HRH Auxiliary Helping the Community

Each year the  Auxiliary celebrates the amazing volunteers that contribute over 27,000 hours of service by hosting a fun evening for them.  This year as part of that event the  Auxiliary  collected food items for the local Buddy Pack program  from the volunteers and team members at Hannibal Regional Healthcare System.  Loretta Bringer, Chairperson for the Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary Recruitment and Retention committee said “ Children are a community’s biggest asset and anything we can do to support them is a worthy cause.”

buddypack1 Pictured is Tom Dugger, Executive Director of F.A.C.T, Nancy Cruse, HRH Auxiliary President, Delores Bergman, HRH Auxiliary Member, Loretta Bringer, HRH Auxiliary Recruitment and Retention Committee Chairperson, Alicia Rollins, Director – Volunteer Services, and Dr. Wendy Harrington, President and CEO of Hannibal Regional Hospital Foundation.

September 9, 2014
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Charity Sporting Clay Shoot to Benefit James E. Cary Cancer Center

shattered-clay-pigeonLocal businesses are teaming up to offer a Charity Sporting Clay Shoot benefiting the James E. Cary Cancer Center.  U.S. Bank and Continental Cement are hosting the Shoot. Tom Boland Ford is the Official Sponsor. The event will be held at Ka-Tonka Gaming Preserve, 27290 Cumberland Trail, New London, Missouri on October 4, 2014.  Teams of four will participate in a 100 shot, 10 station event with fun, side shooting games as well.  All event proceeds will support the purchase of new equipment, improving the care of local cancer patients of the James E. Cary Cancer Center and the new equipment to improve the care of local cancer patients being purchased which will greatly benefit our local cancer patients.  For more information about team registration and how you can participate, contact Mary Matychowiak at U.S. Bank, 573-248-8106 or contact the Foundation office at 573-629-3577.

September 9, 2014
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Compliance Corner – Fax Machines and HIPAA

September 9, 2014

All possible precautions must be taken to prevent a HIPAA breach of confidentiality in healthcare organizations, including faxed documents.  Most healthcare organizations have an urgent and important need for using Fax machines for business purposes.  HIPAA breaches involving Faxes are a top area of concern in healthcare.     Recommendations for secure faxing:       ALWAYS double check the fax number of the location you are faxing documents to.       Use HRHS approved…

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Loeffler Earns PhD

Vern-LoefflerCongratulations to Dr. Vern Loeffler for recent completion of his PhD in Organization and Management. Dr. Loeffler’s dissertation titled “User Perceptions of Computerized Physician Order Entry and Decision Support Systems on Adverse Drug Events” was accepted by his doctoral committee at Cappella University. He attended the graduation ceremony in Minneapolis, MN on August 16, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA. In earning this degree, Dr. Loeffler adds to his impressive educational repertoire that includes Bachelor of Pharmacy, Master of Business Administration, and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees. When asked what his plans are now that he holds a second doctorate, Dr. Loeffler humorously says he would equally enjoy teaching or becoming a barista!

September 9, 2014
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HRHS Welcomes New Team Members

Jalen Pettitt, Teacher, Hannibal Children's Center; Lacey Hagan, RN, CDU; Dara Poppe, RN, Emergency Services; Ashley Morrison, RN, Surgery; Jori Bottorff, Scrub Tech, Surgery; and Darlene Graves, Director Case Management, Utilization Management. Jalen Pettitt, Teacher, Hannibal Children’s Center; Lacey Hagan, RN, CDU; Dara Poppe, RN, Emergency Services; Ashley Morrison, RN, Surgery; Jori Bottorff, Scrub Tech, Surgery; and Darlene Graves, Director Case Management, Utilization Management.

September 9, 2014
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