RHP12 DSRIP in Action-Dimmitt, TX- Patient Navigation-Recap

RHP 12 along with Castro County Healthcare- Plains Memorial Hospital in Dimmitt, TX hosted a DSRIP in Action event on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Dimmitt, TX. 

Janet Sammann, Patient Care Navigator, presented their Patient Care Navigation project and provided a tour of Plains Memorial Hospital and the medical clinic. The Patient Navigation project provides navigation services to non-urgent/non-emergent patients that utilize the ED. The program reached 410 patients and scheduled 157 clinic appointments for ED visitors. In addition to patient navigation program, a group of 13 hospital employees is reaching patients and families with a volunteer program they have created - “Hands of Hope”.  The program oversees numerous outreach programs that have been established within the hospital.  The programs include hospital pantry, crisis pantry, Texas Ramp Project, Medical Equipment Loan Program, Community Garden and an Annual Thanksgiving dinner.

June Monthly Status Call

The June monthly status call is now posted.  To access, this call or any other monthly status calls click here.  The call provided a recap of DSRIP in Action in Dimmit and highlight our upcoming events. In addition, we discussed the revised protocols in the waiver extension and the DY6 participation template "Summer Form". For more information on the DY6 protocols and participation templates, click here.  

DY6 DSRIP Participation Template (Summer 2016 Form)

Please find links below to the DY6 DSRIP Participation Template and instructions.  If you have difficulty downloading files in newer versions of Excel (such as the XLSM file), please try using a browser other than Internet Explorer. 

May 2016 Monthly Status Call

The May monthly status call is now posted.  To access, this call or any other monthly status calls click here.  The call provided a recap of our learning collaborative events from the first part of 2016.  In addition, the schedule for the cohort was discussed along with other upcoming LC events.  We highlighted the recently approved waiver extension and the next steps associated with the extension.  Stay tuned for more information related to the extension/renewal.  

RHP12 DSRIP in Action-Dimmitt, TX- Patient Navigation

We are excited for our next DSRIP in Action for 2016. Janet Sammann with Plains Memorial Hospital (Castro County) will share details on their Patient Care Navigation project. You will hear about educating patients they service with multiple chronic conditions, cognitive impairments and disabilities, limited English proficient patients, recent immigrants, the uninsured, those with low health literacy, and frequent visitors to the ED.

    • DATE:  Wednesday, June 29, 2016
    • TIME: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
    • LOCATION: 310 W. Halsell Street, Dimmitt, TX **Meeting will be in the Education Room**

Register for the event today, Details below:


      • 10:00am-10:15am Welcome and Introduction
      • 10:15am-11:00am Project Highlight
      • 11:00am-11:30am Forum Discussion about the Project
      • 11:30am-12:30pm Networking Lunch- Hamburger Cookout!
      • 12:30pm- 2:00pm Wrap Up and Tour

If you have any questions please contact Sandy@ 806.761.0531 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.