Highlands Cashiers Hospital

September 25, 2020

Ask the Doctor: D. Todd Detar, DO, Answers Questions about Osteopathic Medicine and His Role in the Community

Q. What attracted you to medicine? A. While studying health education at the University of Delaware, a college sports injury ended my life’s dream of becoming an NFL player. One of my coaches saw an opportunity for me to work as a trainer for the Philadelphia Phillies, and over time, I decided to become a […]

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September 19, 2020

Noteworthy $5 Million Capital Infusion for Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Bringing Facility Improvements, New Technology and Enriched Care Offerings

By Tom Neal, RN, MBA, MHA Some new developments happening at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital (HCH) are enhancing our imaging capabilities and strengthening the infrastructure of the entire hospital. We are also preparing to welcome another new physician here, who will enable us to offer services that haven’t been available at HCH for years. We recently received […]

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August 31, 2020

The Great Outdoors: A Panacea for Your Mental and Physical Health during COVID-19

By Tom Neal, RN, MBA, MHA, CEO and CNO of Highlands-Cashiers Hospital As we learn more about how to live safely during a time of pandemic, I’ve heard some people declare that they’re grateful for the fact that the outbreak didn’t occur in the winter, when it was cold. I understand that, because it would […]

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July 9, 2020

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Community Tele-forum: June 25, 2020 (Audio)

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital CEO, CNO, Tom Neal and Todd Detar, DO, from Mission Community Primary Care – Cashiers, discuss the hospital’s COVID-19 preparations and local primary care.   Click below to listen: Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Community Tele-forum: June 25, 2020 (Download transcript PDF)

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May 12, 2020

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Is Well-Prepared for COVID-19, Thanks to a Stellar Team

By Tom Neal, RN, MBA, MHA, CEO/CNO for Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Our community – like communities around the world – is reeling in response to the impact of COVID-19 and all the changes it has brought to how we live. There are many unanswered questions, too: How should we best maintain our physical and mental health […]

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April 22, 2020

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital CEO Assures Residents Hospital Is Prepared for COVID-19

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital stands as a bulwark against the arrival of the novel coronavirus on the Plateau. In collaboration with their sister hospitals, local municipalities and the health department, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital CEO Tom Neal assures Plateau residents that our hospital is prepared for their health needs during this unprecedented time. “Even before a national emergency was […]

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April 1, 2020

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Community Tele-forum: March 26, 2020 (Audio)

  Highlands-Cashiers Hospital CEO, CNO, Tom Neal, and William Hathaway, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Mission Hospital, discuss the hospital’s COVID-19 preparations and the vision for the future. Click below to listen: Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Community Tele-forum: March 26, 2020 (Download transcript PDF)

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March 24, 2020

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Community Tele-forum: March 19, 2020 (Audio)

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital CEO, CNO, Tom Neal, and William Hathaway, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Mission Hospital, discuss the hospital’s COVID-19 preparations and the vision for the future. Click below to listen: Highlands-Cashiers Hospital Community Tele-forum: March 19, 2020 (Download transcript PDF)    

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February 3, 2020

10 Reasons to Consider a Skilled Nursing Center for Dementia Care

By Cherry Odom, BSN, RN-BC “Our staff receive additional training in person-centered care,” said Ava Ammons, RN-BC, LHNA, administrator at Eckerd Living Center. “So we know how to deal with behaviors and de-escalate situations that could cause agitation or aggression resulting from an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.” A forgotten appointment. Lost car keys. Food burned on the […]

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January 16, 2020

Highlands-Cashiers Hospital’s New Chief Executive Officer Looks Forward to Serving – and Becoming Part Of – This Community

By Tom Neal Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital I’m delighted to be serving as Highlands-Cashiers Hospital’s (HCH) new Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer and look forward to getting to know this special community and learning how I can serve you most meaningfully. I started at the hospital in December, and I’ve spent these […]

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