October 21, 2013

Shoals Lately: October 2013

Oct-2013-NewsletterIn this issue:

  • Shoals Hospital Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Infection Control Fair
  • October Birthdays and Anniversaries

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October 29, 2012

In the News: Hospital honors one of their own

Originally published in the Times Daily.

When Cathy Holmes was told just 10 days ago she had breast cancer, she quickly realized she wouldn’t be fighting the battle alone.

Not only did she have her family to offer support, she also had a group of coworkers that have rallied around Holmes, the nurse manager at J.W. Sommer Rehabilitation unit at Shoals Hospital. That group showed support for Holmes and other breast cancer fighters and survivors with a surprise balloon release Tuesday at J.W. Sommer. Continue reading →

October 15, 2012

Shoals Lately: October 2012

In this issue:

  • Hospital communication gets upgrade
  • A message from the CEO
  • Shoals Hospital goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • An update from volunteers and Helping Hands
  • Coca-Cola promotion winners
  • WOW! Employees
  • October Birthdays
  • Quality Corner

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September 2, 2012

Shoals Hospital to offer ‘PAP Naps’ for new C-PAP patients

Originally published in the Times Daily.

For years, Ann Ware went to bed exhausted and woke up with the same feeling.

Each night she thought, “I’m so tired I know I’ll sleep tonight.” But she didn’t. Continue reading →

September 1, 2012

Shoals Lately: September 2012

In this issue:

  • Tell us what you think!
  • A message from the CEO
  • Breast Cancer Awareness month coming up
  • New whiteboards, folders designed with Shoals’ patients in mind
  • Muscle Shoals Trojans items coming to Shoals Hospital gift shop
  • WOW! Employees
  • Hospital briefs and updates
  • September Birthdays
  • Quality Corner

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August 1, 2012

Shoals Lately: August 2012

In this issue:

  • July 27 kick off for AIDET Olympics
  • Bear donation
  • CRRN update
  • New armbands
  • Coca-cola promotion winners
  • August birthdays
  • Quality Corner

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July 1, 2012

Shoals Hospital Celebrates 44th Birthday

MUSCLE SHOALS, AL – In 1968, Shoals Hospital called Sheffield, Ala., home. Dozens of local physicians helped to make the new hospital a reality, and folks in Colbert and Lauderdale counties flocked to the facility to receive the best care the area had to offer. Continue reading →

June 15, 2012

Shoals Lately: June 2012

In this issue:

  • Patient satisfaction at heart of move
  • Teen volunteers to campus
  • Welcome Coke!
  • New cafeteria discounts
  • Ambulance Update
  • June Birthdays, Hospital Stars
  • HIPAA Update
  • Quality Corner

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May 17, 2012

In the News: Taxes paid by hospitals top $2.1 million

Originally published in the Times Daily.

Eliza Coffee Memorial and Shoals hospitals continue to have an economic impact locally, and hospital officials are hoping that translates into community support for future plans.

ECM CEO Russell Pigg told community leaders and others at the Downtown Florence Unlimited meeting Wednesday that in 2011 RegionalCare, the parent company of the hospitals, paid more than $2.1 million in sales and property taxes in Florence and Lauderdale County. Continue reading →

March 7, 2012

In the News: Ambulance firm plans partnership with Shoals Hospital

Originally published in the Times Daily.

Shoals Hospital has formed a partnership with Priority Ambulance Service to provide ambulance service at the hospital, a move that could bring as many as 120 jobs to the area, officials said Tuesday.

Shoals Hospital CEO Ross Berry said the venture, to be called Shoals Ambulance Service, is part of the hospital’s ongoing plan to expand services in the community. Continue reading →