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Visit our Redesigned Website

September 6, 2019
HaysMed Foundation

The HaysMed Foundation has a brand new website design! After months of hard work we are delighted to announce the official launch.

Visit us at to find out more about news, events, current projects, business partners, honors and memorials, and ways you can help. A rotating glimpse at the Hadley Art Collection and a fun quarterly contest are a great reason to visit the website regularly.

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Jo Murphy’s Extra Dimension of Caring

May 30, 2019
Jo Murphy

Jo began her work in the Hays medical community as a Volunteer, rising quickly to Auxiliary president, employee and retired after XX years as the Director of Volunteer Services. Jo was instrumental in uniting the Volunteers into one team after the merger of Hadley Regional Medical Center and St. Anthony’s, starting the volunteer program for teens, growing the Hadley Art Collection, and engaging Volunteers in vital roles throughout HaysMed just to highlight a few achievements.

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The View From Here…

May 30, 2019

I find myself reflecting in my office following the memorial service of Jo Murphy, where many stories were shared about the dedication and loving personality of HaysMed’s former long-time director of Volunteer Services. No doubt she connected with hundreds if not thousands of people over the course of her career.

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The Paul and Virginia Miller Society Luncheon

April 19, 2019

Members of the Paul & Virginia Miller Society along with friends of the HaysMed Foundation gathered for the annual Society luncheon held in April. Speaker Dr. Jeffery Curtis, Director of Cardiology Services, shared the history of the DeBakey Heart Institute and the plans for the future. HaysMed President and Chief Executive Officer Eddie Herrman reviewed…

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National Doctors’ Day: March 30

March 1, 2019

We are excited to celebrate National Doctor’s Day each year.  We take this opportunity to thank our HaysMed physicians for their commitment to providing expert and compassionate care for our patients.  Our celebration is just one day, but we hope they know that our gratitude lasts all year long! This stunning Red Dress, created by…

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HaysMed Foundation Sees Leadership Change

August 27, 2018

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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