It looks a lot like Halloween around North Arkansas Regional Medical Center today. Staff members in the hospital and NARMC clinics dressed up like their favorite characters while others carved and decorated pumpkins. NARMC hosted a costume contest and pumpkin carving contest. Here are the results: Costumes: Most creative: Krystal Bell- Family Med Clinic= cat lady Best over-all: Leigh Ann Johnson- Lab= Maleficent Best group: Jon Burnside, Priscilla Collier, Maria Velasquez, Mi
Halloween has arrived! Many families will be gearing up to hit the streets for trick-or-treating or to attend a local festival on Tuesday night. When taking your ghouls, goblins and superheroes out for the night, NARMC’s Dr. John Leslie reminds families to keep safety in the forefront of their minds. Halloween safety tips: Inspect all candy for signs of tampering. Be very suspicious of baked goods, fruit and etc. Wear a high visibility costume and carry a flashlight with yo
The opioid crisis is gripping national headlines, and the state of Arkansas struggles with the nation’s second highest rate of opioid prescriptions. On October 25th, the Boone County Hometown Health Improvement hosted a panel discussion about the opioid epidemic in our community. Brian Unruh, EMS Director, represented North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in the discussion. Detective Matt Odom of the Harrison Police Department kicked off the meeting by presenting statistics
It’s National Respiratory Therapy Week. This professional requires extensive training and experience; therapists focus on both the heart and lungs. They travel throughout the hospital and are dedicated to improving patient’s breathing. They place and remove breathing tubes, manage breathing machines, draw blood and interpret the results using the information to better your breathing. In addition, they provide comfort and education to patients and family members as well as wor
The Holiday season is almost upon us! It is not too early to start finding Christmas gifts. NARMC Auxiliary is hosting its annual gift basket sale on November 3 in the NARMC first floor waiting area. You are invited to stop by and browse the selection. All proceeds benefit NARMC Auxiliary.