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RPM Celebrates Nurses Day 2021

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RPM would like to wish all the nurses out there a happy nurses day! RPM has two nurses on staff – Lindsay Burkey, RN & Kaitlyn Stabnow, BSN, RN, CNOR. Thank you both for all you do for RPM!
“The definition of a nurse: To go above and beyond the call of duty. The first to work and the last to leave. The heart and soul of caring. Who will pass through your life for a minute and impact it for an eternity. An empowered individual whom you may meet for only a 12-hour period, but who will put you and yours above theirs.” -Unknown

RPM welcomes Cam Hodge!

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RPM is pleased to announce the addition of Cam Hodge as our Vice President of Finance & Controller. Cam will work with the accounting team to streamline accounting functions, implement new technology, and develop resources to support our current and future business units. Cam joins RPM with 5+ years in financial executive roles at multi-entity and global corporations. His experience includes overseeing accounting operations, corporate finance, treasury, financial reporting, and strategic business planning. He also has experience building dynamic teams and creating shared service functions to provide high quality customer service across multiple entities. Cam is originally from Virginia but currently lives in a suburb of Denver, Colorado with his wife.

RPM welcomes Hayley Hiner!

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RPM is pleased to announce the addition of Hayley Hiner as our Director of Business Development. In her role, Hayley will be working to gain new hospital contracts as well as physician recruitment. Hayley comes to RPM with 10 years of experience working in the healthcare industry. Most recently she spent the last 5 years doing business development for Ambulatory Surgery Centers. She also has experience with physician recruitment, physician retention, and new program implementation. Hayley was born and raised in Denver and currently lives just South of Denver with her husband, two children, and golden doodle. Welcome to Rural Partners in Medicine, Hayley!

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!


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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.