Med Center Health President and CEO Connie Smith has been appointed by Governor Andy Beshear to serve as a member of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE).
The CPE is a coordinating board overseeing Kentucky's state universities and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. The Council monitors “academic quality, affordability and student success through [...]
The Medical Center will host the annual women’s conference, A Day Just for Women, on Thursday, September 22 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Knicely Conference Center. Motivational speaker Jody Urquhart and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Katie Durnen, M.D. will be the featured speakers.
Jody Urquhart’s hilarious presentation will show you how to buoyantly [...]
The Medical Center at Franklin has enhanced its diagnostic imaging capabilities with the addition of 3D mammography. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams, developed by Hologic, Inc., are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, and also decrease the number of women asked to return for additional testing. The [...]
The Medical Center at Bowling Green has completed its 100th Watchman procedure and remains the only hospital in Southcentral Kentucky to offer the WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device to patients at risk of stroke due to Atrial Fibrillation (AF). The WATCHMAN device is an alternative to the lifelong use of blood thinners in [...]
Western Kentucky Diagnostic Imaging (WKDI), a department of The Medical Center, has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). WKDI is the first facility in Southcentral Kentucky to receive this designation.
By awarding facilities the status of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers [...]
The Medical Center at Franklin has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Certification.
The Medical Center at Franklin underwent a rigorous, onsite review in March. A Joint Commission reviewer evaluated compliance with related certification standards including program management, the delivery [...]
The Medical Center at Bowling Green has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Medical Center was first certified in 2009 and has maintained its certification ever since.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green underwent a rigorous, unannounced [...]
Entries are now being accepted for Med Center Health’s Women in the Arts exhibit, which is scheduled for Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 at The Medical Center-WKU Health Sciences Complex. The exhibit is open to any female artist over 18 years old residing in Kentucky. Artists may enter their artwork in the following [...]
The Medical Center at Albany has expanded local access to specialists from Bowling Green with the addition of an Ophthalmology specialty clinic. Christopher Areephanthu, M.D. with Med Center Health Eye Care is now seeing patients at The Medical Center at Albany.
As an eye surgeon, Dr. Areephanthu specializes in treating cataracts, glaucoma and retinal disorders such [...]
The Medical Center at Caverna has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning — sometimes called CAT scanning — is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions.