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We Together: A Communication of Stormont Vail Health (Jan 02)

Dear Community Partners,

Here are today’s updates:

  • American College of Cardiology Recognizes Stormont Vail as Top Hospital
  • 2024 Behavioral Health Symposium: Jan. 12
  • Accelerated BSN Available at Baker
  • Flint Hills Campus ‘Share Shop’ is Now Open

American College of Cardiology Recognizes Stormont Vail as Top Hospital

Stormont Vail Health has been recognized for our dedication to our cardiovascular patients by the American College of Cardiology in the “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Stormont Vail ranked second in Kansas and achieved the highest rating possible in four cardiac procedures or conditions: catheter percutaneous coronary intervention, Chest Pain-MI, left atrial appendage occlusion, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

This recognition would not be possible without the diligence and efforts of our Cardiology team. Thank you for continually going above and beyond to transform heart health, and congratulations! Take a moment to learn more about this prestigious achievement here.

2024 Behavioral Health Symposium: Jan. 12

  • Friday, Jan. 12, 2024
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Stormont Vail Health Topeka Hospital Pozez Education Center Auditorium or Zoom

Team members, area healthcare professionals and students are welcome to attend the 2024 Behavioral Health Symposium – Rebuilding Minds: Emotional Health Beyond 2020.

During the event, attendees will gain insights of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with different conditions and in different settings. Experts providing presentations include:

  • Mayo Clinic: Craig Sawchuk, PhD, American Board of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology
  • Behavioral Health Kansas City: Erin Wiercinski, Shawnda Hawkins, Justin Green
  • Lilac Center, LLC: Amy Tibbitts, LSCSW, LCSW
  • YWCA Northeast Kansas: Becca Spielman, Rachel Grollmes, CSE
  • Keystone Mental Health: Wendy Farley, LCSW, MBA, Ludy Sapp, LCSW

For more information about the conference or to register go to https://tinyurl.com/37zpupx5

Accelerated BSN Available at Baker

Baker University School of Nursing and Stormont Vail Health have collaborated to develop an innovative and accessible solution to address the nursing workforce shortage in Kansas and across the region. 

This NEW accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program can be completed in 14.5 months and will launch in the summer of 2024. The competitively priced accelerated BSN program will be convenient for working adults. Online didactic classes are paired with in-person clinical experiences at Stormont Vail Health Magnet designated sites. Learn more about the accelerated BSN program.

Flint Hills Campus ‘Share Shop’ is Now Open

Thanks to the work of Catrina Sanders, Regional Human Resources Manager, and Renee Spellman, HR Representative, along with donations from Stormont Vail Flint Hills Campus team members in Junction City, the Flint Hills Share Shop is now open and available to use. The Share Shop is a program that provides Stormont Vail team members with new or gently used clothing and accessories donated by our team.

The Flint Hills Share Shop is located on the second floor of the Medical Arts Building I, Suite 201. The shop is accessible to team members 24/7 through door code access. Donations are always accepted and can be dropped off in Suite 202 in the Medical Arts Building II Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

If you have a moment, take some time to visit the Share Shop and see the hard work and planning put in by our team.

We together,
Dr. Kenagy

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