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Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:15pm

Approximately every 80 seconds a women will die from heart disease nationwide. Statistically one out of three of us will die from either heart attack or stroke within our lifespan.  Heart disease has been the number one killer of both men and women at least since the 70’s. We have made significant improvement in decreasing the mortality of men but not a significant decrease in women.  Part of the reason is that our symptoms are not common and standard testing we use such as stress tests many not pick up the disease.  


Employee News and Views

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:36pm

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Community Regional Medical Center has partnered with local agencies for the past several years to provide educational opportunities for care providers, law enforcement, educators, and allied health professionals.


Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 5:11pm

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 - 9:08am

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 - 1:28pm

 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 - 11:25am

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.