KSB Hospital Announces Medical Mission Trip

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KSB Board Chairman Doug Lee had several goals when he entered his position atop KSB Hospital’s Board of Directors in January, 2017.  Continue to improve quality, focus on community health improvement… and put into place a travel medicine program. After a year of running down alleys leading nowhere, I am thrilled to announce the first Travel Medicine Mission Trip for KSB Hospital. Beginning April 14th and continuing until April 22nd, nine members of the KSB Family will travel to Cusco, Peru.  As part of the medical campaign in Cusco, our group will aid in treating and educating patients and providing … Read More

KSB Annual Meetings – What Do You Want To Discuss?

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A highlight of the year is our Annual Employee Meetings held at The Historic Dixon Theater.  Those meetings will be held on February 7th and 8th, with a 3:30 presentation on Wednesday followed by 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM on Thursday. For those of you that attended the 2017 meeting, Richard Corder was our guest speaker.  Mr. Corder is coming back to the stage in February to connect employee engagement with patient engagement.  Here is a bio on Richard: Richard is an operations leader with over 25 years of hands-on experience. A former hotel executive, Richard weaves his passion for … Read More

Andrea Cook To Lead Patient Focused Billing Team

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In late October KSB Hospital’s Senior Leadership Team held our annual retreat.  One of the action items that came out of our time together was a desire to aggressively improve service to our patients in our billing procedures.  I am excited to announce The Patient Focused Billing Team.  Led by Andrea Cook, this group will serve as the main point of contact for our patients.  Joining Andrea to get the program started will be Shannon Tucker and Hilary Johnson.  The Patient Focused Billing Team will report to Tony Evers, Chief Financial Officer.  Andrea and her team will be located in … Read More

KSB Hospital Launches Community Health Initiative

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As each new year begins, we find ourselves looking for ways to start the year off on the right foot. January often holds promises of fresh beginnings, whether by setting new goals, adopting healthier habits or discovering new ways to give back to those around us. The start of 2018 at KSB saw the addition of the Fighting Hunger, Feeding Wellness program that provides community members who lack access to regular or nutritious meals, a place to go for wholesome food as well as education on topics such as reading nutrition labels, healthy heart rates and BMI, medication education and … Read More

Congratulations to The Pulse Book Winners!

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I promised two books, and the comments I received from six people were so motivating that everyone wins! I had to reorder to have enough books, so please stop by my office after January 11 to pick up your copy of “Your Best Year Ever”.  Here is your list of winners: Tina Johnson Traci Snodgrass Michael Sarno Alyssa Ramirez Destiny Medina Melanie Cain Congratulations!!!

Have A Great Year – Enter To Win A Book – Comment by Jan. 2

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Are you planning on making 2018 your best year ever?  Allow me to help. I have a special offer exclusively for KSB employees.  I was chosen to review Michael Hyatt’s new book, Your Best Year Ever – A 5-Step Plan for Achieving Your Most Important Goals, which releases on January 2, 2018.  Here is a quick description: We all want to live a life that matters. We all want to reach our full potential. But too often we find ourselves overwhelmed by the day-to-day. Our big goals get pushed to the back burner–and then, more often than not, they get … Read More

What Are You Grateful For? – Day Five

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On my final day of gratitude on The Pulse, I reach out to KSB Hospital’s Leadership Team.  It is simply a collection of the best in the business.  I go to war with these people every day, and there isn’t a finer group of winner’s on the planet. Thanks for playing along this week, and Merry Christmas from all of us at KSB Hospital!

What Are You Grateful For? – Day Four

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Today I express gratitude to our doctors, the men and women that dedicate their lives to caring for all of us.  This picture represents a portion of our Medical Staff members that make up The Physician Leadership Group, led by Dr. Rydzynski. What are you grateful for?

What Are You Grateful For? – Day Two

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Earlier this week I shared how grateful I am for the KSB Family.  Today, my gratitude goes to those of you that choose KSB Hospital to  improve your health. Our patients are the reason we exist.  I share with you a letter I received just this week from a patient (with her permission) that does a better job than I could ever dream of doing in describing how grateful our patients are for KSB.