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While health care professionals make patient safety a top priority, patients help ensure their safety by taking an active role in their health care. Learn what you can do to make health care safer...

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Hamilton Healthcare System hosts blood drive April 3

The rarest blood type is the type that is not available when it is needed. Your blood donation is an irreplaceable gift that saves lives right here in our community. Stop by Hamilton General Hospital on Thursday, April 3 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm to donate whole blood and platelets through Carter Bloodcare's mobile blood drive unit. Find out more about blood donation...


Hamilton rural health clinic now open late Monday-Thursday

For your convenience, the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic is now open until 7:00 pm Monday through Thursday and until 5:00 pm on Friday. Our Hico Clinic is open until 7:00 pm every Tuesday. Our rural health clinics in Hamilton, Hico and Goldthwaite begin seeing patients at 8:00 am every weekday. To make an appointment or discover a clinic near you...


RHC welcomes Arlene Esquibel, FNP

Arlene Esquibel, FNP is a country girl at heart. She loves dogs and horses, but her passion has always been helping people. It is that passion that led her to the Family Practice Rural Health Clinic in Hamilton, Texas. Read more about Arlene...


THA highlights HHS programs

Hamilton Healthcare System recently caught the eye of the Texas Hospital Association for new programs implemented to increase patient wellness and education effectively reducing hospital readmissions. Hamilton Healthcare System is dedicated to leading our families, friends and neighbors to a healthier tomorrow by providing quality healthcare today! Learn more about readmissions and watch the video featuring HHS!


A Thankful Heart: CHF Patient grateful for care

Jason Stringer doesn’t have a pulse. The 43-year-old heart patient is kept alive by a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), 18 medicines per day, a team of doctors and a lot of TLC from the Congestive Heart Failure program at Hamilton Healthcare System. Read more...

 

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What you can do to make health care safer

While health care professionals make patient safety a top priority, patients help ensure their safety by taking an active role in their health care. Learn what you can do to make health care safer...


Why Play Therapy?

Play is our first language, according to the Association for Play Therapy (APT), the national society that advances Play Therapy. APT says that, just as adults use words to communicate, children use play to express thoughts and feelings that might otherwise remain hidden. Learn more about play therapy...


Finding Your Ideal Body Weight

The first step in healthy effective, weight loss is to determine your ideal weight. There are many ways to find the perfect weight that is right for you. In this series, we will explore frame size, BMI and body fat percentage. Join us for this three part series...


Halt the Salt for a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month and around the nation people will don their red attire on Friday to promote heart health awareness. One of the ways individuals can promote heart health in their daily lives is to limit sodium intake. Find a sodium vs salt conversion chart and learn more about cutting the salt from your diet...


Preventing Medical Identity Theft

Identity theft is often thought of as a financial crime. While not as widely publicized, medical identity theft can have repercussions that go beyond the victim’s wallet and credit impacting their insurance coverage and even health. Learn how to protect your medical information...


Be a Part of Something Great, Donate Blood

More than four million Americans would die each year, if not for blood donors. The need for blood, and thus blood donors, is great. Donating blood is a simple act with great impact. Find out how you can make a difference...


Understanding Your Health Insurance Policy

Let’s face it, reading an insurance policy is NOT like curling up with a good book. It’s a fairly complex document that tries to explain all the things you’re covered for, and all the things that you are NOT covered for. It can seem complicated; a typical policy is filled with the kind of technical jargon that sends many of us into cold sweats. Fortunately, understanding the basics of your policy isn’t as difficult as you might think.  Learn more...


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2013 Employee Awards Banquet

Super STAR Employee of the Year Carter Bloodcare HHS Donor of the Year 30 year service award 15 year service awards 10 year service award 5 year service awards


FPC Expansion

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Hico Bike Rodeo

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Local Elementary Health Fairs

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2013 Dove Festival 10K/5K/1M

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Meet and Greet welcoming Arlene Esquibel, FNP - March 25

Join us in welcoming Arlene Esquibel, FNP to our community on March 25 from 5:15pm to 6:30 pm in the HGH Board Room.

Carter Bloodcare Whole Blood and Platelet Drive - April 3

HGH will host a whole blood and platelet drive on Thursday, April 3 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Reserve your spot today at carterbloodcare.org.


CPR Classes

Hamilton EMS hosts Heartsaver CPR classes every month. View this month's CPR schedule.


Diabetic Education Classes

Hamilton Healthcare System offers comprehensive diabetic education classes focusing on disease management and education. View the 2013 Diabetic Education Class Schedule.


Diabetic Support Group

Hamilton Healthcare System hosts a Diabetes Support Group meeting on the last Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm in the Hamilton General Hospital Dining Area. Learn more...


Group Fitness Classes

From yoga and aqua fitness to zumba and kickboxing, Hamilton Wellness Center offers our members a wide variety of group classes for every fitness level. See this month's fitness class schedule.


 

 

 

 

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