Citizens Memorial Hospital | Vitality | Winter 2019

4 VITALITY Winter 2019 COMMUNITY CMH NEWS MEET OUR NEWLONG-TERM CARE AD INIS RATORS Gene Vestal was named administrator for Ash Grove Healthcare Facility, Ash Grove, and Chris McBratney was named administrator for Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility, Stockton. McBratney is also administrative director of long-term careWest. Vestal has 18 years of experience in skilled nursing administration in Missouri and Arkansas. McBratney has more than 25 years of health care experience. He also previously served for 18 years as administrator of Ash Grove Healthcare Facility. McBratney earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration and a Master of Science in business administration and management from Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar. He has been a member of the Missouri Health Care Association board of directors since 2000. Both Vestal and McBratney are licensed as nursing home administrators. Call 417-399-1818 for long-term care admissions information. Babb retirement PUBLIC INVITED TO RECEPTION Citizens Memorial Hospital and Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation invite you to a retirement reception Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, from 4 to 7 p.m. in honor of Donald J. Babb, CEO/Executive Director. The reception will be held in the CMH Community Rooms, 1500 N. Oakland Ave., Bolivar. Guests are invited to RSVP and to write a special note to Mr. Babb at . Headache research at CMH CMH Neurology Clinic is pleased to announce a headache research program. The clinic is currently enrolling patients in clinical research studies for those experiencing migraine headaches. Participants are compensated for their time and travel associated with the studies. If you are interested in participating, please call CMH Neurology Clinic at 417-327-3530. Gene Vestal Chris McBratney STEPHENS PHARMACYMERGER Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation announces its merger with Stephens Pharmacy, effective Sept. 30. CMH combined its retail pharmacy operations—Butterfield Pharmacy and CMH Senior Pharmacy—with Stephens Pharmacy, located at 1100 S. Springfield Ave., Bolivar. Stephens Pharmacy opened in January 1975 and was owned and operated by Michael J. Stephens, R.Ph. Stephens will continue working as a pharmacist at the pharmacy in addition to his responsibilities with the Missouri House of Representatives. Stephens was elected to office in November 2016 and represents District 128. For more information and prescription refills, call Stephens Pharmacy at 417-326-2416 . ➜ ➜ ➜