Karen S Gorby

May 27, 2021

“Heroes Work Here:” Never More True at Angel Medical Center Than During the Pandemic Year

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE It’s May, and as we enjoy a beautiful spring — as well as the chance to get out and about more since we have been fortunate to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine — it promises to be quite different than last year’s. Twelve months ago […]

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April 23, 2021

The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Turn Back the Tide of the COVID-19 Pandemic Now? Get Vaccinated

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE The COVID-19 pandemic presented us with a public health crisis we’ve not seen the likes of in more than a century. The influenza pandemic of 1918 is the last time the United States, and the world, had to deal with the onslaught of a virulent virus […]

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December 29, 2020

Angel Medical Center Is Truly a Place Where Heroes Work

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE Signs at hospital entrances and in windows all over the country proclaim that healthcare workers are heroes, especially as they’ve faced caring for patients during an historic pandemic. Over the last nine months, as we’ve seen COVID-19 cases go in both favorable downward directions and worrisome […]

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September 19, 2020

Sepsis Awareness Month Offers Opportunity to Learn about Sepsis Symptoms, Why Infection Prevention Is Critical and That Prompt Treatment Is Critical

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE The human body is amazingly designed — when working well, its many systems and the organs they serve work in exquisite concert with each other. They help us do everything from processing outside stimuli to digesting food, from facilitating growth to delivering nutrient-rich blood to and […]

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August 31, 2020

Caring for Your Mental Health Is Equally Important to Caring for Your Physical Health during COVID-19

Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE, CEO and CNO of Angel Medical Center I think it’s safe to say that each one of us has processed our feelings about COVID-19 in our own unique ways, but there isn’t a person who would say that the last five months have been easy to deal […]

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