Atmore Community HospitalSherry Digmon

ACH Auxiliary presents scholarship
Each year, Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary presents two scholarships to local students in the medical field. This year, one of the recipients is Kate Smith, who is studying biomedical engineering specializing in tissue engineering at UAB. Shown at the presentation Wednesday, July 12, are, from left, Glenda Lowry, Kate Smith, Thelma Grant and Linda Ellison.
Rathsack honored
Each year, the Atmore Community Hospital Auxiliary honors a volunteer who epitomizes the spirit and work of the Auxiliary. At the annual banquet held Thursday, July 6, Judy Rathsack, center, was honored by her peers as Volunteer of the Year. At left is Auxiliary President Patsy Brown, at right ACH President Doug Tanner. For more on the banquet, see page 5A of the July 12 edition of Atmore News.
ACHIEVE Nursing Scholarship started
By DR. ERICA LITTLE, DNP, RN Special to Atmore News Times are changing and so is healthcare. It is no doubt that everyone has read about medical advancements such as new technology, robotic surgery, and of course all the new medications coming out. The research end of healthcare is upgrading and changing because the needs of our patients are changing and becoming more complex. Nurses need to keep up with…
IH finds, corrects breach
Monday, December 26, Infirmary Health released press release regarding a breach of privacy at Atmore Community Hospital. The breach was found during a routine audit, and appears limited in scope. Following is the press release in its entirety: PUBLIC NOTICE: HIPAA Breach Notification Atmore Community Hospital (ACH), a hospital owned by Escambia County Alabama Community Hospitals, Inc. and managed by Infirmary Management Services, Inc., understands a patient’s privacy is important…