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Patient Keeper

img_0339There is a new tool available that will allow you quick and easy access to patient records from Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center – it is called “PatientKeeper 8” and is available now, for free, in the Apple App Store.  PatientKeeper is a leading provider of software with physicians’ workflow in mind and is currently used by over 60,000 doctors nationwide.

Should you want to see a live demo and get set up on the system we will assist you in linking your app to our HIS and LIS.  Please email timothy.brown@hcahealthcare.com or call 540-621-6062.

We do offer technical support in the field – although the app is very easy to use and quite intuitive.  While “PK8” only available for iPhone and iPad – we would be happy to offer other solutions if you cannot access this app. The link will show you video of how PatientKeeper works: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzljjqwU4BT2RWxQbUZBNnFCa2c/view?usp=sharing

WIN BIG LOSE BIG

For the last several years, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center has hosted a weight loss challenge for our community in the effort to be a good healthcare partner. January 12th of this year, we had hundreds of people come to do their official “weigh-in” and visit with many fitness related vendors.  It is a 16-week journey where contestants receive a weekly motivational email and as often as we can, we attach a message from our medical providers that offers insight on their profession as it pertains to obesity.   Our contestants look forward to these emails each week plus it is a great way to connect our medical community to potential future patients.  In addition to the emails, we also provide onsite lectures by a Registered Dietician, healthy food demonstrations and using proper footwear to name a few.

If you would like to submit a couple paragraph article or be a speaker, please contact Kristin Thompson at 540-848-4510 or email Kristin.Thompson1@hcahealthcare.com

INTERIM CNO ACCEPTS FULL TIME POSITION

trula-minton-photo-002  We are excited to welcome Trula Minton as our Interim Chief Nursing Officer, starting July 2016. Trula served as the Chief Nursing Officer at HCA Virginia’s Chippenham Hospital, 2009-2016. She became interested in a healthcare career as a junior volunteer while in high school. During her first year of college at Westhampton College, University of Richmond, she decided that becoming a clinical psychologist was not her career goal, but instead, becoming a registered nurse. Trula graduated from the Petersburg General Hospital School of Professional Nursing and continued her education in nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, earning her Baccalaureate and Master’s Degrees in Nursing/Nursing Administration.

Trula’s professional career began in critical care with a move into medical psychiatric nursing. Her career with HCA began in 1984 as a Registered Nurse at HCA Poplar Springs Hospital in Petersburg, VA. While at Poplar Springs, she was promoted from staff nurse to Director of Admissions and subsequently to Director of Nursing/Associate Administrator. During her tenure with HCA, Trula has held numerous leadership positions with the behavioral health arena as well as acute care, coming to Chippenham & Johnston-Willis in 1995.

Trula is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American/Virginia Nurses’ Association. She has been involved in several community boards including Crisis Link Suicide Prevention, Northern Virginia Workforce Development Board, Tri-City CASA, and Greater Richmond Children’s Health Involving Parents. Trula continues to serve on the Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia Alumni Board of Trustees and is a representative for the Nursing Division.

Trula has also been a member of The Joint Commission Professional/Technical Advisory Committee representing the American Hospital Association as well as Behavioral Health Advisory Council. She has held an appointment as Adjunct Faculty at VCU School of Nursing.

Trula was appointed in July 2011 to the Virginia Board of Nursing for a four-year term by Governor Robert F. McDonnell and reappointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe for a second term, 2015-2019. She has served as an officer of the Board in the capacity of Secretary. In 2014 she was appointed by Governor McAuliffe to represent the Board of Nursing on the Advisory Board of the Department of Health Professions. Trula is a member of the Clinical Advisory Board, John Tyler Community College.

 

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center hosts the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “Light The Night” Walk

llsThe 2016 Fredericksburg Light The Night Walk will take place on Saturday, October 8th, 5:00 PM at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.  Light The Night Walks are a powerful fundraising campaign of  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), which bring together families, corporations and communities to honor blood cancer survivors, as well as those lost to the diseases, and shine a light on the importance of finding cures and providing access to treatments for blood cancer patients.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS’s mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Join us in support of this mission.

ePrescribe and MyHealthOne

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ePrescribe for Providers

ePrescribe will enable providers to send electronic prescriptions (including controlled substances, if authorized) to participating pharmacies. Real-time insurance eligibility and formulary checking is performed within MEDITECH via an integration with DrFirst. The scope for ePrescribe includes:
 Electronic transmission of prescriptions
 Insurance drug verification
 Eligibility checking/verification
 Formulary checking/verification Continue reading ‘ePrescribe and MyHealthOne’

New Providers (July – Sept.)

doctors-2We are pleased to welcome the following new providers to our medical staff:

  • Dara King, MD – OB/GYN
  • Catherine Ward, PsyD – Psychology
  • Matthew Doerr, MD – Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Allison Baldwin, PA – Orthopedics
  • William Anderson, MD – Internal Medicine
  • Aaron Kovaleski, MD – Radiology
  • Courtney Bradenham, MD – Radiology
  • Mahati Reddy, MD – Radiology
  • William Goldsmith, DO – Intensivist/Critical Care
  • Izuchukwu Obi, MD – Intensivist/Critical Care Continue reading ‘New Providers (July – Sept.)’

Annual Medical Staff Meeting to be held Thursday, December 1st

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The Annual Medical Staff meeting will be held on 12/1/16 at 5:30 PM in the Pogonia Medical Arts Building, Classrooms A&B. Dinner will be provided. Please look for more information to come over the next few months via email. We look forward to seeing you there!

RSVP to Quincey Young, Director of Medical Staff Services at: quincey.young@hcahealthcare.com.


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