“Updated” McAndrew’s Tenure As CEO of Local Hospital Ended Friday
Jul08

“Updated” McAndrew’s Tenure As CEO of Local Hospital Ended Friday

(Sulphur Springs – July 8, 2016) – Today, we announced Michael McAndrew’s departure from CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Sulphur Springs, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic – Sulphur Springs and CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic – Emory. Health care is changing, which is why Memorial Hospital and Clinic began searching for potential partners.  The leaders here chose CHRISTUS Health because both systems are committed to providing high quality,...

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Hopkins County Hospital District Board Of Directors Meeting
Jun27

Hopkins County Hospital District Board Of Directors Meeting

Hopkins County Hospital District will consider appointing a new member to the board and the process to employ a new Operations Manager for the Hospital District during their Board of Directors Meeting Tonight, June 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Plaza Conference Room. The board member seat is open following Ralph Preus’ term ending and no one filing for the place. In other action, the board will consider purchasing Dell computers...

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Meet & Greet Welcomes Lezley Brown
Jun23

Meet & Greet Welcomes Lezley Brown

Please help us welcome the new President/CEO of the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, Lezley Brown at a come & go meet & greet Thursday June 30th, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Also make sure to attend the Chocolate Finale Ribbon Cutting June 30th at 12:00 Noon. Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 300 W. Connally, Sulphur Springs, TX with any questions. The Chamber board looks forward to seeing all at the Chamber of...

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SIA Report Commends Hospital, Directs Response to CMS Survey at Monday Night Board Meeting
May24

SIA Report Commends Hospital, Directs Response to CMS Survey at Monday Night Board Meeting

During Monday night’s Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board meeting, the board swore in Joe Bob Burgin to another term, honored outgoing member Ralph Preuss, and heard compliments regarding the hospital and staff from Greely, the company serving the Systems Improvement Agreement(Hospital Receives Extension of Medicare/Medicaid Program) that will answer the questions of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services raised in October,...

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Hopkins County EMS Receives AHA Mission:Lifeline EMS Gold Award
May20

Hopkins County EMS Receives AHA Mission:Lifeline EMS Gold Award

Hopkins County EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Hopkins County EMS provides 9-1-1 ambulances to approximately 6500 requests for service annually in Hopkins and Delta Counties in Northeast Texas. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial...

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Commonplace Surgeries at Rural Hospitals are Safer, More Economical
May19

Commonplace Surgeries at Rural Hospitals are Safer, More Economical

Rural hospitals are facing the threat of closure but a recent study calls in question national policies that set medical and surgical rates for these hospitals. According to findings published in the May 17, 2016 Journal of the American Medical Association having a commonplace surgery may be safer when done in a rural hospital compared to a suburban or city hospital. The research reviewed 1.6 million surgeries performed at 828 rural...

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“The Beat Goes On” Themed Gala Set for January 2017
May18

“The Beat Goes On” Themed Gala Set for January 2017

2016-2017 Lights of Life Campaign Chairs, Sam and Sher Sevier announced the campaign & gala theme, goal and projects to the committee at the first campaign meeting which was held on Tuesday, May 17th at noon at the Southwest Dairy Museum.   The committee was excited to learn the theme of this years Gala: THE BEAT GOES ON. Long time Gala Designer Kent Smith explained the vision of the gala decorations to the committee.  “Gala...

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9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday May 21
May16

9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday May 21

Emergency Medical Services and the Sulphur Springs Police Department are joining forces to Celebrate EMS and Law Enforcement Weeks with 9-1-1 “The Connection” Saturday, May 21st, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Celebration Plaza. The event features activities for the entire family. Share...

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HCMH Celebrates National Hospital Week
May12

HCMH Celebrates National Hospital Week

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community. That’s the message organizers are touting with the 2016 National Hospital Week theme “Health Care from the Heart.” “National Hospital Week, first and foremost,...

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Daehn’s Essay Chosen by Nursing Leadership Group
May05

Daehn’s Essay Chosen by Nursing Leadership Group

Forty-six (46) essays with the topic “Caring is the Essence of Nursing” were submitted by high school students in the area. The essays were written as a precursor to National Nurses Week 2016. Miranda Daehn’s essay was chosen as the top essay (see below) by the Nursing Leadership group at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Miranda is in the Heath Science program at Sulphur Springs High School and recently decided to enter the health...

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