Fri, 2015-08-07
Nursing Report – Nicole Thorell, Chief Nursing OfficerWe will be participating in the Nebraska Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative. The Nebraska Perinatal Quality Improvement Collaborative is a collaborative of hospitals who will be working together to share best practices and target OB specific measures such as decreasing early elective deliveries, OB hemorrhage, etc. We will be...
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...