By Sam Strasner, for the Russellville Courier RUSSELLVILE, AR, FEB 21, 2019: The Arkansas Tech University Department of Nursing and Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville have developed an innovative way to enhance students' academic experience and patients' care. Saint Mary's has designated the medical surgical unit on its fourth floor as a dedicated
Because of Saint Mary's Emergency Department’s outstanding dedication to stroke patient care, the hospital was recently recognized by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) as an Arkansas Stroke Ready Hospital (ArSRH). Hospitals with the ArSRH designation partner with local emergency medical services (EMS) to improve outcomes by getting stroke patients rapidly transported to the most
Women who stick to a Mediterranean diet have a 25 percent lower risk of heart disease -- and researchers say they're starting to understand why. "Our study has a strong public health message that modest changes in known cardiovascular disease risk factors, particularly those relating to inflammation, glucose metabolism and insulin resistance, contribute to the
Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center The contributions Saint Mary's Regional Health System makes to Russellville and the Arkansas River Valley were highlighted recently in the Russellville Courier's Salute to Area Business. Click here to see all the articles and photos that cover the latest news and updates about our system.
Make toy safety a top priority this holiday season There are few holiday activities more fun than buying toys for the children we love. Watching their faces light up is even better and makes us feel a bit like kids again ourselves. But before you head out to shop with those wish lists in hand,
Saint Mary's is a proud sponsor of the Russellville Junior Firefighter Challenge. Third- and fourth-graders from throughout the River Valley competed in the program's month-long fire-fighting event that culminated at the Downtown Fall Fest October 27. Winners were: 3rd Grade Girls 1st – Teyona Peevy - Oakland Elementary 2nd – Stella Duffield - St. John
Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center garnered the AR SAVES Honorable Mention Award at the 10thanniversary AR SAVES Conference in Hot Springs, AR, recently. The award category was "most improved" in the care of stroke patients. (AR SAVES stands for Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support.) Saint Mary’s is one of six hospitals selected as 2018
THE RUSSELLVILLE COURIER June 14, 2018 2017-18 Project Search Graduates Jim Davidson, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center CEO, welcomed Project SEARCH graduates, sponsors, and invited guests to the program's graduation ceremony conducted June 9 at the Friendship Pediatrics facility gymnasium. Project SEARCH is a nine-month internship program for young adults with disabilities which
Is your pre-teen or young teen interested in learning more about babysitting and child care safety? Saint Mary's recommends the summer class offered by Pope County Cooperative Extension Service, which is similar to the Safe Sitter program previously conducted jointly by Saint Mary’s and the extension service office. CALL 479-968-7310 TO ENROLL!
Are you a student interested in a medical field? High school and college students (age 16 and older) may apply to participate in Saint Mary’s Summer Student Volunteer program. Eligible applicants interested in pursing medical careers are urged to apply. You may pick up a brochure with application at our switchboard or click below to