HMC Nurses Receive Daisy Award

Two nurses from Hedrick Medical Center were recognized this week with an international nursing award. Jennifer Dixon, Director of Nursing, says two members of her staff received the DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses. The award was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes, who died from complications of an auto-immune disease at age 33. Others nominated for […]

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St. Luke’s Health System Requires All Employees To Be Vaccinated

St Luke’s Health Systems, including Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital, announced the requirement for all employees to be fully vaccinated by October 30th. The announcement comes as Kansas City hospitals and health systems across Missouri and Kansas have struggled to find enough ICU beds and staff to care for patients. “Saint Luke’s mission and commitment has been clear […]

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St. Luke’s – Visitor Restrictions Eased

St. Lukes Health Systems have relaxed the visitation restrictions at both Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital.  Officials announced both facilities are now at Level 3 – Limited Visitation. Level 3 visitor guidelines allow two visitors per patient per day in inpatient areas, and the emergency department. Visitors may exit and re-enter, but there can be no visitors under […]

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HMC Auxiliary Awards 10 Scholarships

Ten $500 scholarships were awarded to students pursuing degrees in the health care field.  Hedrick Medical Center Auxiliary presented the scholarships to Kylee Allred, Emma Burk, Mollie Ellis, Karlin Fairchild, Claire Hemry, Kaleigh Hoerrmann, Kylee Larson, Emily Pfeifer, Lauren Price, and Jayden Roeder This year’s recipients also received additional funds through the generosity of the Healthcare Services Group Charitable Foundation […]

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St. Luke’s Relaxing Emergency Department Visitor Guidelines

St. Luke’s Health Systems has announced relaxing visitor guidelines, including at Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital.  Hospital officials have adjusted their Level-4 visitor guidelines in the Emergency Departments. These guidelines now allow one visitor per patient in our Emergency Departments. Level-4 guidelines previously restricted all visitation in the Emergency Departments. The Level-4 visitation visitor guidelines include restricting visitors […]

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Four Area Nurses Receive The Daisy Award

Four nurses from Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe were recognized this week with the DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses.  The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care nurses provide every day. The award was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes, […]

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