Brodstone Memorial Hospital will be hosting their 2012 Pink Event on Friday, October 26 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at Superior Estates Winery, 200 West 15th, Superior. It is free admission, with gifts, punch, hors d'oeuvres, door prizes, and a celebration with survivors. Participants may shop for jewelry, purses, makeup and much more with over 30 vendors. HEN Party is Health Education Night, there will be a short presentatiin at 6:30 p.m. in the wine tasting room concerning bone health and 3D mammography. Dr. Tim Blecha along with others will speak on these topics. Get your pink on and join us for an evening of food fun AND education!
Vital Signs-Ask A Doc” is a segment on Nebraska TV. The station carries the ABC network and may be found on channel 5 for cable TV users. Over the last few months, services from Brodstone Memorial Hospital have been highlighted. These segments air on their early evening news on Thursday evening and may also be viewed on their website. Recently Dr. Julie Theis was interviewed over Skype for the segment on Laser Services. The news story may be found on their website under “only on NTV” or click on the photo with this story. This was unique as it did not require Dr. Theis to travel to their station, located in Kearney. Cindy Hedstrom, Diagnostic Imaging Director, was interviewed at Kearney for the story on 3-D mammography. B.J. Gardner, Therapy Services Director, and Lisa Butler, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, were also featured in their story about Lymphedema and were interviewed in Kearney. These stories are also still on the website and may be viewed. Visit Nebraska TV’s website to check out our very own “stars”. We are proud of the staff highlighted in these stories and we appreciate the time they took to be interviewed. If you have any questions concerning these services or any other services offered at Brodstone Memorial Hospital, contact us. Copy the following link to your address bar for contact information. http://brodstonehospital.org/contact.php
Brodstone Memorial Hospital in Superior, Nebraska was recently named one of the top 100 critical access hospitals (CAHs) out of nearly 1,700 in the country. The announcement was made as part of the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) 10th annual Critical Access Hospital Conference which was held in Kansas City, Mo. the last week September. The top 100, including NRHA member Brodstone Memorial Hospital, scored best on the iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength Index. In this first-ever comprehensive rating of CAHs, the results recognize the top hospitals that are the safety net to communities across America – measuring them across 56 different performance metrics, including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability and efficiency. There were 4 other hospitals in Nebraska recognized, O’Neil, Blair, Ogallala and West Point. One Kansas hospital was on the list, in Chanute. Dena Alvarez, R.N., Quality Improvement and Risk Management Director, was in attendance at the conference to receive the news.