Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visitation Restrictions
Visitation restrictions are in effect at all Med Center Health hospitals and Cal Turner Rehab & Specialty Care.
Med Center Health has announced that Medical
Center Urgentcare is now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This expansion is a targeted effort to increase
access to care for patients with minor injuries and illnesses, allowing The
Medical Center’s emergency room to focus additional resources toward the
ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical Center Urgentcare, located at 291 New [...]
At Med Center Health, our mission is to care for people and to
improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. Our commitment to that
mission has never been more steadfast than during our response to coronavirus
(COVID-19) in our community.
We have been notified today that we have a patient at The Medical Center at Bowling [...]
To safeguard patients, visitors and staff from the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Med Center Health announced visitation restrictions are in effect at all six hospitals within its healthcare system effective March 18, 2020. Visitor restrictions are in accordance with a directive from Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear to all Kentucky hospitals. All individuals entering the [...]
protect our residents from potential exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Cal
Turner Rehab & Specialty Care is putting visitation limitations in effect
immediately. We are following the same recommendations issued by state and
federal government entities, including:
The Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services guidance to healthcare facilities to screen patients and
visitors for signs and symptomsThe Cabinet for Health and
Family Services, [...]
Medical Center Surgical Weight Loss
Program has achieved accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and
Bariatric Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC).
This accreditation distinguishes Med Center Health from many other health systems by providing the highest quality of care to patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. The facility takes a multidisciplinary [...]
Bariatric Surgeon O. Raphael Nwanguma,
MD, FACS, began seeing patients in Albany March 6, bringing expert care close
to home in Clinton County. Dr. Nwanguma helps people improve their health and
achieve a healthy weight for life through weight loss surgery. The Medical
Center Surgical Weight Loss Program will see patients at The Medical Center at
Albany on the first [...]
Bowling Green, Ky. (March 10, 2020) – The Medical Center and all its facilities are, and have been, screening and testing for a number of communicable diseases including COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We have had cases that met the definition of a Person Under Investigation, or PUI. To date none have been positive.
To clarify the process [...]
Med Center Health’s 30th
annual Women in the Arts Exhibit is scheduled for March 20 through March 22.
The exhibit will feature the work of female artists over 18 years old residing
in Kentucky. Categories include painting, sculpture, ceramics, works on paper,
fiber works and photography.
The exhibit is open to the public on Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March [...]
Horse Cave, Ky. (February 4, 2020) – A team of nurses and staff at The Medical Center at Caverna were presented with Med Center Health’s first DAISY Team Award on January 28. The award recognizes that while an idea to achieve better patient and family outcomes may start with one individual, it often takes an [...]
On January 25, The Medical Center at Albany will enhance its magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) service with new scanning technology that combines the advancements in MR with the sophisticated engineering of a 1.5T wide-bore system. This new scanner, the SIGNA™ Voyager from GE Healthcare, will provide a whole new level of patient comfort with minimized [...]