June 24, 2019

Jefferson Regional Medical Center is assisting in the creation of a Technical/Vocation Sterile Processing class, which will be led by Joyce M. Grant Scott for SEARK College.

This program provides an overview of the sterile processing and distribution (SPD) profession and teaches the fundamental concepts, techniques, and skill sets in order for students to take the certification board for sterile processing exam (CBSPD). Each course lasts 16 weeks, with classes on Thursday evenings.

June 24, 2019

Forrest City Medical Center was recently recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a Bronze Safe Sleep Hospital for their commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. They are one of many hospitals in Arkansas to receive this title, and one of only two in eastern Arkansas.

June 24, 2019

St. Bernards Home Health was recently recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20 percent of all eligible SHP clients for the 2018 calendar year.

The annual SHPBest™ award program was created to acknowledge home health agencies that consistently provide high quality service to their patients.

The 2018 award recipients were determined by reviewing and ranking the overall satisfaction score for more than 2,500 home health providers.  

June 24, 2019

Arkansas Children’s, Inc. has hired experienced HR executive Amy Koresdoski, PhD, SPHR, CCP, sHRBP for the newly created position of vice president of Total Rewards for the state’s only pediatric health system.

Koresdoski joins Arkansas Children’s after serving as senior director of compensation, benefits, and human resource information systems for McLane Company, a supply chain services leader.

June 24, 2019

Lindsey Sierra of Conway, an advanced practice registered nurse, has joined the Conway Regional Gastroenterology Center. She is practicing alongside Drs. Martin Moix, Owen Maat, and O.T. Gordon as well as Brandy Eason, APRN.