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  • Hendrick welcomes Dr. Ebenezer Appah

    Hendrick welcomes Dr. Ebenezer Appah

    Transforming Fear into a Courageous Fight

    Posted: 09/24/2020

    Hendrick Health System welcomes Ebenezer Appah, MD, who specializes in oncology and hematology. Dr. Appah received his medical degree from the University of Ghana Medical School, and completed his residency at the Meharry Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. His fellowship was done at East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina. “I am looking forward to offer my best to partner with and care for my patients and transform the fear of cance...

  • Hendrick Hospice Care named a 2020 Hospice Honors recipient

    Hendrick Hospice Care named a 2020 Hospice Honors recipient

    Posted: 09/21/2020

    Hendrick Hospice Care has been named a 2020 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point-of-view. “Hendrick Hospice Care strives to provide the highest quality and compassionate care for our patients every day," said K...

  • Hendrick welcomes new vice president and General Counsel

    Hendrick welcomes new vice president and General Counsel

    R. David Evans, Esq.

    Posted: 09/18/2020

    Hendrick Health System in Abilene, Texas, recently named R. David Evans, Esq., as vice president and General Counsel. With an extensive background in healthcare law, Evans most recently served as associate chief legal officer at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System in Sarasota, Florida. Prior to his time at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, he practiced healthcare law with firms in Florida and Tennessee.  Evans graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University with bachelors’ degrees in pol...

  • Hendrick welcomes Dr. Christian Otero

    Hendrick welcomes Dr. Christian Otero

    Expertise in Heart Surgery

    Posted: 09/15/2020

    Hendrick Health System is proud to welcome Christian Otero, MD, to our cardiology team. Dr. Otero earned his doctorate at Universidad El Bosque in Bogotá, Colombia. He then completed his residency and fellowship with emphasis in general surgery, surgical critical care, and thoracic surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. "Joining the Hendrick team has been a great experience for me. It has afforded me the opportunity to practice cardiothoracic and vascular surgery in a close-knit com...

  • Hendrick welcomes Dr. Grant Jameson

    Hendrick welcomes Dr. Grant Jameson

    Strong Doctor-Patient Relationships

    Posted: 09/10/2020

    Hendrick Health System would like to welcome Grant Jameson, MD, who specializes in pain management. Dr. Jameson received his bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University and his medical degree at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He completed a surgery internship at the University of California in San Diego, an anesthesia residency at The University of Illinois at Chicago and a pain fellowship at New York University. Dr. Jameson is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, ...

  • Hendrick re-designated for commitment to safeguarding the well-being of nurses

    Hendrick re-designated for commitment to safeguarding the well-being of nurses

    Posted: 09/09/2020

      Hendrick Health System joins a premier group of organizations to receive re-designation for its commitment to creating a healthy work environment where nurses feel empowered and valued. The Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), recognizes healthcare organizations for positive practice environments where nurses excel. “We are extremely proud to be validated again as a Pathway to Excellence hospital, recognizing our commitment to the positive ...

  • Hendrick welcomes Dr. Chris Hardegree

    Hendrick welcomes Dr. Chris Hardegree

    Quality Healthcare Outcomes

    Posted: 09/02/2020

    Hendrick is pleased to welcome Christopher Hardegree, DO, to the primary care team at Hendrick Health System. Dr. Hardegree received his bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M University in Marine Biology. He then went on to earn his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Medical City Weatherford. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Medical Association, ...

  • Hendrick Medical Center earns gold for heart and stroke care

    Hendrick Medical Center earns gold for heart and stroke care

    Posted: 08/26/2020

      Hendrick Medical Center recently received the Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Gold Quality Achievement Award and Get With The Guidelines ® -Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for exhibiting safe, quality care for heart and stroke patients. Heart Care The American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Hendrick with the Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Gold Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the AHA for the treatment of patients who suffer heart att...

  • Hendrick welcomes Dr. Mark E. Lawrence

    Hendrick welcomes Dr. Mark E. Lawrence

    Expertise in Heart Care

    Posted: 08/24/2020

    Hendrick is pleased to welcome Mark Lawrence, DO, to our cardiology team. Dr. Lawrence received his bachelor's degree from Chico State and his master's from Texas A&M University. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at University of North Texas. He then went on to work at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center for 24 years. Dr. Lawrence is a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Coronary Angiography. "I am looking looking forward to helping fix broken hearts and brin...

  • COVID-19 Community Update and Back-to-School Basics

    COVID-19 Community Update and Back-to-School Basics

    Posted: 08/19/2020

    COVID-19 active cases and hospitalizations are currently trending down. However, community members need to continue practicing safety measures to reduce the transmission of the virus. With the new school year beginning, there are some things parents can do to help their children. Back-to-School Basics:   - Wear a mask/have multiple masks available per child - Use good hand hygiene - Practice social distancing - Keep immunizations current - Wipe off backpacks and lunchboxes daily with disinfecting w...