Employee News and Views

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Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 4:24pm

 

Community Regional Medical Center recently began to offer internet safety classes to educate our employees and the community on the risks to children accessing internet from mobile devices and personal or family computers. It was a powerful, eye-opening experience for many parents and grandparents – hitting on familiar and not so familiar issues such as cyberbullying, sexting, exposure to inappropriate content, posting of personal and indecent photos or information, as well as hackers, predators and harmful “mobile apps” to watch out for. 


Employee News and Views

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:50pm

Gym intimidation is definitely one of my pet peeves.  There are several factors that become reasons folks avoid the gym.  It breaks my heart to hear stories of folks; no matter their age, gender, or fitness level finding it too intimidating to work out in the gym they just signed up for in hopes for a healthier lifestyle.


Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 3:03pm

Community’s employees long committed to our mission of “improving the health of our community” have taken that goal far beyond our hospitals’ walls to work on ways to also improve the health of the environment – which in turn helps us all be healthier. On their own, a group of like-minded, passionate employees formed a Green Team at Community Regional Medical Center, created an organic urban garden out of an unused patio at the hospital, pushed for more recycling in the hospital, and started an annual Earth Day education event to spread their green message.


Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 6:35pm

Let me share the real story of a Community Regional colleague's ordeal. Here's how it was told to me: “Mom and Dad, you need to know there’s something going on.”  That simple statement was our first alert.  Our younger daughter had recently been allowed her first access to social media at the age of 13, and this comment came to us from her older sister just a few weeks later. 


Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 4:10pm

Just imagine trying to walk in someone else’s footsteps for a moment – and then realizing you can’t move your legs.


Friday, June 6, 2014 - 5:20pm

This week, June 16-20, we are celebrating Healthcare Risk Management (HRM) Week. This annual campaign from the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) raises awareness about the critical role healthcare risk managers and safety professionals play in patient safety, patient care practices, quality assurance, safe work environments, and liability. This campaign promotes solutions to help prevent some of the most common patient safety events.