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Naprstek awarded Presidential Award at Lexington Chamber Banquet

Lexington Regional Health Center is excited to share that Tara Naprstek, Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Finance has received the Lexington Chamber of Commerce Presidential Award. The Presidential Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership within the community over the past year. Tara Naprstek’ s remarkable contributions and unwavering dedication have earned her this esteemed recognition. Throughout the past year, Tara has exemplified extraordinary leadership, both within the healthcare center and throughout the Lexington community. Her tireless efforts to enhance

2024 February Employee of the Month

Nominating Statement: “Heidi is always willing to take on an extra workload with no complaints. Her hard work and attention to detail keeps the radiology department running smoothly. She is an efficiency queen, and our patients really benefit from her quick quality care!” Get to Know Heidi Church Heidi has worked at LRHC since June 2003 and is currently a medical radiographer. Heidi holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science Majoring in Radiology. Heidi is married to Shawn Church. He is a meter technician

LRHC Welcomes First Baby of 2024

Lexington Regional Health Center Welcomes First Baby of 2024 Lexington Regional Health Center is delighted to announce the arrival of the first baby born at our facility in 2024. Baby Aziel made his grand entrance into the world on January 2nd at 4:27 pm, weighing a healthy 7 pounds 15oz and measuring 19 inches in length. Under the expert care of Dr. Matt Sexton, baby Aziel brought immeasurable joy to proud parents Diandra and Cristian, alongside excited siblings Cristian and Briella. This

2024 January Employee of the Month

Nominating Statement: “Ayan is such a great asset to LRHC! She never hesitates to help in whatever department she is needed and is just a phone call away! We appreciate her open communication, professionalism and passion for our patients.” Get to Know Ayan Moulid Ayan has worked at LRHC since May 2019 as a medical interpreter. She is currently studying for her bachelor’s degree in business administration. She has a great passion to become a Certified Medical Interpreter. Ayan likes exploring the great outdoors.

LRHC earns award for commitment to improving rural care for coronary artery disease

People who live in rural communities live an average of three years fewer than urban counterparts and have a 40% higher likelihood of developing heart disease.[1],[2] At Lexington Regional Health Center we are committed to changing that. For efforts to optimize acute cardiac care and eliminate rural health care outcome disparities, Lexington Regional Health Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Rural Recognition Bronze award for ST-elevation

December 2023 Employee of the Month

Nominating Statement: “Justine is such a great individual and cares for her patients and others. She is a great supporter and mentor!” Get to Know Justine Bauer Justine has worked at LRHC since May 2022 as an Occupational Therapist. She graduated from UNK with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and then attended Creighton University for her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy. Justine enjoys traveling, being on the trails at Johnson Lake, and cheering on the Nebraska Huskers, UNK Lopers, and

Two LRHC Leaders Graduate from NHA Leadership Institute

In 2023 Curtis Roemmich, Director of Rehabilitation and Leonard Wilson, Director of Respiratory Therapy went through 9 month Nebraska Hospital Association Leadership Institute class. This 9 month course is a great opportunity for emerging leaders to further their leadership skills and competencies through a series of interactive sessions. “The NHA Leadership Institute is a wonderful avenue to further develop leadership skills as well as initiate networking with other healthcare professionals across the state.  Curtis and Leonard are motivated and excited to

November 2023 Employee of the Month

Congratulations to our November employee of the month, Karen Rojas! “Karen truly goes above and beyond for LRHC every single day! She is the first to volunteer for any event and has an outgoing personality that is inviting to everyone she interacts with! She welcomes all new employees with a smile on her face, then goes out of her way to make them feel appreciated. We are beyond blessed to have Karen at LRHC and are very excited for her

2023 40 under 40 awards

 Brittany Hueftle RN, BSN, Elizabeth Atwood RN, MSNEd, CNE, and Hannah Hild RN, BSN from Lexington Regional Health Center have been recognized at the Nebraska Nurses Association Annual Convention as a 40 Under 40 Awardee at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln on October 7, 2023.

2023 Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work Award

September 29, 2023  Chicago, IL – Lexington Regional Health Center has been ranked No. 59  among healthcare Provider/Insurer in Modern Healthcare’s 2023 Best Places to Work award program. The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is available at ModernHealthcare.com/bestplacestowork.   “It is with great pleasure and honor that I report that we were, once again, a Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work award recipient. I want to take