Hadley Rooms Receive Upgrades

May 28, 2019 Comments Off on Hadley Rooms Receive Upgrades
Hadley Rooms Receive Upgrades

Hadley Room Renovation The Hadley Foundation underwrote state of the art renovations for the Hadley Rooms. These four large rooms are located in the main floor of HaysMed’s and are used for education and training of HaysMed associates as well as regional symposia and community events. The renovation project includes presentation and remote meeting equipment, energy-saving L.E.D. lighting, acoustic dampening…

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The Paul and Virginia Miller Society Luncheon

April 19, 2019 Comments Off on The Paul and Virginia Miller Society Luncheon
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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 recent activities of HaysMed, The…

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National Doctors’ Day: March 30

March 1, 2019 Comments Off on National Doctors’ Day: March 30

We are excited to celebrate National Doctor’s Day each year.  We take this opportunity to thank our HaysMed physicians for their commitment to providing expert and compassionate care for our patients.  Our celebration is just one day, but we hope they know that our gratitude lasts all year long! This stunning Red Dress, created by former Associate Linda Glassman, was…

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Opioid Epidemic: Our Community Response

March 1, 2019 Comments Off on Opioid Epidemic: Our Community Response

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 University of Kansas Health System,…

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“Lotusland” Graces Hospice Office

March 1, 2019 Comments Off on “Lotusland” Graces Hospice Office
"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 children. The Hospice department is…

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Don and Chris Bickle Philanthropy Award Announced

March 1, 2019 Comments Off on Don and Chris Bickle Philanthropy Award Announced
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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 and Chris Bickle. This special…

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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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