I’ve been here over 35 years and this is where God placed me. It’s like I have this whole building of people that I need to care for — they’re like my family. You know, I don’t have any other family here in Idaho. I’m from Belize, Central America. I have a large family. We […]
In February we went live with our Tele-ICU system, which is a partnership with Swedish. It’s a complete system in each room with full audio-visual capability, where it’s a two-way communication system. It’s been a great support to the nurses who are at the bedside caring for our ICU patients. There’s a level of expertise […]
So a typical day in case management includes assessing new patients that may have come in, getting to know their background, getting to know what their story is, what brought them to this facility, talking to them to see what their goals are before they leave our facility, working with doctors hand-in-hand, and then definitely […]
I’ve been working with Kindred for 10 years. It’s been a great journey. Started as a CNA and after a few years I went into healthcare administration. I made myself available to just learn more, and Kindred gives you that opportunity to grow, you know, throughout the the hospital chains here. I did a little […]
it’s a huge honor to be the recipient of the DFW hospital Council 2015 young healthcare Executive of the Year award but I think it’s an even bigger honor to win it as the first post acute care leader. Now the young healthcare executive award each year is awarded by our Board of Trustees and […]
Kindred is an industry leader in post-acute care. In Houston we have eight transitional care hospitals and two inpatient rehab facilities. Respiratory failure was a very common diagnosis, so as a team we decided to embark on a journey toward disease-specific certification in respiratory failure by the Joint Commission. It is a way to ensure […]
I’m a social worker. So it’s my job to empower and to advocate for not only my patients and families, but for our caregivers that care for our patients and families. And so I know that every day we have an opportunity to make a difference, and I could be the difference.