New pharmacist joins Rolling Plains Memorial team

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) has named Lynn Staggs as its new pharmacy manager. Staggs, who joined the team in June, is responsible for continuing the hospital’s commitment of providing the best healthcare services in Nolan County.Staggs, who was previously a pharmacy operations manager at a private company, is an accomplished pharmacist and executive leader who has an excellent history of caring for patients. He is now in charge of daily operations at the hospital’s in-house pharmacy. “The addition of Lynn to our team further strengthens our ability to provide exceptional service for our patients,” said Donna Boatright, chief executive officer at RPMH. “Lynn’s comprehensive understanding of how pharmacies work, especially in a hospital setting, will greatly benefit our operations.”Pharmacists play a critical role in the distribution of prescribed drugs at RPMH. These health practitioners specialize in dispensing drugs that are prescribed by physicians and provide information to patients in regards to the side effects and use of the medication. In addition, pharmacists understand the composition of medicines and the laws that regulate the industry.“The entire team at the hospital has been very welcoming,” said Staggs. “I look forward to contributing my expertise to help our community achieve the best health possible.”Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital provides healthcare for those in the communities they serve. Founded in 1976, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital offers a wealth of medical services including: 24 hour emergency care, advanced radiology services including CT scanning and MRIs, outpatient lab, physical therapy, surgical services, swing bed services, patient education and more.