CoxHealth continues effort to educate about tobacco, vaping use
We were very pleased with Springfield's recent passage of Tobacco 21, and CoxHealth continues to be committed to leading the charge in smoking cessation education. This new video is one all parents should see to understand the threat of vaping to our children. Our experts will be sharing facts about vaping at a free educational event hosted by Skaggs Foundation on August 8 in Branson. Reserve your seat at 269-INFO. Additionally, in conjunction with University of Massachusetts, CoxHealth is hosting a Tobacco Treatment Specialist Core Training in October to educate more health care professionals on evidence-based treatments for nicotine dependency.
CoxHealth at Home ribbon cutting celebrations
Ribbon cutting ceremonies are scheduled Monday, July 29 as Oxford HealthCare, Home Support and Home Parenteral Services officially become CoxHealth at Home. The events will also include a barbeque, live music, prizes and more. Join us at the Sunset branch, 2240 W. Sunset, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or the Sunshine branch, 1550 E. Sunshine, from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Telemedicine to enhance patient care at Cox Barton County Hospital
Cox Barton County Hospital will soon use telemedicine to provide physician care to its patients during the evening hours and weekends. The new technology will allow doctors to see, hear and speak with patients and their family members, and perform clinical examinations, via a monitor with the bedside assistance of nursing staff.
CoxHealth Auxiliary announces new allied health scholarship
CoxHealth Auxiliary is offering a scholarship program for employees seeking to further their careers as allied health professionals. The auxiliary scholarship pays 100 percent of costs for tuition, books and fees for up to 12 credit hours per semester and is available to any employee with at least five years employment with CoxHealth seeking a profession in 14 different allied health careers.
CoxHealth in the news
Springfield Business Journal published an article about the launch of CoxHealth at Home.
KOLR, Branson Tri-Lakes News, the Branson Register and Fox 46 from Fayetteville, AR covered Branson's Salute to First Responders barbecue.
KY3, KOLR-10 and Branson Tri-Lakes News reported on our balloon release to honor victims of last year's duck boat tragedy.
Patient thanks CoxHealth team that saved her life
Recently, our staff at the CoxHealth Diabetes Center helped to save the life of a patient who was in the office. After recovering, the patient came to a staff meeting to thank the team.
Submit nominations for SBJ's Health Care Champions
Now through August 9, the Springfield Business Journal is accepting nominations for its Health Care Champions recognition program. Doctors, nurses, therapists and technicians are eligible for nomination. To nominate someone you feel is deserving, click here.
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