Joseph Bond, DO, a retired Phelps Health medical oncologist and hematologist, was sworn in as a member of the Phelps Health Board of Trustees Friday, April 12, 2019, by Phelps County Clerk Pamela Grow. Members of the Phelps Health Board of Trustees serve five-year terms.
The Missouri State Department of Health and Senior Services – Time Critical Diagnosis recently recertified Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital as a Level III STEMI Center designation. This follows a rigorous survey that the state conducted in January which resulted in awarding the Hospital with another three year certification for this level of care.
April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the MBSH Wound Care Center suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. Right now, 6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound, and more than two million of those are suffering from a diabetic foot ulcer.
Shelter Insurance® began taking entries for their Sixth Annual “Thankful for Our Communities” essay contest on April 15. Five winners of the contest will each receive a $5,000 grant for the charity of their choice and a $100 Visa® gift card for themselves.
Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital has just been awarded another three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). MRI is a noninvasive medical test that utilizes magnetic fields to produce anatomical images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions.
National Volunteer Week was established by Presidential Proclamation in 1974 to provide the opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers for their time, talent and dedicated service in making a difference in their communities. This year, National Volunteer Week is being observed April 7-13.