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Tuesday, October 04, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Lake Regional Health System is pleased to announce the promotion of Amanda “Mandy” Bargfrede, R.T. (R)(M), to Radiology manager. She manages all modalities within the Radiology Department, including general X-ray, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, general/vascular ultrasound, echo vascular ultrasound and clerical staff.  Bargfrede has worked at Lake Regional in Diagnostic Imaging ...read more
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Monday, October 03, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Lake Regional Health System is pleased to announce that Kaitlen Baker, M.D., has joined its hospitalist team. Hospitalists provide care to patients while they are in the hospital and help arrange the care they will need after going home.  “Dr. Baker understands hospitalized patients and their families have many concerns, and she puts them at ease,” said Timmy Colvin, manager of ...read more
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Monday, October 03, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — The Lake Regional Health System medical staff recently elected new officers. Orthopedic Surgeon Jeff Jones, D.O., was elected chief of staff; Emergency Department Physician Todd Cooper, M.D., was elected vice chief of staff; and Family Medicine Physician Christine Livek, M.D., was elected secretary/treasurer. Terms began Oct. 1 and last two years.  New department chairs also ...read more
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Friday, September 30, 2022
NOTE TO REPORTERS AND EDITORS: Lake Regional Health System will host the following classes and support groups in October. Please include them in your calendar of events section, as appropriate.  Women’s Cancer Support Group1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, Lake Regional Cancer Center Conference RoomThis monthly support group is for any woman with a cancer diagnosis who is receiving treatment or is in ...read more
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Wednesday, September 28, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Lake Regional Health System announces it now offers Pfizer’s bivalent COVID vaccine booster at each of its seven primary care clinics.The CDC recommends people ages 12 years and older receive a bivalent booster. This includes people who have received all primary series doses and people who have previously received one or more monovalent boosters. It is not necessary to be an ...read more
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Friday, September 23, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — For the seventh consecutive year, Lake Regional Health System has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital for consistently following the latest scientific guidelines for treating stroke patients.  “Lake Regional is honored to be recognized by the ...read more
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Monday, September 19, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Lake Regional Health System is pleased to announce its 2022 True Blue Award winners. The recipients, Jeff Hasker from Camdenton; Christine Livek, M.D., from Kaiser; Cheri Sisson, R.N., BSN, from Jefferson City; and Shonna Rakes, R.N., from Camdenton, each model Lake Regional’s three core values: Commit to Each Other, Encourage Excellence and Care More than Expected.  “Our True ...read more
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Friday, September 16, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Lake Regional Health System is pleased to announce the start of two new leaders.  Sarah Green, R.N., MSN-NA, CPAN, NEA-BC, has joined Lake Regional as director of Perioperative Services. She oversees Outpatient Services, Surgery, Multi-Services, Pain Clinic, Endoscopy Center and Central Sterile.  Green has nearly 20 years of health care experience, with 15 of those years in ...read more
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Lake Regional Health System invites the public to the Osage Beach Health Fair, 7-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the third floor conference rooms at Lake Regional Hospital, 54 Hospital Drive.  Free screenings will be available for blood pressure, body mass index and mental wellness.  In addition, the following screenings will be available for a nominal fee. Some screenings ...read more
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Monday, September 12, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Every flu season is different, but it typically occurs from late fall to early spring. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends flu shots for almost everyone 6 months and older.  The flu, or influenza, is a contagious respiratory illness that causes fever, cough, sore throat, headache, muscle aches and fatigue. The flu can cause mild to severe ...read more
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Thursday, September 08, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Lake Regional Health System announces the publication of “Currents: A Report to the Community.” The annual report covers fiscal year 2022, which began May 2021 and ended April 2022.  Highlights from the year include the groundbreaking for the new Lake Regional Lebanon campus; an expansion of Lake Regional Home Health to Laclede and Pulaski counties; various state and national ...read more
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Thursday, September 08, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — The 43rd Annual HK’s Lake of the Ozarks Open, held May 19-20 at The Cove and Porto Cima, raised $171,032. All proceeds will help Lake Regional continue to purchase the latest technology for heart and cancer care.  “We thank the many sponsors, golfers and volunteers for their generous support,” said Kevin McRoberts, FACHE, chief executive officer of Lake Regional Health System. ...read more
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Wednesday, September 07, 2022
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. — Lake Regional Health System has earned placement on the Forbes list of Best-in-State Employers 2022. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.  Lake Regional ranked 52 out of 75 Missouri businesses to make the list. Nationwide, only 1,382 businesses earned this honor.  “We are thrilled ...read more
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