“We are proud to join the American Heart Association in support of those who are affected by Heart Disease,” said Gary Paxson, CEO of White River Health System. “I want to also thank all our WRMC volunteers who dedicated their time to knit all the hats provided to our WRMC babies.”
The Little Hats, Big Hearts program was designed by the American Heart Association in collaboration with The Children’s Heart Foundation as a reminder to parents and families of the importance of heart health.
White River Health System Recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital
WRMC recently announced it has been named a 2020 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the results of iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2020. This is the third year in a row for WRMC to be recognized.
WRHS Participates in Age-Friendly Health System Movement
WRHS recently announced that it is part of a movement to become an Age-Friendly Health System. As an Age-Friendly Health System, WRHS will adopt a framework focused on the unique care needs of older adults.
White River Health System Internal Medicine resident, Ron Varghese, MD, was recently matched into the Endocrinology Fellowship Program at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), an institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.