News

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 Foundation to Host Golf Classic

04/01/2019

Nevada Regional Medical Center Foundation will host the 16th annual Caring with Pride Golf Classic May 10th at the Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will go into the NRMC Foundation Endowment Fund to ensure the support of quality healthcare in Vernon and surrounding counties for years to come.

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 to Offer Free Cholesterol Screening

02/18/2019

NRMC announces it will host a free cholesterol screening on Thursday, March 7. Registration is open to the public, but appointments are limited. Elevated cholesterol levels can be an indicator of heart disease while maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can lower chances of heart disease and stroke.

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.

NRMC Earns 4-Star Rating Again

01/10/2019

For the second consecutive year, Nevada Regional Medical Center (NRMC) has maintained a 4-star rating on Hospital Compare.

NRMC Announces Behavioral Health Leadership Promotions

12/27/2018

NRMC promotes employees including Tiffany Pruitt, Cathy Gash-Kavalesky, Michael Whittington, and Vicki Sloniker to leadership of the Behavioral Health Unit.

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.

NRMC, Compass Health Provide Marketplace Enrollment Support

12/05/2018

As the December 15 deadline for enrollment into Health Insurance Marketplace approaches, NRMC and Compass Health Network are working together to ensure families and individuals take advantage of free services that can help them attain affordable health insurance in 2019.

NRMC to host Walk with a Doc

10/24/2018

Nevada Regional Medical Center joins nationwide observance of National Rural Health Day

NRMC: Better and Stronger Than Ever

10/05/2018

Rural Struggling Hospital on the Long Road to Success

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 to Host Ladies Night

09/26/2018

Ladies Night is a breast cancer awareness event that NRMC began as a way to promote education about breast cancer and encourage annual mammogram screenings for women over 40.

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.

Platt joins NRMC primary care services

08/07/2018

Nevada Regional Medical Center (NRMC) is pleased to announce the transition of Susie Platt, Licensed Clinical Social Worker from social services supervisor at NRMC to therapist at Primary Care Center. Platt compliments the mental health services offered by psychiatrist, Dr. David Trobaugh and child psychiatrist, Dr. Candice Moore at the NRMC rural health clinic.

Blood drive to honor birthday

07/24/2018

It took 80 pints of blood to help keep Tracy Simmons alive. This past December, Simmons expected a normal, uncomplicated delivery. However, she experienced what her doctors believe to be an amniotic fluid embolism, an extremely rare and often fatal complication of childbirth.

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.

Turner Joins NRMC Primary Care Center

07/06/2018

NRMC is pleased to announce that Amanda Turner, M.D. has joined NRMC Primary Care Center.

Autoverification of lab results saves time and reduces error risk at Nevada Regional Medical Center

07/04/2018

Through the use of auto-verification technology in Cerner's PathNet application, Nevada Regional Medical Center is able to automatically post most lab results into their EHR.

Heather Russell, M.D. claims her prize after winning a round of bingo the NRMC Foundation Designer Purse Bingo.

NRMC Foundation Raises $9k for Hospital

07/04/2018

Designer Purse Bingo annual event proves to be a successful fundraiser each year.

NRMC Foundation Provides Medication Fund

06/29/2018

Special Needs Fund used to fill prescribed medications for patients in need.

NRMC Foundation Provides More Comfortable Wait

05/30/2018

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

NRMC Welcomes General Surgeon

05/24/2018

Additional Surgical Services Available at NRMC with Recruiting Another Surgeon

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.

NRMC Appoints New Board of Directors Positions

03/15/2018

Two Local Business Professionals Commit to Helping Hospital Growth and Financial Success

NRMC Sleep Center Earns Accreditation

03/07/2018

Nevada Regional Medical Center proudly announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the NRMC Sleep Center.

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.

Caring Connection Fall 2017

08/08/2017

Check out the latest Caring Connection publication for new and exciting health services, upcoming events and more.

8 Tips for Improving Antibiotic Use

05/04/2017

Caring Connection Spring 2017

03/01/2017

Read the latest Caring Connection publication for new and exciting health services, upcoming events and more.