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Local Health Agencies Issue Letter on Ebola
Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:25 PM
Officials from several local healthcare agencies have issued a letter assuring the public that they are ready for the unlikely event of an ebola case in our area. They say while the risk is extremely low that someone will contract the virus, they are prepared to handle it if it happens. Here is the letter in its entirety: With all of the national attention on Ebola, rest assured that ...
NYC Mayor: Don't Be Alarmed by Doctor's Ebola
Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:20 PM
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says a doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus. It's the first case in the city. The mayor says there's no reason for residents to be alarmed by Thursday's Ebola diagnosis. The doctor had been working in Guinea with the medical relief charity Doctors Without ...
Baptist Health Plans Cancer Center, Expands NICU
Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:09 PM
Baptist Health Paducah will move forward in 2015 with plans to develop a comprehensive all-under-one-roof Regional Cancer Care Center and expand its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. “Our region looks to Baptist Health Paducah to provide the latest, most comprehensive treatments and services for our families,” said president William A. Brown. “Just as we built the heart center in ...
Baptist Health Schedules Classes for November
Sunday, October 19, 2014 7:10 PM
Baptist Health Paducah plans health-related events, support groups and classes each month. Here's a list of its November events: Baptist Health Paducah Stroke Support Group 3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3, Baptist Heart Center conference room The group provides support for stroke survivors and their caregivers, family and friends. Light refreshments are served. Phone Mary Legge at ...
Baptist Health Names Clinical Info Tech Director
Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:00 PM
Polly Bechtold, MSN/MHA, RN, has been named the new regional director for Clinical Information Technology at Baptist Health Paducah and Baptist Health Madisonville to serve as the senior liaison between the system’s information technology team and clinical staff at the two hospitals for the successful implementation of the new electronic health record technology. Bechtold has been the ...
Red Cross Encourages Giving Blood Before Holidays
Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:14 PM
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make a point to give blood before the busy holiday season arrives. Blood donations often decline between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day as people become busy with holiday festivities. Donors are needed in the weeks leading up to the winter holidays to help prevent these seasonal declines. Donors of all blood types, and especially ...
Jamey Locke Joins Baptist Health Team
Friday, October 17, 2014 10:00 PM
Baptist Health recently named Jamey Locke regional director for the Emergency Medical Network at Baptist Health Paducah and Baptist Health Madisonville. Leadership responsibilities include establishing a network of local EMS providers, collaborating with outside agencies on disaster preparedness and developing home monitoring and disease management strategies. Locke, a paramedic, had ...
Baptist Health Names Facilities, Security Director
Friday, October 17, 2014 8:41 PM
Baptist Health Paducah recently named Matt Snow director of Facilities, Biomed and Security. Snow previously worked as a project engineer for Marcum Engineering and as a HVAC sales engineer for Harshaw Trane. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer and certified energy ...
Lourdes Workshops Address Managing Chronic Disease
Saturday, October 04, 2014 8:00 AM
Do you struggle with managing a chronic disease such as arthritis, depression, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or any other chronic conditions? There are free classes just for you. Lourdes is co-sponsoring The Living Well Workshops, free classes to assist individuals in learning better management of chronic diseases or that of a family member. The Living Well Workshops are based ...
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