Friends

Jo Murphy’s Extra Dimension of Caring

May 30, 2019
Jo Murphy

Volunteers at HaysMed add the extra dimension of caring according to Jo Murphy. And she would know. Jo spent nearly 35 years with wholehearted dedication and pride in being part of that Volunteer team. Jo passed away on May 1, 2019. Jo began her work in the Hays medical community as a Volunteer, rising quickly…

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New CT Scanner Improves Patient Care

May 30, 2019
DSCI CT Scanner

The staff of HaysMed’s Dreiling-Schmidt Cancer Institute (DSCI) takes pride in providing outstanding patient care. We recognize that the best possible patient care is the result of a combination of resources that all work well together. This spring, DSCI installed a new CT scanner used to plan our patients’ radiation therapies. The new large-bore scanner…

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The Paul and Virginia Miller Society Luncheon

April 19, 2019
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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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“Lotusland” Graces Hospice Office

March 1, 2019
"Lotusland"

Local artist Doloris (Pfeifer) Pederson recently donated the original oil painting “Lotusland” which she created while visiting the botanical garden of the same name outside Santa Barbara, CA. The gift hangs in the newly relocated Hospice area at HaysMed as a tribute of celebration to the artist’s parents, Pater A. and Rosa Pfeifer and their…

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Don and Chris Bickle Philanthropy Award Announced

March 1, 2019
Don and Chris Bickle

Beginning this year, the HaysMed Foundation will bestow a special annual recognition to a benefactor that has demonstrated leadership through investment in the programs and people of HaysMed. It is fitting that this award serves both to honor its inductees as well as inspire the proliferation of their passionate support. This year’s awardees are Don…

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Planning your Legacy

March 1, 2019

An old Chinese proverb says that the best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago, and the second-best time is today. If you didn’t take inventory of your assets and plan your legacy twenty years ago, you are not too late. The second-best time to do it is today. Even if you did,…

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The View from Here

March 1, 2019

For those fortunate to have known “The Audubon of Moths,” Dr. John Cody, it was not hard to grow in wisdom just being around him. To a class of eight-year-olds he once reportedly said, “Forget the condor, snow leopard, and panda. Pick some little musquash, guib, or buzzing thingamajig that nobody thinks about. Adopt it.…

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