Monthly Archives: January 2016

Reaching the moon

President Obama gave his final State of the Union address a couple of weeks ago.  One of his key points that stuck out to me was when he made the call “to make America the country that cures cancer once … Continue reading

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Putting the “care” in health care

We provide exceptional health care at GVMH but what people tend to remember most about their experience is the “care” they receive.  “Care” extends beyond meeting a patients physical and medical needs, “care” is about exceeding a patients expectations and … Continue reading

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PFAC

Health care work systems have primarily been designed to be efficient for staff and providers.  The problem with this is health care is delivered to the patient.  Afterall, without the patient there is no need for health care. Sometimes health … Continue reading

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Construction Update – lots of activity

If a picture is worth a thousand words – here’s a three thousand word post. Construction continues to chug along.  You can see in the first picture blankets and tarps covering newly poured concrete on the road between the hospital … Continue reading

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Opioids – changes ahead for how they’re prescribed

There’s been growing debate about opioid use and prescription in the United States and the CDC is expected to release prescription guidelines soon.  Below you’ll find some additional information and a link that will allow you to participate in the … Continue reading

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The Gift

For a number of years GVMH’s Rehab and Wellness Department has carried on a tradition of helping a person in need at Christmas time.  Each year the recipient of the gift has no idea it’s coming and each year the … Continue reading

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