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WRHS News and Updates

Shiyu Wang, MD, White River Health System Internal Medicine Resident
Catch Lung Cancer Before It Becomes Deadly
Dr. Philip T. Sobash
When Snoring Isn’t Something To Snooze On
Dr. Philip T. Sobash completed his medical training at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He is a second year internal medicine resident at WRHS. When not working he enjoys spending time with his black lab Dakota. 
Angela Chapman, MSN, RN, White River Health System (WRHS) Education Department Manager, and Stephanie Welch, MSN, BAP, RN, CMSRN, WRHS Director of Quality
WRHS Nurses Selected as Top 40 Nurse Leaders
“We are proud to have leaders in our organization who are passionate about improving quality of care and helping our staff provide the best care possible to our patients,” said Gary Paxson, President & CEO of White River Health System. 
ichelle Snow, APRN, MSN, FNP-C,
WRMC Breast Care Clinic Welcomes Provider
(Batesville, Ark.)— White River Health System (WRHS) is pleased to welcome Michelle Snow, APRN, MSN, FNP-C, as a provider at the WRMC Breast Care Center. 
class photo of residents at White river health system
The Class of 2023 Internal Medicine Residents at White River Health System.
Sara White, MD
A Little Ticked Off: Tickborne Diseases and What to Do With Them
As we all enjoy going outside in good weather, we need to be aware of these small, round, eight-legged bugs called ticks and the diseases they spread.
Campbell Recognized as Healthcare Hero
Campbell Recognized as Healthcare Hero
(Batesville, Ark.)—Jennifer Campbell, Registered Nurse at White River Medical Center (WRMC), was recently recognized as a healthcare hero by U.S. Senator John Bozeman for her work on the frontlines during the COVID-19 crisis. U.S. Sen. John Boozman has been touring healthcare facilities across the state in recent weeks to speak to frontline workers and recognize outstanding nurses across the state.
Emergency department staff in front of hospital building
WRHS Awarded by AHA for Stroke Care Efforts
  WRHS earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period.
Dr. Devi Nair and patient
Cardiac Electrophysiologist Performs Heart Surgery
Dr. Devi Nair, Electrophysiologist, is achieving feats, by being the first in the United States to perform a new hybrid procedure to treat Atrial Fibrillation (AFib).  One patient cannot be more grateful. 
Dr. Eddie Liu
Dr. Eddie Liu on Colon Cancer
Colon cancer is the 3rd most common type of cancer in the United States.