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Reid psychiatric program expands services for geriatric patients (5-14-2013)When an elderly parent or spouse experiences mental illness, the entire family can be affected. Reid’s newly expanded geropsychiatric program can help, providing help and understanding to patients and their loved ones.
Reid to host program about wellness check-ups on May 20 (5-14-2013)Community members can learn about the importance of annual wellness check-up when they attend “Education+Action=Outcomes,” a special presentation at Reid Hospital on Monday, May 20. This presentation, part of an ongoing series, will be from 6 to 7 p.m. in Lingle Auditorium.
Reid Hospital Joint & Spine Center receives Blue Distinction Center designation (5-8-2013)Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana has named Reid’s Joint & Spine Center as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee & Hip Replacement and a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® Program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care. The program recently expanded to include more robust quality measures focused on improved patient health and safety.
Re-certification affirms Reid lab’s role in protecting community (5-7-2013)Reid Hospital’s laboratory has been re-certified as a Sentinel Clinical Laboratory, underscoring the hospital’s presence on the front lines in the event of a biological terror threat or infectious disease outbreak.
Reid offers vascular screening for only $20 (4-11-2013)Stroke, peripheral artery disease and abdominal aortic aneurysms often strike without warning but can cause devastating damage.
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Reid nurses honored during annual celebration (5-20-2011)Reid Hospital recognized 10 nurses during the 2011 Nurses Week Celebration and Nursing Excellence Awards presentation.
Psychiatrist joins Reid staff (7-28-2010)Mehtab A. Khan, M.D., has joined Reid Hospital & Health Care Services and will support the hospital’s Adult Psychiatric and Geropsychiatric departments.
Pediatrician joins Reid medical staff (7-27-2010)Heather R. Nichols, M.D., has joined the practice of Pediatric and Internal Medicine at 1434 Chester Blvd., specializing in pediatric medicine.
Physician joins blood disease practice (4-16-2010)Mutombo Kankonde, M.D., has opened an oncology/hematology practice in the Richmond Cancer and Blood Disease Center, 1050 Reid Parkway, Suite 120. Before opening the practice, he was associated with the Department of Oncology/Hematology, Largo Medical Center in Largo, Maryland.
Oral surgeon joins practice (4-9-2010)Harry Papadopoulos, D.D.S., M.D., is joining the practice of Richmond Oral Surgery Associates, 888 Sim Hodgin Parkway. Before joining the practice, he was residency director of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Indiana University in Indianapolis.
May Ambassador has experience, enthusiasm and empathy (5-3-2013)Debbie Richardson, Reid’s May Ambassador, has been a Reid team member for over 24 years and a 5-North nurse for 23. Five-North was known as the L-6 nursing unit prior to Reid’s move to 1100 Reid Parkway. Debbie works on the unit as a first shift charge nurse. She earned her ASN degree from Indiana University East in 1989 and her BSN in 2008. She was honored with a Nurse Excellence Award in 2012.
April Ambassador glows with enthusiasm (4-5-2013)Becky Fisher, Reid’s April Ambassador, has been a Reid team member for over 17 years and a radiology nurse for six. Prior to joining the radiology team, Becky worked for 11 years on L-3 at the 1401 hospital building. She now administers medications to patients and monitors their recovery after radiology procedures such as ultrasound biopsies and MRIs. Co-workers note her enthusiasm for her work and her comforting approach with patients. “Her cheerfulness is a comfort to all who work with her and to the radiology patients for whom she cares,” said a physician. “Becky is caring, compassionate and treats every patient like they are the only patient she is going to have the entire day,” said a team member.
March Ambassador monitors heart of the CCU (3-8-2013)Ben Bratton, Reid’s March Ambassador, has shared his expertise with Reid for over two years. As a monitor technician on the Critical Care Unit, Ben alerts clinical staff to any changes in a patient’s heart rhythm. Peers note Ben’s positive attitude, enthusiasm and willingness to help wherever needed. “His attitude and enthusiasm are contagious,” said a co-worker. “Ben is always smiling and pleasant. He often will do extra work when he knows the staff nurses on the floor are busy,” said another.
Reid’s June Ambassador has heart (6-1-2012)The June ambassador, Misti Foust, has earned the respect of not only her peers, but the respect of physicians as well notes one of her nominators. Although a New Paris native, Misti came to Reid three and a half years ago from the Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, FL. While there she also served on the trauma support teams for NASA at Cape Canaveral and the Daytona Speedway.
May ambassador (5-4-2012)Reid Hospital’s Ambassador for May is Clint Brubaker. Clint has worked at Reid for seven years in Occupational Medicine and is a certified lymphedema and hand therapist. Clint lives in Eaton, OH, where he grew up.
May volunteer provides a welcoming smile (5-3-2013)May’s Volunteer of Month, Marjorie Haisley, has almost 19 years of experience at Reid’s Information Desk. She is noted for her comforting and welcoming smile, and for going above and beyond to assist patients and visitors to their destinations from the Information Desk.
April volunteer a wealth of information (4-5-2013)April’s Volunteer of Month, Kay Parks, has been a mainstay of the Information Desk for over five years. She is noted for her pleasant personality and for making a great first impression to hospital patients and visitors. Kay also helps with auxiliary fundraising events and aids with computer set up for payroll deductions.
March volunteer has logged over 1,500 hours of service (3-8-2013)March’s Volunteer of Month, Nancy Clark, has been volunteering in the Medical Education office for over five years. She will soon be recognized for accumulating over 1,500 hours of volunteer service to Reid. Nancy works one or two days a week and primarily enters data for physician continuing medical education credits. She also reviews physician files for documentation needed for various accrediting procedures.
June Volunteer: Mike Pappin (6-1-2012)Mike Pappin, the June volunteer of the month, has been sharing his time and skills in the Joint & Spine Center since its inception in 2010. Mike was selected for his friendliness and helpfulness to patients and their families. Also cited, is his enthusiasm about his role as a volunteer. Mike is very reliable and can be counted on to work past his shift when the unit is extra busy.
May volunteer (5-4-2012)Mike Baumer of Centerville has been selected as Reid Hospital’s May Volunteer of the Month. Mike has served at the Information Desk Since January 2011. He was cited for going above and beyond in helping staff, patients and guests. He sees what needs to be done and then does it, nominators said, noting Mike always has a smile and is always willing to work a shift for others.
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