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HEALTHCARE JOURNAL OF ARKANSAS I  MAR / APR 2020 59 For weekly eNews updates and to read the journal online, visit HealthcareJournalAR.com improve weakness by re-building or conditioning muscles to regain or maintain functionality. Safe, low-current electrical pulses activate paralyzed or deconditioned muscles for functional movement and they are a proven therapy with a wide range of therapeutic indications. The electrical stimula- tion technology helps improve secondary condi- tions lingering from accident or illness including circulation, range of motion, and muscle memory and reduces complications like muscle atrophy, muscle spasms, UTI, and skin break down. Bene- fits from electrical stimulation therapy include but are not limited to improved arm function, gait/ walking, spasticity, and physiologic function lead- ing to better quality of life and independence. MCSA Director of Therapy Services, Amber Steele said, “We are very fortunate to offer this life-changing therapy opportunity for our commu- nity. It is a way for our patients to reach new goals and feel confident in their recovery.” CHI St. Vincent’s Dr. Joe Hargrove Receives National Lifetime Achievement Award National Medical Fellowships, an organization that empowers aspiring physicians and health professionals underrepresented in medicine to contribute to the health of our nation, has pre- sented CHI St. Vincent Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Joe Hargrove with its Lifetime Achievement Award. National Medical Fellowships presented Hargrove with the award at their annual Champi- ons of Health Awards in Atlanta. “It’s a true honor to be recognized in this way, but what’s more important is that we continue to encourage minority medical students to enter the healthcare field,” said Hargrove. “That includes making scholarships and other opportunities available as well as helping them understand that they can make an incredible contribution to our community.” Hargrove joined the CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas network in April and has been caring for the Little Rock, Pine Bluff, and McGehee commu- nities for more than 30 years. He earned his med- ical degree from the Case Western Reserve Uni- versity School of Medicine. Baptist Health Announces Lena Moore as Chief Development Officer of Baptist Health Foundation Baptist Health Foundation recently welcomed Lena Moore, who comes to the nonprofit orga- nization from the Clinton Foundation, as its new chief development officer. Moore previously served as deputy executive director and development manager of the Clin- ton Foundation in Little Rock, where she has been since 2003. Since 2016, Moore has led the William J. Clinton Presidential Center’s fundraising efforts, including collaborating with staff and key philanthropic vol- unteers to secure funding to support the organiza- tion’s mission. Those efforts resulted in the Clinton Center exceeding fundraising goals by double- digit percentages in 2017, 2018, and 2019. In her senior level management position, Moore additionally oversaw the Clinton Center’s Com- munications Department, including the develop- ment and implementation of a communications plan to increase awareness and attract visitors to the Clinton Center. As director of volunteer and visitor services for the Clinton Foundation, she developed a vital and sustainable volunteer and visitor services program for the Clinton Center in Little Rock. Her efforts resulted in the recruitment, training, and manage- ment of more than 200 volunteers. Moore, a Malvern native, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with an emphasis in Business Administration from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. Baptist Health Foundation provides charitable resources through programs and projects that positively impact the health and well-being of Arkansas residents and communities. The Foun- dation raises millions of dollars annually to provide life-changing services for Baptist Health and the communities it serves. Arkansas Surgical Hospital Receives 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award ® ️ for Patient Experience Arkansas Surgical Hospital has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award ® ️ winner by Press Ganey and is the only hospital in Arkansas to receive this recognition. The nationally-recognized award honors top- performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above in perfor- mance in patient experience. Presented annu- ally, the award names clients who consistently sustained performance in the top 5 percent of all Press Ganey clients for each reporting period during the course of one year. The 2019 award recipients were honored at the Press Ganey National Client Conference in Orlando, Florida on Nov. 18. According to Carrie Helm, the chief executive officer of Arkansas Surgical Hospital, the award represents an important recognition from the industry’s leader in measuring, understanding, and improving the delivery of care. “It is an honor for our hospital to be named a Guardian of Excellence for Patient Experience,” said Helm. “This prestigious award is further proof that our commitment to exceptional care is being recognized by those to whom it matters most: our patients.” “Congratulations to Arkansas Surgical Hospital Joe Hargrove, MD Lena Moore