Programs

Big City Medicine, Home Town Care

December 16, 2019

The HaysMed Foundation is honored to provide the conduit through which people like you, people of all financial means, can help provide lifesaving equipment, new initiatives, and programs that positively impact the health of our region. The HaysMed Foundation serves the needs of HaysMed, and we are proud to operate without any fees on donated funds.

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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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Diverse Programs Provide Support for Area Youth

September 6, 2019
Tucker Blue enjoys the water games at the Kids Quest Finale.

The HaysMed Foundation is a proud supporter of these programs and any more that educate, encourage, and support the health of area youth.

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HaysMed Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

September 6, 2019
The HaysMed Foundation provides scholarships for the benefit of healthcare in the region.

The HaysMed Foundation is pleased to announce the 2019 scholarship recipients.

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Recognizing the Care in Healthcare

September 6, 2019
Healthcare Champions

The HealthCare Champion program recognizes the CARE in healthcare. Each month, patients and their families send heartwarming stories about special ways members of the HaysMed HealthCare team impact their lives.

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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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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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