In conjunction with Coffee Memorial Blood Center, RHN recently hosted a Blood Drive at the Ross St. location in Amarillo. Kudos to the RHN staff for donating! Your generosity is appreciated.
Dr. Robert Bidwell has been designated a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The Degree of Fellow recognizes AAFP members who have distinguished themselves among their colleagues, as well as in their communities, by their service to family medicine, by their advancement of health care to the American people, and by [...]
Kraig Stockstill has been named RHN's Director - Community Outreach Services in Amarillo. Mr. Stockstill has over twenty years of experience in championing causes for the disadvantaged, with interests in restorative relationships and trauma-informed care. Mr. Stockstill’s areas of expertise include program development and evaluation, community engagement, and staff development and training. Mr. Stockstill holds [...]
RHN received a ‘Thank You’ note from Mrs. Eve Delgado’s Bilingual Kindergarten class at Northwest Elementary in Hereford. The students were recipients of toothpaste and toothbrushes provided by RHN Dental. Each student sent a drawing expressing his or her gratitude. We've included a few of those wonderful works of art in this post. Enjoy.
The flu season is going strong. About six million to seven million people in the United States have come down with the illness so far, with half of them sick enough to have seen doctors, according to estimates released on Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some 69,000 to 84,000 ended up [...]
(In October of 2015 Joseph Dad started a Tobacco Cessation program after sitting in on a provider meeting and realizing that tobacco dependence has an impact on RHN’s top three chronic health concerns HTN, Diabetes and Hyperlipidemia.) In collaboration with Tobacco Free Amarillo, MD Anderson’s Taking Texas Tobacco Free, and the Mayo Clinic, a program [...]
Money is one of the most loaded, loved, and loathed topics. Although used every day, we rarely stop to consider how we feel, speak or what we truly believe about it. Understanding the money mind-set is critical to improving one’s financial situation. There are many common beliefs that portray money in negative ways. For example, [...]
RHN’s Vision of “Changing Lives, Transforming Communities, One Person at a Time,” is rooted in the belief that nothing good happens without first having a solid foundation of “Good” people. With that in mind, I’m thinking about our theme for the year, “Building the Vision,” and am reminded that one of the foundational cornerstones on [...]
I recently signed up to run a 10K race; that’s 6.2 miles. I have enjoyed running for most of my life. I find it to be fun, challenging and therapeutic. As much as I like to run, I’m not a fast runner; and that’s the problem. It’s a race. Slow runners never come in first. [...]