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HRMC Investments in Quality Reaping Dividends

The investments and innovations we are making to improve our quality and outcomes are having an impact! Across the country, 2,273 hospitals will have to pay a financial penalty for having too many readmissions, but Hereford Regional Medical Center is penalty-free. Every year since 2012, the federal government imposes financial penalties on hospitals they deem

By |2022-11-04T22:51:50+00:00November 4th, 2022|News|Comments Off on HRMC Investments in Quality Reaping Dividends

New COVID-19 Booster Shots Available

Hereford Health Clinic has the new COVID-19 booster shots available and encourages everyone to schedule an appointment to receive theirs. Call 806-349-9115 to make an appointment. Booster shot appointments are available: Oct 3 9 a.m.to 11 a.m. Oct 3 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Oct 19 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct 19 1 p.m.

By |2022-09-26T16:06:22+00:00September 26th, 2022|News, public health|Comments Off on New COVID-19 Booster Shots Available

DSCHD Encourages Residents to Consider EMS Career; Scholarships Available

Deaf Smith County Hospital District encourages the community to consider a career in the emergency medical services (EMS) field. There are new scholarships available to help pay for EMS education. Scholarships are available through the Texas Department of State Health Services with funding appropriated by the Texas Legislature for students using approved EMS education programs

By |2022-09-26T16:00:35+00:00September 24th, 2022|News|Comments Off on DSCHD Encourages Residents to Consider EMS Career; Scholarships Available

Press Release: Deaf Smith County Hospital District to Host Blood Drive

Community encouraged to donate September 29 September 19, 2022 (Hereford, TX) – Deaf Smith County Hospital District is hosting a community blood drive September 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at the hospital (540 W. 15th Street, Hereford) in partnership with the Coffee Memorial Blood Center. The blood center is also hosting two other blood

By |2022-09-17T15:46:08+00:00September 19th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Press Release: Deaf Smith County Hospital District to Host Blood Drive

DSCHD Serves as Clinical Training Site for Respiratory Therapy Students

Deaf Smith County Hospital District is encouraging students to pursue a career in respiratory therapy by participating in a new federal grant program providing free tuition for respiratory therapy students. As part of the new Rural Public Health Workforce Training Network Program, DSCHD will serve as a clinical training site for respiratory therapy students who

By |2022-09-19T15:57:42+00:00September 18th, 2022|News|Comments Off on DSCHD Serves as Clinical Training Site for Respiratory Therapy Students

PRESS RELEASE: Deaf Smith County Hospital District Expands WorkSmart Program

August 8, 2022 (Hereford, TX) – Deaf Smith County Hospital District today announced expansion of its WorkSmart program to include employee wellness. The expanded program will provide employers in the region with a trusted health care partner to provide confidential, comprehensive health and medical screenings for interested employees. “The WorkSmart employee wellness program is the

By |2022-08-08T15:39:59+00:00August 8th, 2022|News|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Deaf Smith County Hospital District Expands WorkSmart Program

A Thank You Note to Our Nurses

Each year, we take time to celebrate national nurses week (May 6-12) and national hospital week (May 8-14). The two events overlap by a couple of days. I think this is purposeful because hospitals can’t exist without nurses. Without nurses, hospitals couldn’t operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

By |2022-05-09T19:34:18+00:00May 9th, 2022|blog|Comments Off on A Thank You Note to Our Nurses

PRESS RELEASE: Governor Abbott Re-appoints Deaf Smith County Hospital District CEO to Advisory Council on Trauma and Emergency Medical Services

April 7, 2022 (Hereford, TX) – Governor Greg Abbott re-appointed Jeff Barnhart, FACHE, CEO of the Deaf Smith County Hospital District to the advisory council on trauma and emergency medical services, known as GETAC. “I’m grateful to continue my service on GETAC, to the governor, and to the state of Texas,” said Barnhart. “I’m honored

By |2022-04-07T19:55:39+00:00April 7th, 2022|News|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Governor Abbott Re-appoints Deaf Smith County Hospital District CEO to Advisory Council on Trauma and Emergency Medical Services

Statement From Jeff Barnhart, CEO, Deaf Smith County Hospital District, on Patient Surge, Staffing Shortage

December 22, 2021 -- “Hereford Regional Medical Center is experiencing an unprecedented need for emergency medical care and hospitalization. Our patients are seriously ill, including five critical patients. We have two in our intensive care unit who require mechanical ventilation. The remaining three need ICU beds. All of these patients are extremely sick with COVID-19

By |2021-12-22T19:59:34+00:00December 22nd, 2021|News, public health|Comments Off on Statement From Jeff Barnhart, CEO, Deaf Smith County Hospital District, on Patient Surge, Staffing Shortage

PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19 Surge Affecting Care Capacity Across the Region

December 8, 2021 (Hereford, TX) – Area hospitals, including Hereford Regional Medical Center, are experiencing extremely high patient volumes. Over the last 14 days, COVID-19 hospitalizations in Deaf Smith County have increased 57 percent. Hospitals and clinics routinely manage fluctuations in patient volume, navigating upticks around cold and flu season, for example. Due to the

By |2021-12-08T16:49:21+00:00December 8th, 2021|News, public health|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19 Surge Affecting Care Capacity Across the Region
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