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Actions Baptist Health is taking with regard to Ebola
October 21, 2014

Baptist Health is following the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Kentucky Department for Public Health for receiving, screening and treating patients who arrive with both a history and symptoms suggestive of Ebola. Baptist Health has been in close contact with these agencies to coordinate plans and responses […]

Accelerated rural medical education program graduates first physician
July 28, 2014

Accelerated rural medical education program graduates first physician Ashley Flanary Jessup always wanted to be a doctor when she grew up. She just never imagined that along the way she would blaze a new trail for medical education in Kentucky. Growing up in the small rural town of Benton, Ky., Jessup didn’t fit the typical […]

Madisonville nurse saves baby with rare heart defect

MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) – For Oakley Haddock’s family, his journey started at the NICU unit at Baptist Health Madisonville and now they are calling one nurse at this unit Oakley’s angel. Read the full story on WFIE.

Muhlenberg County pharmacist Ron Poole has been appointed to the Baptist Health Madisonville Board of Directors
July 21, 2014

  (Madisonville, KY July 21, 2014)-  Poole owns and operates Poole’s Pharmacy Care in Central City, Livermore and Owensboro with a fourth location set to open in Greenville later this year. Baptist Health Board Chairman Allen Rudd said Poole has excellent credentials for the board. “He also brings a knowledge of the community from his […]

Baptist Health announces new Urgent Care clinic, other initiatives to improve health of Muhlenberg County residents
July 14, 2014

(Powderly, Ky.) July 14, 2014 — Baptist Health today announced new physicians and expanded walk-in hours at the Powderly Clinic, as well as the investment of more than $1.25 million to improve access to medical care and health education. “These initiatives reflect Baptist Health’s commitment to improve the health of our citizens with more convenient […]

Baptist Health Madisonville Expands Heart and Vascular Services; Welcomes Three New Physicians
May 7, 2014

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Baptist Health Madisonville is pleased to announce the expansion of its cardiovascular services with the addition of three new cardiologists –  Drs. B.N. Sreekumar, George Vettiankal, and Muhammad Akram of Heart Care Associates. Now named Baptist Health Heart Care, the practice remains at its current location on McCoy Avenue. Mike Baumgartner, president […]

Baptist Health Madisonville offers fitness grants to Christian, Hopkins and Muhlenberg elementary schools
April 29, 2014

(Madisonville, Ky.) April 29, 2014 — Baptist Health Madisonville is pleased to announce almost $50,000 in grants available for three area elementary schools to promote health and fitness. A Project Fit America grant will be awarded to one school each in Christian, Hopkins and Muhlenberg counties. Each grant will provide teacher training and curriculum resources […]

Barry Eveland and Linda Thomas named to Baptist Health Madisonville board of director
April 28, 2014

Barry Eveland, RN, and Linda Thomas, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, were recently named the newest members of the Baptist Health Madisonville board of directors. Eveland, of Hanson, is CEO of Rocket Oil Company in Madisonville and a former registered nurse at Baptist Health Madisonville. He has a bachelor’s degree in business management from Florida State […]

Baptist Health Women’s Care Launches “My Baptist Baby” App
March 17, 2014

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Baptist Health Madisonville has launched a new, free application for the iPhone®, called My Baptist Baby. Designed for women before, during and after pregnancy, the app is available immediately for download from the App Store℠ and can be installed on any generation iPhone or iPod touch®. The colorful app created for Baptist […]

Baptist Health Madisonville has donated $4,000 to the Happy Feet Equals Learning Feet program to serve children in Hopkins, Muhlenberg, and Webster counties
September 10, 2014

(Madisonville, Ky.) Sept. 4, 2014 – CEO Mike Baumgartner presented checks Thursday to the Happy Feet Equals Learning Feet program. “This program ties in with our goal of reducing childhood obesity and the issues that go along with this problem,” he said. “By providing athletic shoes to children, we hope that they will be active […]

Baptist Health Madisonville Pledges $1 million to Support the KCTCS BuildSmart Initiative at Madisonville Community College

(Madisonville, Ky) September 9, 2014 – Baptist Health Madisonville Board of Directors recently approved a $1 million gift for the BuildSmart Initiative at Madisonville Community College (MCC). This is the first large gift toward MCC’s required match of $5 million by January 1, 2016 to earn the additional $15 million from the Kentucky Community and […]