Rev. Richard DeFord, BCC, Chaplain for Fitzgibbon Hospital and Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice has received dual board certification from the Association of Certified Christian Chaplains (ACCC) and the Spiritual Care Association (SCA).
You’re not mistaken. You are starting to see pink pop up around town. That’s because pink is the color signifying breast cancer awareness.
The community will get to see this new, powerful health record system at a free event planned on September 6 at the Martin Community Center.
Fitzgibbon Hospital is prepared to support Marshall, the surrounding communities and the influx of people coming to view the solar eclipse during the weekend of August 19 through eclipse day on August 21. Plans in place include additional physician and staff availability in the Emergency Department and other hospital services areas.
Increasing access to the latest technology without leaving our community is the goal of recent upgrades to the radiology department at Fitzgibbon Hospital. A new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner was installed at the facility in June. This unit joins the new CT scanner which was installed at the end of 2016.
Fitzgibbon Hospital’s sleep lab has received accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. While the sleep lab has continually provided quality care through its sleep studies both on-site and administered in the home setting, the formal accreditation – together with the requirement to name a specialized medical director who is board-certified in sleep medicine - followed new regulations implemented by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services regional contractor earlier in 2017.
Fitzgibbon Hospital received eight awards at the recent Show-Me Excellence Awards for Healthcare Marketing on Thursday, June 22, at the Lake of the Ozarks. The annual Show-Me Excellence Awards are held each June at the Missouri Association for Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Conference (MAHPRM).
The National Alzheimer’s Association will hold an organizational meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12 in the classroom suite on the second floor of Fitzgibbon Hospital. The free, informational meeting is open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.
Fitzgibbon Hospital, in conjunction with Marshall Police Department, the Saline County Medical Reserve Corps and the local Emergency Planning Coalition conducted a critical incident drill during the evening hours on Monday, June 13.
Stapleton Family Farms in Saline County has won the opportunity to direct a $2,500 dollar donation from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, to Fitzgibbon Hospital.
When organizations collaborate, the community wins. This is a perfect description of what is happening after Fitzgibbon Hospital established an educational partnership with some of the community’s youngest students enrolled at the Missouri Valley College Viking Learning Academy.
People suffering from chronic pain or inflammation have a powerful partner in the fight, thanks to new laser therapy available at Fitzgibbon Hospital. With laser therapy, there is very little risk and virtually no side effects.
The Fitzgibbon Auxiliary Ambassadors held their annual banquet on Monday, April 17, at St. Peter Catholic Church. One of the highlights of the evening was the check presentation to Fitzgibbon Hospital. All of the proceeds raised over the past year go toward equipment and programs which improve patient care across the Fitzgibbon Hospital organization.
Safety is of utmost importance for Fitzgibbon Hospital which includes the safety of both patients and employees alike. The possibility of an armed violent intruder was the subject of a recent training event held at Fitzgibbon Hospital by Mitigation Dynamics, a consulting, protection and training firm from Lee’s Summit, Mo.
In conjunction with last week’s annual Health Fair, Fitzgibbon Hospital unveiled its completely redesigned website. The website is mobile responsive, which adapts automatically to device size, whether you are viewing the site on a desktop computer, tablet or mobile device.
Fitzgibbon Hospital received the Outstanding Business for 2016 award from the Saline Medical Reserve Corps at a banquet held April 25 at the Saline County Health Department.
Fitzgibbon Hospital will hold its annual Health Fair, co-sponsored by The Marshall Democrat-News and KMMO radio, from 7 to 11 a.m. this Friday, April 28, in the hospital’s atrium.
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently recertified Marshall Family Practice as a level three (highest level) designated Patient Centered Medical Home.
Angela Igo, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Chief Nursing Officer for Fitzgibbon Hospital, was named as the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders (MONL) “Leader You Should Know” for the month of April.
Fitzgibbon Hospital recently updated its Community Investment Report for fiscal year 2016. The report, summarizing its yearly community benefit and economic investment data, underscores the valuable role it plays in the community.
2016 saw great growth of services and medical staff at the independent, 501c3 not-for-profit community hospital
While the opioid addiction epidemic, mental health concerns and cancer prevention are health topics that are often in the news headlines, one health issue receiving attention recently is the increase in antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria, often referred to as “superbugs.” Superbugs are becoming more prevalent as they adapt to the over-prescription of antibiotics.
Brunswick, Mo. - Grand River Medical Clinic announces the arrival of Brooke Schreckhise, Family Nurse Practitioner. Schreckhise will work in conjunction with Sandi Moser, FNP, to deliver primary care to Chariton County residents. In addition to these advanced practice nurses at Grand River Medical Clinic, physicians Lorenzo Romney, D.O., and Sonal Brizendine, M.D., also treat patients at the rural health clinic which follows the Patient Centered Medical Home model of care.
For 50 years, the Fitzgibbon Hospital Auxiliary Ambassadors have hosted a Holiday Bazaar to raise funds for Fitzgibbon Hospital. The event has changed in its makeup and its location through the years, but it is always a great time for a good cause!
It was a surgery 45 years in the making. But the results were worth the wait. Randy "Griff" Pickett recently traveled from south Kansas City, Mo., for a life-changing orthopedic surgery at Fitzgibbon Hospital. The surgery not only gave him a new knee, but it also lengthened his left leg by almost four inches, relieving him of a disability he had endured for the last four decades.
Fitzgibbon Chiropractic is now open inside the Fitzgibbon Medical Clinic with Kylie Heying, DC as the Chiropractic Physician. The new service added by Fitzgibbon Hospital will be a valuable compliment to Marshall Family Practice and Marshall Women's Care, as they work to treat holistically to treat the whole person.
Military veterans are accustomed to being honored on Veteran’s Day each year with breakfasts, lunches and other activities throughout the day. This year, local veterans will receive a free chili dinner at the 2016 Fitzgibbon Hospital Auxiliary Ambassadors Holiday Bazaar. The even will be held on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Martin Community Center. The bakery and vendor booths open at 3 p.m., with the children's area opening at 4 p.m.. The bazaar will conclude at 8 p.m.
You’re not mistaken. You are seeing pink. That’s because pink is the color signifying breast cancer awareness. With October as the official Breast Cancer Awareness month, activities and events to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer will begin later this month.
Fitzgibbon Hospital is one of only a dozen Missouri hospitals recently recognized as HealthCare's "Most Wired" Hospitals for 2016. The recognition was announced earlier this month in Chicago at the American Hospital Association's Health Forum.
What happens when you take three incoming senior high school students and give them a chance to acquire on-the-job training during the summer while their teenage peers are playing video games and sleeping the day away?
Urinary incontinence is an uncomfortable problem that needlessly affects the lifestyle of millions of American women. Many women see it as "just part of living life" after the birth of a child or as a natural part of aging.
Jared Romney, D.O., has joined the medical staff at Fitzgibbon Hospital as part of the team of doctors providing care to hospitalized patients.
Since being awarded the Baby-Friendly Hospital designation in December of 2014, Fitzgibbon Hospital continues to be one of only four hospitals in the state of Missouri to meet the stringent requirements.
To ensure the services it provides are responsive to the health needs of its community, Fitzgibbon Hospital has completed its second comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment as required under the Affordable Care Act.
Fitzgibbon Hospital announces the addition of Dr. Clinton Pickett, an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in hand surgery, who will begin seeing patients on Tuesdays, starting Jan. 26, 2016, in the Marshall Orthopedics and Sports Medicine clinic on the second floor of Fitzgibbon Hospital.
The Fitzgibbon Auxiliary Ambassadors held their annual banquet on Monday, April 18, at St. Peter Catholic Church. This year marked the 50-year anniversary of the Fitzgibbon Auxiliary Ambassadors, which raises funds through The Gift Shop, an annual bazaar, bake sales, garden “shopping”event, book fairs and other events.
Cancer affects millions of Americans every year, and the employees of the Ceres Barge Line Company of East St. Louis, Ill., are no exception. When Vince Schu and wife Julie were faced with a battle agianst cancer, Vince approached the Barge Line Company with an idea to manufacture a giant pink-colored barge that would float on our nation’s rivers to serve as a tribute to those affected by cancer and help raise funds for cancer research.
Fitzgibbon Hospital has conducted a health fair in Marshall for more than 26 years. The 2016 Health Fair will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 22, in the Fitzgibbon Hospital atrium.
Fitzgibbon Hospital Grief Support Group meets at 2 p.m., every Sunday at Covenant Presbyterian Church located at 710 East Yerby Street in Marshall.
Jason E. Gault, D.O., M.B.A., is a board-certified general surgeon who joins Fitzgibbon after spending the last five years at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe, serving as the chair of the Department of Surgery from January 2011 until September 2015.
Fitzgibbon Hospital has announced the addition of two new providers specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine who will begin seeing patients on Mondays, starting January 4, 2016, in the Marshall Orthopedics and Sports Medicine clinic at Fitzgibbon Hospital.