Chrisy Myhand Named Clinical Director of Emergency Department of Thibodaux Regional

Thibodaux, Louisiana- May 21, 2012 - Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce thatChrisy J. Myhand, RN, was named Clinical Director of the Emergency Department.

Myhand graduated from The Washington Hospital School of Nursing, Washington, Pennsylvania. She began her nursing career at a Level I Trauma Center in West Virginia, with concentration in Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care and Emergency Care. Myhand relocated to Thibodaux and began working in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Thibodaux Regional in 2006. Prior to her appointment as Emergency Room Director, she served as ICU Unit Coordinator. Myhand is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association and is certified in Trauma and Advanced Trauma Nursing.

As Emergency Department Clinical Director, Myhand is responsible for providing leadership and management for the emergency department staff while working cooperatively and supportively with members of the medical and ancillary staff to provide quality emergency services for patients.

About Thibodaux Regional Health System

Thibodaux Regional Health System, a 185-bed acute care facility, provides inpatient and outpatient care for the people of Lafourche and seven surrounding parishes. Highly specialized services offered include Heart Surgery, Medical and Radiation Oncology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, General, Laparoscopic, and Bariatric Surgery, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Women’s Services, Sleep Disorders, Behavioral Health, Home Health, and Inpatient and Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation Services. Nationally recognized for quality care and service, Thibodaux Regional has been named a Distinguished Hospital by J.D. Power and Associates and has been honored with the Press Ganey Summit Award for high levels of patient satisfaction. For more information, visit