Dr. Richard Bruno, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Banner Churchill, Chris Webb, RN and Ingrid Pautz, EPIP Executive Director

Nurse of the Year

Banner Churchill Community Hospital congratulates Chris Webb, RN, who was recently selected as Nurse of the Year from the Emergency Physician Insurance Program, also known as EPIP.

Webb works as a registered nurse and Emergency Department senior manager at Banner Churchill and has been with Banner Health for 15 years.

Webb’s recognition reflects goals and initiatives that aligned with EPIP quality measures, ideals and vision. She was highly involved in partnering with EPIP to survey quality and process components that have enhanced efficiencies within Banner Churchill’s Emergency Department.

The EPIP is a unique partnership between physician groups and Banner Health that work together to improve patient safety and overall risk.

“We’re so proud of Chris and her stellar accomplishments,” said Rob Carnahan, RN, chief nursing officer of Banner Churchill. “This award highlights her commitment to patient safety but more importantly, it recognizes her tireless efforts to enhance the high quality of care we’ve been able to deliver to our patients.”

Webb worked closely with an assessment team that conceived and implemented several patient-care improvement processes including immediate bedside registration, splinting education for techs and new furniture in the continuing care area of the emergency department

Banner’s Ladies Night

Banner Churchill Community Hospital is inviting ladies and their girlfriends to join them for a free and fun evening of great shopping, refreshments and women’s health experts during their annual Ladies Night.

This event will be held on Oct. 17 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Lake Tahoe Conference Room, Banner Churchill Community Hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave..

Attendees will be able to shop with local vendors for make-up, purses, jewelry and more. Health specialists will also be on hand answering one-on-one questions and invited guests can relax with a chair massage. Plus, in celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Lucy Rice, OB/GYN and Dr. Cynthia St. Pierre, OB/GYN, will discuss breast cancer awareness and the importance of screenings.

This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP or for information, call 775-867-7006.

Mammograms anD Manicures

It’s October and this is National Breast Cancer Awareness month.

To help educate the public on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, Banner Churchill Community Hospital is sponsoring its “Mammograms and Manicures” event on Oct. 29 at the hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave.

Early detection is the best way to protect one’s self from breast cancer and that’s especially important for women over the age of 40. Advanced treatment options are now available to help with the battle against this disease.

The Mammograms and Manicures event offers digital mammograms and includes free manicures to those who schedule their appointment on Oct. 29. Space is limited, so reservations are required. To schedule your appointment, please call 775-867-7154.