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Arkansas Department of Health Recognizes Mena Regional Health System for its Work to Become Safe Sleep Certified

Mena, Ark.- Mena Regional Health System has achieved Bronze Certification from the Cribs for Kids National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification program. Hospitals that are Silver Certified are considered to be Certified Safe Sleep Leaders.   As Safe Sleep Leaders, they: 1) Provide Safe Sleep training and education to hospital staff and parents; 2) Model Safe Sleep practices using the ABC’s (Alone, ...

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Mena Regional Health System Welcomes First Baby of the New Year

The first baby of the year is here! Mena Regional Health System has announced that Kayanna Smith was born on January 3, 2017 at 10:33 a.m., weighing 7lbs 15oz, and measured 21 in. long.  Congratulations to mother, Cheyenne Smith.  Also present to welcome the new addition was Kela Murphy, grandmother, and Amanda Davis, Sister-In-Law. Teresa Wise, CNO; Dr. Carlos Rocha, ...

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Megan and Matthew Hughes, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby girl, born on October 14th. Kaylynn and Joel Vaughn, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on October 20th. Emily and Johnathan Smith, of Mena, are the proud parents of a baby boy, born on October 20th.

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Admissions at MRHS Named iCare Star Department

The Admissions Department at Mena Regional Health System was recently named iCARE Star Department of the Quarter.  The staff in admissions is responsible for pre-registering and registering all patients that enter the hospital and ancillary departments of MRHS, among a lengthy list of additional requirements and responsibilities.  This department has provided exemplary service to patients, physicians, nursing staff, clinics and ...

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MRHS Announces New Emergency Dept. Director

SUBMITTED – Mena Regional Health System has welcomed their new Emergency Department Director, Tammy Harrison, R.N.  She has worked in the medical field for 23 years, the last 13 as an emergency room nurse.  She has served as an ER nurse for MRHS for 6 ½ years.  Harrison received her nursing degree from Garland County Community College. In addition to ...

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MRHS Names iCare Star Employee & Department of the Quarter

The Radiology Department at Mena Regional Health System was recently recognized as the iCARE Star Department of the Quarter.  The dedicated employees have been instrumental in the progression of a fully digital radiology department.  The most recent addition was the Fuji Digital Mammography System.  The department received the iCARE traveling trophy, a pizza party and a plaque displayed on the ...

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MRHS Purchases New Digital Mammography Equipment

SUBMITTED BY MENA REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM – Women who undergo routine mammograms at Mena Regional Health System now have the latest screening and diagnostic technology available to them.  Mena Regional Health System recently installed Fugifilm’s Cristalle Breast Imaging Solution from FUGIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products.  By offering women the latest technology in mammography, ...

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MRHS Donates to the Backpack Program

Mena Regional Health System recently celebrated Hospital Week.  Throughout the week, departments were challenged to a friendly competition involving the collection of food items for the Rice Depot Backpack for Kids program.  The program provides backpacks of food for the less fortunate children in local schools. “All departments exceeded expectations and collected a tremendous amount of food for the cause,” said ...

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Mayor Signs Mental Health Month Proclamation

Mayor George McKee signed a proclamation on May 2, 2016 designating May 2016 as Mental Health Month in Mena, AR. The Mayor along with Senior Behavioral Health and Cedar Haven would like to increase awareness and understanding of mental health, the steps our citizens can take to protect their mental health and the need for appropriate and accessible services for ...

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Wise Named as New MRHS CNO

SUBMITTED – Teresa Wise, Nursing Director of MRHS Women’s Services and Surgical Department, was recently named Chief Nursing Officer at Mena Regional Health System.  Wise was born and raised in Wickes.  She received her Practical Nursing License in 1993 and became a registered nurse in 2003.  She has spent most of her career as the Nurse Manager of women’s services ...

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