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Radio interviews in 2018 on KSMO radio, 1340 AM


These interviews are recorded to help you get to know the services we provide and how we help the communities we serve because we are committed to every patient, every encounter, every time. (Click on the dark blue word or words to hear the interview.) The interviews are listed in date order from newest at the top to oldest at the bottom. To review last year's interviews, click here.


08/30: KSMO Interview with SMDH Hospital Administrator Kasey Lucas, M.B.A., Hospital Administrator/CEO.
Stan Stevens talks with Hospital Administrator Lucas about the monthly statistics for the month of July, new purchases and more.


08/23: KSMO Interview with Jason Mayberry, RN BSN, SMDH Emergency Department Director
Stan Stevens talks with Jason Mayberry about the SMDH Stroke Protocol, how strokes can affect anyone at any age, and the signs of a stroke.


08/15: KSMO Interview with Chris Strickland, MBA, MHA, Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Brittney Christesen
Stan Stevens talks with hospital COO Christ Strickland and Brittney Christesen about the new Sports Medicine Program at the Salem High School for the athletes.


08/08: Chris Strickland MBA, MHA Chief Operating Officer

Stan Stevens talks with Hospital COO Chris Strickland and Julie Malone about the new donation of a new 3D mammography machine at the hospital. He introduced Julie Malone who will be the person the hospital has chosen to run the program and she also talked with Stan about how important mammography is in the area, the 3D technology, and making an appointment.


07/25: KSMO Spotlight on the Salem Memorial District Hospital with Craig Tatom, RN, FNP

Stan Stevens talks with Craig about upcoming FREE Physicals next week at the SMDH Family Medicine Clinic.


07/19: KSMO Interview with SMDH Hospital Administrator Kasey Lucas, M.B.A., Hospital Administrator/CEO.
Stan Stevens talks with Hospital Administrator Kasey Lucas about the monthly statistics for the month of June and some year fiscal year end totals. There will also be discussion on the new mammography machine, new purchases and more.


07/11: KSMO Spotlight on Salem Memorial District Hospital

Stan Stevens will talk with a hospital representative about the NEW MAMMOGRAPHY MACHINE donated to the hospital, how to make an appointment, and when the machine will be in full operation.


06/21: Chris Strickland MBA, MHA Chief Operating Officer
Stan Stevens talks with Christ Strickland about a number of changes being made at the Salem Hospital with the first and foremost being the commitment to the community.


06/13: Craig Tatom, RN, FNP

Stan Stevens talks with Craig about National Men's Health Week.


06/06: Jason Mayberry, RN BSN, Emergency Department Director

Stan Stevens talks with Jason Mayberry about summer safety including bug bites, swimming, poison ivy and oak, heat stroke, sun screen, etc.


05/30: Jason Mayberry, RN BSN, Emergency Department Director

Stan Stevens will talk with Jason about stroke awarenessand the FAST protocol, and what to do if you have symptoms.


05/16: Kathy Weldon, MHS, MT (ASCP), Director of the Laboratory Department

Stan Stevens talks with Kathy about the upcoming health fair in Salem at the Salem Community Center@The Armory on Wednesday, May 23rd and Thursday, May 24th.


04/27: Kasey Lucas, M.B.A., Hospital Administrator/CEO

Stan Stevens talks with Hospital Administrator Kasey Lucas about the summary of operations for the month of March, the CNO report from Debbie Hines, the marketing and community perception report from Chris Strickland, patient survey satisfaction results for the 1st quarter and purchases.


04/25: KSMO Spotlight on the Salem Memorial District Hospital

Stan Stevens will talk with a representative of the SMDH Lab for Lab Professionals Week.


4/23: Kasey Lucas, M.B.A., Hospital Administrator/CEO

Stan Stevens talks with Hospital Administrator Kasey Lucas about the summary of operations for the month of March, the CNO report from Debbie Hines, the marketing and community perception report from Chris Strickland, patient survey satisfaction results for the 1st quarter and purchases.


4/11: Jason Mayberry, R.N., B.S.N., Emergency Department Director

Stan Stevens talks with Emergency Room Director Jason Mayberry about "National Donate Life Month." Mayberry tells how to get registered for organ donation and how important it is.


4/04: Chris Strickland, M.B.A., M.H.A., Chief Operating Officer

Chris Strickland will introduce a new nurse practitioner on the show to SMDH.


3/22: Kasey Lucas, M.B.A., Hospital Administrator/CEO

Stan Stevens talks with Hospital Administrator Kasey Lucas about the Board of Directors meeting held Tuesday that featured five purchases of equipment, a positive month on the financial side and an update on the marketing of the hospital.


3/07: Jason Edwards, M.B.A., Dietitian

Nutritionist Jason Edwards will be in to discuss National Nutrition Month and the effects of poor nutrition on your health.


2/28: Deborah Hobson, L.P.N., Ambulance Director

Stan Stevens talks with Debra about stroke and STEMI protocol at the Salem Memorial District Hospital.


02/22: Kasey Lucas, M.B.A., Hospital Administrator/CEO

Stan Stevens talks with Hospital Administrator Kasey Lucas about the Board of Directors meeting from Tuesday showing a very good month for the hospital. Flu cases are up and the hospital reimbursement rate from Medicare is being reduced as expected after their good year last year.


2/14: Lindsey Roesner, R.R.T., Director of Cardiopulmonary

Stan Stevens talks with Lindsey about the Cardiopulmonary Department.


2/07: Tabitha Stanfast, R.N., Director of Emergency Services

Stan Stevens talks with Tabitha Stanfast about the STEMI and stroke protocol.


1/31: Kathy Weldon, MHS, MT (ASCP), Director of the Laboratory Department

Stan Stevens talks with Kathy about the upcoming Health Fair at the Salem Community Center@The Armory.


1/24: Debra Piatt, R.N., Director of Infection Control/Education

Stan Stevens talks with Debra about the Blood Drive at SMDH on January 29th. She also discussed the Influenza statistics for the state of Missouri and Dent County. Stan and Debra also discussed the upcoming Health Fair at the Salem Community Center@The Armory.


1/18: Kasey Lucas, M.B.A., Hospital Administrator/CEO

Stan Stevens talks with Hospital Administrator Kasey Lucas and COO Chris Strickland Stan Stevens talks with Administrator Lucas and the new COO Chris Strickland about the Board of Directors meeting held Tuesday at the Hospital. This includes the summary of operations for the month of December, an update on the Hospital Foundation and Auxiliary, board filings for the one available directors chair and purchases.


1/10: Lisa DuLany, M.B.A., Director of Social Services

Stan Stevens talks with Lisa Dulany about Holiday depression and how to overcome it.


1/03: Jason Edwards, M.B.A., Dietitian

Stan Stevens talks with dietitian Jason Edwards about New Year's Resolutions about their body, diet and life.