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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL WELCOMES DR. ROBERT BRESSLER, ALLERGIST

Posted 02/08/2017

Dr. Robert Bressler, Allergist, from Hopkinsville will begin providing services one day a week on Tuesdays at the Murray ENT office located in Suite 109 East of the Medical Arts Building.

Click here to learn more.


SEVENTH ANNUAL MURRAY HALF MARATHON SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017

Posted 02/07/2017

MHMThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s annual Murray Half Marathon will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017 and will mark the seventh anniversary of the event.

Click here to learn more!


GO RED DAY

Posted 02/03/2017

MCCH Go Red Day
Employees and community members raised awareness at Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Open House and Meet & Greet for Dr. Broadbent, cardiologist. Today is National Go Red Day for American Heart Month; an estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular diseases.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OFFERS FREE SCREENINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS AND EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Posted 01/31/2017 

Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of January to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.

For more information, click here.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES GO RED FOR AMERICAN HEART MONTH

Posted 01/30/2017

Go Red for WomenMurray-Calloway County Hospital encourages you to Love Your Heart in recognition of American Heart Month in February.

Click here to learn more.


FURCHES FARMS AND SOUTHWEST ELEMENTARY BLUE RIBBON 5K SPONSORED BY FURCHES FARMS

Posted 01/30/2017

The Murray Half Marathon is proud to announce a partnership with Southwest Elementary and Furches Farms to get kids involved in the Murray Half Marathon 5K.

“With this partnership we are hoping to encourage younger generations to engage in healthier lifestyles,” said Keith Travis, Vice President of Development at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

Click here to read more.


LEADERSHIP TOMORROW TOURS MCCH

Posted 01/24/2017

Leadership Tomorrow tours MCCH
Members of the current Leadership Tomorrow group recently toured Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Pictured with Jerry Penner, MCCH CEO, front row first on left, are the members of the current class.  Click here for a larger image.


VILLANUEVA NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 01/23/2017

Whitney Villanueva, Activity Assistant at Spring Creek Healthcare, has been named the 2016 Employee of the Year at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.  

Click here for details.





DR. RAY CHARETTE EXPLAINS TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT

Posted 01/23/2017

Dr. Ray Charette is part of Murray Orthopaedics at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. He specializes in total knee replacement surgery.  Below, Dr. Charette answers questions that all of his patients ask. Do you have these same questions?  Click here for more.
 



LABOR AND DELIVERY DONATION

Posted 01/10/2017

Labor and Delivery donation
A group from the Murray Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints sewed bereavement gowns for preterm fetal demise infants in the Labor and Delivery department of Murray-Calloway County Hospital. They are shown here presenting the gowns to the Director of Perinatal Services, Dana Bazzell.  Click here for more information.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S BLOOD DONOR CENTER RECOGNIZES NATIONAL BLOOD DONOR MONTH

Posted 01/07/2016

Blood Donor Month
This January, Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s (MCCH) Blood Donor Center recognizes National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the lifesaving contribution of blood and platelet donors.

Click here to learn more about National Blood Donor Month and how you can help!


SURVANT NAMED AS ONLY ONE OF SIX STUDENTS IN THE STATE OF KENTUCKY TO KSRC (KENTUCKY SOCIETY OF RESPIRATORY CARE)

Posted 01/06/2017

Steven SurvantSteven Survant, Respiratory Care Tech (student), Cardiopulmonary at Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH), recently was named as one of only six students in the state of Kentucky designated to serve on the Kentucky Society of Respiratory Care.  

Click here for the full story.


ECHOCARDIOGRAPY AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL EARNS IAC ACCREDITATION

Posted 01/06/2017
Echocardiography at MCCH
The Echocardiography program at Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently earned a three-year accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission. Following a submitted application, studies, policies, and protocols the center was deemed worthy of the honor by showing a commitment to quality patient care and dedication to the advancement of the field of echocardiography, stress testing, and TEE.  Click here to read more.


SASSEEN JOINS ONCOLOGY & HEMATOLOGY OF MURRAY

Posted 01/04/2017

Alison Sasseen, APRN, has joined Oncology and Hematology of Murray, to offer direct patient care.

Sasseen comes to MCCH after serving at various healthcare facilities in the region, including Baptist Health Medical Group Hematology Oncology as a nurse practitioner, Jackson Purchase Medical Center as a nurse practitioner in the Emergency Department and Marshall County Hospital as a registered nurse in the emergency room and intensive care unit.

Click here to learn more.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL WELCOMES DR. JOHN BROADBENT TO MEDICAL STAFF

Posted 01/04/2017

Dr. John BroadbentMurray-Calloway County Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. John Broadbent to the medical staff as a cardiologist.

Click here to read more about Dr. Broadbent.


MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE PARTNERS WITH SPECIFIC WASTE INDUSTRIES TO PROVIDE PUBLIC SHARPS (USED NEEDLES) DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

Posted 01/04/2017

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare (a 501c (3) fundraising arm of Murray-Calloway County Hospital) announces partnership with Specific Waste Industries, a regional medical waste hauler in Western KY., to encourage the safe disposal of sharps.  

Click here to read the full story.


IT’S A GIRL: MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL WELCOMES FIRST BABY OF 2017

Posted 01/03/2017

MCCH First Baby of 2017Corey and Ashlie Creekmur of Cadiz started off 2017 as the proud new parents of their 9 pound, 11 ounce, baby girl, Millie Rayne Creekmur, who was 22 inches long.

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MCCH WELCOMES NEW CASE MANAGER

Posted 12/29/2016

Beth KillionMurray-Calloway County Hospital welcomes Beth Killion, RN, BSN, as its new Director of Case Management.

Killion received a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from University of Tennessee at Martin and is currently working on a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a focus in Healthcare from Bethel University.

Click here to learn more.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL IMPLEMENTS LUNG CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

Posted 12/28/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital is launching an effort to implement lung cancer screenings.

The lung cancer screening program at Murray-Calloway County Hospital offers those with a high risk of developing lung cancer the opportunity to be screened for lung cancer with the latest in 3-dimensional Computed Tomography (CT) imaging. Click here to learn more.


101ST AIR BRIGADE DONATES TOYS TO MCCH

Posted 12/23/2016

Toy Donation
The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade out of Fort Campbell, KY, is expanding their outreach to give back to the community. Representatives from the 101st CAB recently presented Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) with bags of presents for pediatric patients as a part of their recent Toy Drive.  Click here to read more.



MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL WELCOMES DR. GILKEY, FAMILY MEDICINE TO MURRAY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES

Posted 12/22/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital is pleased to welcome Sandra Gilkey, MD, Family Medicine, as a member of the medical staff at the hospital.

Dr. Gilkey graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She continued her education at the University of Louisville, where she received her medical degree. Gilkey completed her family practice residency program at Trover Regional Medical Center in Madisonville, KY.  Click here to learn more about Dr. Gilkey.



CARDIAC REHAB OPENS NEW FACILITY

Posted 12/20/2016
 

MCCH Cardiac Rehab

The Cardiac Rehab Department of Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently opened a new facility. Pictured are current patients, enjoying the new location at 185 West in the Medical Arts Building. The new facility will be celebrated with an open house after the New Year. Click here to learn more.
 


MCCH NOW HAS FOUR EMPLOYEES TRAINED IN LSVT-BIG®

Posted 12/14/2016
LSVT-BIG®

Three employees at Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently earned certification to administer LSVT BIG®. Lee Silverman Voice Treatments (LSVT LOUD® for speech therapists and LSVT BIG® for physical therapists) provide an innovative and clinically-proven method for improving communication and movement in individuals with Parkinson's disease.  Click here to learn more.


GROOMS FAMILY WELCOMES BABY KORRA - THEIR THANKSGIVING BLESSING

Posted 12/13/2016
Grooms family welcomes new baby

Jonathan and Daisy Grooms had a Thanksgiving blessing this year with the birth of their 4th child, Korra Jane. Their story begins differently than many other families, however. Click here to read the full story.



MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPTIAL IMPLEMENTS AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION’S RESUSCITATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (RQI™) PROGRAM TO INCREASE PATIENT SURVIVAL

Posted 12/12/2016

More than 200,000 in-hospital cardiac arrests occur annually and the survival rate from adult in-hospital cardiac arrest is only 25 percent. CPR may seem to be a basic skill for healthcare providers but research has shown that psychomotor skills related to resuscitation can decay within just three to six months – far before the two-year standard when basic and advanced life support skills are currently evaluated. Read more here.



DIABETES TIPS: HOLIDAY STRESS MAKES IT HARDER TO REGULATE BLOOD SUGAR

Posted 12/12/2016

The many stresses of the holiday season can contribute to illness and lowered blood sugar, causing those with diabetes to take special care during December.

Suzanne Seeley, Coordinator of the Nutrition Department at Murray-Calloway County Hospital, says there is a clear link between stress and illness, especially when it comes to people with diabetes. Click here to read the full story.


MURRAY PEDIATRICS LABORATORY SERVICES RECEIVES COLA ACCREDITATION

Posted 12/07/2016

Murray PediatricsA one-day inspection by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation (COLA) resulted in a positive report for Murray Pediatrics laboratory.

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ANNA MAE OWEN RESIDENTIAL HOSPICE HOUSE OFFICIALLY OPEN

Posted 12/07/2016

Anna Mae Owen Hospice House
Murray-Calloway County Hospital held the grand opening of its Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House on Tuesday, November 29. Jerry Penner, CEO and Sherri Boyd, Director of Hospice along with others spoke at the ceremony, and tours of the state-of-the-art facility took place after the ribbon-cutting. Over 300 people attended the ceremony.  Click here for more information.


ANNA MAE OWEN RESIDENTIAL HOSPICE HOUSE GRAND OPENING SET FOR NOVEMBER 29

Posted 11/23/2016

Anna Mae Owen Hospice HouseMurray-Calloway County Hospital will hold the grand opening of its Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House on Tuesday, November 29 at 3 pm. Jerry Penner, CEO and Sherri Boyd, Director of Hospice along with others will speak at the ceremony, and tours of the state-of-the-art facility will be available after the ribbon-cutting. 

Click here for details.


MCCH HOSTS ANNUAL CITY COUNTY MEETING

Posted 11/22/2016


Murray-Calloway County Hospital will hold its annual city/county meeting on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in the Murray Room at the CFSB Center on the campus of Murray State University. The meeting is open to the public.  Click here for details.


CALLOWAY COUNTY CITIZENS INCREASE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY BY OVER 50%

Posted 11/16/2016

Wellness ConsortiumIn October 2016, the Murray-Calloway County Wellness Consortium’s Obesity Workgroup implemented a physical activity challenge called “Get Moving Calloway!” During this challenge, Calloway County citizens were encouraged to get up and get moving. A calendar style recording tool was used to keep up with how much each participant moved.

Read more here.



PELLA DONATES SAFETY GLASSES FOR BECAUSE SHE MATTERS

Posted 11/15/2016

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a donation from the Murray Pella Employee Safety Team towards the Trap and Turkey Shoot fundraiser which supported the Because She Matters campaign for 3D Mammography.

Click here for details.



INSURANCE CENTER OF MURRAY DONATES TO MUSIC & MEMORY

Posted 11/15/2016


Insurance Center of Murray DonatesThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a donation of $1,200 from Brian and Amy Edwards of the Insurance Center of Murray; this is the first donation of a 3 year pledge. This money will be used in the Dr. Jan Weaver Music and Memory Program at Spring Creek Health Care.

Click here to read more.


SPRING CREEK HEALTHCARE CELEBRATES VETERANS DAY

Posted 11/14/2016


Spring Creek Healthcare celebrated its veteran residents with a ceremony in their honor. Families of the veterans and all Spring Creek residents were able to attend. A total of 16 veterans were recognized.


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NOVEMBER IS ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS MONTH

Posted 11/10/2016

Alzheimer’s is a complex neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s. This month, in particular, we want to raise awareness to adults age 65 and older. Beginning at this age the risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia begins increasing, making mental health an important thing to think about.

Click here to learn more.



MCCH SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE SET FOR DECEMBER 6

Posted 11/09/2016

On Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30 p.m., Murray-Calloway County Hospital will hold the 32nd Annual Service of Remembrance at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Murray, KY.

The Service of Remembrance is held every year as a way to remember loved ones who have passed away during the year at Murray-Calloway County Hospital, Spring Creek Health Care, and in Hospice. The service is held at a different location each year throughout Calloway County.  

Click here to read more.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL CELEBRATES RADIOLOGY STAFF DURING NATIONAL RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY WEEK

Posted 11/09/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital is celebrating the important role that diagnostic imaging has had in the field of medicine and the invention of the X-ray during National Radiologic Technology Week, Nov. 6-12.

Diagnostic imaging has greatly improved since the X-ray was first discovered in 1895. According to Heidi Hordyk, Director of Radiology, the invention of the X-ray plays an instrumental role in providing high-quality patient care.

Click here to learn more.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL EARNS “A” GRADE FOR PATIENT SAFETY IN FALL 2016 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE

Posted 11/09/2016

New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S., were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog.  Murray-Calloway County Hospital was one of 844 hospitals to receive an "A" , ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.  

Click here to read more.


HOSPICE HELPS PATIENTS AND FAMILIES FOCUS ON QUALITY OF LIFE

Posted 11/07/2016

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illness.

Click here to read more.




ENDOWMENT RECOGNIZES DONORS

Posted 11/07/2016

Donor Wall UnveiledThe Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare held its 5th annual unveiling of the Donor Wall on Friday, November 4.

“The continued growth of the donor wall is indicative of the support given by the community to the Endowment and the hospital,” said Keith Travis, VP of Development.  Click here to learn more.



MCCH FOOD SERVICES DEPARTMENT INCREASES PATIENT SATISFACTION SCORES

Posted 11/05/2016

mcch food service
Pictured are members of the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Food Services department with Alyssa Bryan, Director, and John Wilson, VP of Human Resources during a celebration for increasing their patient satisfaction scores to the 91st percentile! These ratings are based on patient surveys asking about the courtesy of the staff and quality of food served during their stay.



MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE RAISED $5,500 AT TRAP AND TURKEY SHOOT TO SUPPORT 3D MAMMOGRAPHY

Posted 11/04/2016

Trap and Turkey Shoot
Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s Aiming for Prevention Trap and Turkey Shoot, was held on Saturday, October 15,
at Jackson Purchase Gun Club. The event raised $5,500 for 3-D Mammography.

Click here to read more.



HOPE & GLORY WRITING WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED

Posted 10/20/2016

The Calloway County Endowment for Health Care is hosting a two-session writing workshop at the Calloway County Public Library community meeting room on Thursday, November 3 and Thursday, November 17, from 6:30 to 7:45. Murray writer Constance Alexander will facilitate both sessions, and adults of all experience levels are invited. There is no charge, but participants need to register in advance and be available to attend both sessions.

Click here for more information.


MCCH BOARD OF TRUSTEES TOUR HOSPICE HOUSE

Posted 10/18/2016

MCCH Tours Hospice House
Pictured are members of the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Board of Trustees with CEO, Jerry Penner, and Hospice Director, Sherri Boyd, of Murray-Calloway County Hospital during a recent tour at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House expected to open later this month.

Click here for more information.



KINGINS RETIRES FROM MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL AFTER 38 YEARS OF SERVICE

October 13, 2016
Kingins Retires from MCCH


After
38 years working as a Laboratory Technician for Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH), Jeannie Kingins retired at the end of September.

Click here to read more.




GARRETSON SPEAKS TO BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

Posted 10/13/2016

Garretson speaks to breast cancer support groupDr. Loreta Garretson (third from left), Oncologist and Hematologist at Murray-Calloway County Hospital, recently visited the monthly Breast Cancer Support Group meeting in Murray to speak about the latest treatment options and cancer care in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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WALMART DONATES $1500 TO VIDEO REMOTE MONITORING AT MCCH

Posted 09/27/2016
 Murray Walmart donates

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $1500 donation from the Murray Walmart towards video translation services.

Click here to learn more.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HOSTS ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH LUNCHEON, OFFERS MAMMOGRAM INCENTIVES IN OCTOBER

Posted 09/26/2016

MURRAY, KY – Murray-Calloway County Hospital will host its annual Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center.

Click here for full details.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL PARTNERS WITH FIRST CANDLE/SIDS ALLIANCE TO HELP SAVE INFANT LIVES

Posted 09/21/2016

IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS AMERICA, EXPECTANT MOMS WILL FEEL THEIR BABY’S FIRST KICK; PARENTS WILL LISTEN JOYFULLY TO THEIR NEWBORN’S FIRST CRY; AND FAMILIES WILL CELEBRATE THEIR HEALTHY BABY’S FIRST BIRTHDAY.

Also on this day, 13 babies will die suddenly and unexpectedly (SIDS/SUID)); more than 70 new parents will have listened sadly to their stillborn baby’s silence; and countless lives will be lost to miscarriage and other causes of infant death.  (Click here to read more)


BECAUSE SHE MATTERS CAMPAIGN REACHES $100,000 TOWARDS $500,000 GOAL

Posted 09/16/2016

The Because She Matters campaign continues and has reached a $100,000 milestone following proceeds from the recent Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare golf tournament. Community members are encouraged to join efforts to raise funds to support new breast imaging technology including Tomosynthesis and Molecular breast imaging at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

Click here to read the full story.


ENDOWMENT PRESENTS THE HUGHES BENNETT SMILES FOR A WIG FUND

Posted 09/15/2016

Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare partners with Mrs. Linda Outland of the Merle Norman Cosmetics and Wig Company to present The Hughes Bennett Smiles for A Wig Fund.

Click here to read the full story.




MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE RECEIVES $1,850 FOR NEW 3D DIGITAL BREAST IMAGING TECHNOLOGY

Posted 09/15/2016

Pucketts Jewelry Donates to MCCH EndowmentThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $1,850 donation from Puckett’s Jewelry of Benton to support the Because She Matters campaign.

Click here to learn more.


MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE HOSTS A FALL CONCERT SERIES IN THE PARK FOR BECAUSE SHE MATTERS CAMPAIGN

Posted 09/14/2016

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare is teaming together with the Badgett Playhouse, Keller Williams and Gallimore Electric to present the 2016 Fall Concert Series.

Concerts will be on Tuesday, September 20, September 27, October 4 and October 11. Concerts will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Rotary Amphitheater located in Central Park, Murray, KY. Advance general admission tickets can be purchased for $8, at the door for $10 or with groups of 20 or more at $7 each. Reserved seats and season passes are available by calling The Badgett Playhouse at 888-362-4223.   Click here to learn more


MCCH HOSTS MEET AND GREET FOR RICHARD BLALOCK, II MD

Posted 09/12/2016


Richard Blalock II MD
Pictured are members of the MCCH Board of Trustees with Dr. Richard Blalock, II, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, CEO Jerry Penner, and executive team members of Murray-Calloway County Hospital at a recent meet and greet welcoming Dr. Blalock, II. Orthopaedic Surgeon, Richard Blalock II, has joined Murray Orthopaedics along with Drs. Charette, Compton, Morgan, and Yezerski.

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HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE TRAINING

Posted 09/12/2016

MCCH Volunteers
Murray-Calloway County Hospital Hospice volunteers recently toured the new Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House and received their quarterly training course. Pictured with Sherri Boyd, Hospice Director, front row - bottom left, Charlotte Rhodes, volunteer coordinator, front row- second from right, and current volunteers.  

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SIXTH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC RAISES NEARLY $29,000 FOR THE “BECAUSE SHE MATTERS” CAMPAIGN

Posted 09/08/2016

Nearly 140 golfers and 30 sponsors helped raise approximately $29,000 for the 3D mammography project, Because She Matters, at the sixth annual Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare Golf Classic Friday, September 2, 2016 at the Oaks Country Club.

Click here to read the full story.


NORRIS RETIRES FROM MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL AFTER 21 YEARS OF SERVICE

Posted 09/02/2016

Norris retires from MCCHAfter 21 years working devotedly in Patient Registration for Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH), Dorothy Norris retired on September 2.  

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OFFERS VIDEO REMOTE TRANSLATION SERVICES

Posted 08/29/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently partnered with InDemand Interpreting to provide video remote interpreting (VRI) technology to bridge the communication gap with limited English proficient, Deaf and hard of hearing patients. This system will enable MCCH to improve its language access program and comply with new stricter regulations of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Click here to read the full story.



MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPTIAL PATIENT ACCESS DIRECTOR RECEIVES CERTIFICATION

Posted 08/26/2016

Danyel McCuistonDanyel McCuiston, Patient Access Director, recently received her Healthcare Access Manager Certification (CHAM) by the National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM).  Click here to read the full story.









MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE HOST TRAP AND TURKEY SHOOT TO SUPPORT 3D MAMMOGRAPHY

Posted 08/17/2016


Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s Aiming for Prevention Trap and Turkey Shoot, will be held Saturday, October 15 at Jackson Purchase Gun Club. One hundred percent of the events proceeds go toward the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s 3D mammography project, Because She Matters.

Click here to read the full story.


MCCH EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED AT 38TH ANNUAL SERVICE AWARDS BANQUET

Posted 08/15/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently recognized more than 100 employees at the 38th annual Service Awards Banquet for reaching a milestone in their years of service at both MCCH and at Spring Creek Health Care.

The banquet was mardi gras-themed and held in the Curris Center Ballroom at Murray State University to honor employees reaching a milestone in service. 

Click here to view photos and read the full story.



MCCH RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP TO GO TO OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY’S “ACADEMY FOR EXCELLENCE IN HEALTHCARE”

Posted 08/12/2016

MCCH recently received The Ohio State University’s “Academy for Excellence in Healthcare” scholarship. This competitive healthcare scholarship is worth $36,000 with only one winner.

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DR. STEVEN TREVATHAN JOINS DR. CHRIS STANCZYK AT MURRAY UROLOGY

Posted 08/09/2016

Urologist Dr. Steven Trevathan is joining Dr. Chris Stancyzk of Murray Urology.

Murray Urology will provide care in the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions regarding the bladder, kidneys, prostate and urinary tract.

“Dr. Trevathan’s expertise will be a great addition to Murray Urology,” said Jerry Penner, MCCH CEO.

Click here to read the full story.



IMES FUNERAL HOME MAKES DONATION TO MC ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE’S MUSIC AND MEMORY PROGRAM

Posted 08/02/2016

Imes Funeral Home Donates to Music and Memory

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $500 donation from Matt and Wendy Imes towards the Dr. Jan Weaver Music and Memory program at Spring Creek Health Care.  

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STATE REPRESENTATIVE MAKES DONATION TO MC ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE’S MUSIC AND MEMORY PROGRAM

Posted 08/02/2016

Kenny Imes Donates to Music and MemoryThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $250 donation from State Representative Kenny Imes towards the Dr. Jan Weaver Music and Memory program at Spring Creek Health Care.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL SUPPORTS LOCAL ATHLETICS THROUGH CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINERS, FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS

Posted 07/27/2016

MCCH supports local athleticsMurray-Calloway County Hospital is continuing its support of local athletes as fall sports season begins at local middle and high schools.  With a focus on keeping local athletes healthy and active, the hospital provided more than 450 free sports physicals over the summer. 

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECENTLY HOSTED A MIRACLE MOMENTS MATERNITY SKILLS FAIR

Posted 07/26/2016


MCCH Maternity Skills FairMurray-Calloway County Hospital recently partnered with the Murray Woman’s Clinic and Primary Care Medical Center to host a skills fair for staff members of Labor and Delivery, Post-Partum, and the Nursery.  

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GRANT CELEBRATES THE ARTS & ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

Posted 07/18/2016

The Murray-Calloway County Endowment for Health Care and award-winning writer Constance Alexander are recipients of an Arts Access Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency supported by state tax dollars and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Click here to read the full story.


MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OFFERS FREE SCREENINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS AND EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Posted 07/06/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support groups, educational events and screenings during the month of July. These events are offered free to everyone in our region.

For a complete list of events, click here.


ADAMS MAKE DONATION TO HOSPICE HOUSE

Posted 06/30/2016

Adams Donate to HospiceDennis and Loretta Adams of Hardin, KY, recently raised $734.68 for Hospice. The Murray Star #433 Order of the Eastern Star, together with Loretta Adams, and her husband, Dennis, a worthy patron, organized a pasta dinner held at the Masonic Lodge as a fundraiser to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare in support of the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House nearing completion.  

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ASHER RETIRES FROM MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL AFTER 36 YEARS OF SERVICE

Posted 06/27/2016

Asher Retires from MCCH
When Jill Asher began at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in 1980, she never imagined she would spend the next 36 years working at the same hospital with co-workers who would become like her family.  Click here to read more.


MURRAY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES WELCOMES NEW PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Posted 06/27/16

Kirk Bigley joines MMAMurray Medical Associates (MMA) announces the addition of Physician Assistant Kirk Bigley to their practice. Kirk will work with Dr. Nicholas O’Dell.  

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VISITING MURRAY STATE RURAL HEALTH SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Posted 06/21/2016

MSu Rural Health Scholars

Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently hosted six pre medical and physician assistant students from Murray State University. The students, who are pursuing a job shadowing experience through Murray State’s Rural Health Scholars Program spent time in various departments throughout the hospital including surgery, radiology, and pediatrics.  

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SPRING CREEK HOSTS BALLOON RELEASE

Posted 06/17/2016

Spring Creek Health Care recently held a balloon release in recognition of National Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Residents and staff members released purple and silver balloons in order to raise community awareness.  Click here to read more.

Spring Creek Hosts Balloon Release


JACOB VAUGHAN HIRED BY MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL AS NEW ATHLETIC TRAINER FOR CALLOWAY COUNTY SCHOOLS

Posted 06/16/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital has hired Jacob Vaughan as the new athletic trainer for the Calloway County School District.

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HARPER NAMED DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL AND PEDIATRIC UNIT AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 06/14/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) is proud to recognize Gary Harper, RN, DNP as the new Director of Medical and Pediatric Unit.

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HENSON NAMED DIRECTOR OF PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 06/14/2016


Beth Henson Director of Perioperative Services at MCCHMurray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) names Beth Henson, RN, as the new Director of Perioperative Services.  

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SURGERY DEPARTMENT AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL TIME OUT DAY

Posted 06/08/2016


On June 8, 2016, the surgical staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital will join other hospitals and ambulatory centers across the nation in recognizing the 12th annual Time Out Day. 

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GRACE AND GLORY HEALTH FAIR

Posted 06/08/2016


Grace and Glory Health FairMurray Calloway County Hospital’s Wellness Works participated in the Grace and Glory Health Fair on June 2 at the Calloway County Public Library. The Grace and Glory Health Fair was for local senior citizens wanting to learn more about services offered in the area.

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RETHINK YOUR DRINK CHALLENGE DEEMED SUCCESS

Posted 06/08/2016

Rethink Your DrinkThe "Rethink Your Drink" Challenge was a success," states Susan Burkeen, Murray-Calloway County Wellness Consortium Obesity Workgroup coordinator.  The first campaign for the Wellness Consortium ran from January to March, with many companies and community members participating.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OFFERS FREE SCREENINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS AND EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Posted 06/08/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support groups, educational events and screenings during the month of June. These events are offered free to everyone in our region.

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DOBBINS NAMED MAY EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH FOR MCCH

Posted 06/08/2016


Charidy Dobbins, RN was recently awarded May Employee of the Month at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. She has been a nurse at MCCH for nearly three years and was recognized by her peers as a shining star.

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TALLEY RETIRES AFTER 43 YEARS OF SERVICE AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 06/03/2016


Carla Talley began on April 23, 1973 and after 43 years of service to Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) has decided to retire from Fiscal Services.

Talley began her career with MCCH as an admitting clerk and was promoted to admitting supervisor where she spent over 10 years in these roles. She transferred into her current position as Accounts Payable where she has spent the last 30 + years.

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MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE HOSTS CONCERT SERIES IN THE PARK FOR BECAUSE SHE MATTERS CAMPAIGN

Posted 05/26/2016

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare is teaming together with the Badgett Playhouse, Keller Williams and Gallimore Electric to present the 2016 Concert Series.

Concerts will begin on Tuesday, May 31 and run weekly until the final concert on Tuesday, August 2. Concerts will take place from 7pm – 9 pm at the Rotary Amphitheatre located in Central Park, Murray, KY.  

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MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE’S SIXTH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT SET FOR SEPTEMBER SECOND

Posted 05/26/2016


The sixth annual Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare Golf Classic, Murray’s largest non-profit golf outing with cash prizes, will be held Friday, September 2 at a new location-Oaks County Club.

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EDUCATIONAL CENTER AT MCCH RECEIVES ANONYMOUS DONATION

Posted 05/26/2016

MCCH Educational Center DonationThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $7,500 anonymous donation to update the technology and facilities at the Educational Center of Murray-Calloway County Hospital. This donation went towards new chairs and a 70” television used in training and webinars for educational purposes.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPTIAL RECOGNIZES MAY IS SPEECH AND BETER HEARING MONTH

Posted 05/24/2016

MCCH Speech and Better HearingWith the nationwide launch of the new public awareness campaign “Communication Takes Care” by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Rehabilitation Department wants to create awareness about communication and swallowing disorders and the role Speech Therapy has in identifying and treating those disorders.

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MURRAY PEDIATRICS OF MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL TO HOST OPEN HOUSE AT NEW LOCATION

Posted 05/17/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Murray Pediatrics will host an Open House on Friday, June 3 beginning at 11 a.m. located at 208 East in the Medical Arts Building at 300 South 8th Street in Murray. A ribbon cutting will take place at 11:15 a.m. with the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce.

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MCCH CELEBRATES EMS WEEK

Posted 05/17/2016


Murray-Calloway County Hospital celebrates Emergency Medical Technicians (EMS) Week, May 15-21, 2016.  The theme for this year’s EMS week is Called to Care.

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CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS HOSTING SPRING INTO SUMMER OPEN HOUSE MONDAY JUNE 20TH

Posted 05/16/2016

The Center for Health and Wellness at Murray-Calloway County Hospital is hosting a “Spring into Summer” Open House event Monday, June 20 from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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MURRAY MIDDLE FOURTH GRADE TOURS MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 05/16/2016

Murray Middle School fourth grade students recently visited Murray-Calloway County Hospital to learn more about healthcare in our community. They visited several areas throughout the hospital including the Emergency Department, Radiology, Outpatient Surgery and the Medical Surgical Nursing Floor.

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MCCH GIFT SHOP HOSTS OPEN HOUSE

Posted 05/12/2016

MCCH Gift Shop Hosts Open HouseMurray-Calloway County Hospital opened their gift shop in a new location, in the Medical Arts Building, across from the Medical Arts Pharmacy. Today they hosted an open house that showcased their new store. The Gift Shop has an assortment of baby clothing and items, jewelry, home décor, fresh flowers and more.

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REGIONS BANK DONATES $5,000 TO HOSPICE

Posted 05/12/2016

Regions Bank Donates $5000 to HospiceRegions Bank recently made a $5,000 donation to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare in support of the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House nearing completion.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OFFERS FREE SCREENINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS AND EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Posted 05/11/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support groups, educational events and screenings during the month of May. These events are offered free to everyone in our region.

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MURRAY ELEMENTARY FIRST GRADE TOURS MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 05/09/2016
   
Murray Elementary School first grade students recently visited Murray-Calloway County Hospital to learn more about healthcare in our community.  Click here for the full story and larger view.


SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE CELEBRATES NATIONAL NURSING HOME WEEK

Posted 05/06/2016

Spring Creek Health Care skilled nursing facility will celebrate National Nursing Home Week May 8-14 by hosting a series of events designed to enrich the relationship and contacts between residents, family, staff and the community.
 
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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES NURSES’ LEADERSHIP DURING NATIONAL NURSES WEEK

Posted 05/03/2016

Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America's 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has selected "Culture of Safety – It Starts with YOU" as the theme for 2016.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES NATIONAL HOSPITAL WEEK

Posted 05/02/2016

National Hospital WeekA hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy community. That’s the message organizers are touting with the 2016 National Hospital Week theme “Health Care from the Heart.” 

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MALISSA SUITER RETHINKS HER DRINK

Posted 05/02/2016

Rethink Your Drink ChallengeMurray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) employee, Malissa Suiter, started the Rethink Your Drink Challenge after receiving an email announcing the opportunity and explaining how much sugar she was consuming in sodas and juices throughout the day.  Malissa lost weight which encouraged her to continue to rethink her drink even after the challenge because of the good effects it had on her health.

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BILL AND KATHY KOPPERUD DONATE $1000 TO BECAUSE SHE MATTERS CAMPAIGN FOR TOMOSYNTHESIS

Posted 04/26/2016

Bill and Kathy Kopperud donate to MCCHThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $1,000 donation from Bill and Kathy Kopperud to support the Because She Matters campaign.

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MURRAY CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HONORS VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL BANQUET

Posted 04/20/2016

MCCH Honors VolunteersThe many volunteers of Murray-Calloway County Hospital were recognized and thanked for their nearly 6,400 hours of service to MCCH in 2015 during the annual MCCH Volunteer Banquet Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church.

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MURRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FIRST GRADERS VISIT MCCH

Posted 04/28/2016

   

Members of the Murray Elementary school first grade class recently toured Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Click here for the full story and a larger view.

MCCH OFFERS FREE SCREENINGS AT THE PARKINSON'S DISEASE AWARENESS DAY ON APRIL 30

Posted 04/21/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital is having an event for the public in recognition of Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month in April.

MCCH will be providing screenings specific to Parkinson’s Disease patients to identify treatment needs that will improve function and quality of life in the home and community. Join us for our FREE Health Screening Event and take advantage of the following free screenings: balance tests, adaptive equipment techniques, speech screenings and ask a dietitian.

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MURRAY CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECEIVES K-HEN RECOGNITION

Posted 04/13/2016

Murray Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) was recently recognized by the Kentucky Hospital Engagement Network (K-HEN), a quality improvement program, for its progress toward established clinical benchmarks.

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DRIVERS ADVISED TO USE CAUTION, HAVE PATIENCE WITH ROAD CLOSURES AND DETOURS FOR MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Posted 04/12/2016

The Murray Half Marathon returns to Murray Saturday, April 16, 2016 for the sixth year taking hundreds of runners through the streets of the city and county.  Motorists traveling through the area are advised of several road closures and detours that will be in place during the race. 

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MCCH WELLNESS WORKS TO OFFER FREE SCREENINGS IN APRIL

Posted 04/04/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital's Wellness Works program will be offering free community health screenings in April.

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MCCH HOSTING EVENTS IN APRIL

Posted 04/04/2016

Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of April to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROWS FOR MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Posted 03/25/2016

It takes a village could be the mantra behind the amount of community support and volunteers it takes to host the Murray Half Marathon and 5K which will take place on Saturday, April 16. With this being the 6th annual race, Susan Davis, Endowment Coordinator and Keith Travis, Vice President of Development at Murray-Calloway County Hospital have looked at new ways to increase awareness about the purpose of the race, participants in the race and community involvement.

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EDDIE AND SANDY LINN DONATE TO HOSPICE HOUSE LIBRARY

Posted 03/24/2016

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a donation of $1,116 to pay for a bookcase that will be showcased in the library of the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House by Eddie and Sandy Linn.  

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MCCH CELEBRATES NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY MARCH 30

Posted 03/24/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital invites the community to join in celebrating National Doctors’ Day on Wednesday, March 30. MCCH recognizes more than 65 local physicians representing 28 medical specialties ranging from primary care to surgery. With a wide range of expertise, background and education, these hard-working physicians provide daily health care to the region.

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KALBERER RETIRES AFTER 32 YEARS OF SERVICE AT MCCH

Posted 03/18/2016

After 31 years of service to Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH), Teresa Kalberer retires from the Health Information Department.

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MCCH RECOGNIZES GO BLUE DAY

Posted 03/06/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital recognizes Go Blue Day during Colorectal Cancer Month. During the month of March the goal is to inform men and women aged 50 years and older about the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests.

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MCCH MARCH SUPPORT GROUP DATES

Posted 03/03/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support group meetings during the month of March, which are offered free to everyone in our region.

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MCCH WELLNESS WORKS TO OFFER FREE SCREENINGS IN MARCH

Posted 03/03/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital's Wellness Works program will be offering free community health screenings in March.

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MCCH HOSTING EVENTS IN MARCH

Posted 03/03/2016

Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of March to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER MONTH

Posted 02/26/2016

March is National Colorectal Cancer Month and Murray-Calloway County Hospital is joining in the national effort to educate communities on the importance of colorectal screenings. Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly cancer for both men and women. Yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most of these deaths could be prevented if everyone over the age of 50 was screened for colorectal cancer.

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Posted 02/17/2016

Organizers of the April 16, 2016 Murray Half Marathon are seeking volunteers to help make the sixth annual race a success.

Interested persons may volunteer on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  There are many opportunities to volunteer based on levels of commitment and skill, said Susan Davis, race organizer.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OPENS NEW ONCOLOGY & HEMATOLGY PRACTICE

Posted 02/08/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hosital (MCCH) has opened a new oncology and hematology practice headed by hematologist and oncologist Loreta Garretson MD, along with the resources of chemotherapy and the infusion center.

Located in the Medical Arts Building in Suite 403 East, Oncology & Hematology of Murray offers treatment for a wide array of cancers, as well as benign hematological conditions.

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COTHRAN NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 02/04/2016


Zach Cothran, Technical Support Analyst in the Information Technology Department, has been named the 2015 Employee of the Year at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.


A 17-year employee, Cothran was nominated by his peers and chosen by the MCCH executive team as the Employee of the Month in February 2015.  

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LEADERSHIP MURRAY TOUR

Posted 02/03/2016

Members of the current Leadership Murray class recently toured Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Pictured with Jerry Penner, MCCH CEO, front row first on left, are the members of the current class. 


MCCH CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS FEBRUARY EVENTS

Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support groups, educational events and free screenings during the month of February. These events are offered free to everyone in our region.

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MCCH CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS OPEN HOUSE RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

The public is invited to learn about good wellness habits and receive free screenings during a New Year Open House at the Center for Health and Wellness on February 6 from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

The Wellness Center is kicking off the first community campaign of the Calloway County Wellness Consortium, Rethink Your Drink, with free giveaways, a free 10-minute chair massage and free health screenings:  body mass index, waist circumference and hemoglobin A1C blood draw (3 month average blood sugar, no fasting required).

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NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE AT THE CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESCHEDULED

The New Year Open House at the Center for Health & Wellness has cancelled Saturday’s event due to the foreseen weather forecast.

The event has been re-scheduled for Saturday, February 6 – please contact the Center for Health & Wellness at 270-762-1348 for additional information!



LYONS RECEIVES DOCTORATE IN NURSING

Vanessa Lyons, PhD, RN, CNOR, Perioperative Staff Development and Technology Coordinator at Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH), recently completed her doctoral degree in nursing from the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.  Lyons completed 5 years of additional training allowing her to further her education and career.

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2016 MURRAY HALF MARATHON POSTER DESIGN CONTEST

This is the first annual Dr. and Mrs. David Eldredge Poster Design Contest, we are calling all artists.  Win $500 and be the official 2016 MHM poster winner.  Artwork selected will be based not only on skill, but the piece that best represents the race and the Anna Mae Owen Residential hospice house.  We will have one judge from the Murray Art Guild and the others will be selected from our donors.

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LEARN SAFE DRIVING WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE

An AARP Safe Driving Class will be held Wednesday, February 3 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness.

Learn proven safety strategies to maintain confidence behind the wheel.  Seniors 50+ who take the class are eligible for a discount on their auto insurance premium for up to 3 years. Kentucky insurances must offer a discount to all who complete the class.

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MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE RECEIVES $1,000 FOR NEW 3D DIGITAL BREAST IMAGING TECHNOLOGY

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $1,000 donation from Burton and Cathy Young to support the Because She Matters campaign.

The Because She Matters campaign has been launched to raise money for Tomosynthesis (3-D mammography) and Molecular breast imaging that will detect ....  

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PINNACLE, INC CONTINUES AS TITLE SPONSOR OF 2016 MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Pinnacle, Inc., a general contracting firm that provides complete construction services for commercial, industrial and institutional projects, has continued their support of the Murray Half Marathon as the Title Sponsor of the 2016 race.

Located in Benton, Ky., Pinnacle was incorporated in 1995 and serves all of western Kentucky and northwest Tennessee.  They have completed a wide variety of projects for several different owners, both .....

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REVENUE RECOVERY CORPORATION ANNOUNCED AS GOLD SPONSOR OF 2016 MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Revenue Recovery Corporation, a Knoxville-based collections and receivables management company, has signed on as the Gold Sponsor of the 2016 Murray Half Marathon.

Revenue Recovery Corporation began in 1933 and in 2000 adopted its current name.  The staff offer third-party collection, outsourcing and information technology services, as well as legal, insurance and skiptracing services.

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MCCONNELL INSURANCE CONTINUES AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF 2016 MURRAY HALF MARATHON

McConnel Insurance Agency, a life and health insurance provider, has kept their support of the Murray Half Marathon as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 race.

With offices in Murray and Paducah, McConnell Insurance Agency was founded in 1965 by Jerry McConnell with the goal of providing prompt, quality service.  The agency serves Kentucky and Tennessee with agents throughout the state and ....

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MCCH CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS HOSTING OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

The public is invited to learn about good wellness habits and receive free health screenings during a New Year Open House at the Center for Health and Wellness on Saturday, January 23 from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

The Wellness Center is kicking off the first community campaign of the Calloway County Wellness Consortium, Rethink Your Drink, with free giveaways, a free .......

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