The fourth annual Puttin' in Pink Golf tournament raised $37,000 this year to benefit the NARMC Claude Parrish Cancer Center. Thanks to organizers Clay Maxey Ford and Arvest Bank, the fundraising tournament has raised more than $120,000 since its creation. This year's tournament was hosted on September 29 and 30 at the Harrison Country Club. “We’re so grateful for Clay Maxey Ford, Arvest Bank, and the entire community for supporting our cause through this event,” said Jon Bur
Today, on National Rural Health Day, North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for Overall Excellence in Outcomes, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. “This national honor confirms the quality of care individuals receive at NARMC,” said Vince Leist, president and CEO. “Excellent patient out
Acute flaccid myelitis otherwise known as AFM is a serious condition. The condition is not new; reported cases began to increase in 2014. Recently the condition has been in the media with deaths reported in 2018. Currently a specific cause for AFM has not been determined but possible causes appear to be virus or environmental toxin related. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report recent cases have been in children. According to the CDC website, “Most peopl
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center welcomes Michael Thompson, MPA-C, to the NARMC team. He will serve patients at the Newton County Family Practice in Jasper. Jasper city officials are hosted a meet and greet for Michael at Jasper City Hall on November 13. NARMC is grateful for everyone that stopped by to welcome Michael to the community.
During Breast Cancer Awareness month, various community organizations host Pink Out activities. North Arkansas College recently hosted a Pink Out basketball game. During the game, cancer survivors were recognized. Funds were raised from the Pink Out shirt sales. Recently, Phi Beta Lambda and Northark athletes presented a donation of $700 to the Claude Parrish Cancer Center. ParRTI board President, Scott Tennyson, accepted the check on behalf of the board. The ParRTI board sup