RISEing Stars of the Quarter Announced

September 14, 2015

Recently the HRHS RISEing Stars of the Quarter were announced:  Jennifer Raufer, Medical Secretary at the Pike Medical Clinic, Rebecca Boltz, Medical Secretary in Ambulatory Care, and Debbi Rimi, Clinical Educator in Med/Surg. Jennifer Raufer joined Hannibal Regional in April 2014 as a Medical Secretary for Dr. Jan Onik at the Pike Medical Clinic.  Jennifer’s nominator noted, “Jennifer’s desk is at the nurse’s station where she can acknowledge every patient…

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Senator Blunt Visits Hannibal Regional

September 14, 2015

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (MO) held an informal meeting with Hannibal Regional Healthcare System team members and board members on August 13th. Senator Blunt believes every American deserves access to quality, affordable healthcare. That’s why he supports repealing the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with common-sense solutions that will improve health care for all Americans.

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Express Care Services Transition

September 14, 2015

To better serve patients, and increase organizational efficiency, Hannibal Regional Medical Group will transition Express Care services currently provided in the 1 North area of the Medical Office Building, to 2nd floor Family Practice.  With this change of location ‘Express Care’ will no longer be a service offered in the Medical Office building. Patients will have access to acute care services on a walk-in basis within Family Practice.  Services will…

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HCC Celebrates 15 Years of Success

September 14, 2015

[Show slideshow] Hannibal Children’s Center (HCC) recently had a birthday celebration to commemorate 15 years of success. The HCC Parent Forum Group hosted a BBQ for all children and their families. HCC’s team members provided activities which included a bounce house, photo booth, snow cones, face painting, duck pond, ball toss, and a petting zoo. HCC has been providing quality early learning to the Hannibal community for 15 years.  HCC…

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Exclusive Tours of Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

September 14, 2015

Thursday, September 3 team members and guests enjoyed a sneak peek of the new Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Hannibal Regional, scheduled to open October 1. Hannibal Regional Hospital Foundation hosted the tours and the Inpatient Rehabilitation team gave everyone great insights regarding the day to day operations and community benefit of the new unit. Trista Long, Nursing Director, along with Dr. Hosley, Medical Director, and the Rehabilitation Team are excited about offering this new service. A special thanks to everyone who brought this project together, the facilities are beautiful and the service is such an important addition to our medical campus. For more information regarding the services provided through the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, contact Trista Long at trista.long@hrhonline.org.

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Pinkie Pals Pizza and Pajama Party

September 14, 2015

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, on Friday, October 2nd, from 6 – 9 p.m. the James E. Cary Cancer Center will be hosting the Pinkie Pals Pizza and Pajama Party. This event is open to all breast cancer survivors. Put on your pink pajamas and join the group for a light-hearted evening of pizza, crafts, makeovers, companionship, yoga, games and more! Reservations are not required. There is no…

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POP and Bone Boogie Shirts Now Available!

September 14, 2015

NEW!! The Foundation will be offering a first come, first serve shirt sale at the Foundation office at Shinn Lane on Monday, September 14th and Tuesday, September 15th from 8:00 am-4:30 pm. Come early to make sure you get your shirt size!

The Foundation is offering the opportunity to bundle your purchase which include options of two t-shirts for $25 or a t-shirt & long sleeve shirt for $30. Team members can also take advantage of payroll deduction if the purchase totals more than $25. The Foundation will no longer be holding shirts for an extended period of time. Shirts requested will only be held for 48 hours and then will be placed back for sale with all remaining shirts.

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RISE Team Canned Food Drive

September 14, 2015

During the month of September the RISE Team is hosting a canned food drive.  Items can be dropped off in the box that was provided to each department. Click here to download the Canned Food Drive flyer

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Join Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary for the Glitz Gala Jewelry Auction

September 14, 2015

Join the Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary at the Hannibal Arts Council for the Second Annual Glitz Gala Jewelry Auction, on October 1, 2015.  The Glitz Gala, sponsored by Kristy Trevathan of Prestige Realty and Emily Trevathan of Twisted Juniper Yoga, benefits the Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary. Tickets are required for the evening and space is limited, so be sure to get your ticket today!  Tickets are $25 each and may…

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RISE Team Hosted Car Wash

September 14, 2015

Recently the RISE Team, and members of management, treated Hannibal Regional team members to a car wash.  The RISE team set up their car wash behind the Emergency Services Ambulance Bay during the evening of August 20th and afternoon of August 21st.  A big thanks to the RISE team for all of their hard work and for organizing another special event for our team members!

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Chris Coon’s Women’s Care Center Receives Award

September 14, 2015

The Hannibal Public Schools’ Parent as Teachers Program recently awarded the Chris Coon’s Women’s Care Center as the 2014-2015 Community Partner of the Year.  Congratulations to the entire Chris Coon’s Women’s Care Team and thank you for being such a valuable resource to our community.

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Break Free – Freedom from Smoking

September 14, 2015

Registration is now open for Break Free- Freedom from Smoking classes to be held in Hannibal at the James E. Cary Cancer Center.  The Break Free series will begin Monday, September 14th, 5:00 pm at the James C. Cary Cancer Center. Break Free classes offer education and support to help people stop their use of tobacco products over eight sessions.  The classes feature one-on-one counseling with a trained facilitator, peer…

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HRMG Attends Pike County Back to School Health Fair

September 14, 2015

Staff members from Hannibal Regional Medical Group’s Bowling Green and Louisiana Clinics participated in the Pike County Back to School Fair in August at the Pike County fairgrounds.  The event was very well attended, with over 650 children receiving backpacks, school supplies, and shoes.  Hannibal Regional Medical Group was on hand to distribute bags to children as well as discuss health and child safety information.  Clowns kept the kids entertained…

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Right Here in Hannibal: Car Seat Checks

September 14, 2015

Car seat checks will and installation will be performed by Certified Child Passenger Technicians on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Hannibal Regional Medical Group. The event is sponsored by NE Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety, and the Chris Coon’s Women’s Care Center and is for children ages newborn through 8 years. Click here to download a Car Seat Checks flyer

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Books are Fun is Coming to HRH

September 14, 2015

Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a book and gift fair on Wednesday, September 16th from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Thursday, September 17th from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm in the HRH Mall Area. Premium quality, bestselling books will be available for less than regular retail price.  Included in the sale will be award winning children’s books, New York Times best sellers, educational and reference books, children and adult general…

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Women’s Care Unit Shares Baby-Friendly Knowledge

September 14, 2015

A group of approximately 35 people, representing 8 rural Kansas hospitals visited Hannibal Regional at the end of August.  The purpose of their visits was to learn more about Baby-Friendly hospitals in rural communities.  Diane Bibb, RN, Dr. Ahlum, Dr. McHardy, and Linda Dinges, RN discussed the details of being designated Baby-Friendly.  The group also received a tour of the Women’s Care Unit.

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Compliance Corner: What is Compliance?

September 14, 2015

Compliance means conforming to a rule, such as a policy, regulation or law. Our organization has implemented policies and procedures to guide team members to do their job legally and ethically in accordance with the regulations and laws. It is an ongoing process, including compliance education at the time of hire, and then annually after that.  HRHS has a Compliance Committee that meets monthly to review policies, investigations of non-compliant…

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Taylor Earns Master’s Degree in Nursing-Leadership

September 14, 2015

Congratulations Ellen Taylor, RN on successfully meeting requirements to renew her Oncology Certified Nurse credentials. OCN credentials are valid for a period of 4 years. This is Ellen’s second certification period.  Ellen started her career with Hannibal Regional as a Respiratory Therapist in 1993 and in 2011 earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with honors.  Ellen recently earner her Master’s Degree in Nursing-Leadership and Management in September 2015.  Way to…

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