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MENA REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM TO HOST 3RD YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS

Following the June financial report of the Mena Regional Health System, CEO Jay Quebedeaux stated July was shaping up to be another strong financial month. According to the operating indicators, Mena Regional Health System is at or above budget in most critical areas. There were 120 admissions during the month of June. There have been a total of 816 admissions ...

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MRHS Women’s Center Donation

Carole Timberlake, Mena resident, has made several donations to the Women’s Center at Mena Regional Health System in an effort to assist those parents who need items for their newborn babies.  Her mission began when her grandsons were 3 and 5 years old.  At that time, she was working with the Austin Street Shelter in the Dallas, Texas area.  She ...

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Local Nursing Facility Implements New Speech Path. Technology

BY MELANIE WADE – Medical technology is a constantly evolving subject and for those in the industry, keeping up with the latest and greatest gadgets can be a full time job. For Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mena, they do their best to keep up and have recently implemented a new piece of equipment that has brought speech therapy ...

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MRHS Recognized by State Vital Records

The Medical Records Department at Mena Regional Health System was recently recognized by Vital Records as one of the top facilities in the state of Arkansas for timely registration of birth certificates.  Arkansas law requires a certificate of birth for every birth to be filed within 10 days after the birth.  The analysis was reported for the period of January ...

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MRHS Promotes Little Hats, Big Hearts

Mena Regional Health System partnered with the American Heart Association for ‘Little Hats, Big Hearts’, a program designed to raise awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the world. Even children who are born with healthy hearts can develop cardiovascular disease because of poor lifestyle ...

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MRHS Announces Chili Cook Off Winners

Mena Regional Health System recently held their Third Annual Employee Chili Cook-Off.  Celebrity judges included: Jay Quebedeaux, CEO; Scott Sawyer, Sheriff; Melanie Wade, Pulse Multi-Media; Ashley Smith, Chamber of Commerce Director; Tonya Frachiseur, Elite Home Health; Mark Hobson, Pulse Multi-Media. Winners included:  Cathy Holmes, Mild Category; Debbie Nelson, Medium Category; Gayla Crowley, Overall Chili Champion; and Lori Barber, Hot Category.

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MRHS Foundation Hosts Cookout

The MRHS Foundation will host their annual Employee Appreciation Cookout on Friday, September 29th in the Mena Regional Health System parking lot. Although the cookout began as a way for the Foundation to honor employees, in the years since its inception, they have opened the event up to the public and it now serves as a fundraiser for the many ...

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MRHS Expands Mental Health Services

SUBMITTED – Mena Regional Health System is pleased to announce that Doris Hastey will join Cedar Haven as a board certified Psych-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner beginning September 11, 2017.  Working in behavioral health for the last 14 years as a staff nurse and then as nurse manager of our 12 bed geriatric behavior unit, she brings experience, expertise and excellence ...

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Mena Regional Health Center Welcomes Pediatrician to the Medical Staff

SUBMITTED – Mena Regional Health System has welcomed Pediatrician Joseph A. Aldrich, D.O., FACOP, FAAP.  Dr. Aldrich graduated from the Kansas City College of osteopathic Medicine, now known as the Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience in 1974. He also completed his Rotating Internship Pediatric Residency and at the same institution.  He served two years active duty in the ...

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Nault Named iCare Star Employee

Fran Nault was recently named the iCARE Star Employee of the 2ndQuarter 2017 at Mena Regional Health System.  Fran received numerous nominations from patients and co-workers.  She has served as a phlebotomist at MRHS for five years and is an essential asset to the laboratory department.  As the iCARE Star Employee of the Quarter, Fran received a paid day off, ...

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