Archive for March, 2016

Happy Doctors’ Day!

Doctor's Day 2016

Doctors’ Day was first celebrated March 30, 1933, when Eudora Almond, wife of Dr. Charles Almond, set a day aside to honor physicians. From those beginnings in Winder, GA the celebration spread, and the House and Senate officially declared March 30th “National Doctors’ Day” in 1990.

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Welcome Michael Clark

Michael Clark has joined Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center as Interim CEO effective February 29th, 2016.  Michael brings more than 30 years of hospital and health system administrative experience to SRMC.  Previously, he served as president of LifePoint Health’s American Division from 2009-2013, with operating responsibility for 14 hospitals in the Southeast. Prior to that, he served as chief operating officer for LifePoint Health’s American Division from 2006-2009. Michael also was CEO of the Central Kentucky Market and Georgetown Community Hospital from 2003-2006 and CEO of Logan Memorial Hospital in Russellville, KY from 1999-2003. Continue reading ‘Welcome Michael Clark’

Bariatric Seminars and Support Groups – Center of Excellence

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center is a nationally accredited Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program.  We are pleased to offer informational seminars and support groups for patients considering surgical options, and post bariatric surgery support. Continue reading ‘Bariatric Seminars and Support Groups – Center of Excellence’

Hematopathology at SRMC

Did you know SRMC has a Board Certified Hematopathologist working in our Lab?  Dr. Emerald O’Sullivan-Mejia has been a Pathologist at SRMC since 2011, and is the area’s only Board Certified Hematopathologist.   Continue reading ‘Hematopathology at SRMC’

Heparin Drip Monitoring Change: Anti-Xa Levels

SRMC Go Live – July 1

Heparin Protocol Change

What are the differences?

  • Anti-Xa used for monitoring unfractionated heparin instead of aPTT. (aPTT still available for coagulation testing.)
  • Infusion Pump Library will be set to units/kg/hr
  • Protocols will be updated to match the change
    • Two Protocols:
      • DVT/PE, Systemic Anticoagulation (Non-cardiac)
      • Acute Coronary Syndrome, Low Dose Indications

New Providers (Dec.-Feb.)

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome the following new providers to our medical staff:

  • Michael Banker, MD    Vascular Surgery
  • Jan Eric Esway, MD     Orthopedics, Foot and Ankle
  • Latoya Jackson, MD    OB/GYN
  • Elizabeth Bourret, DPM    Podiatry
  • Justin Edwards, DMD    Pediatric Dentistry Continue reading ‘New Providers (Dec.-Feb.)’

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