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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 5A Plumas District Hospital has been honored for quality obstetrics services. Out of 35 eligible California to receive the honor. Members of the medical staff and obstetrical nurses (from left) Susan Brown; Cassol; Linda Jameson, interim chief executive officer/chief nursing officer; Lisette Hokanson; Jeff Laurie Bliss; Rachel Hurlburt, D.O.; and Erin Barnes, M.D. Photo courtesy Plumas District Hospital Plumas District Hospital PDH. ration between physicians (PDH) in Quincy was recent- In 2007, Plumas District and nurses. ly recognized for quality ob- Hospital made a voluntary "Achieving 100 percent stetrical practices when it decision to participate in a compliance demonstrates earned the BETA Healthcare statewide evidenced-based our commitment to provid- Group Award of Excellence risk management obstetricsing the highest quality care -- an award offered for initiative. Participation in to infants and new mothers. achieving 100percent compli- the initiative required that This award is a testament to ance in the "Quest for Zero" hospitals demonstrate corn- the dedication and coopera- preventable birth injuries pliance in severalkey areas, tion of both the nursing and initiative. All physicians and nurses medical staff at Plumas Dis- "The goal of participation received specialized training trict Hospital," said Linda is to ensure that our nurses in several areas -- electronic Plumas District Hospital Volunteers gathered for a luncheon meeting Nov. 4, hosted by Marilynn Britton, Jayne Gossett and Gaye Porter. President Mary Ed- wards called the meeting to order. The Christmas luncheon will be Dec. 2. Volunteers may bring a homemade or purchased gift for the schol- hospitals, PDH is one of six arship drawing. The hospi- Ross Morgan, M.D.; Alyssa tal will provide the lun- Kepple, M.D.; Barbara Price; cheon. Congratulations to former scholarship recipient Jenna Kuipers, R.N., who has re- cently graduated. Current recipients of the Volunteers scholarships are Sierra Wood and Laura Pence. care while saving money for Geri Bernard reported on our hospital. These are two of the Community Assistance our highest priori- Network (C.A.N.). She ex- ties," Jameson continued, plained how the program More than 35 hospitals operates and invited mem- were eligible to participate bets to tour the facility. and six received the Award of C.A.N. is happy to receive Excellence. As a result, BE- monetary donations or non- TA, the hospital's liability in- perishable food that is dis- surance carrier, is awarding tributed to qualified recipi- PDH a 5 percent premium re- ents. Donations may be tak- newal credit, en to the facility located be- hind St. John's Catholic Church or mailed to C.A.N. P.O. Box 1796, Quincy 95971. The Bargain Boutique continues to welcome clean and reusable clothing, household items and small furniture during open hours 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mon- day through Friday. The store is also open on the sec- ond Saturday of each month. On the last day of the month, a 50 percent sale takes place with extended hours 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. This month that sale will be Tuesday, Nov. 30. Tiffany Leonhardt an- nounced Plumas Health Care Foundation will spon- sor the fourth annual Christmas tree lighting of the hospital Christmas tree Friday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. Lights may be purchased in honor or in memory, with an ornament inscribed with names of honorees for the lobby Christmas tree at the hospital. Contact Plumas District Hospital for details. Jameson, chief nursing offi- and physicians provide thefetalheart monitoring and fe- cer. "I'm very proud same standard of care that is tal heart rate monitoring in- that we have taken advan- offered in larger hospitals," terpretation courses. In addi- tage of this said Susan Brown, Obstetrics tion, the hospital had to unique opportunity to simul- Department manager at demonstrate ongoing collabo- taneously improve quality of .. fora . help Seasonal FeastCelebration NG al F mdr flits & mere inerst benefit Watch for the Shr Children's Hospital In appreciation of the great care they take of our Simone Marie and all the other children. Thurs., 18 & Dinner Traditional turkey mealwith all the trimmings, Plus dessert ala Patrick! If it's ing we ;' arriving soon can' *ll find in your local paper. some o can. If we don't have what you want $15 donations from the catalog - order it by Dec. asth CA F" K Reservations: co.sT.ucT,oN a.a .==ei.e 10% off[ 283-0114 SINCE |984 m (Does not include not yet published titles) fot I,,ch snd dln,et General Building Contractor 373 W. Main Street in Quincy Ca]if. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 28 -BOOK (2C 5) Mond.y- S.turday 10-6 189 Main St., Quincy / Management Announces Winter Hours For Local Transfer Stations The following Waste Management Transfer Stations will be switching to winter operating hours: East Qunicy Transfer Site/Abernethy Ln : Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm Closed 12:00pro to 12:30pm for Lunch Closed Wednesday and Thursday* Chester Transfer Site/Hwy 36 & A-13: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm Closed 12:00pm to 12:30pm for Lunch Closed Wednesday and Thursday* Greenville Transfer Site/Greenville Dump Rd. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pro 9:00am -4:30pro starting December 1, 2010 Closed 12:00pro to 12:30pm for Lunch Closed Wednesday and Thursday* *Starting December 1, 2010 Closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday WASTE MANAoEMENT ~!:]:!i!i!i!i!i :i :: i y'OL Your gift of $10 will illuminate one Share the Spirit light " and provide Plumas Health Care Foundation with funds to continue our mission of enhancing health care provided by Plumas District Hospital. Plumas Physical Therapy or Flanigan-Leavitt Insurance Agency in Quincy.