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911 Connection Event
May27

911 Connection Event

By Savannah Owens The 911 Connection event was put on by the first responders to educate children and the public about safety.   “The city of Commerce has a fire education trailer and the Sulphur Springs firemen asked if we would bring the trailer over and teach the kids about fire safety. It’s important to get people used to practicing [their safety plans].” Myles Zimmerman a firefighter from Commerce said as...

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Local Hospital to Celebrate Hospital and Nurses Week During the Week of May 8th
May02

Local Hospital to Celebrate Hospital and Nurses Week During the Week of May 8th

  Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs will be celebrating Hospital and Nurses Week throughout the week of May 8th. Festivities begin on Monday with a celebratory dinner and award time at Arturos, followed by a Scrub Fair, Associates Picnic, and a Cake Walk on Wednesday, then Nursing Trivia on Thursday!   Share...

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Presentation of New CHRISTUS Health Care Professionals
Oct13

Presentation of New CHRISTUS Health Care Professionals

On Tuesday night healthcare professionals (from left to right) Tiffany Gebel, M.D., Rose Campbell, CP NP-PC, Leah Irving, FNP-C, and Jordan Potts, FNP-C were all celebrated as new employees at CHRISTUS Mother Frances- Sulphur Springs. President Paul Harvey introduced the women and let them tell a little about themselves and their families. Refreshments were provided. dsc_0628 dsc_0595 dsc_0597 dsc_0602 dsc_0606 dsc_0608 dsc_0610...

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10TH ANNUAL SENIORS EXPO A SUCCESS
Oct11

10TH ANNUAL SENIORS EXPO A SUCCESS

A  Health Expo for Sr. Citizens was held on Tuesday October 11, 2016 in the Fellowship Hall of League Street Church of Christ in Sulphur Springs. Organized by Karon Weatherman and staff of the Sr’s Center in Sulphur Springs and Brad Burgin, hospital Outreach Director,  the 10th annual event opened it’s doors to over 100 people when it started at 9am. By noon, several hundred free health screenings had been administered and...

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“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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