Pandemic Pushes Infection Control Nurse Into the Spotlight

Like many professional women, Erin Bolton, RN, is accustomed to a certain amount of chaos. As a wife, mother, church leader and Director of Quality Management at Jefferson Regional, Erin has always juggled numerous responsibilities, but when her hospital became the first in Arkansas to identify a COVID patient, all the balls came tumbling down […]

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Jefferson Regional First in State to Use Whole Blood in Trauma Cases

Jefferson Regional in Pine Bluff has recently treated trauma patients using whole blood, becoming the first hospital in the state to successfully use this method. Each patient had life-threatening bleeding. “This represents the first use of whole blood in the State of Arkansas,” said Michelle Eckert, M.D., a general surgeon and medical director of the […]

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Giving the Gift of Literacy

Approximately 700 babies are born each year at Jefferson Regional in Pine Bluff. Thanks to a relationship with the West Pine Bluff Rotary Club, those children now leave the hospital with an educational advantage – a free membership to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. “About three years ago our club heard a presentation about the […]

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