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Press Releases 2013

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November 4, 2013AMMC and Medical Necessities Host Inspired Indulgences Community Diabetes Program November 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and Medical Necessities are hosting “Inspired Indulgences” Community Diabetes Program on Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the auditorium of the Professional Office Building at AMMC located at 1000...
November 4, 2013AMMC and the American Red Cross Host Blood Drive November 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 3:00 pm-7:00 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building at AMMC. According to the Red Cross, one in...
November 4, 2013AMMC Auxiliary Hosts Jewelry Sale December 2013
The AMMC Auxiliary is hosting a Jewelry Express Sale on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 7:00 am-5:00 pm and Friday, December 13, 2013 from 7:00 am-4:00 pm in The Herget Atrium at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center....
November 4, 2013AMMC Hosts Blood Drive with the American Red Cross December 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 11:00 am-5:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building at AMMC. According to the Red Cross, one...
November 4, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes November 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. November's classes are scheduled for Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00...
November 4, 2013AMMC Hosts Home for the Holidays Cooking Show 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center will host the Home for the Holidays Cooking Show to benefit its Community Diabetes Program at the Paragould Community Center gymnasium Tuesday, November 5, 2013.  Doors open at 5:30 pm allowing guests to visit...
November 4, 2013AMMC Hosts Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting December 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The December class is scheduled for Monday, December 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the second floor...
November 4, 2013AMMC Hosts Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting November 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The November class is scheduled for Monday, November 18, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the second floor...
November 4, 2013Holiday Tour of Homes 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Foundation and Women’s Council are hosting the Holiday Tour of Homes on Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 2:00-5:00 PM. Homes on Tour include Bob and Bonida Poynor’s on Pruetts Chapel Road, John and Stacey Roleson’s on...
October 30, 2013AMMC Earns Top Performer on Key Quality Measures Recognition from The Joint Commission
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center today was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. AMMC was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in...
October 28, 2013AMMC Receives Diamond Awards from Arkansas Hospital Association
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center has been honored by the Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA) for outstanding hospital advertising, marketing and public relations with nine awards including five Diamond Awards and four Certificates of...
October 28, 2013AMMC Receives Quality Award from Arkansas Medicaid and AFMC
Arkansas Medicaid and the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care (AFMC) have released $2,020,609 in performance bonus payments to 16 Arkansas hospitals as part of the Inpatient Quality Incentive (IQI) program. Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in...
September 30, 2013AMMC and the American Red Cross Host Blood Drive October 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 11:00 am-5:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building at AMMC. According to the Red...
September 30, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes October 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. October's classes are scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. The...
September 30, 2013AMMC Hosts Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting October 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The October class is scheduled for Monday, October 21, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in...
September 30, 2013AMMC Hosts Stroke Support Group Meeting October 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a Stroke Support Group Meeting Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm in the Rehab Dining Room on the fourth floor of the hospital. Stroke survivors, their families, friends and/or caregivers are...
September 23, 2013AMMC Hosts Stroke Support Group Meeting
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a Stroke Support Group Meeting Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm in the Rehab Dining Room on the fourth floor of the hospital. Stroke survivors, their families, friends and/or caregivers are...
September 6, 2013AMMC and Medical Solutions Host Community Diabetes Program September 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and Medical Solutions are hosting Falling for Veggies Community Diabetes Program on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the auditorium of the Professional Office Building. AMMC Certified Diabetes...
August 21, 2013AMMC Holds Annual Meeting 2013
At its annual meeting on Monday, August 19, the Arkansas Methodist Hospital Corporation, which oversees Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, met to review AMMC’s activities and accomplishments over the past fiscal year with a keen focus on the medical...
August 16, 2013AMMC Auxiliary Host Membership Drive and Luncheon
The AMMC Auxiliary are hosting a membership drive and luncheon on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm in the auditorium of the Professional Office Building. The organization is open to men and women and dues are only $6 for active members and $11...
August 16, 2013AMMC Foundation Hosts 19th Annual Golf Tournament
The Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Foundation is hosting its 19th Annual Golf Tournament, four-person scramble on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at the Paragould County Club at 3300 Pruetts Chapel Road. Play will begin with a shotgun start at 8:00...
August 16, 2013AMMC Hosts 16th Annual Men's Health Fair
AMMC is sponsoring its 16th Annual Men's Health Fair with a Tailgating for a Cure-Prostate Cancer Awareness theme on Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 7:00 am-3:00 pm in the auditorium of the Professional Office Building. This year's fair will...
August 16, 2013AMMC Hosts 16th Annual Women's Health Fair
AMMC is sponsoring its 16th Annual Women's Health Fair with a Tailgating for a Cure-Breast Cancer Awareness theme on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 7:00 am-3:00 pm in the auditorium of the Professional Office Building. This year's fair will...
August 16, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes September 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. September's classes are scheduled for Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9:00...
August 16, 2013AMMC Hosts Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting September 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The September class is scheduled for Monday, September 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the...
August 16, 2013Business After Hours
In conjunction with the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Week, AMMC Women's Clinic/Dr. Richard Gard, OB/GYN, is hosting a Business After Hours on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 5:00 pm-6:30 pm at 1000 West Kingshighway, Suite 4. ...
August 16, 2013Masquerade Jewelry Sale
The AMMC Auxiliary is hosting a Masquerade Jewelry Sale on Thursday, September 26, 2013 from 7:00 am-5:00 pm and Friday, September 27, 2013 from 7:00 am-4:00 pm in the auditorium of the Professional Office Building at Arkansas Methodist Medical...
July 29, 2013AMMC and the American Red Cross Host Blood Drive August 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 11:00 am-5:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building at AMMC. According to the Red Cross, one in...
July 29, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes August 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. August's classes are scheduled for Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm....
July 29, 2013AMMC Hosts Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting August 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The August class is scheduled for Monday, August 19, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the auditorium in the...
July 9, 2013AMMC and Absolute Care Management Host Community Diabetes Program July 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and Absolute Care Management are hosting Orange You Glad You Came? Community Diabetes Program on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building. AMMC Certified...
July 8, 2013AMMC Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive July 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 4:30 pm-8:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building at AMMC. According to the Red Cross, one in 10...
July 8, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes July 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. July's classes are scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. The...
July 8, 2013AMMC Hosts Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Class July 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The July class is scheduled for Monday, July 15, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the second floor conference...
June 14, 2013AMMC Welcomes New OB/GYN
Dr. Richard Gard is the newest member of the medical staff at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. He joined the team in June of 2013. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington and his Medical Degree from...
June 6, 2013Support Groups Hosts 4,000 Steps Diabetes Walk/Run
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and Northeast Arkansas Diabetes Organization, formally Moms of 1’s Support Group for Mothers of Children with Type 1 Diabetes, are hosting the 6th Annual 4,000 Steps Diabetes 2 Mile Run/Walk on Saturday, June 15,...
May 29, 2013AMMC and the American Red Cross Host Blood Drive June 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Thursday, June 6, 2013 from 11:00 am-5:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building at AMMC. According to the Red Cross, one...
May 15, 2013AMMC Hosts Community Health Summit
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is inviting community leaders to attend a “Community Health Summit” on Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 8:00 am-12:00 pm, as it works to complete a road map to health for the people of Greene and Clay Counties. The...
April 29, 2013AMMC and Medical Solutions Host Community Diabetes Program May 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and Medical Solutions are hosting Light on Your Feet Community Diabetes Program on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building. AMMC Certified Diabetes...
April 29, 2013AMMC Foundation Board Names Quinn Member
Pat Quinn of Paragould has been named the newest member of the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors. Quinn has served on the medical center Board of Directors since 2004. Pat and his wife, Debbie, have two children, David...
April 29, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes May 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. May's classes are scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. The...
April 29, 2013AMMC Laboratories Receive Accreditation
The Main and Outpatient Diagnostic Services Laboratories at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center have received accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite...
April 29, 2013AMMC Sponsors Monthly Breastfeeding Class May 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The May class is scheduled for Monday, May 20, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the second floor conference...
April 18, 2013AMMC Launches Comprehensive Study
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, with collaboration from other local health professionals and stakeholders, is working on a road map to health for the people of Greene County, identifying public health needs, goals, objectives and priorities. The...
April 17, 2013Nabholz Construction Hosts Topping Out Ceremony
Nabholz Construction Services hosted a topping out ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the completion of the first phase of construction of the new Paragould Medical Park at 4000 Linwood (U.S. 49 South) in Paragould. It will be anchored by an...
March 18, 2013AMMC Hosts Blood Drive with the American Red Cross April 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 11:00 am-5:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building at AMMC. According to the Red Cross,...
March 18, 2013AMMC Hosts Bone Marrow Drive
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is sponsoring a bone marrow drive in partnership with Be The Match on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 11:00 am-6:00 pm in The Herget Atrium at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. You have the power to save a life....
March 18, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes April 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. April's classes are scheduled for Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. The...
March 18, 2013AMMC Hosts Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting April 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The April class is scheduled for Monday, April 15, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the second floor...
March 18, 2013AMMC Hosts Silent Auction to Benefit Relay for Life
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is sponsoring a silent auction to help raise money for the 2013 Relay for Life on Thursday, April 25 from 9:00 am-4:30 pm and Friday, April 26 from 9:00 am-3:30 pm in The Herget Atrium at Arkansas Methodist Medical...
February 26, 2013AMMC and Medical Solutions Host Community Diabetes Program March 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and Medical Solutions are hosting Move It and Lose It Community Diabetes Program on Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building. AMMC...
February 26, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes March 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. March's classes are scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00...
February 26, 2013AMMC Hosts Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting March 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The March class is scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the second...
February 26, 2013Chateau on the Ridge Assisted Living Hosts Arts and Crafts Show
Chateau on the Ridge Assisted Living Retirement Community is hosting an Arts and Craft Show on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the facility located at 2308 Chateau Boulevard off of Carroll Road in Paragould. Vendor booths are available on a first come,...
January 25, 2013AMMC Names Masingale Assistant Chief Nursing Officer
Jason Masingale, RN, BSN, has been named the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer for Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. His responsibilities include serving as the Safety Officer as well as overseeing Risk Management. Masingale earned his Bachelor of...
January 21, 2013AMMC Foundation Hosts 12th Annual Benefit Beauty Pageant
The AMMC Foundation Benefit Beauty Pageant is being held Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm (Afternoon Pageant for Wee Miss to Young Miss Contestants) and from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (evening Pageant for Pre-Teen Miss to Senior Miss AMMC...
January 17, 2013AMMC Welcomes Inpatient Rehabilitation Clinical Coordinator
Lindsy Wilson, PT, is the new Clinical Coordinator of the inpatient rehabilitation department at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics at the...
January 16, 2013AMMC and the American Red Cross Host Blood Drive January 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 11:00 am-5:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office Building at AMMC. According to the Red Cross,...
January 14, 2013AMMC's Patten Earns Masters Degree and Licensure
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Director of Social Services Robin Patten recently completed her Masters Degree in Social Work from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She also earned her licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)....
January 8, 2013AMMC Hosts Community Diabetes Program January 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and Affordable Medical are hosting Living Well with Diabetes Community Diabetes Program on Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the auditorium in the Professional Office...
January 8, 2013AMMC Names Kay Scott Executive Director of Physician Services
Kay Scott has been named the Executive Director of AMMC Physician Services. Her responsibilities include operation and team management of Arkansas Methodist Medical Center’s physician practices; budget and accounts receivable management;...
January 8, 2013AMMC Names Morrison Office Manager for AMMC Physician Services Central Billing Office
Cheryl Morrison, CPC, has been named the Office Manager for the AMMC Physician Services Central Billing Office. Her responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the central billing office, the coding and billing for all...
January 8, 2013Chateau on the Ridge Names Rannals Activities Director
Brandi Rannals has been named the Activities Director at Chateau on the Ridge Assisted Living. In her role, she plans activities internally and externally for the residents of the facility. Rannals received her Bachelor of Science Degree in...
January 8, 2013Local Nurse Attains Emergency Nursing Certification
Kim Roddy, RN, BSN, CEN, has successfully completed the examination for national certification in emergency nursing, administered by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN). Certification in emergency nursing (CEN) is a nationally...
January 2, 2013AMMC and the Greene County Health Unit Host Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Support Group Meeting January 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and the Greene County Health Unit sponsors a monthly breastfeeding class for new and expectant mothers. The January class is scheduled for Monday, January 21, 2013 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the second floor...
January 2, 2013AMMC Hosts Childbirth Education Classes January 2013
Arkansas Methodist Medical Center sponsors a monthly childbirth education class for anyone who is expecting. January's classes are scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 8:00 am-4:00 pm and Saturday, January 12, 2013 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm....