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    • MAY 1, 2020
    PMC Now Offering Telehealth Option For Urgent Care Patients

    PMC Now Offering Telehealth Option For Urgent Care Patients

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has adopted a temporary telehealth platform for many existing patients as a way to better maintain social distancing. Patients whose scheduled visits meet the criteria for telehealth are contacted by their physician’s staff and given information on how to get connected. Until recently, there has been no

    • MAY 1, 2020
    PMC’s COVID-19 Physician Task Force

    PMC’s COVID-19 Physician Task Force

    During COVID-19, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has made numerous changes to meet the evolving demands of the pandemic. The needs of patients, visitors and staff have been evaluated daily, resulting in policy changes, departmental relocations and the appointment of special COVID-19 committees. PMC Assistant CEO, Sr. VP and Chief Medical Officer Aaron Crum, MD recruited

    • APRIL 18, 2020
    PMC Receives Funding to Produce PPE In-House for Staff

    PMC Receives Funding to Produce PPE In-House for Staff

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) received funding to produce face shields for staff treating patients who have either tested positive for COVID-19 or are exhibiting symptoms. Earlier this month, PMC employees presented the idea of using 3-D printers to produce frames for face shields, which are recommended for use during the COVID-19 pandemic. When they heard

    • APRIL 17, 2020
    WIFI Hotspot for Patients to Use Telehealth

    WIFI Hotspot for Patients to Use Telehealth

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is now offering telehealth services to continue to provide quality medical care to our patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualified patients can now use a smartphone, tablet, or computer equipped with a camera to see and talk with a PMC health care provider.  Not every type of appointment will qualify. Many