"We are making progress towards our goal of recruiting at least nine full-time physicians during 2012," said Wes Sigler, CEO of Tri-Lakes Medical Center.
"The extended days for the MRI service provides physicians with the flexibility they need to accommodate their patients' schedules, particularly when a same day appointment is necessary," said Wes Sigler, Tri-Lakes Medical Center CEO.
According to Sigler
, the ICU will eliminate many situations in which emergency cases are transferred to other hospitals.
"The new intensive care unit means critically ill patients can be treated in Batesville, near their homes and families.
Above: Tri-Lakes CEO Wes Sigler and CMO Mike Havens, M.D., display the 2011 Top Improver Award recently awarded to TLMC by Press Ganey Associates, a company that monitors quality of patient care delivered in more than 50 percent of U.S. hospitals
According to Wes Sigler, Tri-Lakes Medical Center CEO, the award represents important recognition from the industry of TLMC's efforts.
"As an organization that adopted a total quality management philosophy, it is gratifying to achieve the level of improvement in clinical processes that merits this kind of recognition," said Sigler
"Children develop a love of learning early in life, and they also can learn healthy living habits at a young age," said Wes Sigler, CEO of Tri-Lakes Medical Center.