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CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System Recognized for Lactation Care Services

The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System for excellence in lactation care. CHRISTUS St. Michael has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition for staffing professionals who hold the prestigious International Board Certified Lactation Consultant®...

Sister Madeleva Joins CHRISTUS St. Michael Spiritual Care Team

CHRISTUS St. Michael welcomed Sister Madeleva Manzanares to our Spiritual Care Staff on Oct. 31, 2016. Sister Madeleva will help address the spiritual care needs of our patients, and her fluent Spanish will be valuable as she works with our Hispanic patients. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Sister Madeleva...

CHRISTUS St. Michael Receives Joint Commission Certification in Spine Program

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Spine Program Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. The Spine Program underwent a rigorous on-site...

Mckamie Receives Founders Award for Genomic Nursing Practice

Tammy Mckamie, RN, MSN, OCN, GCN, Cancer Genetic Educator, W. Temple Webber Cancer Center at CHRISTUS ST. Michael, was presented with the International Society of Nursing Genetics (ISONG) Founders Award for Genomic Nursing Practice at the 2016 ISONG World Congress in Dublin, Ireland. The purpose of this award,...

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System Opens Continuing Care Nursery

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System opened a seven-bed Continuing Care Nursery (CCN) on Aug. 2, 2016, to provide extended step-down care for preterm and term babies with medical conditions. The CCN is located near the region’s only level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) on 5 North. ...

Thornell Named VP-CNE

Louise Thornell, MSN, MsBA, RN, NE-BC has been selected as Vice President/Chief Nurse Executive for CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System, Texarkana, TX, effective May 15, 2016. The announcement was made by Jason Rounds, COO/Administrator. “Louise brings over 30 years of health care and nursing experience to this role...