CoxHealth hospital celebrates 70th anniversary
Cox Medical Center Branson has served the community for 70 years, and this week they celebrated the milestone. President William Mahoney shared with those attending the anniversary event about the story of M.B. Skaggs, the businessman who encouraged community leaders to invest in the hospital, which opened in 1950. This article provides more detail about the Cox Branson’s history. Last month, Cox Barton County Hospital celebrated 70 years.
New employee orientation class sets record
CoxHealth welcomed 122 new employees this week, the largest group of new employees ever at CoxHealth. After orientation, the employees started new jobs across the organization.
January charity focus on homelessness
CoxHealth employees are collecting socks, caps and other items for individuals facing homelessness in our community. The first delivery of more than 425 items was delivered this week to the East Sunshine Church of Christ Men’s Cold Weather Shelter.
CoxHealth in the news
KOLR reported on free harmonica therapy offered at CoxHealth that helps patients with lung conditions, in cardiac rehab or trying to quit smoking.
Springfield Business Journal reported on the DNV accreditation of Cox Barton County Hospital and a $30,000 grant the Ozarks Neurological Foundation gave to the CoxHealth ALS Clinic.
The national Security Magazine interviewed Eric Clay, system director, Public Safety and Security, for an article on addressing health care security challenges.
KOLR-10 interviewed Dr. Kathleen Graves, OB/GYN, for a story about her work as Springfield’s only female OB/GYN when she arrived in the community in 1985.
KY3/KSPR interviewed Dr. Curtis Mattson, psychologist, for a story on about how to set SMART goals.
Springfield News-Leader ran a feature story about CoxHealth’s Wellness for Warriors.
Voice of the patient
"Absolutely wonderful nursing staff from start to finish. They were prompt when I needed something, very friendly and professional."
Thank you for everything you do to support our patients and our community,