News

NRMC Receives Donations for Advanced Pain Procedure

02/26/2020

NRMC now offers an advanced interventional pain procedure thanks to the combined support of the NRMC Auxiliary, NRMC Foundation, and Arvest Bank.

COVID19

02/24/2020

CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus named COVID-19. Read more for updated information.

NRMC Implements Visitor Restrictions

02/12/2020

During this time of increased influenza activity, Visitor Restrictions are in effect at NRMC. We ask that our guests abide by the following guidelines...

NRMC Participates in American Heart Month

02/03/2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, each year, heart disease accounts for more than 15,000 deaths in Missouri making it the leading cause of death in the state. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, NRMC is proudly participating in American Heart Month.

Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19

01/30/2020

CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus named COVID-19. Read more for updated information.

NRMC Receives Support from Texas A&M

01/29/2020

The leadership of NRMC, as well as members of the communities served by the hospital, will work with the Texas A&M CORH team to identify areas for improvement, strategize potential solutions, and develop a specific action plan.

NRMC Foundation Hosts 14th Annual Gala

11/05/2019

The NRMC Foundation hosted its 14th annual gala, “A Totally Eighties Prom Night” on Saturday, Nov 2 at the 3M Clubhouse. The event raised more than $17,000 to help fund a radio frequency ablation machine for NRMC Pain Management.

NRMC Welcomes New BHU Director

10/25/2019

NRMC is pleased to announce the addition of Cindy Brannan as the director of its Behavioral Health Unit.

NRMC Welcomes New Physician

10/16/2019

NRMC is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. John M. Fox to its medical staff. His internal medicine and pediatrics clinic will open full-time in the NRMC Specialty Clinic at 800 S. Ash beginning January 16.

NRMC Adds Physicians to Specialty Clinic

10/01/2019

NRMC announces the addition of two physicians to the Specialty Clinic at 800 S. Ash Street. Atman Shah, MD is an oncologist and hematologist. Grant Pierson, DO, a Nevada native, is a pulmonology and sleep medicine specialist.

NRMC Foundation Invests in The Future

09/16/2019

The creation of the NRMC Endowment Fund sets aside funds for future use.

NRMC, Lady Tigers Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

09/09/2019

Two events will take place Thursday, October 3, in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in support of local women. NRMC will host Ladies’ Night the Lady Nevada Tiger softball team will host a “StriKe Out Cancer” game...

NRMC at Forefront of Endoscopic Technology

08/20/2019

In June, NRMC began leasing new Fujifilm Eluxeo 700 Series Endoscopes used to perform endoscopy procedures.

NRMC Statement On Medical Marijuana

08/13/2019

NRMC announces that it will not allow, or certify patients for, the use of medical marijuana at any of its campuses, clinics, or outpatient services.

NRMC Foundation Donates BRODA Chairs to Barone

06/10/2019

Special chairs provide improved independence and quality of life for residents.

NRMC Designated as Sole Community Hospital

06/03/2019

NRMC received notification from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Friday that it would be designated as a Sole Community Hospital, retroactively effective March 7, 2019.

NRMC Foundation Golf Classic Results

05/21/2019

The 16th Annual NRMC Foundation Caring with Pride Golf Classic was held on Friday, May 17, at the Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course. Included are the tournament winners and fundraising results.

NRMC Awards Poster Contest Winners

05/14/2019

Nevada Regional Medical Center (NRMC) announced a new poster contest this year in honor of National Hospital Week, May 12 – 18. The contest was opened to grades K through 3, from any school, with the promise of a prize for the top entry in each class and the display of the winning posters on the digital billboard on the hospital campus at 800 S. Ash.

Lovinger Family Foundation Contributes to NRMC Endowment

04/30/2019

Dr. & Mrs. Warren Lovinger, Jr. presented a check for $2,000 from the Lovinger Family Foundation to the Nevada Regional Medical Center (NRMC) Foundation as the first public donation to the newly formed NRMC Endowment Fund.

NRMC Foundation Receives Donations for Mammograms

04/30/2019

Board members of Hope 4 You Breast Cancer Foundation present a check for $1,000 to Natalie Eberhard, manager of the NRMC Foundation, in the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce Office.

NRMC Earns ACR Accreditation

04/23/2019

Mammography service at Nevada Regional Medical Center earns high marks, zero quality standard violations.

NRMC Hires More Family Nurse Practitioners

04/19/2019

NRMC is pleased to announce the addition of three full-time family nurse practitioners to its staff. In addition to providing care in its hospital clinics, Jessica Cornett, FNP and Teresa Reed, FNP will provide hospitalist coverage in the main hospital. Additionally, Valerie Dawson, FNP will provide care in the NRMC Wound Care Clinic.

NRMC Announces New Chief Executive Officer

03/06/2019

Experienced Administrator Chosen for Crucial Role to Help Hospital Thrive

NRMC to host 15th annual Community Health Fair

03/05/2019

This spring, Nevada Regional Medical Center (NRMC) will host the 15th annual Community Health Fair. This is the single largest health event in Vernon County attracting more than 200 area residents each year. The health fair will be held at the Osage Prairie YMCA at 500 W. Highland in Nevada on Saturday, April 6th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

NRMC Nurses Earn Master’s Degrees

02/12/2019

Jessica Cornett and Teresa Reed graduated from Walden University, each earning a Master’s Degree in Nursing Science on Saturday, February 9th.

NRMC Implements Enhanced Recovery after Surgery

02/04/2019

Over the past year, Nevada Regional Medical Center (NRMC) has been working to adopt a series of protocols recommended by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists entitled Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS). Recognizing that within each phase of surgery, opportunities exist to minimize opioid use as well as reduce surgery complications, the ERAS method employs the use of multiple techniques to achieve these two goals.

Dana Ellis Appointed to NRMC Board of Directors

12/06/2018

Nevada Regional Medical Center (NRMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Ellis, RN to the Board of Directors.

Dr. Compton expands services to include wound care

10/04/2018

In addition to being a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Compton now also provides wound care and recently become certified in the specialty in December 2017.

NRMC Auxiliary provides charging stations

10/01/2018

Donation allows visitors to charge mobile devices while they wait.

NRMC Foundation to Host Night in New York

09/18/2018

The Nevada Regional Medical Center Foundation will host the Night in New York Gala on Saturday, November 3 at the 3M Clubhouse.

NRMC announces Beshore promotion

09/13/2018

Crystal Beshore, RN shares her story of personal growth through her nursing career.

NRMC Recognizes Sepsis Awareness Month

09/12/2018

Every two minutes, someone dies from sepsis in the United States – more than prostate cancer, breast cancer, and AIDS combined.

NRMC Pharmacy Earns Best Practice Award

08/30/2018

Comprehensive Pharmacy Services Awards Nevada Regional Medical Center a 2018 Best Practice Award for Hospital Pharmacy Leadership.

Expert Pain Management Here in Nevada

08/29/2018

Steve Marquardt, CRNA talks about his side job as adjunct faculty for the University of South Florida, giving hands-on training in advanced pain management.

NRMC donates first-aid kit to Fairgrounds

08/29/2018

NRMC presents a first-aid kit to the Vernon County Youth Fair board.

Rural healthcare in Nevada, MO

08/13/2018

Vernon County is unique in its access to care, despite its rural location. There are relatively many providers and services are available in Nevada, as well as resources to help individuals obtain access to these services.

Blood drive huge success

08/09/2018

The story of Tracy Simmons fight for her life and need for 80 pints of blood inspired 73 people to try and give blood Wednesday, August 8. At the end of the day, 53 units were collected. Recently the average collection at NRMC has been about 15 units.

Moore joins NRMC mental health services

07/20/2018

Nevada child psychiatrist, Dr. Candice Moore, joins NRMC Primary Care Center to provide services in the rural health clinic.

NRMC Foundation Provides More Comfortable Wait

05/30/2018

Donation of modern furniture updates the ER waiting room at NRMC.

NRMC Warns of Sepsis Symptoms

04/19/2018

Sepsis is an extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening. Without the right treatment, sepsis can cause organ failure, amputation, or death.

Rare complication threatens mother, child; NRMC saves both

02/21/2018

A couple hoping for a home-birth experienced troublesome symptoms and came to Nevada Regional Medical Center for help.