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RPM is pleased to announce the addition of Emily Ingham as our Vice President of Operations

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RPM is pleased to announce the addition of Emily Ingham as our Vice President of Operations. In her role, Emily will work directly with our operations team to establish, streamline, and standardize processes. She will also assist with new program and service line development. Emily comes to RPM with 10 years of experience working for HCA Healthcare, where she recently worked in physician practice operations and business development, but also has experience with physician recruitment and contracting, telemedicine, project management, implementation, and process improvement. Emily is originally from Jacksonville, Florida, but currently lives in Denver, Colorado with her fiancé and their Australian Shepherd mix. Welcome to Rural Partners in Medicine, Emily!

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National Rural Health Day!

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National Rural Health Day is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded, “can do” spirit that prevails in rural America. It also gives a chance to bring awareness to the unique healthcare challenges that rural citizens face.
RPM would like to thank all of our partners who make it possible to empower rural health!

Welcome – Kaitlyn Stabnow

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RPM is pleased to announce the addition Kaitlyn Stabnow. Kaitlyn will serve as our Surgical Program Coordinator. In this role and along with our Clinical Coordinator, Lindsay Burkey, Kaitlyn will work directly with our partnering hospital/surgical teams to ensure that processes are streamlined and efficient with a focus on expedient and high level of quality care. In addition Kaitlyn will assist RPM admin with Physician relations/recruiting. She is a Registered Nurse with board certification in perioperative nursing. She has spent the last 10 years of her career working in the surgery department at one of our longest standing partnerships with the last four being the department manager. Kaitlyn was born and raised in Alliance, NE where she now resides with her husband and 3 boys. Welcome to Rural Partners in Medicine, Kaitlyn!

RPM Welcomes Jenna Farquhar!

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RPM is pleased to announce the addition of Jenna Farquhar! Jenna will serve as the Credentialing Coordinator. She is originally from Lincoln, Nebraska where she graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Jenna currently lives in Texas with her husband and daughter. Welcome to Rural Partners in Medicine, Jenna!

Hospitals share surgeon through RPM

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“Holton Community Hospital, Nemaha Valley Community Hospital and Sabetha Community Hospital have announced a unique collaboration to bring general surgeons to their communities. Through an agreement with Rural Partners in Medicine, full-time general surgical services will be available to these three communities once again starting Monday, Sept. 28.”

Rural Partners in Medicine was recognized as a Patriotic Employer!

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“The Patriot Award reflects the efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families, and granting leaves of absence if needed.” – ESGR
#ruralpartnersinmedicine #ruralpartners #PatrioticEmployer

CMS’ Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2020

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2020. Of the 407 hospitals receivng a rating of five stars, RPM had two partners on the list.

CMS’ assigned star ratings to more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide based on their performance across seven areas of quality. This is the first star ratings update since February 2019. This year:

• 228 hospitals received one star
• 710 hospitals received two stars
• 1,191 hospitals received three stars
• 1,136 hospitals received four stars
• 407 hospitals received five stars

Partnering hospitals of RPM, who received five stars are Brodstone Memorial Hospital (Superior) and Phelps Memorial Health Center (Holdrege).

#ruralhealth #ruralmatters #rpm #ruralpartnersinmedicine

Congrats, Kaitlyn, BBGH Employee of the Month

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Box Butte General Hospital (BBGH) announced their employee of the month is Kaitlyn Stabnow RN, BSN, CNOR! Kaitlyn is the OR director at BBGH and is truly a team player and an important member of the BBGH team. Kaitlyn works with the majority of our providers and we appreciate all that she does. Congratulations, Kaitlyn!

 

#Shareyouremployeeofthemonth #teamworkmakesdreamwork #BBGH #Alliance #Congrats #ordiector

 

Orthopedics in Blair, NE

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Looking for an orthopedic surgeon in the Blair, NE area? Look no further than Memorial Community Hospital & Health System in Blair, NE.

 

Testimonial Tuesday From Lexington, NE

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Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC)recently posted a wonderful testimonial about Dr. Jeffrey Schopp after a patient had her right knee replaced! The patient said she is looking forward to being able to enjoy house work and yard work now that she is feeling better. “I am happy with all the care and concern from everyone here at the hospital.”

Thank you for sharing this testimonial, LRHC! Keep up the great care.

#ruralhealth #ruralmatters #orthopedics

 

 

Happy New Year!

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Wishing every day of the new year to be filled with success, happiness, and prosperity for you, happy new year. Please note in observance of the Holidays, RPM will be closed December 31 – January 1. If you need immediate assistance, please call 720-432-4419.

 

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

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May the Holiday season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter. Please note in observance of the Holidays, RPM will be closed December 24-25. If you need immediate assistance, please call 720-432-4419.

Welcome Tiffany Klosterman, PA-C

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Tiffany Klosterman, PA-C joined the RPM team a few months back as an orthopedic physician assistant and we are excited to have her! Tiffany is assisting Dr. Michael Wasser in Chadron, NE, Dr. Bryan Bomberg in Alliance, NE and Dr. Stu Myers in Scottsbluff, NE. In addition, Tiffany will host an orthopedic clinic on the provider’s off week as well as assist Dr. William Waller with his urology clinic.

#pa #weloveourpas #thankyou #chadronne #alliancene #scottsbluffne #ruralpartners

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. Happy Thanksgiving!

Please note in observance of Thanksgiving, RPM will be closed November 28-29. If you need immediate assistance, please call 720-432-4419.

Know the Signs of a Stroke

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Remember to act FAST!

If the answer to any of the questions below is yes, there’s a high probability that the person is having a stroke.

Face: Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?

Arms: Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?

Speech: Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence. Are the words slurred? Does he or she fail to repeat the sentence correctly?

Time: If the answer to any of these questions is yes, time is important. Call 911 or get to the hospital fast. Brain cells are dying.

Welcome Dr. Thomas Saylor

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We are excited to welcome Dr. Thomas Saylor, Orthopedic Upper Extremity Specialist who will be visiting Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC) once a month. Dr. Saylor has experience working with the St. Louis Cardinals, PGA and LPGA Tours. He specializes in everything from the fingers to shoulders including carpal tunnel decompression, joint arthroscopy, lower arm/elbow/wrist fractures, total shoulders, tendon repairs, microvascular surgery and much more!

To schedule an appointment, call LRHC today,  (308) 324-8343!

#LRHC #lexingtonne #orthopedics #fingerstoshoulders #saylor #ruralhealth #ruralpartnersinmedicine #RPM

 

Lexington Shares Ortho Success Story!

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Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC) in Lexington, NE recently had a patient who had a total knee surgery with orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Schopp. The patient shared, “I was extremely nervous at the beginning of this process, but the staff assured my concerns by answering all of my questions in a positive and professional manner. The outcome has been more than satisfactory. Dr. Schopp and Travis have provided me with a new lease on life. I am very satisfied with my surgery.”

Thank you so much to the patient and LRHC for sharing this wonderful testimonial!

#teamwork #dreamwork #waytogo #ortho #orthopedics #totalknee #needyoursdone #callus #LRHC #Lexingtonne #ruralpartners #rpm

The Red Arrows @ Our Headquarters

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Last month, the Rocky Mountain Metro Airport hosted the Royal Air Force Red Arrows. It was such a great sight from our headquarters! Thanks to Mountain Aviation for sharing these amazing photos.

#ruralpartnersinmedicine #wow #redwhiteandblue #redarrows #quitetheshow #mountainAviation #RMMA #BJC #broomfieldco

2019 Leadership Summit

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Thank you to all those who attended the 2019 Leadership Summit in Steamboat Springs, CO. The event was filled with many speakers from different facets of healthcare and networking events such as golf, hiking and socials. Please stay tuned for details regarding next year’s summit!

#ruralhealth #ruralpartnersinmedicine #summit #2019 #specialitycare #rpm #thankyou #ourpartnersrock