December 29, 2011
Room Service and Restaurant Style Food Comes to Halifax Regional

Tiffany Sykes, dietary aide, delivers a tray to a patient with Lauren Carroll, clinical dietition. Dietitions help patients with their diet.

December 23, 2011
Halifax Regional Schedules Childbirth Classes for 2012

Lori Moseley, RN, teaches the childbirth classes at Halifax Regional.

December 16, 2011
Halifax Regional Tops Goal for United Way

Left to Right: Mike Joyner, RN; Karen Garris, Beth Collins, Mick Olesnevich, Julie Bain, and Brandi Ross were among the leaders of Halifax Regional's successful United Way campaign.

December 9, 2011
Physician to Join Halifax Regional in January
Gamal Tadros is Board Certified Internist

December 1, 2011
Governor Appoints Dr. Rao to Medical Board

November 28, 2011
Old Photos Sought from Hospital’s Past
Halifax Regional Plans 100th Anniversary

November 17, 2011
Halifax Regional Designated Leader in Infant Safe Sleep

Hope Lonesky, RN at Halifax Regional, educates new mom, Krystal Hunter on safe sleeping practices for infants. Also pictured is Krystal's new infant Cormarion Richardson.

November 11, 2011
Eating Healthy During the Holidays is Topic of Bariatric Support Group

November 7, 2011
Halifax Regional Celebrates Rad Tech Week

Front Row: Jessica White, Allison Jenkins, Leslie Martin, Stefanie Rook, Ashley Dickens, Jamie Glasgow, Jamie Aycock
Back Row: Brandy Mabrey, Joan Lucas, Tim Grant, Heather Miles, Shannon Futrell, Donna Sandeford, Bobbie Glenn, Vincent Hill

November 5, 2011
Halifax Regional Foundation Starts Initiative for Digital Mammography

October 28, 2011
Babies Receive Purple Caps at Halifax Regional

Above: Stephanie Heath, RN, applies a crocheted purple cap on a newborn at Halifax Regional.

October 26, 2011
Dr. Rajan Elected Chief of Medical Staff

October 17, 2011
Dr. Byrd Joins Halifax Regional

October 11, 2011
And the winner is…
A total of 19 departments participated in a contest to determine the best customer service story at Halifax Regional. A panel of judges selected the story from the Progressive Care Unit, led by Michael Joyner, RN, administrative director.

Above: Pictured from the Progressive Care Unit are Hayden Marshall, Nicole Garner, Becky Patrick, Misty Rowland, Lolita Magnaye, Jean Harris, Missy Baker and back row, Joyner, Karen Daniels (Vice President of Nursing), Latasha Cutchins, Carol Pierce.

October 7, 2011
Halifax Regional Arranges for Additional Parking During Construction

October 4, 2011
Halifax Regional Video Entered in National Competition
Public Asked to Vote for Local Video

Above: Melinda Speight videotapes Ava Fitts, Lisa Cooke and Cynthia Eaton dancing down the hallway at Halifax Regional.

October 4, 2011
Seminar Set for Wednesday on Breast Cancer

September 30, 2011
Halifax Regional Gives Medication Bags to Patients

Above: Leslie Wells, a pharmacist at Halifax Regional, explains the use of the mediation bag to Nicole Garner, RN.

September 29, 2011
Physician Joins Staff of Halifax Regional
Dr. Robert Brown is board certified OB/GYN

September 27, 2011
Halifax Regional Employees Dance to a New Tune

September 19, 2011
Meal Preparation Topic of Bariatric Support Group Meeting this Thursday

September 15, 2011
Halifax Regional Offers Tips to Fight the Flu

Above: Susan Bullock, RN, infection control nurse at Halifax Regional believes we should practice everyday prevention actions, including hand hygiene.

September 14, 2011
Halifax Regional Offers Free Seminar on Medications

Above: Paula Burton, a pharmacist at Halifax Regional, fills a bag with medications. She will distribute these bags at no charge at "Lunch and Learn" September 19.

September 12, 2011
Outpatient Surgery for Knees and Shoulders Means Quicker Recovery and Less Pain

Above: Kathy Dikeman, active business owner and volunteer, back working full time.

September 8, 2011
Flu Shots Available at Roanoke and Wildwood Clinics

September 5, 2011
Lehman Leads High-tech Pharmacy at Halifax Regional

August 25, 2011
New Therapy at Halifax Regional Advances Treatment for Swallowing Difficulties

Above: Melissa Banks, Certified Speech Language Pathologist at Halifax
Regional treats a patient with swallowing difficulties.

August 17, 2011
Exercise Topic of Support Group Meeting

August 15, 2011
Halifax Regional Tackles Health Issue
Medical Center Requires Employees to Have Flu Shots

August 11, 2011
ICU is a Place for Rest
Halifax Regional Changes Visiting Hours for Sickest Patients

Above: Nursing staff at Halifax Regional review a patient's chart.
Left to Right: Stephanie Dunlow, RN: Paula Elias, RN; Susan Hasty, RN

August 7, 2011
Electronic Medical Records Coming to ER at Halifax Regional

Above: Charlotte Ferguson, RN, Emergency Care Center Manager, demonstrates electronic medical records to Jonathan Hammack, RN. "We are all very excited about the new technology", says Ferguson.

July 28, 2011
Halifax Regional Begins Construction Project
$6.5 Million Project to Modernize and Expand Outpatient Services

July 18, 2011
Bariatric Support Group Meets July 28

July 7, 2011
Rapid Response Team Reduces Patient Crises at Halifax Regional

Above: Bridgette Pair, RN, member of Response Team for Halifax Regional runs to assist a patient

June 30, 2011
Karen Wilder Foster Returns to Halifax Regional

June 23, 2011
Halifax Regional Names Medical Practices Administrator

Above: Alice Oberholtzer, Practice Administrator, shares information with Dr. Kenneth Robert, physician at Roanoke Clinic

June 13, 2011
Elizabeth Gaskins Leads Junior Volunteers this Summer at Halifax Regional

June 3, 2011
Halifax Regional Expands Diabetes Education Program

Above: Carrie Davis is a Certified Diabetes Educator at Halifax Regional

May 31, 2011
Wood Named HR Director at Halifax Regional

May 23, 2011
Dr. Holm to Hold Seminar at Lake Gaston

May 19, 2011
Halifax Regional Improves Efficiency in Emergency Room Care

May 16, 2011
Warmer Weather + Sunny Days = Ticks and Mosquitoes

May 5, 2011
Dr. Sorensen Begins Seeing Patients Monday

May 5, 2011
Halifax Regional Foundation Golf Classic Set for June 10

May 3, 2011
Dr. O’Connor to Speak at Halifax HealthLink

May 2, 2011
Halifax Regional Celebrates Nurses Week

Above: Hilda Jeffers communicates quickly to put the right patient in the right bed at the right time.

Above: Emery Doughtie, Mayor of Roanoke Rapids presents a Proclamation for National Nurses Week to Karen Daniels, VP of Nursing. Also pictured in the middle is Will Mahone, President.

April 19, 2011
Halifax Regional Nurses Pass Cardiac Exams

April 10, 2011
100th Anniversary Committee Formed at Halifax Regional

April 6, 2011
Halifax Regional Honors Certified Nurses

April 4, 2011
Credit Cards Accepted for Food Purchases at Halifax Regional

April 4, 2011
Bariatric Surgery Support Group to Meet

April 1, 2011
New Family Physician Coming to Roanoke and Wildwood Clinics

March 24, 2011
Halifax Regional Thanks Doctors

March 20, 2011
Moore and Joyner Promoted at Halifax Regional

March 10, 2011
Bryant Elected Halifax Regional Chair

March 1, 2011
Colon Cancer is Largely Preventable

February 25, 2011
Halifax Regional Opens Digestive Health Center

February 17, 2011
Be Heart Smart at HealthLink

February 14, 2011
Dr. O'Connor's Office Opens Tuesday

February 14, 2011
Dr. LaBarbera Joins Women’s Health Specialists

February 11, 2011
Cell Phones Turn Into Minutes for Soldiers

February 4, 2011
Halifax Regional Employees Compete for Weight Maintenance During Holidays

January 27, 2011
Halifax Regional Restricts Visitation

January 22, 2011
Halifax Regional’s a “Red Apple” Hospital

January 13, 2011
MRI Services Accredited at Halifax Regional

January 7, 2011
High-tech Phones Improve Communications at Halifax Regional

Above: Veronica Ross, RN, a nurse in the ICU at Halifax Regional, uses the new wireless phone.

January 4, 2011
Physician to Open Office in Roanoke Rapids

January 4, 2011
First Baby of 2011 Born at Halifax Regional

Above: Edith Flores, Mother; Guillermo Gonzales, Father; Edith Guadalupe Gonzalez Felipe, Infant

Halifax Regional staff: Dr. Thomas McDonald, Dr. Maqsood Valliani, Emily Stacy, RN, Rhonda Yarboro, RN

January 3, 2011
Halifax Regional Announces Schedule of Childbirth Classes for New Year













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