What is Alcohol Use Disorder?

People often enjoy occasional alcoholic beverages, especially to celebrate special occasions or relax after a challenging day. However, for many others, drinking might be a daily occurrence. But does drinking every day indicate a problem? After all, the scientific consensus for years stated that two or fewer drinks per day for men and no more…

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We Together: A Communication of Stormont Vail Health (July 25, 2023)

Dear Community Partners, Here are today’s updates: Addressing Food Insecurity for Our Community Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day: Thursday, July 27 Warning: Telephone Scammers at Work Flint Hills Auxiliary Sponsors Collective Good Flash Sale Addressing Food Insecurity for Our Community Stormont Vail Health is on a mission to help address food insecurity in our community…

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We Together: A Communication of Stormont Vail Health (July 20, 2023)

Dear Community Partners, Here are today’s updates: Mark Your Calendar: Magnet Update 2 p.m. July 31 June Person of the Moment – Lisa Gearhart, RN, Triage Nurse “To Your Health” on WIBW-TV Tonight: Courageous Conversations July is BIPOC Mental Health Month Stormont Vail Makes Change to Captis Mark Your Calendar: Magnet Update 2 p.m. July…

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June Person of the Moment: Lisa Gearhart, RN, Triage Nurse

The June Person of the Moment has been awarded to Lisa Gearhart, RN, Triage Nurse – a very worthy recipient. She demonstrated the Stormont Vail tenet, “Together we own patient safety and the patient experience. We provide safe, high-quality care with a kind and generous spirit,” without a second thought when a patient was in…

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We Together: A Communication of Stormont Vail Health (July 18, 2023)

Dear Community Partners, Here are today’s updates: Prairie Band Provides Grant for Stormont Vail Cardiovascular Project Body Dysmorphia: Overcoming the Struggle with Body Image Stormont Vail Sponsoring WIBW Job Fair this Wednesday Prairie Band Provides Grant for Stormont Vail Cardiovascular Project Stormont Vail Health has received a grant for $100,000 from the Prairie Band Potawatomi…

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What Is BIPOC Mental Health Month?

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Month drives awareness of the unique mental health struggles people of color across the US face. This observance is particularly important in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which exasperated marginalized groups’ ability to access mental health support. Achieving health equity calls for healthcare organizations, lawmakers, and advocates to…

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We Together: A Communication of Stormont Vail Health (July 13, 2023)

Dear Community Partners, Here are today’s updates: Dr. Helmbold Talks About Watchman on “To Your Health” Tonight Stormont Vail Health Sponsoring WIBW Job Fair Walk with a Doc – Dr. Patrick Raney Summer Acne Breakouts: Understanding and Combatting New Clinical Trial for Weight Loss Seeks Participants Dr. Helmbold Talks About Watchman on “To Your Health”…

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We Together: A Communication of Stormont Vail Health (July 06, 2023)

Dear Community Partners, Here are today’s updates: “To Your Health” on WIBW-TV Tonight Person of the Moment: Katie Hegarty Flint Hills Campus Surgical Team Makes an Impact From Caregiver to Needing Care – a Full Circle Journey “To Your Health” on WIBW-TV Tonight Training new phlebotomists is the focus of a new program at the…

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We Together: A Communication of Stormont Vail Health (June 29, 2023)

Dear Community Partners, Here are today’s updates: Wheel Talk with Shelley D’Attilio “To Your Health” on WIBW-TV Tonight: 4th of July Safety Volunteers Needed for Phlebotomy Training Program   Wheel Talk with Shelley D’Attilio Many of us are experiencing longer drives to work due to the numerous road projects happening right now, and Shelley D’Attilio,…

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May Person of the Moment: Katie Hegarty, Social Worker

Help us to recognize the May 2023 Person of the Moment, Katie Hegarty! Katie is a night shift Social Worker in the Stormont Vail Health Emergency Department who went the extra mile to provide expert care. “Katie was made aware of a caller through Health Connections who was reaching out for support due to an…

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