In honor of National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week, North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) has a number of events planned to celebrate May 6-12. The week kicked off with signing of proclamations by Harrison Mayor Dan Sherrell and Robert Hathaway, Boone County Judge. Throughout the week, the NARMC team will enjoy special events concluding with a cookout on Friday, May 11.
“The NARMC team consistently provides exceptional care to those in our community, and their dedication is appreciated throughout the year. This special week allows us to highlight and celebrate their efforts,” said Vince Leist, NARMC President and CEO.
“National Nurses Week is a wonderful opportunity to focus on the heart and compassion each and every nurse gives to their profession,” said Sammie Cribbs COO. “The contribution nurses provide to NARMC and our community is significant, and we are proud to be able to honor them throughout the week.”
NARMC is an innovative, non-profit healthcare system consisting of a central hospital in Harrison, Arkansas, and 18 clinics serving the rural communities of North Arkansas. More than 850 NARMC employees, including 32 physicians, physician’s assistants and APRNs, work together to provide a comprehensive range of healthcare services.
As one of the Top 100 Rural Hospitals in the nation according to the Rural Health Policy Institute, NARMC has earned numerous 5-Star ratings from Healthgrades and consistently ranks high in patient satisfaction in Press Ganey ratings. The most recent Press Ganey inpatient Patient Satisfaction score is 94.6 percent, followed by a Patient Satisfaction score of 94.3 percent for those patients who have rated their ER visit.
A two-time recipient of the Arkansas Governor’s Quality Achievement Award, NARMC is committed to providing the best in care, close to home.