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...
Wed, 2015-04-29
Nursing Report – Nicole Thorell, Director of NursingOn May 14 Vanji Vosler, Registered Nurse, and Nicole Thorell, Chief Nursing Officer, will be presenting at the Nebraska Healthcare Quality Forum in LaVista on the implementation of bedside shift report at Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC) and the impact on patient care at a rural healthcare facility. We also have a couple of new hires at...
Thu, 2015-04-23
Lexington Regional Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Anthony Sanchez, an orthopedic surgeon. He will start seeing patients at Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC) on Tuesday, April 28.“We are extremely excited to have Dr. Sanchez joining our team at Lexington Regional,” said Leslie Marsh, Chief Executive Officer at LRHC. “He has great experience and will be able to serve...