Medical Director of Ozarks Healthcare’s Emergency Department shares Sources of Common Holiday Trauma and Safety Tips
While the holidays looked slightly different last year, many are planning to resume normal traditions and celebrations this season. Pandemic or not, emergency rooms across the nation usually see a spike of trauma during the holidays each year. From his years of emergency medical experience, Dr. Curtis Horstman, Medical Director of Ozarks Healthcare’s Emergency Department, is no stranger to holiday health emergencies.
Ozarks Healthcare celebrates over 1,900 Years of Employees’ Service Dedicated to Caring for Community
Ozarks Healthcare recently celebrated 1,905 years of service to the health system with its 2021 Longevity Banquet.
Ozarks Healthcare shares COVID-19 Booster Update, encourages Vaccination before Holiday Season
Following the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ expansion of eligibility for COVID-19 booster vaccines to all fully vaccinated adults, Ozarks Healthcare is now able to provide booster doses to individuals who are 18 and older and fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Family Nurse Practitioner Kimberly Carr joins Ozarks Healthcare Mammoth Spring
Kimberly Carr, board-certified family nurse practitioner, recently joined Ozarks Healthcare as a provider at its location in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas.
Ozarks Healthcare Mammogram Technologists share Passion and Thanks for Power of Mammography
Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be over, but for Glenda Kentner and Monica Oaks, both mammogram technologists at Ozarks Healthcare, their focus is always on preventing breast cancer through early detection 365 days a year.
Ozarks Healthcare announces Pediatric Vaccine Clinic for Nov. 19
Following the acceptance of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for children age 5–11 to be vaccinated against COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Ozarks Healthcare is now able to vaccinate children age 5 to 11 years old with an age-appropriate dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Ozarks Healthcare will host a pediatric COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Friday, Nov. 19, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Ozarks Healthcare’s Pediatrics location in West Plains.
Ozarks Healthcare At Home: Hospice honors Laundie Aikens, Veteran, for Military Service
Ozarks Healthcare At Home: Hospice recently honored Laundie Aikens of Koshkonong, Missouri, for her service in the U.S. Army with a “We Honor Veterans” ceremony.
Ozarks Healthcare At Home: Hospice honors Lester Grandstaff, Veteran, for Military Service
Ozarks Healthcare At Home: Hospice recently honored Lester Grandstaff of Winona, Missouri, for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II with a “We Honor Veterans” ceremony. Grandstaff served as an occupier during his term of service and traveled to Iwo Jima.
Ozarks Healthcare Foundation hosting Annual Sheet Sale
The Ozarks Healthcare Foundation is hosting its annual sheet sale through Nov. 19. Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s mission to support Ozarks Healthcare in providing high quality, compassionate healthcare and promote wellness in the communities it serves.
Extraordinary Nurses recognized with Daisy Awards at Ozarks Healthcare
Katie Wilson, Amber Bowman, and Tabitha Young, all registered nurses (RNs) at Ozarks Healthcare, were recently honored with The DAISY Award® For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's programs to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. All three nurses were nominated for their rapid response to Ozarks Healthcare’s Women’s Center during a critical time for a patient and family. Wilson, Bowman, and Young were commended for their excellent nursing skill, strength, and compassion shown during the emergency and the comfort and consolement they provided to the patient’s family.