Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health has the following good news to share:
- Amanda Perkins, AuD, joins Lakeland Regional Health Physician Group as an Audiologist. Dr. Perkins earned her Doctorate of Audiology from West Virginia University. She completed her Clinical Audiology Residency with Davis Family Hearing, where she most recently served as a Clinical Audiologist. Certified by the American Board of Audiology, Dr. Perkins sees adults and children at the Grasslands Campus, 3030 Harden Blvd, Lakeland.
- Lakeland Regional Health Oncology Data Services cancer registry earned the 2017 Jean Byers Oncology Award for Excellence in Cancer Registration. This award recognizes healthcare systems and hospitals that adhere to rigorous national standards for completeness, timeliness and quality for reporting cancer data. This is the 15th year Lakeland Regional Health has earned this prestigious award.
- Nurses in Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center’s Cardiology and Stroke Unit recently earned recognition by the All Pro Nursing Team for creating the poster titled “Implementing a Mobility Bundle to Decrease Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in the Open Heart Patient.” Contributing nurses are Kara Bailey, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CMSRN, CCCC; Amanda Binney, BSN, RN; Leonarda Gaige, RN, CMSRN, FNP-MSN Student; Donna Lester, DNP, ACNP-BC, CC-CNS; Heidi Palipchak, MSN, FNP-BC; and Stacey Wells, BNS, RN. The American Nurses Association recognized the poster with an Honorable Mention.
Photo caption 1: Headshot of Dr. Amanda Perkins
Photo caption 2: Lakeland Regional Health nurses, from left, Kara Bailey, Donna Lester, Amanda Binney, Heidi Palipchak, Leonarda Gaige and Stacey Wells recently earned an All Pro Nursing Team award from the American Nurses Association.