Tue, 2014-09-09
The midwest is experiencing an outbreak of the enterovirus D68 causing illnesses in our children and young adults ranging from the common cold to severe respiratory illness requiring hospitalization.To reduce the risk of infection, individuals should wash hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds, especially after changing diapers, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands;...
Tue, 2014-05-27
This article was written by Ron Shrinkman courtesy of fiercehealthfinance.com  Rural hospitals are struggling across the United States, but when they close, it deprives their communities of both jobs and ongoing business development, Marketplace Radio reported.For example, after the closure of Hancock Memorial Hospital in Sparta, Ga., in 2000, the town experienced more than a decade of...
Mon, 2014-05-05
This note from United State Senator Deb Fischer is courtesy the Lexington Clipper-Herald.During the S United States Senator Deb Fischerenate’s most recent state work period, I was fortunate to spend time in 15 communities across eastern and south central Nebraska. I am always grateful for the chance to meet directly with Nebraskans as I tour businesses and hospitals, visit schools, and take part...
Thu, 2014-05-01
Dr. Kelly SennholzDr. Kelly Sennholz's Twitter account (@MtnMD) has been named one of eMedCert's Top 100 Twitter Accounts Healthcare Professionals Should Follow.  Sennholz is a hospitalist in Lexington Regional Health Center's emergency department."Many healthcare professionals are now turning to Twitter as a valuable resource to add to their knowledge base," Adam Rapp wrote on EMedCert's...