Monthly Archives: November 2013

“Thanks”giving

As we approach the Thanksgiving Season I thought I’d reflect on those things I’m most thankful for. The easy starting place is my family.  I’m thankful that I have a beautiful and understanding wife and two healthy children.  This is … Continue reading

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This guy is excited…

and with good reason.   Winning the Missouri Quality Award is no easy task and is a credit to all the staff of GVMH.  When you look at the list of past MQA winners you quickly realize that GVMH is in … Continue reading

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Health and “WELLNESS” Services

GVMH lives it’s Mission and Vision everyday and both are twofold.  We are here to provide both health, and wellness, services. MISSION: To provide exceptional health and wellness services with friendliness and compassion VISION: To make a positive difference in the … Continue reading

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Annual is 12 times monthly

If I were to tell you that a persons monthly income was $1,000.00, I’m sure most of you could determine that the annual income for that person is $12,000.00 without the use of a calculator or computer.  It appears computers in Washington … Continue reading

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Flossing and saving a life

I read an article this week that talked about a program which was successful in reducing central line associated blood stream infections and one of the researchers compared steps related to their findings to flossing your teeth. The analogy seems … Continue reading

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Congratulations Randy S. Wertz, Chair MHA Board of Trustees

On November 7, 2013, Randy S. Wertz was installed as Chair of the MHA Board of Trustees during the annual Missouri Hospital Association Convention.  This is a great honor for Randy, our hospital and our community.  MHA provides a valuable service … Continue reading

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Did you thank a veteran

I waste a lot of key strokes on this blog complaining about things like health care reform, Medicaid expansion, Medicare payment reform and changes to the care delivery model.  The truth is, if it weren’t for the sacrifices of veterans … Continue reading

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