Medical Center EMS has successfully completed the intensive 20-step process to reaccredit its Communications Center as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE). The Communication Center is the 250th emergency dispatch center in the world to attain the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch® (IAED™) status as an ACE for its use of the Medical Priority Dispatch [...]
A generous donation of equipment and supplies from Med Center Health will provide essential tools and resources for the training of future healthcare workers. The manikins, AED trainer and other healthcare-related supplies will allow students at Warren East’s Medical Arts Academy to acquire real-world, hands-on experience in their classrooms that will better prepare them for [...]
The Norton Healthcare/UK HealthCare - Stroke Care Network has recognized The Medical Center at Bowling Green with the 2020 “Karpf Award" for its work in improving stroke care and outcomes in the communities they serve and for improving stroke systems of care throughout the state of Kentucky.
At the Network's annual Summit meeting held via Zoom [...]
Med Center Health’s The Dental Clinic—a low cost alternative for those in need of basic dental care—has been named a winner of $25,000 through the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant for 2020. The grant program recognizes 40 organizations every year that have a positive impact on their communities.
“The Dental Clinic is truly a blessing to [...]
To help keep our community safe during the pandemic, Med Center Health is cancelling the January 2021 Health & Wellness Expo. The unpredictability of COVID-19 and the proven danger of large, social gatherings have shown that hosting an indoor event is not in the best interests of keeping residents of Warren and surrounding counties healthy. [...]
Med Center Health has announced it will match contributions dollar-for-dollar, up to $50,000, to the recently established Rebecca D. Shadowen Research and Education Fund. Med Center Health Foundation created the fund to recognize the achievements of Dr. Shadowen during her career as a practicing physician in Southcentral Kentucky and continue growth in the areas of [...]
Med Center Health’s The Dental Clinic—a low cost alternative for those in need of basic dental care—has been chosen as one of 200 finalists for the $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant. The grant program recognizes 40 organizations every year that have a positive impact on their communities.
The public is invited to vote for their [...]
Rebecca Shadowen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, a specialist in Infectious Diseases & Healthcare Epidemiology at Med Center Health and a leader with the Bowling Green–Warren County Coronavirus Workgroup, passed away tonight following a four-month battle with COVID-19. Dr. Shadowen first announced she tested positive for the virus on May 13th.
Connie Smith, President and CEO of Med [...]
For the second year in a row, Medical Center EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack [...]
American Heart Association Award recognizes The Medical Center at Bowling Green’s commitment to quality stroke care.
For the second consecutive year, The Medical Center at Bowling Green has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring acute stroke patients receive [...]