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    • JUNE 26, 2020
    PMC Finding Success Treating AFib Using Watchman Device

    PMC Finding Success Treating AFib Using Watchman Device

    In January 2019, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Electrophysiologists performed the first procedure to implant the state-of-the-art Watchman Device in qualifying patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Nearly a year and a half later, 70 Watchman Device procedures have been performed at PMC, putting the medical center in the top 30 percent of hospitals in the entire

    • JUNE 19, 2020
    Pikeville Medical Center Nearing Construction of Children’s Hospital and Pediatric Clinic

    Pikeville Medical Center Nearing Construction of Children’s Hospital and Pediatric Clinic

    During the 2019 SOAR Conference held in the Appalachian Wireless Arena, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) received one of two grants totaling nearly $6.3 million to construct and equip the region’s only children’s hospital and pediatric clinic.  PMC’s administration has been working diligently to plan, design and bid the project. The larger of the two grants,

    • JUNE 12, 2020
    PMC Cardiac Cath Lab Receives National Accreditation

    PMC Cardiac Cath Lab Receives National Accreditation

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has been notified by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) that the medical center’s cardiac cath Lab has received a Cardiac Cath Lab Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Accreditation. PMC is the second medical center in the state to obtain this accreditation, which signifies PMC’s commitment to the region. “We have been

    • MARCH 30, 2020
    PMC’s New Temperature Check-In

    PMC’s New Temperature Check-In

    A new check-in procedure is in place at Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) and all PMC clinics.  In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, everyone who enters the hospital or one of PMC’s clinics is being checked for fever and new onset of shortness of breath. Employees and visitors alike will be checked. It