Programs

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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Opioid Epidemic: Our Community Response

March 1, 2019

The opioid epidemic is considered the deadliest drug crisis in American history. Every day 110 Americans die from drug related overdoses. Prescription and illicit opioids are driving the U.S. drug overdose epidemic – accounting for 66 percent of drug poisoning deaths nationwide according in 2016 to the Center for Disease Control. HaysMed, part of the…

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Little Wonders

March 1, 2019

In Rob Thomas’ 2007 song, Little Wonders, he refers to our lives being made of twists and turns of fate, small hours and little wonders. He alludes to the idea that the little things we experience each day make us who we are. When we think about the work of HaysMed and the HaysMed Foundation,…

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Hansen, Hadley Foundations Instrumental in New Medical Simulation Labs

August 14, 2018
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

June 18, 2018

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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