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Friday, April 17, 2015 - 3:59pm

On April 16, Julie Bowen (manager pediatrics) reminded me of the 8th year anniversary that most of us are celebrating Friday, April 17.  (Obviously some from peds and burn celebrated already).

It has been a very exciting eight years.  Several of you have been key in keeping this big ship afloat and I wanted to take a moment to thank you for all those years of laughing, crying, shouting and enjoying our work together.


Employee News and Views

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 6:11pm

Community Regional Medical Center’s chief medical innovation officer has been invited to speak about our “patient flow command center” at a national conference for healthcare clinicians and hospital administrators. Mark Kestner, M.D., MBA, is Community’s first innovation officer and his role is to help our 641-bed, Level 1 trauma center and teaching hospital quickly adopt clinical best practices and respond more nimbly to changes in healthcare under the Accountable Care Act.


Friday, March 20, 2015 - 10:08am

The movie “Last Holiday” starring Queen Latifa would’ve had a very different plot if she’d gone to a hospital with a medical physicist after she hit her head at work. The whole movie is based on what she does after a radiologist mistakenly diagnoses a fatal disease because of a faulty MRI machine and then tells her she has three months to live.


Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 2:28pm

 April is “Child Abuse Prevention” month and I invite you to join me and some very impressive speakers to learn more about protecting and preventing abuse through education:


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 12:25pm

Many of us are living our lives so rushed, so task oriented that our minds are functioning on a form of auto pilot and the result is that we may be missing out on truly and intentionally living our lives. We are sliding through the days, unaware of many significant and defining moments in our lives.


Friday, February 27, 2015 - 5:50pm

In our journey of life we walk and choose many different paths.  Some are easy and make sense, while others are difficult, scary and even painful.  Sometimes the harder path will yield greater rewards.  This leads me to reflect upon the Community Wellness Hike on February 21.