Company news and updates.
White River Health (WRHS) is pleased to announce the certification of Lindsey Bowers, BSW, MS, MRC, Director of Marketing for Behavioral Health, as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor. As an instructor, Lindsey can train community members to become Mental Health First Aiders.
Effective April 28, John Lambert, MD, FACS, General Surgeon, will be seeing patients at the Stone County Family Medicine Clinic located at 105 Case Commons Drive in Mountain View.
Sleep is a complex, dynamic physiological process which facilitates critical bodily functions including memory formation, cognitive function, immune function, cardiovascular health, major restorative functions (protein synthesis, tissue repair, muscle growth), endocrine function, mood, etc. Until the 1930s, scientists had poorly understood sleep; however, since then further studies have revealed that sleep is a dynamic period when the brain actively regulates critical bodily functions. Sleep is essential for survival just like oxygen, water, and food.
Dr. Douglas Gottschalk at the WRMC ENT Clinic offers Inspire therapy, a breakthrough obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment option for those with difficulty using Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy.
White River Medical Center (WRMC) recently announced the selection of the 2020 Employee of the Year.
During this COVID-19 Pandemic, families of healthcare workers have faced major changes in their physical, psychological, and social wellbeing. While healthcare workers were on frontlines treating COVID patients, their spouses single-handedly dealt with household chores, running errands, helping with online schooling, keeping the kids entertained, and trying to maintain a sense of normalcy and stability when in the back of your mind there’s a constant fear of losing loved ones to this horrible virus.
White River Health (WRHS) continues their participation in a movement to become an Age-Friendly Health System. As an Age-Friendly Health System, WRHS has adopted a framework focused on the unique care needs of older adults.
WRMC Rheumatology Clinic is pleased to welcome Dr. Francis Nardella, Rheumatologist as a locums provider. Dr. Nardella will work alongside Caitlin Andryka, Physician Assistant.
Smoking is a common pastime many enjoy. Most individuals encountered cigarettes during adolescents due to familial and peer influences. A couple cigarettes a day can easily progress to a couple packs per day as a result of the addictive nature of nicotine. This powerful neurochemical offers anecdotal benefits to everyday life such as stress relief, improved concentration, and appetite suppression. However, rarely does one encounter anyone who can list the numerous health benefits of tobacco cigarettes.
Governor Asa Hutchinson has updated the list of people eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine during the 1B and 1C phase of vaccination. Below is a detailed list of everyone currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine vaccination in the 1B and 1C phase.
Have you ever heard of polypharmacy? Polypharmacy is defined simply as the use of multiple medications by a patient. Although the precise number varies, more than 5-10 medications being taken by one patient (including prescriptions/over-the-counter drugs/herbal supplements) qualifies for polypharmacy. The term is important because many individuals, especially those over 65, are at increased risk for harm from 1) interactions between multiple medications 2) increased risk for falls and fractures and 3) increased risk for metabolic disturbances that could lead to severe confusion or lethargy.
Thanks to the support of community members and businesses, White River Health (WRHS) Foundation is eager to announce the installation of two 3D mammography machines.
With the decrease in COVID-19 cases in the county and across Arkansas, White River Health (WRHS) continues to modify visitor hours to better suit our patients and visitors.
With the decrease in COVID-19 cases in the county and across Arkansas, White River Medical Center (WRMC) is eager to announce the extension of visiting hours.