Grants expand services for sexual assault survivors
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded CoxHealth two grants totaling nearly $600,000 to expand services for survivors of sexual assault throughout the region. The grants will pay for adding Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners to our rural hospital locations, establish a Sexual Assault Response Team in five Ozark counties, and create a comprehensive telehealth system to improve care for victims in Barton, Barry and Lawrence counties.
CoxHealth partners with MHA for safety class
The Missouri Hospital Association teamed up with our public safety and security department to offer training for health care personnel on strategies to create safe environments in hospitals. Forty area health care professionals attended the first class this week in Houston, Missouri.
CoxHealth in the news
Salem News reported on CoxHealth’s virtual clinic at the local school.
KY3/KSPR reported on 3D mammograms at CoxHealth.
Dr. Trombold, pulmonologist, was interviewed for the Springfield Business Journal about the health dangers of vaping.
CoxHealth shared information with SBJ for its Largest Health Systems publication.
Employees recognized at holiday open house events
CoxHealth is thanking employees for all of their hard work and dedication this year by hosting them at holiday open house events. Employees are receiving an appreciation gift from the CoxHealth Board of Directors and Administration.
Recognize cancer patients this holiday season
Community members can honor those who have battled cancer by adding a bow to several Knot Forgotten Christmas trees through a program by the CoxHealth Foundation and Skaggs Foundation. The trees are on display now through Dec. 31.
Voice of the patient
"I just wanted to say Thank You to the staff of the 8th floor. I can't imagine a better, safer place to face life and death issues and just wanted to make sure everyone knows how much we appreciate all the love and care my Dad has received over the past 4 weeks … I hope you know how much this one family is grateful for your dedication to us."
Thank you for everything you do to support our patients and our community,