Jones-Dunklin Center Making A Difference for Infusion Patients

The Jones-Dunklin Cancer Center sees dozens of patients every day, and many of them can be found in the Infusion Center receiving chemotherapy. “Infusion varies, but we easily see 30 patients a day,” says Cindy Morgan, RN. Cindy has been with Jefferson Regional for 32 years, working in several different departments including Same Day Surgery, […]

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Making Robots Part of the Surgical Team

General Surgeon Michelle Eckert has been with Jefferson Regional for 22 years and has performed thousands of operations during that time. Now she has a new partner, of sorts: the daVinci Xi Robot Assisted Surgical System, which was designed to advance minimally-invasive technique across a wide spectrum of surgical procedures. Dr. Eckert was the first […]

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Jefferson Regional Employees Share the Joy of Christmas

“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” – Charles Shultz   At Jefferson Regional, our employees have been doing more than just a little extra this holiday season – they have helped ensure that Christmas will be special for dozens of children by hosting an internal Angel Tree. The idea came from Jefferson […]

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Calling Leads Physician to South Arkansas

Dr. Joel Link believed he was at the end of a fulfilling career. Following several decades as a successful Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist (ENT), he was ready for the retired life. He and his wife purchased a beautiful home in picturesque Chattanooga, TN, and settled in for the peace and contentment they had planned […]

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Radiation Oncology at Jefferson Regional

The recent addition of radiation oncology services was the final component of the Jones-Dunklin Cancer Center, which opened in June of 2022, and it provides our patients with top-of-the-line equipment that can’t be found anywhere else in Arkansas. “We are the only facility with this level of CT in the Southeast region of the United […]

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Pharmacist Credentialed as Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Cory D. Jackson, PharmD, has worked in the clinical pharmacy at Jefferson Regional since November 2020 and was recently credentialed as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). He is only one of three pharmacists who have worked at Jefferson Regional with this certification. Heather Flowers, PharmD, is the only other pharmacist with this certification currently […]

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Perseverance Pays Off for Jefferson Regional Employee

During high school, Taylor Melhorn’s goal was to join the Marine Corps. However, right after graduation, she took a job in Jefferson Regional’s Environmental Services department, just to have a backup plan. Taylor worked hard, and before long, the Transport department reached out to her about joining their team, which she did. Then, a registrar […]

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