Friends

Dane G. Hansen Foundation Grant Facilitates Major Operating Room Technology Upgrade

December 16, 2019

Based in Logan, Kansas, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation awarded a 500,000 grant this fall that allowed HaysMed to acquire the da Vinci® Xi robotic surgery platform. This highly sophisticated surgical equipment represents a two-generation leap in technology from HaysMed’s previous platform. Each new generation of the “robot” provides our doctors more precision, flexibility, and control than the previous version.

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Paul and Virginia Miller Society

December 16, 2019

We understand. Planned giving seems complicated and can involve some emotional questions:

  • Will I have enough to live out my retirement comfortably?
  • What if I outlive my savings?
  • What happens if I or my spouse get sick or need long-term care?
  • How do I make sure my children/grandchildren are provided for?
  • Can I use my assets to create a legacy for my family?
  • What’s the best way to pass my values and experiences to future generations?
  • Where do I get started?

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HaysMed Associate Gifts

December 16, 2019

HaysMed Associate Gifts Each year, HaysMed Associates join the ranks of donors to the HaysMed Foundation. This year Associates donated more than $70,000 to support programs and projects that benefit HaysMed patients.

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Gifts at Work

December 16, 2019

One of the most rewarding aspects of giving to the HaysMed Foundation is knowing your gift helps care for your family, friends and community. 100% of every gift is used to enhance healthcare services available in western Kansas. Unrestricted gifts allow HaysMed to address the needs and priorities identified by our caregivers. Some people prefer to restrict gifts to specific projects or programs that have touched their families. Gifts come in all sizes and impact all areas of HaysMed. Highlights of the impact of a few gifts include:

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Smoky Hill Ladies’ Golf Supports HaysMed Breast Care Center

October 8, 2019

Most folks know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a good reminder to get a mammogram, learn something new, and raise awareness through education events and wearing pink. For Smoky Hill Country Club Ladies’ Golf, though, it’s a chance to give back.

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In Memory and in Honor

September 6, 2019
In memory and in honor

We respectfully recognize the names of family members, friends and HaysMed Associates who have been honored or memorialized through contributions to the HaysMed Foundation May 1 – July 31, 2019.

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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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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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