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HaysMed Foundation Sees Leadership Change

Hays, Kan.–After twelve years as the executive director of The HaysMed Foundation, Ruth Heffel has announced her retirement set for August 31. Heffel has guided The Foundation through major growth and established processes that will continue to offer structured expansion opportunities for generations to come. “I have been so blessed with the opportunity to meet…

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HaysMed Foundation Campaign Surpasses Goal

Powerful Technology Campaign Chairs Dr. Tom and Deb McDonald

In April of last year, the HaysMed Foundation announced the Powerful Technology Campaign. The goal was to acquire several new key technologies that would signal a major turning point in patient care. The campaign, chaired by Dr. Tom and Debra McDonald, surpassed its $3 million goal, with a total of $3,822,342 in gifts and pledges.…

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Hansen, Hadley Foundations Instrumental in New Medical Simulation Labs

Simulation Lab Ribbon Cutting

Thanks to a $250,000 grant from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation in Logan, Kan. along with a $125,000 allocation from the Hays based Hadley Foundation, HaysMed will form a new collaboration with Fort Hays State University. This new venture includes clinical simulation, skills, and assessment labs to be housed in Stroup Hall on the FHSU…

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HaysMed to Offer Pediatric Spine Clinic

Beginning in July, Hays Medical Center, part of the University of Kansas Health System, will offer a quarterly pediatric spine clinic. The first clinic will be July 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Orthopedic Clinic 2500 Canterbury. The clinic will focus on congenital orthopedic problems in pediatrics such as scoliosis, club feet, hip…

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