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Murray Hospital Offers Free Screenings February 6
Friday, January 30, 2015 11:28 PM
Murray-Calloway County Hospital encourages you to Love Your Heart in recognition of American Heart Month in February. You're invited to participate in free screenings offered for individuals to know their numbers (cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar), take action on results not in the healthy range, and focus on keeping the heart healthy. The free screenings will ...
Strachan Wins Lourdes 2014 Mission Award
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:30 PM
John Strachan was named the 2014 Sister Mary Eleanor Mission award winner during Lourdes annual service awards banquet. John was selected by his peers for exhibiting the core values and mission of Lourdes in helping extend the healing ministry of Jesus. “John is a shining example of the essential competencies every strong leader must have,” says Kelly Nicholls, ...
Lourdes Names Woods Employee of the Year
Monday, January 26, 2015 10:00 PM
Lourdes has named Tara Woods, RN, as their 2014 Employee of the Year. Woods' peers nominated her for living Lourdes mission and core values of compassion, excellence, human dignity, justice, sacredness of life, and service. “Tara is an ideal employee to work with and is always a team player,” says Gwen Mullinax, Perioperative Manager. “She keeps patient safety in ...
Baptist Health Has New Emergency Services Director
Saturday, January 24, 2015 8:00 PM
Adam Ogle, BSN, MSN, CEN, has been named director of Emergency Services at Baptist Health Paducah. Ogle has worked as an Emergency department charge nurse and house supervisor at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown and as a house supervisor at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center in Alabama. He served Emergency departments with high volumes at both hospitals. He received a bachelor’s ...
Blood Drive Honors Donors for Black History Month
Saturday, January 24, 2015 8:00 AM
Red Cross calls for blood donors as unique as the patients they help In honor of Black History Month this February, and in the spirit of Dr. Charles Drew, an African-American surgeon who was the first medical director of the American Red Cross and a modern blood-banking pioneer, eligible donors as diverse as the patients who need their blood donations are encouraged to give blood to ensure a ...
Baptist Health Has New Mother-Baby Dept. Director
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Lisa Parnell, MSN, RN, has been named director of the Mother and Baby department at Baptist Health Paducah. Parnell has worked as a maternity nurse or director since 1977. She most recently served as Director of Women and Newborns at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, IL. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Lakeview College of Nursing ...
5th Murray Half Marathon Coming up in April
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 6:00 AM
The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s annual Murray Half Marathon will be held Saturday, April 18th, marking the fifth anniversary of the event. The event offers three races, a 13.1 mile race, a 13.1 mile two-person relay race or a 5K run/walk. Last year's race brought 732 runners to Murray last year, raising $45,000 through sponsorships and entry fees. ...
Free Vein Screenings Offered in Mayfield
Saturday, January 10, 2015 10:43 AM
The office of Dr. Rudy Triana is offering free vein screenings for those who suffer from leg pain and swelling. Screening dates are: * Feb. 2, from 4pm * March 17, from 4pm Dr. Triana's office is located on the second floor at Jackson Purchase Medical Pavilion at 1111 Medical Center Circle in Mayfield. Registration is required. Call 270-251-4164 ...
Give the Life Saving Gift of Blood This Season
Thursday, December 04, 2014 10:00 AM
The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season and discover the true meaning of giving by donating blood. Busy holiday schedules and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, can often mean fewer donors giving blood. But for patients with cancer or other illnesses or injuries requiring blood transfusions, the need for blood is constant and ...
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