Monthly Archives: August 2015

St. Luke’s Cody Langbehn on Community Connectedness

There are great things happening at St. Luke’s Wood River under the leadership of Cody Langbehn. Cody is my guest blogger today and he gives examples of just how much can be achieved when a critical access hospital is supported by a health system and its community. The result? Services provided locally that otherwise would […]

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St. Luke’s and FitOne: Health is a Participant Sport

Less than seven weeks to go until the fall FitOne fun! This community tradition benefits St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. Here’s FitOne Director Heather Hill’s report.   In 2013, we laid the foundation to transition a 5K run/walk known for 20 years as the Women’s Fitness Celebration to a year-round movement to engage our communities in […]

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St. Luke’s Pulmonary Nodule Committee: ‘An outstanding service to our patients …’

Many hospitals and health systems talk about the Triple Aim, which for St. Luke’s is better health, better care, and lower costs.   How many of them are really making investments in health, for which they are not compensated, and how many of them are making serious efforts at reducing costs, if doing so reduces […]

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