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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“Thankful for Everyone Who Took Care of Me”

We recently received a lovely letter from Sandy Williams of our cardiology department. She was writing at the request of her younger sister, Nikita Seahorn, who was admitted to Jefferson Regional in April with a rare medical condition. “My baby sister is a very outgoing woman,” Sandy explains, “a mother with four children, a full-time […]

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A New Perspective on Healthcare

Running a hospital is a significant responsibility, and COVID-19 intensified the situation by leaps and bounds. So Brian Thomas, President & CEO of Jefferson Regional, chalked up his high blood pressure and breathing issues to stress. “The last couple of years have been extremely stressful for most everybody. I had experienced a couple of episodes […]

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