October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Many times when an expecting mom and family lose an infant, they are faced with difficult and emotional choices. Often, the choices are more clinical in nature, such as what procedure they will face and how to go through labor knowing the family will meet their little one in a very bittersweet way.
Lovelace Regional Hospital honored its employees who reached their milestone year with an Oscar-themed service awards dinner at The Hi-Q Venue on August 30. Heather Harper, Lovelace Regional Hospital CEO was the master of ceremonies, along with speakers Jon Hitchcock, hospital board chairman, and Bill Owen, hospital board member. Also in attendance were board members Amy Coll, Richard Mooney, M.D. and Robert Rader, M.D.
Emily Pennington shares her story of bringing her son Kolton David Pennington into the world — he was stillborn on Oct. 26, 2016 — as she presents a Caring Cradle at Lovelace Regional Hospital on Wednesday afternoon. (Alison Penn Photo)
Mother finds purpose in helping others with stillborn deliveries
A local mother presented a Caring Cradle in memory of her son to help families that may face stillbirth.
Five Ardent Health Services hospitals were recognized at Modern Healthcare magazine’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare celebration. An Ardent hospital has been recognized on the “Best Place to Work in Healthcare” list for the eleventh consecutive year – an incredible accomplishment.
Modern Healthcare’s rankings are based on interviews with leadership and physicians, and a confidential employee survey that assesses satisfaction, work-life balance, communication, policies and practices, work environment and culture.