Nurses at Greene County General Hospital are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Nicole Page, RN, who works in the hospital’s Obstetrics Department, was the DAISY Award Winner. Nurses recognized as DAISY nominees included Gina Camp, Courtney Kennett, Adam Morrill, and Kylee Niebrugge. Page was nominated by a patient who deeply appreciated her … [Read more...] about Page Named DAISY Award Winner
Greene County General Hospital named Patient Care Technician, LaRhonda Henico, as the first PETAL Award winner of 2018. Henico was nominated by a coworker who recognized her consistent, expert care for patients, specifically citing her attention to detail that kept a patient safe during transfer from the Emergency Department to the Med/Surg Unit. Henico was honored for serving as a trusted resource to nursing staff and other providers. Additional nominations were received for staff throughout … [Read more...] about Henico Named PETAL Award Winner
In honor of Cardiac Rehab Week, the team of nurses and respiratory therapists in our Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation program created a seven-day celebration of heart healthy habits. Hospital Employees and Rehab patients were encouraged to participate in Heartapalooza Bingo. Heart healthy activities like eating veggies and fruit, getting exercise, and cutting sodium intake, earned players a chance for a Bingo prize and an entry into a larger prize drawing. The Rehab room was open before and … [Read more...] about Heartapalooza 2018
Greene County Home Healthcare serves a variety of patients in Greene and the surrounding Counties. With a physician’s orders, home visits can be made that provide different levels of care. This can include skilled, supportive, or specialty care. Skilled Care Skilled care is clinical care. That means a trained, licensed medical professional is visiting a patient’s home to provide nursing services, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, or social worker services. Supportive … [Read more...] about Who Needs Home Healthcare?
There is nothing sweeter than a new baby. Our labor and delivery nurses have been helping new mamas through the wonders of childbirth since our hospital was built. These days, we welcome new life in a beautiful maternity ward, where women can expect excellent care whether they deliver vaginally or by c-section. After the baby is born and the pain of delivery has passed, there is a whole new challenge ahead for mom and baby. How will this little one get the nutrition he or she needs? We … [Read more...] about Certified Lactation Consultants
Guest Post: GCGH Foundation Director, Kyle Cross I came across this article, and thought it really hit close to home, literally: Why Give to Small or Local Nonprofit Organizations? The Huffington Post released this article to give the reasons why giving locally matters more than giving to other, larger organizations. I found myself nodding my head in agreement as I read contributor, Jessica Kidd's perspective. While you read her article, consider the following: Greene County General … [Read more...] about Charitable Giving Close to Home – it matters!