MBSH trains staff on safe patient handling

    Hospital staff were instructed on safe patient handling during the first week of April at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital.  The training is to ensure that all medical personnel involved in lifting and transferring patients will be able to safely operate the equipment available to them.

Seay returns to Peoples Bank

    Sara Seay has been hired by Peoples Bank in a brand new role as a full-time Loan Support Specialist.  She will be working in support of loan officers directly with loan customers in Sullivan and Steelville to provide a special experience and ensure a quick and smooth loan process.  Seay will have office space in both the Sullivan and Steelville branches.

Temporal thermometers supplied through employee campaign funds

    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital Ambassadors earmarked over $10,000 to purchase medical equipment for several departments in the hospital.  Funds raised in the 2018 campaign between Fidelity Communication, BJC Home Care and MBSH have made these purchases possible.  The Medical Office Building was able to get an Exergen temporal thermometer from these funds.   

MBSH Therapy & Wellness Center offers the SilverSneakers® fitness program

    The Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital’s Therapy & Wellness center recently became an official partner of the SilverSneakers fitness program.  If your Medicare health plan, Medicare Supplement carrier or group retiree plan includes SilverSneakers as part of your benefit package, you have the opportunity for a number of great health benefits.  

YCHC launches diabetes group visit, text messaging program to improve diabetes care and outcomes

    Your Community Health Center announces its recent implementation of a diabetes group visit and text messaging program as part of a leading-edge research study on diabetes care. Group visits are interactive group medical appointments held by a multidisciplinary healthcare team in which up to 15 patients with diabetes receive social support and medical care in a group setting.