Coons Women’s Care Unit presented the family with a basket of…

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Golden Star Winner Announced

January 11, 2016

Hannibal Regional Healthcare System 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…

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The HRHS Simple C Formula: Our Prescription for BETTER Health

January 11, 2016

By: Julie Leverenz, Vice President Patient Experience

When patients and families find themselves in a relationship with us at Hannibal Regional it’s generally because their lives are not going as expected; nine times out of ten our patients and families feel vulnerable and frightened, in addition to being sick or injured, as they venture into the unknown – an unknown that most recognize will have consequences for the rest of their lives. It’s a big deal.   And they’ve reached out to us because they trust us to guide them to BETTER.  What a privilege …and a responsibility!

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Hannibal Children’s Center Receives MOve Smart Designation

January 11, 2016

Hannibal Children’s Center is the first in the Hannibal community to receive the Missouri MOve Smart Child Care designation.  The Missouri MOve Smart Child Care program is designed to help equip Missouri child care facilities with tools to address the physical activity side of healthful habits for its children and provide a structured program to evaluate a child care’s physical activity environment.   The Hannibal Children’s Center has received the…

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Back to BETTER Team Member Challenge

January 11, 2016

Once again Hannibal Regional team members and volunteers offered their generous and compassionate support for the Foundation’s annual campaign through the team member challenge.  This year team members and volunteers offered their support of the Back to BETTER Campaign, raising over $20,000 for the campaign.  This campaign is in direct support of Hannibal Regional’s new Inpatient Rehabilitation Services and the Foundation offers its sincerest appreciation to everyone who has supported…

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Red for a Reason

January 11, 2016

The Foundation will again be selling Red for a Reason t-shirts and long sleeve shirts in January to support the HelpingHearts Fund.  T-shirts can again be bundled this year for savings!!  The cost is $15 per t-shirt and $20 for a long sleeve shirt.  Or you are welcome to bundle two t-shirts for $25 or a t-shirt and long sleeve are $30.  Team members are also able to payroll deduct purchases…

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In It to Win It Competition 2016

January 11, 2016

Team Health invites you to make 2016 the year of wellness!  The next In It to Win It Competition begins January 11th and will go until April 1st.  To receive a wellness incentive point Team Members must weigh-in the first and last weeks. Weigh-in options: Outlying Clinics—weigh in at your facility , fax to Team Health at 248-5184 Shinn Lane—Organizational Learning (ask for Dora or Kim) Team Health—available Monday through…

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Hannibal Heartbeats: Call for Members

January 11, 2016

The Hannibal Heartbeats are gearing up for 2016 and would love to have you join them!  The Heartbeats are a group who decided to use their joy of music to foster healing, happiness, and wellbeing.  If you are interested in singing with the Heartbeats, or would like to book the group to bring joy and happiness to your upcoming event, please contact Julie Leverenz at 573-406-1605.  Music is good for…

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HRHS Weight Loss Support Group

January 11, 2016

The Holiday Season is behind us and we look forward to whatever 2016 has in store for us. How many of you have made the comment “Time To Get Back On The Wagon” and lose this excess weight?  The HRHS Weight Loss Support Group can help you get back on track! Are you looking for an incentive point to help meet your Wellness Incentive? Attending 10 out of 12 consecutive Weight…

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Weathers Celebrates 50 Years of Service

January 11, 2016

[Show slideshow] Recently we took some time to honor one of our amazing team members, Paula Weathers. Paula has been with Hannibal Regional as a Patient Care Tech for 50 years! Paula’s supervisor said its always a joy when Paula is working, she not only takes great care of her patients, but her wonderful attitude shines through and helps everyone feel better. We are very appreciative of Paula and dedication…

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Dixon Retires After 25 Years of Service

January 11, 2016

[Show slideshow] Recently Hannibal Regional hosted a Retirement Reception to recognize Glenda Dixon’s 25 years of service.  Thank you for your hard work and dedication to Hannibal Regional Glenda and we wish you all the best!

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Compliance Corner: Laptops and Compliance

January 11, 2016

What do Laptop computers and Compliance have in common? If you use a laptop computer, or know there is one in your department that is used, it can potentially be a Compliance risk.  Stolen or lost laptop computers could potentially result in large fines due to it being a HIPAA breach of information.   If you use a laptop computer, keep it in a secure location at all times.  Never…

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Gilmore Named Pharmacy Director

January 11, 2016

Hannibal Regional is pleased to announce that Jessica Gilmore has accepted the position of Director of Pharmacy.  She has been with HRH since 2004 and in 2010, she obtained qualifications for Advanced Antimicrobial Stewardship and has worked hard to see that program succeed for the benefit and safety of our patients.  Jessica graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 2004 with a BS, then from University of Florida in 2008…

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Mann Named Home Health Director

January 11, 2016

Hannibal Regional is pleased to announce that Joyce has accepted the position of Home Health Director, for which she has served seven months as the interim leader.  Joyce has done a wonderful job in supporting the RISE values and guiding our home health patients to BETTER. Joyce began her nursing journey over 35 years ago at St. Elizabeth Hospital ER, and continued on with Hannibal Regional Hospital in the Emergency Department…

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Runquist Named ICU Director

January 11, 2016

Hannibal Regional is pleased to announce that Kimberly Runquist has accepted the position Director of Intensive Care Unit for Hannibal Regional Healthcare System.  Kim is an outstanding clinician who is committed to guiding our patients to BETTER. Kim has worked in ICU since she joined Hannibal Regional in 2011.  She graduated from Truman State University with a BSN that same year.  She is a certified Critical Care Nurse and enjoys patient care…

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Hannibal Regional Welcomes New Team Members

NTMO_DecemberFront Row, Left to Right:  Daphne Ebers, RN, Med Surg, Melissa Going, Scrub Tech, Labor and Delivery, Ashley Monroe, CT MR Tech, CT Scan, Sarah Hutchens, Patient Registration Clerk, Admitting, Karen Scott, Unit Team Leader, PCU.

Back Row, Left to Right: Brandy Jeffries, RN, Emergency Department, Madison Banton, RN, BSN, ICU, Nicole Rotella, CT Tech, Radiology, Bruce Jones, Pharmacist, Pharmacy, Donna Ruble, RN, BSN, Cardiac Rehab, Julia Clifton, LPN, Inpatient Rehab, Kristen Camp, RN, Home Health.

NTMO_Jan

Front Row, Left to Right: Sara Phillips, Phlebotomist, Laboratory, Nancy Chapman, RN, ICU, Katy Rarick, Patient Care Tech, ER, Abby McClure-Wenzel, Teacher, Hannibal Children’s Center, Kayla Wasson, Patient Care Tech, ER.

Back Row, Left to Right: Kelsey Taylor, Patient Registration Clerk, Admitting, Jennifer Collins-Ellyson, Radiology Tech, Cath Lab, Beth Page, Senior Housekeeper, Housekeeping, Kim Forney, Patient Accounts Representative, Clinic Billing, Denice Craven, Patient Accounts Representative, Patient Accounts, Beth Shireman, BSN, ER.

January 11, 2016
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