Thu, 2015-07-02
Medical Staff – Dr. Francisca Acosta-Carlson, Chief Medical OfficerThe LRHC medical staff would like to welcome Steph Reutlinger to the Urgent Care provider team. She has passed her boards and will begin working in Urgent Care soon. At the last board meeting it was discussed that the medical staff would like to start offering educational luncheons for providers. These meetings will allow our...
Wed, 2015-05-27
Nursing Report – Nicole Thorell, Chief Nursing Officer (presented by Dana Steiner)LRHC currently has two summer externs. On the floor we also have hired two nursing students; it is our hope they will be coming back in the future after their time here. Loni Knudsen recently received her chemotherapy certification.Service Excellence - Jim Hain, Chief Operating Officer This story comes from someone...
Fri, 2015-05-08
Quite often in the health care industry you will hear organizations making claims about their quality of care. You may be wondering, why does that matter? Aren’t all organizations giving their patients the highest quality of care?In 1999, the Institute of Medicine issued a report that shocked the medical world. The Institute found that each year, 45,000 to 98,000 deaths occur as a direct result...
Thu, 2015-04-30
Although colonoscopy exams prevent many colon cancer deaths and are the gold standard for detecting colorectal cancers , the procedure is not completely effective in preventing cancer cases . For this reason, Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC) has invested in an innovative technology that significantly improves the accuracy of colonoscopy exams and can greatly reduce the number of...