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    • DECEMBER 27, 2019
    Heart Team Performs Another “First in the Region” Procedure

    Heart Team Performs Another “First in the Region” Procedure

    As 2019 comes to a close, the Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Cardiac Cath Lab celebrates a milestone in heart care for eastern KY. After performing the region’s first procedure for heart failure patients with leaky valves (mitral clip), the PMC cath lab has become the region’s first fully comprehensive cath lab. They now perform every

    • DECEMBER 27, 2019
    Clearer Images Aid Physicians During Heart Procedures

    Clearer Images Aid Physicians During Heart Procedures

    Pikeville Medical Center provides a comprehensive heart and vascular program for the region. They provide a full range of services for patients so that advanced procedures can be performed locally eliminating long-distance travel. PMC installed three new state-of-the-art cath labs that feature advanced technology and imaging systems enabling physicians to provide cutting-edge care. The equipment

    • DECEMBER 27, 2019
    PMC Top 100 Hospital in Nation Heart Attack Treatment – Patient Safety

    PMC Top 100 Hospital in Nation Heart Attack Treatment – Patient Safety

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is once again celebrating national recognition, being named one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation in patient safety for Heart Attack Treatment by CareChex (R). This ranking compares clinical quality, patient safety and performance of nearly all acute care hospitals providing this life-saving service. One common quality measure created

    • OCTOBER 4, 2019
    PMC Awarded NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry® Platinum Performance Achievement Award

    PMC Awarded NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry® Platinum Performance Achievement Award

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has received the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry® Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2019. PMC is one of the nation’s 225 hospitals to receive this honor recognizing its commitment to providing a higher level of care for heart attack patients. To receive this prestigious distinction, the hospital