Planning your Legacy

March 1, 2019 Comments Off on Planning your Legacy

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, do it long ago, experts…

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The View from Here

March 1, 2019 Comments Off on The View from Here

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.

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Little Wonders

March 1, 2019 Comments Off on Little Wonders

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, we often think about the…

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Together

September 30, 2018 Comments Off on Together
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HaysMed Foundation Sees Leadership Change

August 27, 2018 Comments Off on HaysMed Foundation Sees Leadership Change

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 and work with exceptionally skilled…

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HaysMed Foundation Campaign Surpasses Goal

August 14, 2018 Comments Off on HaysMed Foundation Campaign Surpasses Goal
Powerful Technology Campaign Chairs Dr. Tom and Deb McDonald

In April of last year, the HaysMed Foundation announced the Powerful Technology Campaign. The goal was to acquire several new key technologies that would signal a major turning point in patient care. The campaign, chaired by Dr. Tom and Debra McDonald, surpassed its $3 million goal, with a total of $3,822,342 in gifts and pledges. The Powerful Technology Campaign included…

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Hansen, Hadley Foundations Instrumental in New Medical Simulation Labs

August 14, 2018 Comments Off on Hansen, Hadley Foundations Instrumental in New Medical Simulation Labs
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 campus. Clinical simulation has become…

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HaysMed to Offer Pediatric Spine Clinic

June 18, 2018 Comments Off on HaysMed to Offer Pediatric Spine Clinic

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 disorders (dysplasia), flat feet, toe…

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