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    • 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

    • MARCH 10, 2020
    New Advanced Life Support Equipment at PMC

    New Advanced Life Support Equipment at PMC

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) continues to make advancements by providing the region with the nation’s most advanced equipment for patient care. PMC is one of the few hospitals in the state and the only one in the area to provide the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) life support machine. Patients who need ECMO have a severe,

    • MARCH 10, 2020
    ICU Upgraded for Advanced Patient Care

    ICU Upgraded for Advanced Patient Care

    Perhaps one of the areas of Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) that is most crucial to the overall health of the region is the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The expertly skilled physicians and dedicated staff of PMC’s ICU take pride in caring for the sickest of patients, utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technology to get patients