Monthly Archives: April 2011

35th Annual Staff Appreciation Banquet

“Click” on an image for a better view. April 15 marked the 35th Annual Staff Appreciation Banquet at GVMH.  The banquet provides an opportunity for us to thank staff for perfect attendance, years of service and to announce the staff … Continue reading

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The secret to a long life

When major catastrophes strike, like the recent Asian earthquake and tsunami, the mass deaths can lead one to think that natural disasters are the most likely way people can die. Not by a long shot. According to the National Center for … Continue reading

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Auxiliary Awards Luncheon

On April 20th I attended the Thirty-Sixth Auxiliary Awards Celebration and Luncheon and it reminded me of how appreciative I am for the service the GVMH Auxiliary provides our organization. To date the Auxiliary has gifted $934,925 in the form of cash and … Continue reading

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The rural hospital and health care reform

I’ve made it a point to keep you informed of health care reform and how it might affect GVMH.  The American Hospital Association recently released an article detailing how health care reform may affect rural hospitals so I thought I’d share an excerpt … Continue reading

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The power of prayer

It’s Easter Weekend so how about a blog about prayer and a little humor to start your weekend the right way. Three men were hiking through a forest… when they came upon a large raging, violent river.  Needing to get to the … Continue reading

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Got jobs?

If you work in the health care field this information should provide you some sense of security for future employment and if you live in the Ozarks region, like many of you do, you should be especially excited. The largest issue … Continue reading

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Creature of habit

I’m a creature of habit and for the most part my day starts the same way every day of the work week.  My alarm goes off at 5:35, I hit snooze, my alarm goes off at 5:43, I get up.  … Continue reading

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