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.