What About Your Thyroid?

Monday Jan 20th, 2020
You find it hard to concentrate and feel tired all the time. You have been losing or gaining weight without even trying. Are these indications you are getting older, or do you have a thyroid problem? The thyroids’ primary function is to take the iodine found in many foods and convert it into thyroid hormones […]

12 Tips for a Healthy Christmas

Monday Dec 16th, 2019
1. Balance those sweet treats with a healthy snack. 2. During this busy time, remember to give yourself time to rest both physically and mentally. 3. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking water throughout your day. 4. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Stop the spread of germs! 5. Don’t […]

No Shave November

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 2019
Duncan Regional Hospital promotes men’s health through No Shave November Duncan Regional Hospital is proud to be participating in No Shave November. The month-long journey encourages participants to forgo shaving and grooming to highlight men’s health and raise cancer awareness. The goal of No Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, […]

Meet Cynthia Salazar

Tuesday May 07th, 2019
Cynthia is not the typical nursing student. “It isn’t easy to earn a degree when real life happens,” shared Cynthia. Real life included family illnesses, marriage and job changes.

Cuddle Cot

Friday Apr 12th, 2019
Thank you to Stephanie Carrasco, Marissa Beeson, Mallory Bearce and Charlie Romero! Through their hardwork in hosting various fundraisers – a Cuddle Cot, printer and camera were donated to the Duncan Regional Hospital Birth Center!

Live Process

Saturday Mar 02nd, 2019
You probably wouldn’t be surprised that a hospital located in Oklahoma’s Tornado Alley makes emergency preparedness a high priority. Duncan Regional Hospital, in southwestern Oklahoma, needs to be prepared for tornadoes, ice storms, and wildfires that sweep across the prairie and farmland that surround the small town of Duncan.

DRH Saves Time and Cuts Documentation Cost Enterprise-Wide with FormFast

Saturday Mar 02nd, 2019
As part of their efforts to eliminate paper and the inefficient processes it brings, Duncan Regional Hospital implemented FormFast in 1999. Since that time, the technology has grown with the organization to touch all departments from nursing and registration, to human resources and beyond. The result has been a standardized eForm and workflow solution that the entire organization relies on.

Shelly Petersen

Monday Feb 25th, 2019
“It all started with one of my sons reminding me I was over 50 and should get a colonoscopy. I thought it would be a simple screening – little did I know colon cancer which had spread to my liver would be found.” This is the story of Shelly Petersen. A wife, mother, grandmother. A […]

Oklahoma Hospital Volunteers Present Awards

Monday Dec 17th, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Hospital Volunteers of Oklahoma recently recognized 17 volunteers from across the state as 2018 Volunteers with Spirit. The awards were presented during the Hospital Volunteer Day meeting at the Oklahoma Hospital Association Annual Convention on Dec. 5. The award was given to hospital volunteers who exemplify the spirit of service […]