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Washington Regional COVID-19 Hotline & Screening Clinic Schedule for Christmas Holiday

Posted: 12/23/2020

Washington Regional’s coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline and Fayetteville screening clinic locations will have the following schedule for the Christmas holiday: Washington Regional Coronavirus Hotline 479.463.2055 Health care professionals available to answer questions about COVID-19 or direct you to the nearest testing location Thursday, December 24: 8 am - 1 pm Friday, December 25: CLOSED Saturday, December 26: 8 am - 3 pm Sunday, December 27: 8 am - 3 pm Washington Regional Coronavirus (COVID-19) Screenin...

F. Levi Hudson, PA-C Joins Washington Regional East Springdale Family Clinic

Posted: 12/18/2020

F. Levi Hudson, PA-C, is now seeing patients at Washington Regional East Springdale Family Clinic , where he works with Dr. Matthew Totten to provide primary care services for older children and adults, including preventive care, treatment for acute illnesses and management of chronic conditions. Hudson earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Harding University and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arkansas. He has been with Washington Regional for over six years,...

Washington Regional Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted: 12/15/2020

Washington Regional today received 975 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, which was recently approved for emergency use by the FDA. The 975 doses have been prioritized for team members with the greatest risk of exposure to COVID-19. These frontline workers will receive their vaccines during drive-through vaccination events throughout the next week. “Within the next 24 hours, Washington Regional will begin using its allotment to vaccinate physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, environmental servi...

Inclement Weather Update

Posted: 12/14/2020

Some clinics are using inclement weather policy today. Please call your clinic to verify any late openings or closings. For a complete list of Washington Regional clinics, click here .

Statement from Washington Regional COO Birch G. Wright Regarding Washington Regional Implementation of COVID-19 Surge Plan

Posted: 12/10/2020

As is the case with most areas of the nation, Northwest Arkansas is experiencing an increase in COVID-19 cases and inpatient hospitalizations. Washington Regional Medical Center currently has the capacity to treat both COVID and non-COVID patients. As with any prudent hospital system, we continually monitor hospitalization trends and community infection prevalence, and develop contingency plans to ensure that we are prepared for surges in demand for our services. We are concerned about the next two to fo...

Kaitlynn Britton, APRN Joins Walker Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinic

Posted: 12/3/2020

Kaitlynn Britton, APRN recently joined Washington Regional’s Walker Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinic where she provides care to patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions. Britton earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Belmont University and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Tulsa. She previously worked as a registered nurse at the Oklahoma Heart Institute in Tulsa.

Dr. Steven Graham Joins Washington Regional Neurology Clinic

Posted: 12/2/2020

Steven D. Graham, M.D. recently joined the Washington Regional Neurology Clinic , part of the J.B. Hunt Transport Services Neuroscience Institute, where he provides evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders alongside Jay Hinkle, M.D., Margaret Tremwel, M.D., PhD and Felicia May, APRN. Dr. Graham received his medical degree at the University of Alabama and completed residencies in internal medicine and neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has more than 27 years of exp...

Dr. Garrett B. Sanford Joins Walker Heart Cardiovascular Clinic

Posted: 12/1/2020

Garrett B. Sanford, M.D., F.A.C.C, recently joined Washington Regional Walker Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinic where he provides evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disorders for patients 13 years and older in Fayetteville, Springdale and Bentonville. Dr. Sanford received his medical degree and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/Arkansas Children’s Hospital and completed a fellowship in cardiology at the University of Nort...

Washington Regional COVID-19 Hotline & Screening Clinic Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday

Posted: 11/25/2020

Washington Regional’s coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline and Fayetteville screening clinic locations will have the following schedule for the Thanksgiving holiday: Washington Regional Coronavirus Hotline 479.463.2055 Health care professionals available to answer questions about COVID-19 or direct you to the nearest testing location Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving Day): Closed Friday, November 27: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, November 28: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday, November 29: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Washington Regio...

Hannah Wilburn, APRN Joins Washington Regional Harrison Family Practice

Posted: 11/18/2020

Hannah Wilburn, APRN recently joined Washington Regional Harrison Family Practice where she works alongside Shannon Brownfield, M.D. to provide care for adults and children of all ages. Wilburn earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas. She previously served as registered nurse in the emergency department at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center and a clinical nurse instructor for North Arkansas College.

Burrows Named Washington Regional Controller

Posted: 11/16/2020

D.J. Burrows, CPA has been named controller of Washington Regional Medical System. Burrows will oversee the medical system’s daily accounting operations and help provide strategic vision aligned with the mission and core values of the organization. Burrows earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Arkansas. Burrows has eight years of accounting experience prior to joining Washington Regional, including most recently se...

Allison Moss Johnson, MD, FACP Completes Fellowship in Integrative Medicine

Posted: 11/9/2020

Allison Moss Johnson, MD, FACP, a local clinician at Washington Regional Internal Medicine Associates, has graduated from the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine—Tucson.  Dr. Johnson is board certified in Internal Medicine and specializes in outpatient primary care. She has served in the Washington Regional system for 8 years and in Northwest Arkansas for the last 11 years.  Dr. Johnson joi...

Amanda Potter, APRN Joins Urgent Care in Fayetteville

Posted: 10/30/2020

Amanda Potter, APRN, recently joined Washington Regional Urgent Care in Fayetteville where she provides non-emergency care for all ages. Potter earned a Master of Science in nursing from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Southwest Baptist University. She has been with Washington Regional for more than two years, where she previously served as a registered nurse in the emergency department.

Erin Roberts, APRN Joins Urgent Care in Fayetteville

Posted: 10/27/2020

Erin Roberts, APRN, recently joined Washington Regional Urgent Care in Fayetteville where she provides non-emergency care for all ages. Roberts earned a Master of Science in nursing from Walden University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arkansas Tech University. She has been with Washington Regional for over two years. She previously served as a registered nurse at Washington Regional Urgent Care and, most recently, as a clinical nurse manager at the Washington Regional COVID-19 Screening Clin...

Ozark Urology to Provide Services in Eureka Springs

Posted: 10/2/2020

Dr. John Brizzolara of the Washington Regional Ozark Urology Clinic will begin seeing patients at the Eureka Springs Family Clinic the first Monday of every month beginning October 5. Dr. Brizzolara provides diagnosis and non-procedural treatment of urological disorders including incontinence, impotence, vaginal prolapse, stone disease, prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, cancers of the bladder, kidney, prostate or testis, interstitial cystitis and urinary tract infection (UTI). Dr. Brizzolara re...

Ozark Urology to Provide Services in Harrison

Posted: 10/2/2020

Dr. John Brizzolara of the Washington Regional Ozark Urology Clinic will begin seeing patients at Primary Care – Main Street in Harrison the first Monday of every month beginning October 5. Dr. Brizzolara will provide diagnosis and non-procedural treatment of urological disorders including incontinence, impotence, vaginal prolapse, stone disease, prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, cancers of the bladder, kidney, prostate or testis, interstitial cystitis and urinary tract infection (UTI). Dr. Bri...

Elizabeth Burns, APRN Joins Internal Medicine Associates

Posted: 10/1/2020

Elizabeth Burns, APRN, recently joined Washington Regional Internal Medicine Associates where she works alongside Allison Moss Johnson, M.D. to provide care for patients 18 years and older. Burns earned a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Arkansas Tech University. Burns has been with Washington Regional for over 14 years. During that time, she worked as a registered nurse at Washington Regional Urgent Care in Fayette...

Washington Regional Opens Integrative Gynecology Clinic

Posted: 9/1/2020

Washington Regional Integrative Gynecology Clinic, located at 3561 Johnson Mill Blvd., Ste. 102 in Johnson began serving patients September 1. Kristin Markell M.D., a board-certified gynecologist, provides gynecology services using integrative, functional and conventional medicine techniques to evaluate and discover the root cause of gynecological symptoms from a holistic, personalized approach. She also provides integrative medicine consultations for women using integrative, functional and conventional...

Dr. Jason Jones Joins Washington Regional Hospitalists

Posted: 8/25/2020

Jason Jones, M.D., recently joined Washington Regional as a hospitalist, where he evaluates and treats hospitalized patients.  Dr. Jones earned his medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed an internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association.

Eastman Named Director of Cardiology

Posted: 8/14/2020

Ana Eastman, RN, recently was named director of cardiology at Washington Regional Medical Center. She is responsible for managing, directing, and planning all clinical functions of the delivery of care within the cardiology nursing unit, including but not limited to cardiology medical unit, cardiology progressive unit and telemetry/patient monitoring. Eastman, who was previously cardiac educator, and most recently cardiology nurse manager, joined Washington Regional in 2018. She earned a Bachelor’s of S...