The Medical Center at Bowling Green has been awarded a three-year term of renewed accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology (radiation therapy) is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation oncologist may use radiation to cure cancer [...]
The Medical Center at Bowling Green has been named the recipient of The Norton Healthcare/University of Kentucky HealthCare - Stroke Care Network’s “Service Award” and “Top Performer Award” for the fiscal year 2021.
The annual Service Award is earned by outstanding community education and public awareness efforts. Despite the challenges experienced during the pandemic, The Medical [...]
The Med Center Health Foundation has announced this year’s 17th Annual Charity Ball, benefiting The Community Clinic and The Dental Clinic, will be a virtual event.
Amy Hardin, Executive Director of Med Center Health Foundation, states, “While we are disappointed that we will not be able to celebrate together in person at the event, we [...]
With the current surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 42nd running of the Med Center Health 10K Classic will now be a virtual event. Participants have the option to complete the race virtually in October or defer their registration to the 2022 event.
“After multiple discussions with the 10K Race Committee, Med Center Health feels it [...]
A collaborative research project between Med Center Health, Western Kentucky University and the UK College of Medicine – Bowling Green Campus was conducted through the Western Kentucky Heart and Lung/Med Center Health Research Foundation. The hypothesis of the research centered around responses to the COVID-19 vaccine – specifically, whether or not responses seen in an [...]
Medical Center EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks.
Each year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI),the deadliest type of heart attack, caused by a blockage of blood flow to the [...]
The Medical Center at Bowling Green, flagship hospital of Med Center Health, has received the 2021 Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Award with Honor Roll Elite Status and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll.
Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate [...]
Med Center Health stands by our decision requiring staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. We remain focused on the health and safety of our patients, staff, and community.
Since our vaccine requirements were announced in late July, approximately 1,000 Med Center Health staff members have chosen to be vaccinated raising our number of vaccinated staff to [...]
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization [...]
Below is today’s Office of the Governor press release announcing eleven Kentucky hospital systems, including Med Center Health, who have committed to the health and safety of our patients and employees by requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for the health care workforce.
Yesterday, Gov. Beshear announced 2,583 COVID-19 cases, 10.08% test positivity rate
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 5, 2021) – On Thursday [...]