• RRMC Implements Program To ‘Salute’ Veterans

    April 14, 2014

    Rapides Regional Medical Center has decided that waiting until November 11 each year to honor Veterans is not good enough. Earlier this year, RRMC implemented the Salute Our Veterans program. The program honors all Veterans and active duty military personnel who are patients in the hospital.

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  • Rapides Regional’s Newest Employee Zaps Germs

    April 10, 2014

    Have you met Rapides Regional Medical Center newest employee, Miss Violet? She stands 5-foot-2, but packs a powerful punch that helps RRMC knock out deadly pathogens and kill multi-drug resistant organisms that put our patients at risk. Miss Violet is a germ-fighting robot by Xenex that uses ultraviolet light to zap harmful bacteria from patient rooms throughout the hospital.

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  • Rapides Regional CNO Wins ‘Nursing Administrator of the Year’

    March 12, 2014

    Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer, Diane Fulton, MSN, RN, was recently named Nursing Administrator of the Year by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation during the 13th Annual Nightingale Awards Gala in Baton Rouge.

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  • ‘Scrappin’ for Babies’ Fundraiser Benefits March of Dimes

    March 12, 2014

    If you’re looking for a way to justify a weekend of scrapbooking, you’ll want to put this event on your calendar! On Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12, Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital will sponsor a “Scrappin’ for Babies,” fundraiser at First Baptist Church in Pineville (Fellowship Hall). Scrappin’ begins at 9 a.m. and continues until midnight both days.

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  • Rapides Regional to Host Diabetes Screening Day March 25

    March 04, 2014

    There are approximately seven million Americans who have diabetes and don’t know it. The American Diabetic Association estimates another 79 million are pre-diabetic. Are you one? Rapides Regional Medical Center is holding Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday, March 25 from 8 a.m. to Noon at the Alexandria Mall.

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