Wellness and Healthy Living: BJC Medical Group

 

Monday, February 25, 2019

The Importance of Recognizing and Treating Concussions

By Junaid Munshi, MD

Being a ringside physician has opened my eyes to the importance of having a medical professional present during all sporting events. Our goals as ringside physicians are to serve, protect, and educate all those involved in combat sports. There are between 1.6 and 3.8 million sports-related concussions every year, with nearly 500,000 of these sustained during high school, when the student’s brain is still developing. Athletes have a 20 percent risk of sustaining a concussion every season.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Tammy Bartholomew, DNP, Receives American Association of Nurse Practitioners® Missouri State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence

Tammy Bartholomew, DNP-BC, has been named recipient of the 2019 American Association of Nurse Practitioners® Missouri State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence. This prestigious award is given annually to a dedicated nurse practitioner and nurse practitioner advocate in each state. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the largest national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners of all specialties, represents the interests of more than 248,000 licensed nurse practitioners practicing in the U.S. The State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence, founded in 1991, recognizes a nurse practitioner in each state who demonstrates excellence in practice.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

At-Risk Patients Find Needed Care At Rural Hospital

By Jim Mikes

November 15, 2018 was National Rural Health Day. on this important day of recognition for our rural clinics, Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital and the Sullivan Clinic share with the Missouri Hopsital Assocation's MHA Today newsletter how they’re helping their rural patients.

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Steps to Take for a Healthier You Before You Get Pregnant

By Kimberly Borchers, MD, and Tara Wadlow, FNP

Having a baby is a wonderful step in life and one of the most rewarding and happy parts of our job as health care providers. We both specialize in family medicine with an emphasis in women’s health, so we care for women throughout their lifetime and can also care for them throughout their pregnancy and child’s birth. As our patients are thinking about becoming pregnant, there are many suggestions we have for them to prepare themselves both physically and mentally for pregnancy.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Charles Crecelius, MD, Receives Honor from the Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine

The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine has honored Dr. Charles Crecelius of BJC Medical Group with the 2019 Medical Director of the Year Award. This award recognizes the individual whose vision, passion, leadership, knowledge, and commitment succeed in taking patient care in the facilities they serve as medical director to exceptional levels of quality, excellence, and innovation.

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