Good Press: AARC Members in the News

 Published: May 4, 2015

By: Steve Bowden

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Good Press spotlights AARC members mentioned in the news media at a local and national level. Here is the latest list of news makers:Carrie Bates shares some information about a new asthma program being offered by her hospital in this article in the Kalispell, MT, Daily Inter Lake. “By learning how to recognize what may trigger an asthma attack and modifying their environment, we ultimately hope that it will reduce asthma-related readmissions for people living with the disease,” she was quoted as saying.Dr. Neil MacIntyre is noted for providing an interactive presentation on mechanical ventilation in the long-term acute care hospital in this press release on

Donna Lilly applauds her students’ 100% pass rate on the NBRC exams in an article in the Claiborne Progress out of Tazewell, TN. “This program is so strong because our clinical partners expose our students to all elements involved in respiratory care,” she was quoted as saying. Student Niki Weems echoes those sentiments. “We first learn how to do particular skills in the lab. Then, we move to a clinical site and work closely with the doctors and respiratory therapists.”

Stanley Munsch’s appointment to the Respiratory Care Council in Kanas is covered in this article in the Hays, KS, Post. A former Army Medical Corpsman, Stanley retired from his position as director of respiratory care at a local hospital last year.

Joseph Nicoletti comments on the beginning of allergy season in this article on out of Syracuse, NY, noting that it’s not pollen that is at issue, but the over production of histamines it causes. “It’s just the body’s response to try to arrest the allergen,” he was quoted as saying.

Robert Vega’s RT program is recognized for receiving a CoARC award in this press release on the University of Hawai’i System website. He and fellow faculty member Jung Eun Kim will travel to Phoenix in July to accept the award.

Rachel Boehning-Anderson comments on new respiratory monitoring equipment at her hospital in this article in the Marshfield, WI, News Herald. “It’s another way of putting our patients first and providing the best quality care,” she was quoted as saying.

Karla Anthony participated in a recent “Experience Health Day” for local students and the event was covered in this article in the Le Mars, IA, Daily Sentinel.

And these facilities have received coverage for earning the AARC’s Quality Respiratory Care Recognition —

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System in this article in the Californian. “We are proud to have our respiratory therapists and all of our clinical partners working together to achieve nationally recognized results,” President and CEO Pete Delgado was quoted as saying.

Schuyler Hospital in this article in the Elmira, NY, Star Gazette.

Lehigh Regional Medical Center in this article in the Lehigh Acres Citizen out of Ft. Myers, FL.

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Steve Bowden

Steve Bowden is AARC’s Internet Coordinator. He has been designing and developing websites for the association since 1996.

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