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    • FEBRUARY 21, 2020
    New Pediatric Wing for Emergency Care Planned for Construction

    New Pediatric Wing for Emergency Care Planned for Construction

    Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Emergency Department (ED) recently announced its certification for pediatric readiness. The prestigious accreditation is just one step toward the future of pediatric care at PMC. The hospital’s ED has always treated pediatric patients. However, a new unique addition is being planned for construction to continue providing 24-hour care to pediatric patients

    • FEBRUARY 21, 2020
    Emergency Department Focusing on Children

    Emergency Department Focusing on Children

    Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) Emergency Department (ED) is seeing an increasing number of pediatric patients. This growing group prompted PMC to begin the certification process in November 2019 to become “Pediatric Ready” by the Kentucky Emergency Medical Services for Children (KYEMSC) Program. Being recognized as “Pediatric Ready” demonstrates PMC’s commitment to enhancing emergency care services

    • FEBRUARY 21, 2020
    New Equipment Warms Infants While Being Treated

    New Equipment Warms Infants While Being Treated

    Kosair Charities recently awarded a $21,000 grant to Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Emergency Department (ED). This grant allowed PMC to purchase a GE Panda Warmer, an examination table made specifically to accommodate sick babies. The Panda warmer keeps babies warm while ED staff work to diagnose and treat them. However, the warming bed does much

    • SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
    PMC Is Awarded Grant for Construction of Children’s Hospital

    PMC Is Awarded Grant for Construction of Children’s Hospital

    PMC was, once again, a presenting sponsor at this year’s annual Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit held at the Appalachian Wireless Arena Sept. 5 and 6. Twenty grants were announced by Governor Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers, totaling $34.4 million. These investments are intended to bolster job growth and economic development in the