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Development In Disinfectant Technology Built At CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs
May04

Development In Disinfectant Technology Built At CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs, Texas, May 4, 2020 – Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs has taken steps to prevent any shortages of access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – and one of their efforts has resulted in a groundbreaking development in disinfectant technology. Thanks to critical thinking and the search for new and innovative ideas, team member Keith Kelley, identified a creative way to...

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Hospital Foundation Announces 20th Anniversary of Lights of Life Reception
Oct31

Hospital Foundation Announces 20th Anniversary of Lights of Life Reception

  [by Jackie Thornton, Director, Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Foundation] Tuesday, November 3, 2015 10a.m., Memorial Hospital Lobby – the Health Care Foundation will host the Annual Lights of Life Kick-off reception in the lobby of Memorial Hospital.   Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the campaign, there will lots of excitement. Gloria Mitchell, Donna Rudzik and Polly Swatsell the 2015-2016 Lights of Life Campaign...

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2014-15 Lights of Life Campaign Funds  Increase Services at Memorial Hospital!
Aug11

2014-15 Lights of Life Campaign Funds Increase Services at Memorial Hospital!

A new EMS 1st Response Vehicle Has Arrived, Additional Telemedicine Units Increase Patient Services & Flex Coils Improve Imaging!  Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 11:45am, Memorial Hospital Main Entrance,  –  The Health Care Foundation board of directors, Brian & Leesa Toliver, 2014-2015 Lights of Life Chairs, Michael McAndrew, CEO Memorial Hospital and Brent Smith, EMS Director celebrate the arrival of the new first response...

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Memorial Hospital Healthcare Foundation Gala is Saturday Night
Jan23

Memorial Hospital Healthcare Foundation Gala is Saturday Night

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Health Care Foundation’s Ninth annual Gala fundraiser is coming up Saturday night in the Civic Center.  This year’s sold out Gala features a Great Gatsby theme.  Decorating was going on Friday and I talked with this year’s Lights of Life and Gala Co-Chairs Leesa and Brian Toliver.

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A Look At The CHRISTUS MFH-SS Trailer Used To Disinfect N95 Masks
May04

A Look At The CHRISTUS MFH-SS Trailer Used To Disinfect N95 Masks

Keith Kelley adapted a model utilized in a University of Nebraska Medical Center study to disinfect N95 masks so that healthcare providers can use them more than once. The Director of Administrative Services assisting the Chief Nursing Officer for CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs explained that they converted the model to a mobile unit, making it available to help many area healthcare facilities disinfect their N95...

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Lights of Life Campaign Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Nov03

Lights of Life Campaign Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The 20th Anniverary of the Lights of Life Campaign began Tuesday in the lobby of Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Gloria Mitchell, Donna Rudzik and Polly Swatsell the 2015-2016 Lights of Life Campaign Chairs officially kicked-off of the celebration campaign. Previous Campaign Chairs were recognized as the 2015-2016 10th Anniversary Lights of Life Honorees.  Past chairperson who will be recognized are: Mickey Master Barnett (2006),...

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The Lights of Life Gala Success
Jan28

The Lights of Life Gala Success

On Saturday, January 24, the Great Gatsby Gala was held at the Civic Center from  6 p.m. to 12 in the morning. The goal of the Gala was to raise $250,000 to purchase three telemedicine machines and three flex coils for an MRI machine for the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital and to also purchase an EMS first response vehicle. The Gala was hosted by the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation. Special thanks was shown to Brian and Leesa...

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“Updated” The Lights of Life Gala Celebration Kicks Off
Nov04

“Updated” The Lights of Life Gala Celebration Kicks Off

The 19th Lights of Life Campaign and 9th annual Gala is underway after a kickoff event at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Tuesday morning. The events were created by the hospital foundation to raise funds to purchase items for the hospital. $25 lights in memory of or in honor of loved ones are now for sale and will go on a Christmas tree that will be lighted on December 4. This year’s goal is $250,000. Our special thanks to our...

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“Updated” Lights of Life 2014-2015 Kicks Off Tuesday Morning Nov. 4th at 10AM
Oct30

“Updated” Lights of Life 2014-2015 Kicks Off Tuesday Morning Nov. 4th at 10AM

After months of planning, the 19th annual Lights of Life Campaign and 9th Gala will get underway with a kickoff next Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the lobby of Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. Foundation Director Jackie Thornton says the kickoff is a time to thank the campaign’s sponsors. People may purchase a light on a Christmas tree in memory of or to honor someone special for $25. The tree will be lit on December 4. From the left: Leesa...

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