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WRHS family wins big at statewide hospital association annual meet

White River Health System (WRHS) administrators, volunteers, and staff recently received awards at the Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA) Annual Meeting in Little Rock, according to a press release.

Dianne Lamberth, WRHS board member, received the AHA’s Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes the service of individuals to a cause within the healthcare industry. Lamberth serves our organization and the community with distinction through her volunteerism with programs such as the Independence County Child Advocacy Center and the Independence County Youth Athletic Association.

In 1999, she accepted a position on the board of directors and served as chairman from 2006 to 2010. She has been an integral part of many projects within the system such as the reconstruction of Stone County Medical Center (SCMC) and the construction of a $35M, 114K sq.ft. expansion and renovation of White River Medical Center (WRMC).

Distinguished Service Award.jpgDistinguished Service Award – Dianne Lamberth, White River Health System (WRHS) board member, recently received the Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA) Distinguished Service Award. Pictured from left to right are Gary Bebow, CEO of WRHS; Verona Brown Bebow, MD; Dianne Lamberth, WRHS board member; and Mark Lamberth, Dianne’s husband.

Lamberth continues to encourage her fellow board members, WRHS administrative leadership, physicians, employees, and volunteers to overcome obstacles and work together to improve the quality of life for area residents through better healthcare.

WRMC and Stone County Medical Center (SCMC) Auxiliaries received the 5-Star Award of Excellence. The award honors an auxiliary’s involvement in their hospital, community, and Arkansas Hospital Association Auxiliary (AHAA). The 5-Star is the highest level of recognition by the AHAA.

Diamond Award.jpgDiamond Award  – White River Health System Marketing Department received the Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA) Diamond Award for Advertising Total Campaign of Stone County Medical Center’s cardiac rehabilitation program. Pictured from left to right are: Sheila Mace, public relations coordinator; Jerrika Davis, marketing specialist; Michele Wood, marketing director; and Bo Ryall, AHA president and CEO.

The WRHS marketing department also received the Diamond Award in the category of Total Campaign (0 to 25 Beds) for the Stone County Medical Center Cardiac Rehabilitation advertising campaign. Diamond Awards are presented each year to hospitals for excellence in marketing. The WRHS marketing team includes Michele Wood, director of marketing; Jerrika Davis, marketing specialist II; Damian DeLoach, marketing specialist I; Stephanie King, physician liaison; Brad Lamb, physician liaison; Sheila Mace, public relations coordinator; Annie Solis, marketing coordinator of the WRMC Medical Complex Newport; and Bailey Williams, CommHealth coordinator.




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