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  • MCCH BARIATRIC PATIENTS SHARE THEIR SUCCESS ON HOW THEY LOST A TOTAL OF 470 LBS

    Posted: 5/20/2019
    Posted 05/20/2019

    Murray Bariatric Solutions
    Obesity Statistics in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) say that 69% of the adult American population is either overweight or obese, and over 35% is obese, which means approximately 79 million people. In addition, one in every 20 adults are considered extremely obese.  Click here to read more.



  • BOGARD NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 5/15/2019
    05/15/2019


    BOGARD NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Beau Bogard as the April 2019 Employee of the Month. Bogard is a Plant Operations Senior Operator in the Plant Operations department. He has been with MCCH for four and one half years.  Click here for more.



  • SIRLOIN STOCKADE HOSTS REBATE DAY TO SUPPORT THE ANNA MAE OWEN RESIDENTIAL HOSPICE HOUSE

    Posted: 5/13/2019
    Posted 05/13/2019

    SIRLOIN STOCKADE HOSTS REBATE DAY TO SUPPORT THE ANNA MAE OWEN RESIDENTIAL HOSPICE HOUSE

    Sirloin Stockade recently hosted at rebate day and contributed $233.60 to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House. Sirloin Stockade has been a Foundation supporter since 2013 and have contributed to various projects and events to support the hospice house including the Murray Half Marathon and the annual Golf Tournament hosted by the Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.



  • HOW BARIATRIC SURGERY CHANGED THE FUTURE FOR THIS PRINCETON NURSE PRACTITIONER

    Posted: 5/10/2019
    Posted 05/10/2019

    HOW BARIATRIC SURGERY CHANGED THE FUTURE FOR THIS PRINCETON NURSE PRACTITIONER

    April 9, 2018, was a date to remember for Beth Scheidler of Princeton. It marked her one-year anniversary to a day that changed her life, her family’s life, and her future.  Click here to read more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HOSTING EVENTS IN MAY

    Posted: 5/9/2019
    Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of May to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OFFERS INTOUCH TECHNOLOGY IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

    Posted: 5/9/2019


    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OFFERS INTOUCH TECHNOLOGY IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Emergency Department has integrated a new piece of technology called InTouch Health used to care for potential stroke patients. The equipment is an arm of telemedicine that connects with neuro specialists who are able to do a rapid assessment via the screen to determine the next level of care for potential stroke patients.  



  • NANCE NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 5/9/2019


    NANCE NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Becky Nance as the March 2019 Employee of the Month. Nance is a Nurse Assistance in the Inpatient Rehabilitation department at MCCH. She has been with MCCH for eight and a half years.  



  • APRIL RECOGNIZED AS OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY MONTH

    Posted: 5/9/2019
    Posted 04/29/2019


    Occupational therapy is the only profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities (occupations). Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent - or live better with - injury, illness, or disability.

    Click here to learn more.



  • SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE REHAB PROGRAM HELPING MURRAY WOMAN

    Posted: 5/9/2019


    A retired nurse from Murray-Calloway County Hospital, Ms. Dorothy Higginbotham had a personal connection with how a patient should receive care. 



  • MURRAY PEDIATRICS TO OFFER EXTENDED HOURS FOR SPORTS PHYSICALS

    Posted: 5/9/2019
    Posted 04/22/2019

    Murray Pediatrics will be offering Sports Physicals to all middle school and high school athletes at both Murray Independent and Calloway County Schools. The process will be a little different than in past so that we can ensure that each student athlete receives a full physical provided by a Pediatrician, Family Medicine, or Internal Medicine provider.

    Please click here for details.



  • RICHARDSON NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 5/9/2019
    Posted 04/16/2019

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

    Donna Richardson, HR Benefits Coordinator, has been named the 2018 Employee of the Year at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.  Click here to read more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HOSTS ADVANCED IMAGING GRAND OPENING

    Posted: 5/9/2019
    Posted 04/10/2019

    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HOSTS ADVANCED IMAGING GRAND OPENING

    Beginning in March, Murray-Calloway County Hospital began offering Low Dose Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams from Hologic, a global leader in breast cancer detection.

    On Thursday, April 25th at 3 pm, a Grand Opening of the Advanced Imaging area will be held in the South Tower Radiology Department. Community members are invited to attend and tour the new area.



  • FACES OF WELLNESS – KASEY CASTILLO

    Posted: 5/9/2019
    Posted 04/09/2019

    FACES OF WELLNESS – KASEY CASTILLO

    In 2017, Kasey Castillo came to a point in her life when she was almost completely walker dependent. As the mother of a child with autism, her focus was to take care of her son and she had little motivation to care for herself. She hit her highest weight of 326 lbs. and knew it was time to make big changes for herself.  Click here to read more.



  • SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER HONORS GILLARD POPEYE ROSS

    Posted: 5/9/2019
    Posted 04/02/2019

    SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER HONORS GILLARD POPEYE ROSS

    Throughout Spring Creek Health Care the name “Popeye” is well known. He is a man many have admired for years. From the employees to the residents, everyone loves Popeye’s positive outlook and smiling face.  Click here to read more.



  • WEAVER FAMILY DONATES TO ENDURING HOPE CAMPAIGN IN HONOR OF THE LATE DICK AND JAN WEAVER

    Posted: 5/9/2019
    Posted 05/09/2019

    WEAVER FAMILY DONATES TO ENDURING HOPE CAMPAIGN IN HONOR OF THE LATE DICK AND JAN WEAVER

    The Trust Fund of the late Drs. Dick and Jan Weaver will support a total donation of $75,000 to the Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in support of the Enduring Hope Campaign for the building of a new Regional Cancer Center.  Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES NURSES’ LEADERSHIP DURING NATIONAL NURSES WEEK

    Posted: 5/8/2019
    Posted 05/08/2019

    Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America's 4 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 "4 million Reasons to Celebrate" as the theme for 2019. The ANA supports and encourages National Nurses Week recognition programs through the state and district nurses associations, other specialty nursing organizations, educational facilities, and independent health care companies and institutions.  Click here for more information.



  • EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NAMED MCCH DEPARTMENT OF THE QUARTER

    Posted: 5/7/2019
    Posted 05/07/2019


    EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NAMED MCCH DEPARTMENT OF THE QUARTER
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named the Emergency Department as the Department of the Quarter. The designation was selected by the MCCH Administrative team based on patient satisfaction scores, departmental improvements and teamwork.  



  • MCCH RECOGNIZES ONCOLOGY NURSES MONTH IN MAY

    Posted: 5/7/2019
    Posted 05/07/2019

    MCCH RECOGNIZES ONCOLOGY NURSES MONTH IN MAY

    May is Oncology Nursing Month. May is a special month for nurses nationwide! In addition to the celebration of National Nurses Week from May 6 to 12, the entire month of May is dedicated to celebrating the contributions of oncology (cancer) nurses.  Click here to read more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HONORS VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL BANQUET

    Posted: 5/6/2019
    Posted 05/06/2019

    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HONORS VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL BANQUET
    The many volunteers of Murray-Calloway County Hospital were recognized and thanked for their 8,303 hours of service to MCCH in 2018 during the annual MCCH Volunteer Banquet Wednesday, April 12, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church.  Please click here to read more.



  • JAN AND KAY DALTON DONATE $15,000 TOWARDS CONFERENCE ROOM

    Posted: 4/22/2019


    JAN AND KAY DALTON DONATE $15,000 TOWARDS CONFERENCE ROOM
    Jan and Kay Dalton recently made a major gift in contribution to the building of a new conference room which is named in their honor. The conference room is utilized by staff and offered to community groups for their use.  



  • THE COKER GROUP DONATES TREADMILL FOR USE IN ACUTE INPATIENT REHAB

    Posted: 4/22/2019


    THE COKER GROUP DONATES TREADMILL FOR USE IN ACUTE INPATIENT REHAB
    The Coker Group recently donated close to $3,600 for a LiteGait treadmill that will be used in the Acute Inpatient Rehab Unit at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. The LiteGait treadmill is a full body weight support system that enables treatment of patients with impairment balance, and more specifically for stroke patients. 



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL TOUR LEADERSHIP TOMORROW STUDENTS

    Posted: 4/22/2019


    Murray-Calloway County Hospital Tour Leadership Tomorrow Students

    Members of the current Leadership Tomorrow group include juniors and seniors from both Murray High School and Calloway County High School who recently hosted their Health Day with a complete tour of Murray-Calloway County Hospital including Radiology, Lab, ER, Surgery, and the nursing floors while also listening to leadership share the vision of the hospital.  



  • MCCH HOSTS CARDIOPULMONARY LUNCH & LEARN FOR EMPLOYEES

    Posted: 4/22/2019
    Posted 03/18/2019

    MCCH HOSTS CARDIOPULMONARY LUNCH & LEARN FOR EMPLOYEES

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Cardiopulmonary Department recently hosted an educational lunch and learn with guest speaker Jessica Gargus, APRN, from The Heart Group. Licensed and non-licensed clinical staff received education on Hospital Care for the Heart Failure Patient. This was the first of a series of educational sessions focused on MCCH’s commitment to continued staff training and education to better serve our community.



  • LUCAS NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 4/22/2019
    Posted 03/14/2019

    LUCAS NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Itzel Lucas as the February 2019 Employee of the Month. Lucas is a Receptionist at the Center for Health & Wellness. She has been with MCCH for 4 months.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL CELEBRATES PULMONARY REHABILITATION WEEK

    Posted: 4/22/2019
    Posted 03/13/2019

    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL CELEBRATES PULMONARY REHABILITATION WEEK

    Join Murray Calloway County Hospital during AACVPR National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, March 10-16, to celebrate the benefits pulmonary rehabilitation can provide for patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and spread the word about available treatment options.  Click here for details.



  • EVANS AND FUTRELL HONORED WITH DR. WILLIAM MASON LEADERSHIP AWARD AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 4/22/2019
    Posted 03/12/2019

    EVANS AND FUTRELL HONORED WITH DR. WILLIAM MASON LEADERSHIP AWARD AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently honored Kim Evans, Director of Employed Physician Practices, and Don Futrell, Director of Corporate Compliance, with the inaugural Dr William Mason Leadership Award. Nominees of the award were submitted by other managers and directors and chosen by Administration.  Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL IS FIRST HOSPITAL IN KENTUCKY TO OFFER AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION’S RESUSCITATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

    Posted: 4/22/2019
    Posted 03/11/2019

    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL IS FIRST HOSPITAL IN KENTUCKY TO OFFER AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION’S RESUSCITATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital has utilized the American Heart Association’s (Association) Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI®) program for the past 2 years, replacing the past practice of conducting resuscitation training in the classroom.  Click here to read more.



  • KEY AUTO PARTS AND THE ATC DONATE CAR SIMULATOR TO ACUTE INPATIENT REHAB UNIT AT MCCH

    Posted: 3/14/2019


    KEY AUTO PARTS AND THE ATC DONATE CAR SIMULATOR TO ACUTE INPATIENT REHAB UNIT AT MCCH

    Key Auto Parts together with the Murray Independent & Calloway County Schools Area Technology Center (ATC) worked together over a year’s time to create a car simulator to assist in therapy treatment for patients in the Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit of Murray-Calloway County Hospital.  



  • MCCH EMPLOYEES GO BLUE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    Posted: 3/14/2019


    MCCH EMPLOYEES GO BLUE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH


    Employees raised awareness at Murray-Calloway County Hospital by wearing blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month GO BLUE day on March 1.  



  • MCCH RECOGNIZES AMERICAN HEART MONTH

    Posted: 3/14/2019
    Posted 03/01/2019

    MCCH Recognizes American Heart Month


    Over 100 employees and community members participated in Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Go Red free health screening and heart health education event.  View more photos by clicking here.



  • LOCAL BLOOD DONOR CRAIG SUITER REACHES 10 GALLONS

    Posted: 3/14/2019
    Posted 02/28/2019

    LOCAL BLOOD DONOR CRAIG SUITER REACHES 10 GALLONS
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Blood Donor Center recognizes Craig Suiter of Murray for being a 10 Gallon Donor. Craig says their coordinator at church, Melissa Easley, got him interested in donating blood and he has been giving since 2004 around 6 times a year.

    Click here to read more.



  • PELLA ROLLSCREEN FOUNDATION MAKES A $15,000 DONATION TOWARDS THE ENDURING HOPE CAMPAIGN IN SUPPORT OF A NEW REGIONAL CANCER CENTER AT MCCH

    Posted: 3/14/2019
    Posted 02/26/2019

    Pella Foundation Makes $15k Donation Towards Enduring Hope Campaign

    Pella Rollscreen Foundation recently made a $15,000 donation in contribution to the Enduring Hope campaign to be used for the new Regional Cancer Center project. Their Foundation also provided a similar grant to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House of $10,000. Click here to read more.



  • HOUSTON NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 3/1/2019


    HOUSTON NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Shelly Houston as the January 2019 Employee of the Month. Houston is a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department. She has been with MCCH for 30 years.



  • MURRAY AFFILIATE OF NAMI PARTICIPATES IN ADVOCACY DAY AT THE CAPITOL

    Posted: 3/1/2019


    MURRAY AFFILIATE OF NAMI PARTICIPATES IN ADVOCACY DAY AT THE CAPITOL

    Members from the Murray Affiliate of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) recently participated in the NAMI/KY Advocacy Day at the Capital in Frankfort. Topics discussed with legislators were safe and affordable housing for the mentally ill, criminal justice reform and passage of House Bill 1 that would provide mental health professionals in Kentucky schools.  



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL MOVES MAMMOGRAPHY AREA TO NEWLY RENOVATED LOCATION IN THE SOUTH TOWER

    Posted: 3/1/2019



    Beginning on February 27th, Murray-Calloway County Hospital will see their first mammography patient in the newly renovated area located in the Radiology Department of the South Tower.




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

    Posted: 2/26/2019


    MCCH Go Red Event

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital encourages you to GO RED with us in recognition of American Heart Month in February.  



  • ALZHEIMER SUPPORT GROUP TO BEGIN MEETING IN MARSHALL COUNTY

    Posted: 2/26/2019

    Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disease which attacks the brain. It is the most common form of dementia and its causes are unknown. More than 2 million Americans are diagnosed with the disease.

    The Alzheimer’s Association recently announced its plans to host a monthly support group in Benton for family members and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s or another dementia related disease. The support group will meet on the first Wednesday of each month, at the Marshall County Public Library in Benton.  for details.  



  • PASCHALL NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 2/26/2019


    PASCHALL NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Michelle Paschall as the December 2018 Employee of the Month. Paschall is a Social Worker in the Utilization Review and Case Management department. She has been with MCCH for five years.  



  • MCCH RECOGNIZES MURRAY ANESTHESIA GROUP DURING NATIONAL CRNA WEEK

    Posted: 2/26/2019



    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recognized National CRNA Week by honoring the Murray Anesthesia Group with a luncheon to say “thank you” for working together as a team with the physicians and staff, and for the care they provide to the patients we serve.  



  • MCCH WELCOMES NEW CHAPLAIN JOHN CAREY, M.DIV, MS. MAJOR, USA (RET.)

    Posted: 2/5/2019


    MCCH Welcomes Chaplain John Carey

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital is proud to welcomes John Carey, M.DIV, MS. MAJOR, USA (RET.) as the newest Staff Chaplain joining Kerry Lambert.



  • DR. MATTHEW PRICE JOINS WOMEN’S HEALTH OF MURRAY

    Posted: 2/5/2019



    Dr. Matt Price

    Women’s Health of Murray at Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) is proud to welcome Matthew Price, MD, as the newest OB/GYN joining Dr. Dawn N. Deeter, Anita Ross, CNM, MSN, and Nurse Practitioners Sherry Freeman and Lauren Easterwood. 



  • HERITAGE BANK DONATES TO THE FOUNDATION AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 2/5/2019


    HERITAGE BANK DONATES TO THE FOUNDATION AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Heritage Bank recently donated $1,000 to the Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital (previously the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare). They have been a supporter since 2010. The Enduring Hope campaign has been launched to raise money for a new $12 million Regional Cancer Center which will bring the oncologists, social workers, pharmacy, and infusion area under one roof.  Click



  • UNDERWOOD RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 17 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Posted: 2/5/2019


    UNDERWOOD RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 17 YEARS OF SERVICE

    After 17 years of service at MCCH, Janis Underwood, RN, retired from the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House. Janis was recently recognized by her co-workers during a retirement celebration.



  • STEGER NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 2/5/2019


    Brooke Steger MCCH Employee of the Month

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Brooke Steger as the December 2018 Employee of the Month. Steger is an Emergency Technician in the Emergency Department. She has been employed at MCCH for seven months.



  • IT’S A GIRL: MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL WELCOMES FIRST BABY OF 2019

    Posted: 2/5/2019


    MCCH First Baby of 2019
    Brandon and Maria Dunphy of Murray started off 2019 as the proud new parents of their 8 pound, 2 ounce, baby girl, Kairi Elizabeth who was 21 inches long. The expected due date wasn’t until January 3 however, following mom’s checkup and the ultrasound of baby Kairi, Maria was induced due to the expected weight of the baby.  Click here for more on this story.



  • CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS OFFERS “NEW YEAR - NEW YOU” WITH UPGRADED WELLNESS PORTAL

    Posted: 2/5/2019



    The Center for Health and Wellness at Murray-Calloway County Hospital is offering a New Year New You promotion for any community members interested in joining with no contract and a minimal joining fee.

    Click here to learn more.



  • THE FOUNDATION AT MCCH ANNOUNCES DONNA HERNDON AS ENDURING HOPE CAMPAIGN CHAIR

    Posted: 1/3/2019



    donna herndon as enduring hope campaign chair

    The Foundation at Murray-Calloway County has launched a new name (previously Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare) and a new campaign called “Enduring Hope,” this campaign will raise funds for a new regional cancer center on the campus of Murray-Calloway County Hospital.  



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S BUSINESS OFFICE RAISE $5,000 FOR FAMILIES

    Posted: 1/3/2019


    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S BUSINESS OFFICE RAISE  $5,000 FOR FAMILIES

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Business Office recently held a bake sale and basket raffle to help families during the holiday season. This year the department raised $5,000.  



  • NATIONAL STUDY: MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL IS FIVE-STAR RECIPIENT FOR TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT FOR THE 17TH YEAR IN A ROW (2003-2019)

    Posted: 1/3/2019



    Murray-Calloway County Hospital is 5-star rated for Total Knee Replacement outcomes according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. 



  • MCCH HOSTS ANNUAL CITY COUNTY MEETING

    Posted: 1/3/2019


    Murray-Calloway County Hospital will hold its annual city/county meeting on Thursday, November 15, 2018 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.



  • MCCH SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE SET FOR DECEMBER 4

    Posted: 1/3/2019


    On Tuesday, December 4, at 6:30 p.m., Murray-Calloway County Hospital will hold the 34th Annual Service of Remembrance at First Baptist 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 learn more.



  • MCCH HOSTS MSU HEALTH FAIR FOR FACULTY & STAFF

    Posted: 1/3/2019


    MCCH Health Fair
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Health Promotions recently hosted a health fair for all MSU faculty and staff. Free screenings offered included osteoporosis heel scans, glucose and cholesterol, pulmonary function, waist circumference, flu shots, and additional educational material to support our community.

    Click here to read more.



  • SEVENTH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC RAISES NEARLY $21,000 FOR THE “ENDURING HOPE” CAMPAIGN

    Posted: 1/3/2019


    MCCH Golf Classic

    Nearly 100 golfers and several sponsors helped raise approximately $26,500 for the Enduring Hope Campaign, at the seventh annual Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare Golf Classic Friday, September 28, 2018 at Miller Golf Course.  Click here to read more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S WOMEN’S HEALTH FAIR AND LUNCHEON A SUCCESS

    Posted: 1/3/2019


    murray-calloway
county hospital’s women’s health fair

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Women’s Health of Murray recently held a Women’s Health Fair & luncheon honoring women and giving special recognition to Breast Cancer survivors.



  • DAUGHTERS OF DORCA MAKE PILLOWS FOR CHEMO PATIENTS

    Posted: 12/4/2018


    DAUGHTERS OF DORCA MAKE PILLOWS FOR CHEMO PATIENTS
    Daughters of Dorca made and donated pillows to the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Regional Cancer Center for patients receiving chemotherapy treatment. Daughters of Dorca is a program that trains young girls, age three and up in areas of service. The pillows were delivered to the Regional Cancer Center to be distributed to cancer patients in the region.



  • THORNE RECOGNIZED FOR 40 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Posted: 12/4/2018



    Carolyn Thorne, Registered Nurse, Regulatory Coordinator, recently reached her 40 year service mark at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.





  • LOCAL WOMAN DONATES HYGIENE KITS FOR CANCER PATIENTS

    Posted: 12/4/2018


    LOCAL WOMAN DONATES HYGIENE KITS FOR CANCER PATIENTS
    Sherry Tolley, of Murray recently collected hygiene kits for donation to Oncology and Hematology of Murray. Tolley used social media to encourage friends across the country to purchase hygiene kits for donation to local cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.  



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES NOVEMBER AS NATIONAL HOSPICE MONTH

    Posted: 12/4/2018


    National Hospice and Palliative Care Month is celebrated every November across the nation and Murray-Calloway County Hospital is helping support awareness. This year’s theme, “My Hospice. A Program that Works. A Benefit that Matters,” builds on the success of hospice care in the U.S. and highlights the value it brings to individuals, families, and the overall healthcare delivery system.

    Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOMWENT FOR HEALTHCARE HONORS FOUNDING DONORS AT LUNCHEON

    Posted: 12/4/2018


    MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOMWENT FOR HEALTHCARE HONORS FOUNDING DONORS AT LUNCHEON
    The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare has been serving the community since 2008. The Endowment was formed to improve the quality, access and affordability of healthcare in our region. A luncheon was recently held to honor our longest donors and employees at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.  Click here to learn more.



  • CENTER FOR HEALTH & WELLNESS RECOGNIZES NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH IN NOVEMBER

    Posted: 12/4/2018


    CENTER FOR HEALTH & WELLNESS RECOGNIZES NATIONAL DIABETES MONTH IN NOVEMBER

    During National Diabetes month, The Center for Health and Health and Wellness of Murray Hospital is promoting awareness of diabetes with screenings and an open house.  
    Click here to read more.



  • HOWARD NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 12/4/2018

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Amber Howard, Food Services Cook at Spring Creek Healthcare as the September Employee of the Month. She has worked at Spring Creek Health Care for 5 years.







  • FESTUS CHEMAOI OF CLARKSVILLE, TN, WINS EIGHTH ANNUAL MURRAY HALF MARATHON IN ANNUAL EVENT

    Posted: 11/6/2018


    FESTUS CHEMAOI OF CLARKSVILLE, TNOver 600 runners were registered to hit the streets of Murray for the eighth annual Murray Half Marathon Saturday, October 20.

    The top finisher in the half marathon was Festus Chemaoi from Murfreesboro, TN, who finished in 1:15:09. 




  • LEARN SAFE DRIVING WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSES

    Posted: 11/6/2018


    LEARN SAFE DRIVING WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSES

    AARP Driver Safety Course will be held Wednesday, November 7th, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness.  



  • RICHARDSON NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 11/6/2018


    RICHARDSON NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Donna Richardson, HR Business Partner as the August Employee of the Month. She has worked in the Human Resource Department at MCCH for 13 years.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HOSTS FREE WOMEN’S HEALTH FAIR AND LUNCHEON DURING NATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    Posted: 11/6/2018


    Womens Health Fair Luncheon at MCCH

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Women’s Health of Murray will host a Women’s Health Fair & luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 11 am – 1 pm in the Murray Room at the CFSB Center.  



  • THE MURRAY BANK MURRAY HALF MARATHON SET FOR SATURDAY

    Posted: 11/6/2018



    This year marks the eighth annual Murray Half Marathon, which is organized by the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and sponsored by The Murray Bank. The 5k is sponsored by McConnell Insurance Agency. Proceeds from the race support the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House. The facility offers end-of-life care in a home-like setting to area residents in partnership with MCCH’s existing Hospice unit.  



  • MIDWIFE SERVICES NOW OFFERED AT WOMEN’S HEALTH OF MURRAY

    Posted: 11/6/2018



    MIDWIFE SERVICES NOW OFFERED AT WOMEN’S HEALTH OF MURRAYWomen’s Health of Murray at Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) is proud to welcome Anita Ross, CNM, MSN, as the newest midwife joining Dr. Dawn N. Deeter and Nurse Practitioners Sherry Freeman and Lauren Easterwood.




  • BROWN RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 27 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Posted: 11/6/2018


    BROWN RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 27 YEARS OF SERVICE
    After 27 years of service at MCCH, Keith Brown, Pharmacist, retired from the Pharmacy Department at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.  



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

    Posted: 11/6/2018



    Murray Half MarathonThe Murray Bank Murray Half Marathon that was postponed in April due to weather has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018, for the seventh year, taking hundreds of runners through the streets of the city and county. 



  • MSU SORORITY KAPPA DELTA DONATES BLANKETS TO CANCER PATIENTS AT MCCH

    Posted: 11/6/2018



    MSU Sorority Kappa Delta Donates Blankets to Cancer Patients at MCCH
    The Murray State University sorority Kappa Delta donated homemade blankets to be given to cancer patients currently undergoing treatment who are patients of the Oncology and Hematology practice at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.



  • WKRECC DONATES TO MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE

    Posted: 10/9/2018


    WKRECC DONATES TO MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE
    West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (WKRECC) recently donated $2,000 to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare towards the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House.  



  • MCCH BLOOD BANK & LAB RECEIVE POSITIVE REPORT FROM OIG

    Posted: 10/9/2018


    Murray-Calloway County Hospital Lab & Blood Donor Center Receive No Deficiencies
    The Laboratory Department and Blood Donor Center at Murray-Calloway County Hospital was given a stellar “no deficiencies” rating by the Office of Inspector General after a recent visit.




  • OVERBY RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 25 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Posted: 10/9/2018

    OVERBY RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 25 YEARS OF SERVICE



    After 25 years of service in various roles affiliated with MCCH and the last 10 years of those being spent with Murray Pulmonology, Joan Overby announces her retirement.





  • FERGUSON NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 10/9/2018


    FERGUSON NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Paula Ferguson as the July Employee of the Month.  



  • MCCH HOLDS RETIREMENT CELEBRATION FOR DR. GENE COOK AND DR. THOMAS GREEN

    Posted: 9/28/2018



    MCCH HOLDS RETIREMENT CELEBRATION FOR DR. GENE COOK AND DR. THOMAS GREEN
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently held a retirement celebration for Dr. Gene Cook and Dr. Thomas Green.  



  • DR. CLEGG AUSTIN HONORED BY U OF L PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY GROUP

    Posted: 9/28/2018



    DR. CLEGG AUSTIN HONORED BY U OF L PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY GROUP

    Physicians and staff from U of L Pediatric Cardiology group gathered to honor Dr. Clegg Austin for his 57 years of service to the community.  



  • MCCH SPONSORS ALS WALK

    Posted: 9/20/2018


    MCCH sponsors ALS Walk
    Employees of Murray-Calloway County Hospital and their friends and family participated in the recent ALS Walk. MCCH focuses on supporting community health initiatives and was proud to be a $1,500 sponsor of the event hosted by the ALS Association in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OPENS WOMEN’S HEALTH OF MURRAY FOR OB/GYN SERVICES

    Posted: 9/20/2018

    Women's Health of Murray


    Murray-Calloway County Hospital knows the importance of continuing to provide OB-GYN services to the surrounding communities. On Wednesday, September 5, Women’s Health of Murray officially opened in Suite 203 East of the Medical Arts Building. Dr. Dawn N. Deeter will lead the new specialty clinic.  



  • DALTONS PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLE LEASE

    Posted: 9/20/2018
    Posted 09/06/2018

    DALTONS PROVIDE FUNDING FOR EMERGENCY VEHICLE LEASE

    Jan and Kay Dalton of Marshall County recently made a generous donation to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare, to fund the lease for a truck to be used by the Muray-Calloway County Hospital Emergency Medical Services team.  Click here for more information.



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE ASSISTS IN C.A.R.T. PRODUCTION

    Posted: 9/20/2018
    Posted 09/05/2018

    MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE ASSISTS IN C.A.R.T. PRODUCTION
    The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare, along with Rotary Club of Murray and Murray Calloway County Area Technology Center are providing a necessary service to our community through C.A.R.T. production.  Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL CEO FINISHES TERM AS KENTUCKY HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    Posted: 9/14/2018


    Jerry Penner, CEO

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Jerry Penner, CEO, FACHE, finishes his term during the 2017-2018 year serving the Kentucky Hospital Association as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. The changing of the guard recently took place and he will continue to fulfill his duties for the next year as past chair.  



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE’S EIGHTH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT SET FOR SEPTEMBER 28TH

    Posted: 9/14/2018








    The eighth annual Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare Golf Classic, Murray’s largest non-profit golf outing with cash prizes, will be held Friday, September 28 at the Miller Memorial Golf Course.

     



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE LAUNCHES ENDURING HOPE CAMPAIGN FOR NEW CANCER CENTER

    Posted: 9/14/2018
    Posted 08/27/2018


    The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare has launched a new campaign called “Enduring Hope,” this campaign will raise funds for a new regional cancer center on the campus of Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

    Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY OPHTHALMOLOGY WELCOMES MALLORY HARRIS, OD

    Posted: 9/14/2018
    Posted 08/17/2018

    Murray Ophthalmology Welcomes Mallory Harris, OD

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently welcomed Mallory Harris, OD, to Murray Ophthalmology at a meet and greet luncheon. Harris is pictured with Dr. David Bryson.



  • MCCH EDUCATES COMMUNITY ABOUT SEPSIS AWARENESS MONTH IN SEPTEMBER

    Posted: 9/14/2018
    Posted 08/20/2018

    MCCH EDUCATES COMMUNITY ABOUT SEPSIS AWARENESS MONTH IN SEPTEMBER
    September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) want to stress the importance of detecting this life-threatening condition early and taking preventative measures.  Click here for more information.



  • WALLACE RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 18 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Posted: 9/14/2018
    Posted 08/24/2018
    WALLACE RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 18 YEARS OF SERVICE



    After 38 years of service at MCCH, Janice Wallace retired from the Outpatient Surgery Department at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Janice began her career at MCCH, in Surgery on July 14, 1980 and was recently recognized by her family and co-workers during a retirement celebration.  Click here for more.



  • DR. CLEGG AND MRS. FAYE AUSTIN RETIRE AFTER 57 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE MURRAY COMMUNITY

    Posted: 8/24/2018



    DR. CLEGG AND MRS. FAYE AUSTIN RETIRE
    After 57 years of service to the Murray and Calloway community, Dr. Clegg and Mrs. Faye Austin retired from Murray Pediatrics. A community celebration was held in their honor with friends and family attending. The Austins’ last day at Murray Pediatrics was May 29th.  Click here for more information.



  • MCCH EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED AT 40TH ANNUAL SERVICE AWARDS BANQUET

    Posted: 8/2/2018
    Posted 08/02/2018

    MCCH EMPLOYEES RECOGNIZED AT 40TH ANNUAL SERVICE AWARDS BANQUET

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently recognized more than 125 employees at the 40th annual Service Awards Banquet for reaching a milestone in their years of service at both MCCH and at Spring Creek Health Care.  Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECEIVES HFMA’S 2018 MAP FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE IN REVENUE CYCLE

    Posted: 7/31/2018
    Posted 07/31/2018

    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECEIVES HFMA’S 2018 MAP FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE IN REVENUE CYCLE

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital has been named one of 17 hospitals across the US as a recipient of the 2018 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle for a second consecutive year, sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).  Click here for more information.



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

    Posted: 7/30/2018
    Posted 07/30/2018

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital is continuing its support of local athletes as fall sports seasons begin at local middle and high schools.

    With a focus on keeping local athletes healthy and active, the hospital provided more than 350 free sports physicals over the summer. The average physical costs a family $100, but Murray-Calloway County Hospital coordinated a team of 17 volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants and 40 other volunteers to give their time and provide them free of charge.

    Click here to learn more.



  • LIGHTEN UP CALLOWAY’S KIDS WELLNESS DAY CAMP

    Posted: 7/27/2018
    Posted 07/27/2018

    LIGHTEN UP CALLOWAY’S KIDS WELLNESS DAY CAMP

    Lighten Up Calloway hosted a two week Kid’s Wellness Day Camp this summer, which included 100 local children ages 5 – 14 years.  Click here for more information.



  • KEELING NAMED JUNE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 7/26/2018
    Posted 07/26/2018

    KEELING NAMED JUNE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Brooke Keeling as the June 2018 Employee of the Month. Click here to read more.



  • MCCH HOSTS REGIONAL APIC MEETING

    Posted: 7/25/2018
    Posted 07/25/2018

    MCCH HOSTS REGIONAL APIC MEETING

    The Murray-Calloway County Hospital Infection Control Department recently hosted the West Kentucky APIC #083 regional meeting. APIC is the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology and is a national healthcare organization.  Click here for details.



  • SLEEP TECHS AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S SLEEP DISORDERS CENTER RECEIVE POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIST CERTIFICATIONS

    Posted: 7/24/2018
    Posted 07/24/2018

    MCCH Sleep Lab Techs earned certification

    All Sleep Lab Technicians at Murray-Calloway County Hospital have earned their certification as Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSGT) from the Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologists (BRPT). This credentialing represents the highest certification in the field for the health care professionals who clinically assess patients with sleep disorders.  Click here to learn



  • LOW DOSE CT SCAN FOR LUNG CANCER SCREENINGS OFFERED AT MCCH

    Posted: 7/11/2018
    Posted 07/11/2018

    LOW DOSE CT SCAN FOR LUNG CANCER SCREENINGS OFFERED AT MCCHMurray-Calloway County Hospital offers a low dose lung cancer screening program to reduce the risk of cancer and identify those who are high risk.

    Click here to learn more.



  • CHARLOTTE RHODES OF HOSPICE BECOMES CERTIFIED IN GRIEF COUNSELING

    Posted: 7/10/2018
    Posted 07/10/2018

    CHARLOTTE RHODES OF HOSPICE BECOMES CERTIFIED IN GRIEF COUNSELINGCharlotte Rhodes, Social Worker/Volunteer Coordinator at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, has become certified as a grief recovery specialist by the Grief Recovery Institute.

    Click here to learn more.



  • LEARN SAFE DRIVING WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSES

    Posted: 7/4/2018
    Posted 07/04/2018

    AARP Safe Driving Class at MCCH

    AARP Driver Safety Course will be held Wednesday, August 1st, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness.  Click here for details.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL WELCOMES MALLORY HARRIS, OD

    Posted: 6/29/2018
    Posted 06/29/2018

    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL WELCOMES MALLORY HARRIS, OD

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital is pleased to welcome Mallory Harris, OD, to Murray Ophthalmology.  Click here to read more.



  • PUCKETT’S JEWELRY OF BENTON DONATES TO MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE

    Posted: 6/28/2018
    Posted 06/28/2018


    PUCKETT’S JEWELRY OF BENTON DONATES TO MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE

    Puckett’s Jewelry of Benton, KY, recently donated $1,050 to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare towards the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House.  Click here to learn more.



  • NEAL NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT MCCH

    Posted: 6/27/2018
    Posted 06/27/2018


    Neal named employee of the month at MCCH

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently named Kim Neal as the May Employee of the Month.  Click here for details.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES NEW SUPERVISED EXERCISE THERAPY PROGRAM

    Posted: 6/26/2018
    Posted 06/26/2018

    MCCH supervised exercise therapy program
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital announces a new program of Supervised Exercise Therapy (SET) for people with severe leg pain caused by peripheral artery disease or PAD.  Click here to learn more about this program.



  • PROVIDER MEET AND GREET HELD FOR GERIATRIC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT

    Posted: 6/23/2018
    Posted 06/23/2018


    provider meet and
greet held for geriatric behavioral health unit

    Community members and surrounding referral sources gathered to meet the provider team of the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit.  Click here to learn more.



  • MCCH PROVIDES FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS

    Posted: 6/22/2018
    Posted 06/22/2018

    MCCH offers free sports physicalsMurray-Calloway County Hospital recently offered free sports physicals to athletes of the Murray Independent and Calloway County school systems. Employees of MCCH and local providers volunteered their time for the physicals.

    Click here for more information.



  • WELLNESS CONSORTIUM AND LIGHTEN-UP CALLOWAY HOST KIDS WELLNESS DAY CAMP

    Posted: 6/21/2018
    Posted 06/21/2018


    Lighten Up Calloway Kids Day Camp

    During the month of June, the Wellness Consortium, along with Lighten Up Calloway are hosting the annual Kids Wellness Day Camp.  Click here to learn more.



  • JOBS PRESENTS SELF WRITTEN POEM TO DR. GARRETSON

    Posted: 6/19/2018
    Posted 06/19/2018

    poem presented to Oncology and Hematology of Murray

    Lorreta Jobs, member of the MCCH Board of Trustees recently wrote a poem, entitled “Cancer Cannots,” expressing her emotions and journey throughout her cancer treatment. Jobs presented a copy of the poem to Dr. Loreta Garretson, of Oncology and Hematology of Murray, to display in her office. Jobs intent is that others will find encouragement through the poem while receiving care.



  • FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS TO BE OFFERED BY MCCH TO LOCAL ATHLETES

    Posted: 6/12/2018



    Murray-Calloway County Hospital will host its annual free sports physicals to local middle and high school athletes on Saturday, June 16th and Saturday, July 14th, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to noon.




  • MURRAY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

    Posted: 6/12/2018



    Murray Medical Associates celebrates 10 years
    Murray Medical Associates is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its founding this month and providing care to our community.  



  • SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE CELEBRATES NATIONAL NURSING HOME WEEK

    Posted: 6/12/2018



    National Nursing Home Week at Spring Creek Healthcare

    Spring Creek Health Care skilled nursing facility will celebrate National Nursing Home Week May 13-19 by hosting a series of events designed to enrich the relationship and contacts between residents, family, staff and the community.  



  • BABY FAIR COMING TO MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL TUESDAY, MAY 8

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 05/07/2018


    MCCH Baby FairExpectant couples and new parents are invited to “Arrival Day” at Murray-Calloway County Hospital on Tuesday, May 8 from 4:30 -6 p.m. in the North Tower Lobby off Poplar Street.

    The Miracle Moments Maternity Center will be opened up for tours during the event, showcasing the technology and medical resources available for birthing.

    Click here for details.



  • SWALLOWING DISORDERS COMMON COMPLICATION FROM STROKE, PARKINSONS AND OTHER MEDICAL CONDITIONS IN ADULTS

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 05/04/2018


    Swallowing Disorders
    With swallowing disorders affecting 300,000–600,000 people yearly in the United States, and the impact of these disorders on daily life multifaceted and potentially severe, it is critical that all Americans understand the treatment options available to them should they or a and loved one experience difficulty swallowing.  Click here to learn more.



  • MAY IS NATIONAL PHYSICAL FITNESS AND SPORTS MONTH

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 05/02/2018


    Lighten Up CallowayLighten Up Calloway is supporting the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, we challenge all adults to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day.

    Click here to learn more.



  • MCCH CELEBRATES OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY WEEK

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 04/18/2018

    MCCH Celebrates Occupational Therapy Week

    April is National Occupational Therapy Month. MCCH is taking the opportunity to recognize the licensed Occupational Therapy staff members that work in a variety of settings throughout the organization.  Click here to read more.



  • THE MURRAY BANK MURRAY HALF MARATHON RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 20

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 04/16/2018

    The Murray Bank Murray Half Marathon has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. The make-up race will now be held Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 7 am.

    Click here for details.



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

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 04/10/2018


    Murray Bank Murray Half MarathonThe Murray Bank Murray Half Marathon returns to Murray Saturday, April 14, 2018 for the seventh 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. 

    Click here for detailed information and downloadable maps.



  • FAYE KEY RETIRES AFTER 43 YEARS

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 04/10/2018

    Faye Key retires after 43 years at MCCHFaye Key, Retiree, recently celebrated 43 years of service to Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Key was the Financial Counselor for in the Patient Access Department at MCCH.

    Pictured L to R: Debbie Key Dameron, daughter of Faye Key and Faye Key, Retiree.



  • MURRAY WOMEN’S CLINIC SUPPORTS RACE EVENT

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 04/10/2018

    Staff of Murray Women's Clinic

    The staff of Murray Women’s Clinic is showing their support for the Murray Bank Murray Half Marathon and McConnell Insurance 5K by giving any staff participating in race events a half day off from work.  Click here to read more.



  • LEARN SAFE DRIVING WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSES

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    Posted 04/09/2018

    AARP Driver Safety CourseThe AARP Driver Safety Course will be held Wednesday, May 2nd, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness.

    Click here to learn more.



  • CHARLES CALLIHAN RETIRES AFTER 23 YEARS

    Posted: 6/12/2018
    04/06/2018

    Mark Torsak, Director of Plant Operations,
Charles Callihan, Retiree, John Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, and Jerry
Penner, CEO

    Charles Callihan recently celebrated 23 years of service to Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Callihan worked in the Security Department. Click here for details.



  • WILLIAMS FAMILY DONATES TO GRATEFUL PATIENT PROGRAM

    Posted: 6/11/2018
    Posted 06/11/2018


    WILLIAMS FAMILY DONATES TO GRATEFUL PATIENT PROGRAM
    John and Susan Williams of Murray, KY donated $1000.00 to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare Grateful Patient Program.  Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL PHYSICIAN SERVICES RECEIVES HFMA’S 2018 CERTIFICATE FOR REVENUE CYCLE ACHIEVEMENT

    Posted: 6/7/2018
    Posted 06/07/2018


    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL PHYSICIAN SERVICES RECEIVES HFMA’S 2018 CERTIFICATE FOR REVENUE CYCLE ACHIEVEMENT
    Murray-Calloway County Physician Services has been named as a recipient of the 2018 Certificate for Revenue Cycle Achievement, sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).  Click here for details.



  • WELLNESS CONSORTIUM TO HOLD TOWN HALL EVENT

    Posted: 5/30/2018
    Posted 05/30/2018


    Town Hall Event
    The Wellness Consortium, along with Lighten Up Calloway and the Calloway County – Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (CC-ASAP) will hold a Town Hall event on Tuesday, June 19th, at 6:00 p.m., at Wrather West Kentucky Museum, on the campus of Murray State University. 

    Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY MIDDLE FOURTH GRADE TOURS MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 5/25/2018
    Posted 05/25/2018

    Murray Middle School tours MCCH
    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, Medical Surgical Nursing Floor and an Ambulance.  Click here to see more.



  • GERIATRIC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT PROVIDER MEET AND GREET SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 12TH

    Posted: 5/24/2018
    Posted 05/24/2018


    GBHU Meet and GreetCommunity members and regional healthcare professionals are invited to meet the Medical Director and Nurse Practitioner of the Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit at Murray-Calloway County Hospital, on Tuesday, June 12th, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Click here for details.



  • MCCH CELEBRATES NATIONAL HOSPITAL AND NURSES WEEK

    Posted: 5/23/2018
    Posted 05/23/2018


    MCCH CELEBRATES NATIONAL HOSPITAL AND NURSES WEEK

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital recently celebrated National Hospital and National Nurses week with several events which included a pancake breakfast, cookout, and wellness Wednesday for staff.  Click here for more pictures.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S BLOOD DONOR CENTER RECOGNIZES RED CORD GRADUATES

    Posted: 5/21/2018
    Posted 05/21/2018


    MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S BLOOD DONOR CENTER RECOGNIZES RED CORD GRADUATESMurray-Calloway County Hospital’s Blood Donor Center honored13 local graduates from Calloway County High School during their senior awards ceremony with a red cord “The Cord of Courage” to be worn with their graduation gown.

    Click here to read more.



  • BABY FAIR HOSTED FOR NEW AND EXPECTANT PARENTS

    Posted: 5/20/2018
    Posted 05/20/2018

    BABY FAIR HOSTED FOR NEW AND EXPECTANT PARENTS
    Expectant couples, new parents, and grandparents recently attended “Arrival Day” at Murray-Calloway County Hospital, a baby fair for new and expectant parents in which tours of the maternity unit were provided and guests could speak with area pediatricians and OB/GYNs for any questions they might have.   Click here to learn more.



  • SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE CELEBRATES NATIONAL NURSING HOME WEEK

    Posted: 5/18/2018
    Posted 05/18/2018

    Spring Creek Healthcare Celebrates National Nursing Home Week

    Spring Creek Health Care skilled nursing facility recently celebrated National Nursing Home Week May 14-20 with several events which included a picnic for residents, family, and staff.  Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

    Posted: 5/16/2018
    Posted 05/16/2018


    Murray Medical Associates Celebrates 10 years

    Murray Medical Associates is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its founding this month and providing care to our community.  Click here for details.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL EARNS “A” GRADE FOR PATIENT SAFETY IN SPRING 2018 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE

    Posted: 5/15/2018
    Posted 05/15/2018

    MCCH receives A in safety gradeNew 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 received an “A” ranking distinguishing the hospital among the safest hospitals in the United States.  



  • MCCH SPONSORS AHA HEART WALK

    Posted: 5/11/2018
    Posted 05/11/2018

    MCCH sponsort AHA Heart Walk
    Employees of Murray-Calloway County Hospital and their friends and family participated in the recent Heart Walk. MCCH focuses on supporting community health initiatives and was proud to be a $1,500 sponsor of the event hosted by the American Heart Association in the fight against heart disease.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT RECEIVES ACR ACCREDITATION

    Posted: 5/7/2018


    Murray-calloway county hospital’s radiology
department receives acr accreditation

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Radiology Department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation for Mammography from the American College of Radiology. The MCCH Radiology department also maintains ACR accreditation in their other services including MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound.  



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HONORS VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL BANQUET

    Posted: 5/7/2018


    MCCH honors volunteers

    The many volunteers of Murray-Calloway County Hospital were recognized and thanked for their 8,286 hours of service to MCCH in 2017 during the annual MCCH Volunteer Banquet Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church.  



  • MC ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE NAMES CONFERENCE ROOM IN HONOR OF ZWEEDYK

    Posted: 5/7/2018



    Murray Calloway Endowment Names Conference Room for Zweedyk

    Kay Zweedyk of Hardin, KY, was recently honored with the naming of the Zweedyk Conference Room for the Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare in recognition of her support of the programs and initiatives of the Endowment.  



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL TOUR LEADERSHIP TOMORROW STUDENTS

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/28/2018

    Leadership Tomorrow at MCCH

    Members of the current Leadership Tomorrow group include juniors and seniors from both Murray High School and Calloway County High School who recently hosted their Health Day with a complete tour of Murray-Calloway County Hospital including Radiology, Lab, ER, Surgery, Maternity and the nursing floors while also listening to leadership share the vision of the hospital.  Click here to read more.



  • JONES RECEIVES RECOGNITION FROM NATIONAL PUBLICATION

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/27/2018

    Lauren Jones, Registered DietitianLauren Jones, RDN, LDN, of Spring Creek Health Care was recently nationally recognized by Today’s Dietitian for her outstanding work in creating and implementing a multi-disciplinary, holistic approach to significantly reduce the prevalence of weight loss and promote successful wound healing.

    Click here for details.



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE DONATES LITEGAIT FOR USE WITH STROKE PATIENTS

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/26/2018


    Endowment Donates LiteGait
    The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s donor Kay Zweedyk of Hardin, KY, donates a LiteGait® for use with stroke patients who are receiving care in the Acute Inpatient Rehab Facility at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.  Click here to read more.



  • DOLLY PARTON IMAGINATION BOOK LIBRARY AWARDED TO BABY UNDERWOOD

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/23/2018


    MCCH Imagination Library
    The Dolly Parton Imagination Library was presented to DJ and Sherry Underwood and their baby girl Ellie Jane of Murray.  The program is sponsored by the Calloway County Early Childhood Council to one baby a month born at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

    Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE WELCOMES TRACI LAWRENCE AS SENIOR PHILANTHROPIC OFFICER

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/20/2018

    Traci Lawrence Senior Philanthropic OfficerThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare welcomes Traci Lawrence as the Senior Philanthropic Officer. 

    Click here to learn more.



  • MARCH IS COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/19/2018

    MCCH Colorectal Cancer Awareness MonthEmployees raised awareness at Murray-Calloway County Hospital by wearing blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March.

    Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older.

    Click here to read more.



  • MURRAY BANK MURRAY HALF MARATHON TO OFFER RACEJOY GPS TRACKING

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/16/2018


    The Murray Bank Murray Half Marathon is changing the race experience for the upcoming eighth annual event, on Saturday, April 14th. For the first time ever, the race will offer the RaceJoy experience to all half marathon and two-person relay participants, at no cost. 

    Click here for details.



  • MCCH CELEBRATES PULMONARY REHABILITATION WEEK

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/09/2018

    MCCH Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week

    Join Murray-Calloway County Hospital during AACVPR National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, March 11-17, to celebrate the benefits pulmonary rehabilitation can provide for patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and spread the word about available treatment options. Click here for more information.



  • VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR MURRAY BANK MURRAY HALF MARATHON

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/08/2018

    Murray Bank Murray Half Marathon

    Organizers of the April 14, 2018 Murray Bank Murray Half Marathon and The McConnell Insurance 5K run/walk are seeking volunteers to help make the eighth annual race a success.

    Click here for details.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL’S RADIOLOGY DEPARTMENT UPGRADES ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 03/01/2018


    MCCH Radiology Upgrades Ultrasound
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital continues to invest in technology to care for patients in our region. Most recently by upgrading the Ultrasound equipment used in the Radiology Department to a more advanced system known as the CARESTREAM Touch Prime XE Ultrasound System which is used for general diagnostic imaging.  Click here to read more.



  • MURRAY PEDIATRICS OFFICE MANAGER RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL LACTATION BOARD CERTIFICATION

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 01/17/2018


    Jadi McBride Murray PediatricsJadi McBride, RN, Office Manager has been employed at Murray Pediatrics for six years. She recently received her International Board Certification as a Lactation Consultant.

    Click here to learn more.



  • SPRING CREEK HEALTHCARE HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL WINTER BALL FOR RESIDENTS

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 01/16/2018

    Spring Creek Winter Ball It may have been chilly outside, but the spirits were warm and bright inside Spring Creek Health Care, as the staff and residents gathered in the dining hall for the first annual winter ball. Enjoying the fun, were residents, their families and friends. 

    Click here to read more.



  • LEARN SAFE DRIVING WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSES

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 01/15/2018

    AARP Safe Driving Course

    AARP Driver Safety Course will be held Wednesday, February 7th, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness.  Click here for details.



  • DR. JOHN BRIGHT, DERMATOLOGIST, ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 01/10/2018

    Dr. John BrightAfter almost 30 years on the medical staff of Murray-Calloway County Hospital, Dermatologist John Bright announces his retirement at the end of January, 2018.

    Click here for details.



  • FUTRELL RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 18 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 01/09/2018

    Futrell retires from MCCH after 18 yearsAfter 18 years of service at MCCH, Shirley Futrell retired from her career in Sterile Supply, in the Surgery Department. Shirley began her career at MCCH, on October 25, 1999. Shirley was surrounded by her co-workers and friends for her retirement celebration, on Friday.

    Pictured left, Shirley Futrell, MCCH Sterile Supply retiree.



  • MURRAY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES AND MCCH SPONSOR MSU RACER BASKETBALL GAME AGAINST UT MARTIN

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 01/08/2018

    MMA and MCCH sponsor MSU Racer game

    Murray Medical Associates and Murray-Calloway County Hospital were the title sponsors for Saturday night’s Racer basketball game against UT Martin.  Click here to read more.



  • IT’S A GIRL: MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL WELCOMES FIRST BABY OF 2018

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 01/05/2018

    First baby of 2018

    Justina Moore of Murray started off 2018 as the proud new mom of her 6 pound, 11 ounce, baby girl, Sailor Reese Moore, who was 19 inches long.  Click here to read more.



  • DR. HAL CAPPS RETIRES AFTER 19 YEARS OF SERVICE IN MURRAY

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 12/27/2017

    Dr. Hal Capps
    After 19 years of service as a member of the medical staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and Murray Ophthalmology, Dr. Hal Capps announces his retirement.  Click here to read more.



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE RECEIVES TRANSFER OF FUNDS FOR LIGHTEN UP CALLOWAY

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 01/11/2018

    MC Endowment Receives Transfer of Funds
    The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a transfer of funds from an account known as Diabetes Taking Control that was initiated by the Diabetic Support Group.  Click here to learn more.



  • THOMPSON TO FACILITATE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP

    Posted: 5/7/2018
    Posted 12/26/2017

    Teresa Thompson, Community Education ManagerAlzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disease which attacks the brain. It is the most common form of dementia and its causes are unknown. More than 2 million Americans are diagnosed with the disease.  

    The Alzheimer’s Association hosts a monthly support group for family members and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.

    Click here to learn more.



  • MCCH MAMMOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT EARNS ACR ACCREDITATION

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    MCCH has been awarded a 3 year term of accreditation in mammography
    Murray-Calloway County Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).





  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE LAUNCHES HOSPICE HEROES CAMPAIGN

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    Hospice Heroes

    The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare is launching a Hospice Heroes campaign as a new addition to The Murray Bank ½ Marathon.





  • PERKINS NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    MCCH Employee of the Year for 2017

    Aaron Perkins, Staff Pharmacist, has been named the 2017 Employee of the Year at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.





  • MILTON RETIRES FROM MCCH AFTER 13 YEARS OF SERVICE

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    Milton Retires after 13 years of service


    Pam Milton retired from MCCH after 13 years of service to the organization. Pam worked in the Fiscal Services department, as an Invoice Processing Specialist. In her years of retirement, she plans to relax and move to Florida.



  • MCCONNELL INSURANCE PRESENTS CHECK FOR 5K SPONSORSHIP

    Posted: 3/22/2018



    McConnell Insurance Presents Check
    McConnell Insurance Agency presented a check in the amount of $5000.00 to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare. McConnell Insurance is the title sponsor for the 5K race, set for Saturday, April 14th.  Click here to learn more.



  • THE MURRAY BANK PRESENTS CHECK TO MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    The Murray Bank presents check to Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare
    The Murray Bank recently presented the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare with a $20,000 check for naming rights for the half marathon.

    Click here for details.



  • MCCONNELL INSURANCE NAMED AS 5K WALK/RUN SPONSOR OF THE 2018 MURRAY BANK HALF MARATHON

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    McConnell Insurance Agency, a life and health insurance provider, has renewed their support of the Murray Bank Half Marathon as the 5K Sponsor of the 2018 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 a knowledgeable support staff to assist clients by providing guidance and practical solutions.  Click here to learn more.



  • EIGHTH ANNUAL MURRAY HALF MARATHON SET FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2018

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s annual Murray Half Marathon will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 and will mark the eighth anniversary of the event. The Murray Bank has acquired naming rights for the half marathon, which is the longest running half marathon in western Kentucky.

    Click here for details.



  • MURRAY PEDIATRICS REACHES OUT TO PARENTS REGARDING KENTUCKY IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    Murray Pediatrics is reaching out to local parents regarding recent changes to the state immunization requirements issued by the Kentucky Department of Public Health.

    Click here to read the 2018 Parent Vaccination letter.



  • MCCH CELEBRATES CARDIAC REHABILITATION WEEK

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

    Join Murray-Calloway County Hospital during AACVPR National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, February 11-17, to celebrate the life-saving impact of cardiac rehabilitation. Cardiac disease remains the number one cause of death in the U.S. and in Calloway County.

    Click here to learn more.



  • GO RED DAY

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    Go Red Day at MCCH

    Employees and community members raised awareness at Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Go Red free screening event. February 2 is National Go Red Day for American Heart Month; an estimated 44 million women in the U.S. are affected by cardiovascular diseases.

    Click here for more photos.



  • FREE EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR ON CHARITABLE GIVING, TAX REFORM AND LEAVING ASSETS TO CHARITY

    Posted: 3/22/2018
    Charitable Giving Seminar
    The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare is hosting Cool Tips for your Cold Cash - a series on charitable giving, tax reform and leaving assets to charity. John Williams Jr., Amy Roof and Laura Duff will be featured presenters.

    Click here for details.



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDES GAS CARDS FOR CANCER PATIENTS WITH TRANSPORTATION NEEDS

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    Every day thousands of cancer patients need a ride to treatment, but some may not have a way to get there. The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare offers gas cards to those patients identified by the Regional Cancer Center who need assistance.

    Click here to learn more.



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

    Posted: 3/22/2018





    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.



  • MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE WELCOMES BRADY PARKS AS MARKETING AND EVENTS SPECIALIST

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    Endowment Welcomes Brady ParksThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare welcomes Brady Parks as the Marketing and Events Specialist. Brady will work with the Endowment also as the Race Director for the Murray Half Marathon and 5K. The 8th annual race for 2018 has been set for April 14th and will start at the Center for Health and Wellness on Poplar Street.

    Click here to read more.



  • KIWANIS CLUB OF MAYFIELD DONATES TO MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE

    Posted: 3/22/2018



    Kiwanis Club donates to Endowment
    The Kiwanis Club of Mayfield, KY, recently donated $100 to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare towards the cancer program. For more information on how you can be involved in community projects, please contact Keith Travis, Chief Philanthropy Officer at 270.227.0253.

    Click here to read more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES GO RED DAY FOR AMERICAN HEART MONTH BY PROVIDING FREE SCREENINGS

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    Go Red Day

    February is National American Heart Month and Murray-Calloway County Hospital is joining in the national effort to educate communities on the importance of being heart healthy. 

    Click here to learn more.



  • EPA URGES HOME RADON TEST THIS JANUARY FOR NATIONAL RADON ACTION MONTH

    Posted: 3/22/2018


    National Radon Action Month

    January is National Radon Action Month. Radon is a gas that you cannot smell, taste or see. It forms naturally when uranium, radium and thorium break down in rocks, soil, and groundwater. People can be exposed to radon primarily from breathing radon in air that comes in through cracks and gaps in homes and other buildings.

    Click here to learn more.



  • BRADFORD NAMED CFO OF MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    John Bradford named CFO at MCCHJohn Bradford has been named the next Chief Financial Officer at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

    Bradford comes to MCCH from KyOne Health in Bardstown at Flaget Memorial Hospital where he worked since 2015 as the Director of Finance.   Click here to read more.



  • LAWRENCE NAMED DIRECTOR OF QUALITY MANAGEMENT AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) names Nathan Lawrence as the new Director of Quality Management.

    Lawrence previously held the position of Director of Quality Management at Saint Francis Health System.  Click here to learn more.



  • LINDSEY NAMED DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Kim Lindsey has been named Director of Human Resources at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

    Lindsey comes to MCCH from Lourdes where she has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources and 17 years in Management. Most recently she served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Mercy Health, Lourdes.  Read more here.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL STAFF DONATES TO TOY DRIVE

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    MCCH donates to toy driveSusan Phillips of the Centralized Scheduled department at Murray-Calloway County Hospital delivered over 40 gifts on Friday, December 15th, to the Regions Bank Toy Drive. Toys were donated by staff at MCCH.

    PICTURED: Susan Phillips, Scheduler at Murray-Calloway County Hospital



  • ANNA MAE OWEN RESIDENTIAL HOSPICE HOUSE PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE MONTH

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    November was National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospice and palliative care programs across the country reached out to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care services. Hospice is not a place, but is high-quality care that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible, despite a life-limiting illness. Palliative care brings this holistic model of care to people earlier in the course of a serious illness. 

    Click here to read more.



  • TEMPLE HILL MASONIC LODGE 276 DONATES TO 3D MAMMOGRAPHY

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Temple Hill Masonic Lodge donates to 3D Mammography

    The Temple Hill Masonic Lodge 276 out of Almo, KY, recently raised $200 by hosting a fish fry and chili supper to raise money for 3D mammography.  Click here to read more.



  • DR LOWERY RECEIVES BOARD CERTIFICATION

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Dr. Lowery Receives Board Certification

    Dr. MacKenzie Lowery of Murray Pediatrics was recently recognized for completing her Board Certification in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. This certification is an ongoing commitment by a physician to continually expand their knowledge in a medical specialty such as Pediatrics.  Click here to learn more.



  • MSU PIKES DONATE TO BECAUSE SHE MATTERS CAMPAIGN

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Pikes donate to Because She Matters

    The Pi Kappa Alpha chapter of Murray State University recently donated $400.00 to the Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s Because She Matters campaign.  Click here for more information.



  • NEW YEAR, NEW YOU - MCCH CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS TO HOST FREE SMOKING CESSASTION SEMINAR

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    On Tuesday, December 5th, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., The Murray-Calloway County Hospital Center for Health and Wellness will host Plan to be Tobacco Free, a FREE educational seminar for those interested in overcoming tobacco use and dependence in 2018. The session will include a customized plan to quit, brought by the Kentucky Cancer Program.

    Click here to learn more about this program and other smoking cessation classes to be held at MCCH.



  • MCCH CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS TO HOST ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    The Murray-Calloway County Hospital Center for Health and Wellness will host their annual Holiday Open House, on Wednesday, December 13th. At this event, community members can take advantage of FREE blood cholesterol and diabetes screenings (12 hour fast required), with an option of Vitamin D screening for only $20.00, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. In addition to the free health screenings—community members can join the Center with NO JOINING fee with a 6 month contract on this day only.  Click here for details.



  • SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE RECEIVES 5 STAR QUALITY RATING

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Spring Creek Health Care 5 Star Award

    Spring Creek Health Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was recently given at Five-Star Rating for Quality for Nursing Homes.  Click here to learn more about this prestigious award!



  • PATIENT CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY AT MCCH

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Patient Celebrates Anniversary at MCCH
    Jean and A.E. Clora of Paris, TN recently celebrated their 71st Wedding Anniversary while Jean was a patient at MCCH. The nursing staff of 5th floor surgical unit celebrated the couple by bringing them flowers and cake.

    Pictured, from left, Jean Clora, A.E. Clora of Paris, TN.



  • ZWEEDYK DONATES AED TO WATCH THROUGH MC ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE

    Posted: 1/18/2018

    Zweedyk Donates AED to WATCH

    Kay Zweedyk of Hardin, KY recently made a donation to the Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare to purchase an AED for the WATCH Center on Main Street in Murray.   Click here to learn more.



  • ENDOWMENT RECOGNIZES DONORS AT ANNUAL DONOR WALL UNVEILING

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    MCCH Donor Wall

    The Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare held its 6th annual unveiling of the Donor Wall on Friday, November 10.

    “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 for details.



  • MCCH, CC-ASAP AND MSU PEER EDUCATORS ENCOURAGE TOBACCO-FREE LIVING DURING GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT ON NOVEMBER 16TH

    Posted: 1/18/2018




    Murray-Calloway County Hospital, along with CC-ASAP and Murray State University’s Health & Wellness Peer Educators are encouraging citizens in our community, and surrounding areas, to commit or recommit to healthy, tobacco-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout on November 16, 2017.  Click here to learn more.



  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL EARNS “A” GRADE FOR PATIENT SAFETY IN FALL 2017 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE

    Posted: 1/18/2018




    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 832 hospitals to receive an “A”, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.  Click here for details.



  • WILSON NAMED CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    John Wilson named COO at MCCH

    Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) names John Wilson as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). 
    Click here to read more.




  • MCCH HOSTS ANNUAL CITY COUNTY MEETING

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Murray-Calloway County Hospital will hold its annual city/county meeting on Thursday, November 30, 2017 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.



  • GOLF TOURNEY RAISES NEARLY $21K FOR BECAUSE SHE MATTERS

    Posted: 1/18/2018



    2017 MCCH Golf Tournament

    Nearly 104 golfers and 20 sponsors helped raise approximately $21,000 for the 3D mammography project, Because She Matters, at the sixth annual Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare Golf Classic Friday, October 13, 2017 at Miller Golf Course.  Click here for details.



  • TAP 216 DONATES TO BECAUSE SHE MATTERS CAMPAIGN

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Tap 216 Donates to Because She Matters


    Tap 216 of Murray, recently hosted a rebate night, and donated $250 of the proceeds to the Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s Because She Matters campaign for 3D Mammography.  Click here to read more.




  • MCCH BLOOD BANK RECEIVES POSITIVE REPORT FROM OIG

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    MCCH Blood Bank Receives Positive Report
    The Blood Donor Center at Murray-Calloway County Hospital was given a “no deficiencies” rating by the Office of Inspector General after a recent visit.  Click here to learn more.



  • RIBBON CHIX DONATES TO BECAUSE SHE MATTERS CAMPAIGN

    Posted: 1/18/2018




    Ribbon Chix of Murray, recently donated $1,230 to the Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare’s Because She Matters campaign for 3D Mammography.

    Pictured, from left, Keith Travis, MCCH VP of Development, Michelle Flota and Krista Hatchett, Owners of Ribbon Chix.



  • DOLLY PARTON IMAGINATION BOOK LIBRARY AWARDED TO BABY SLEDD

    Posted: 1/18/2018


    Dolly Parton Imagination Library at MCCH

    The Dolly Parton Imagination Library was presented to Casey Maze, Tony Sledd, and their newborn boy Landon Sledd of Almo.  Click here to learn more.



  • DOLLY PARTON IMAGINATION BOOK LIBRARY AWARDED TO BABY STEWART

    Posted: 1/18/2018



    Dolly Parton Imagination Library at MCCH

    The Dolly Parton Imagination Library was presented to Marisa and Zachary Stewart, and their newborn girl Ellie Denise Stewart, of Murray.  Click here to read more.



  • ROB ISON BARIATRIC PATIENT SHARES HIS WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY

    Posted: 1/10/2018


    Rob IsonNew Year, new you, it’s a phrase we hear often this time of year. Everyone is making resolutions for a better 2018, and inevitably one of those resolutions that most people pinpoint is to lose weight and become a healthier person.